We welcome cast and creatives of Netflix’s new series SWEET MAGNOLIAS, a show about lifelong friends who juggle relationships, family and careers in the small, Southern town of Serenity. We hear from Tony Award winner Heather Headley, Chris Klein, Dion Johnstone, Norman Buckley (Director) & Sheryl J. Anderson (creator & writer).
In this episode Ryan talks with Filmmaker NORMAN BUCKLEY ( Sweet Magnolias, Pretty Little Liars, Gossip Girl, The O.C ) about his journey from full-time Editor to become a successful Television Director. Norm shares so many great tips and tricks for up and coming directors that you’ll need a notebook to keep track of it all!
My amazing guest today is Norman Buckley, the director whose latest show Sweet Magnolias is currently streaming on Netflix.
In his career as a director and editor, Norman worked on some shows which have become phenomena in their own right, like Pretty Little Liars, Gossip Girl, The O.C., and Chuck.
Today on WHAT'S MY FRAME I'm chatting with Director Norman Buckley; Norman's career includes PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, CHARMED, QUANTICO, CHUCK, GOSSIP GIRL, AND THE OC just to name a few! He is co-executive producer/ producing director on the upcoming Netflix series SWEET MAGNOLIAS.
I can’t imagine a more perfect show for the world we’re living in right now. The new Netflix TV Series, SWEET MAGNOLIAS, is all about renewal, joy, love and perseverance. Based on the novels by Sherryl Woods, the show about three women who lift each other up as they juggle relationships, family and careers in the small, Southern town of Serenity. SWEET MAGNOLIAS is jam-packed with theatre talent including Heather Headley, Brooke Elliott and JoAnna Garcia Swisher.
The new Netflix series Sweet Magnolias showrunner, Sheryl Anderson and director and co-executive producer Norman Buckley give us all the Serenity for this inspired show!
t was an afternoon in Serenity with the Season 1 cast reunion for Netflix’s #1 series, Sweet Magnolias! Joining us from all around the United States (including a parking lot where Jamie Lynn Spears attended her daughter’s championship game!) and Canada. The cast hadn’t seen one another in months, and while talking about the success of season 1 was on everyone’s minds it was clear how much they missed one another, and were overjoyed to see everyone.
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First up was television director Norman Buckley in Hollywood, California. We discussed how he became interested in Jung, how he found the right analyst, the importance of the analytic relationship, and the death of both his spouse and his analyst. Norman shared his dreams about me and how listening to this podcast has affected his life.
Norman Buckley is a director known for his work on Pretty Little Liars and Gossip Girl, but what you may not know is that he’s survived the untimely and tragic deaths of two of his partners. He shares the story of them and how he found a way out of what could have been a hellacious grief spiral. Then we talk to grief expert David Kessler. It’s a heavy episode, friends, so hug your lovers tightly.
We felt like the world was ending as the last episode of Pretty Little Liars ended. What were we to do?!?! Luckily we get this amazing spin off “The Perfectionists” Where we explore the high stakes new town of Beacon Heights, where excellence is a REQUIREMENT! Murders, Sex, Money, and more; we're talking about it all on THE PERFECTIONISTS AFTERBUZZ TV AFTER SHOW! Tune in weekly for episode breakdowns, plot discussion, character ships, motivations, and thoughts, and of course ALL THE PREDICTIONS!! Subscribe and comment to stay up to date with all things The Perfectionists!!!
After a visit to the set, the Bros are back to talk with director Norman Buckley about working on Pretty Little Liars, editing that one montage for The O.C., sneaking Antonioni references into some upcoming episodes, and possible PLL spin-offs. Thanks to Norman for dropping by to talk shop with us, and convincing ABC Family to let us onto the backlot!
Recapping Season 1, Episode 9 of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists. Mona gets immediately busted while Ezra went seven seasons without repercussions. Ali has been demoted to making coffee for everyone. Taylor’s got a gun, and she’s not afraid to use it. There’s a Gala. Maybe everyone’s not going to be in school anymore if the show gets renewed for another season. BLAMMO! Thus falls, Not Scamander.
Silence your cell phones because in this episode we're breaking down Can You Hear Me Now?, season one, episode four of Pretty Little Liars. In this episode: Hanna faces some repercussions for crashing Sean's car, the girls attempt to block -A, Hanna's father returns to Rosewood, Aria's anxiety over her father's transgressions rises, Emily receives a new Chem Lab partner, the picture of Maya and Emily resurfaces, Ezra and Aria attempt to talk outside of school, Spencer gets a visit from an old friend, Emily needs some space, -A's game goes to a whole other level, and POOR ELLA! The PLWM share PLL stories and personal stories like only they can.
Criterion Reflections is David Blakeslee’s ongoing project to watch all of the films included in the Criterion Collection in chronological order of their original release. Each episode of this third season of the podcast features conversations with a variety of guests offering insights on movies that originally premiered in 1971 and were destined to eventually bear the Criterion imprint. In this episode, David is joined by Jordan Essoe and Norman Buckley to discuss The Touch, directed by Ingmar Bergman.
You’ll love Gray’s interview with Norman Buckley… he edited and directed The O.C., won an Eddy award for editing the Chuck pilot episode, and now he directs for not only Chuck but Gossip Girl, Privileged, 90210, and more. Where (and why?) did his cat and his trip to France appear in Chuck? And what key storylines were cut from the pilot episode, that might have made it a different show?
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