Articles about Netflix
The second season of Netflix teen drama Heartstopper marked the first major television project for cinematographer Simona Susnea. She tells DQ about evolving the show’s eye-catching visual style, filming in Paris and why working in TV is crazy.
Danish cinematographer Magnus Nordenhof Jønck discusses his partnership with “one of a kind” director Nicholas Winding Refn on Netflix’s stylish neo-noir drama Copenhagen Cowboy and why he wanted the show to be an experience for viewers.
As Heartstopper returns for its second season, director Euros Lyn takes DQ behind the scenes of the Netflix comedy-drama, discussing his partnership with creator Alice Oseman, working with the show’s breakout cast and coping with the weight of fan expectation.
Director Taito Kawata dissects a key scene from Netflix’s first original Finnish drama, in which two brothers struggle to make a living as professional dancers and decide to open their own club – only to find their artistic drives threaten the business and their relationship.
Series creator Charlie Brooker joins stars Paapa Essiedu and Anjana Vasan to take DQ inside Demon 79, a horror-focused episode from the new season of Black Mirror that stands apart from the rest for one reason – it’s got nothing to do with technology.
Casting director Sophie Holland might have helped build the worlds of The Witcher, Shadow & Bone and Wednesday, but she doesn’t want to be known as the Queen of Fantasy. DQ finds out why and learns about the challenges and controversies of casting.
Writing for DQ, Nutopia founder and CEO Jane Root and chief creative officer Simon Willgoss detail the production company’s approach to bringing together writers and historical experts to create the scripted elements for drama-documentaries like their recent Netflix series, Queen Cleopatra.
Author-turned-screenwriter Candice Carty-Williams sits down with DQ to discuss her move into television, creating music drama Champion and adapting her own bestselling novel, Queenie.
Director Joan Noguera previews Spanish period drama Los pacientes del doctor García (The Patients of Dr García), an adaptation of Almudena Grandes’ sweeping novel involving war criminals and fugitives set between the Second World War and Franco’s Spain.
Making the move from make-up designer to producer, Jessica Taylor has completed an unusual career switch. She tells DQ how support from some high-profile TV stars led her to become the producer of the third season of acclaimed crime drama Happy Valley.
Netflix Indian original Trial by Fire dramatises the 25-year court battle fought by one couple after dozens of people died in a devastating cinema fire. Showrunner Prashant Nair discusses the effects of the real-life tragedy and the task of bringing a fictionalised version to the screen.
Writer-director Joe Cornish and executive producer Rachael Prior take DQ into the world of Lockwood & Co, Netflix’s adaptation of Jonathan Stroud’s teen ghost-hunter fantasy novels.
Pop duo Let’s Eat Grandma turned composers to create the haunting soundtrack to Netflix fantasy drama The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself. They join writer Joe Barton to tell DQ about their collaboration for the show.
The team behind Netflix sensation Heartstopper reveal how the small-screen adaptation of Alice Oseman’s graphic novel earned the seal of approval from the source material’s legion of devotees.
Director Louise Hooper tells DQ about her rise from arts documentaries to epic fantasy dramas, shooting Netflix’s secret The Sandman episode and creating series to suit her own surrealist imagination.
Spanish actor Marta Milans – the star of Álex Pina dramas El Embaraco (The Pier) and White Lines – discusses her journey from Ibiza to New York, how she connects with the characters she plays and her partnership with La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) creator Pina.
The Sandman creative duo Neil Gaiman and Allan Heinberg discuss their attempts to keep the Netflix fantasy series grounded in the real world, while cast members including Tom Sturridge and Vanesu Samunyai reveal how they got into character.
Neil Gaiman, Allan Heinberg and David S Goyer discuss their creative collaboration on The Sandman, Netflix’s eagerly awaited adaptation of Gaiman’s acclaimed graphic novel series.
In Danish series Skruk (Baby Fever), a fertility doctor who wants a baby of her own takes dramatic steps to become pregnant. Creators Amalie Næsby Fick and Nikolaj Feifer tell DQ about their partnership, creating a flawed leading character and how their own experiences influenced the story.
Blending telenovela melodrama with topical issues facing South Africa, Savage Beauty is a story of revenge set against the backdrop of the beauty industry. DQ hears from creator Lebogang Mogashoa and executive producer Harriet Gavshon about how they made this Netflix original series.