Articles about HBO
VFX supervisor Stephen James discusses effects studio DNEG’s work on HBO drama The Last of Us, revealing how buildings were destroyed and vegetation grown to create the show’s post-apocalyptic setting.
A host of first-time winners were crowned at this year’s Bafta Television Craft Awards. DQ was there to speak to winners including Derry Girls’ Lisa McGee, This is Going to Hurt writer Adam Kay and some of the creatives behind House of the Dragon.
Australian actor Danielle Macdonald looks back on making Outback-set thriller The Tourist and reveals how she moved to LA as a teenager to follow her acting ambitions.
Six-part mystery thriller The Reunion sees old friendships pushed to extremes by 25-year-old revelations. Director Bill Eagles tells DQ about helming this European production, working with two sets of actors and why he doesn’t want to be typecast.
Ryan Condal, co-creator of House of the Dragon, reveals how he breathed life (and fire) into the eagerly awaited Game of Thrones prequel, which focuses on the Targaryen family 200 years before the events of the original series.
Spanish drama Cómo mandarlo todo a la mierda (How to Screw it All Up) follows a group of friends searching for freedom on a spontaneous road trip. Creators Jaime Olías and Pablo Sanhermelando talk risk-taking and speaking to Gen Z with the HBO Max series.
Lead director Nicole Kassell discusses making Sky and HBO comedy horror The Baby, the show’s mash-up of genres and why it gave her the hardest challenge of her career.
Writer and director Balint Szentgyörgyi discusses the political and cultural influences that inspired A besúgó (The Informant), HBO’s 1980s-set Hungarian thriller about a student living a double life as a government spy.
Composer brothers Rupert and Harry Gregson-Williams discuss their work together on HBO period drama The Gilded Age and reveal how they sought a modern sound for a story set in 1880s New York.
Bob Shaw takes DQ into the world of HBO’s The Gilded Age and reveals how his own interest in US history helped him build the world of Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes’ latest period drama.
The Girl Before star Gugu Mbatha-Raw and executive producer Eleanor Moran take DQ inside the making of this psychological thriller and reveal how the actor helped to cast the miniseries in her first producer role.
Israeli drama Manayek won multiple awards this year for its story of a veteran cop working a police corruption case in which his best friend is the prime suspect. Writer Roy Iddan and producer Yoav Gross reveal how they made it.
Emmy-nominated VFX supervisor Justin Mitchell breaks down his work on The Nevers, HBO’s fantasy drama set in Victorian London, and explains how new technology will shape television production for years to come.
Brad Ingelsby, creator and writer of Mare of Easttown, and director Craig Zobel break down the HBO crime drama and its titular character, a woman celebrated for former glories but now facing up to personal and professional crises.
Danish director Susanne Bier opens up about her film and television career, winning an Oscar and working with Nicole Kidman on HBO thriller The Undoing.
Oscar winner Regina King, fresh from directing her first feature film, shares some of the moments that have inspired her movie and television career, which includes The Leftovers, American Crime and Watchmen.
Acclaimed film director Luca Guadagnino discusses his first TV series, We Are Who We Are, a coming-of-age story about two American teenagers living on a US military base in Northern Italy.
Executive producer Jane Tranter and writer Jack Thorne explain why the second season of Philip Pullman adaptation His Dark Materials has a different feel from the first and discuss the pitfalls of bringing the beloved book trilogy to the screen.
Russell Dodgson, VFX supervisor on BBC and HBO fantasy drama His Dark Materials, discusses his team’s Bafta-winning work to create a world filled with dozens of fantastical animals.