‘Dawn’: Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY to Make Series Adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Sci-fi Classic

Amazon Studios and MACRO Television Studios have partnered with Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Filmworks to bring Nebula- and Hugo Award-winning author Octavia Butler’s classic 1987 science-fiction novel, “Dawn,” to the small screen. In what remarkably is the first time that the Science Fiction Hall of Famer’s work has been adapted, Victoria Mahoney, who served as second

‘Cherish the Day’ Review: Ava DuVernay’s New Anthology Series Tackles the Complications of Love

As famed sociologist Hugh Mackay once said: “Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.” That quote is a tidy summation of Ava DuVernay’s new anthology series “Cherish the Day,” which premieres February 11 on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. It relies on one of the oldest and

Things We Saw Today: Ava DuVernay Brings up a Good Point About How We Cover Artists

Talking about the story being told in a movie is almost second nature at this point. We focus on the characters and their journey, and we rarely look at the craft behind bringing that story to life. Promoting her interview with Matt Zoller Seitz, acclaimed director Ava DuVernay pointed out that she is rarely asked