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The latest DCU series Peacemaker, created by James Gunn, premiered on HBO Max and Crave on January 13 and is already receiving acclaim for its unique aesthetic and sense of humour. Spearheading that unique aesthetic is DGC Ontario Production Designer Lisa Soper, who is responsible for creating the realistic-yet-stylized look and feel of Peacemaker.
DGC Director Holly Dale delves into her long and illustrious career, including her recent experience directing Arnold Schwarzenegger in FUBAR, which drops today on Netflix!
Holly shares how she became one of the first female TV Drama Directors in Canada, her approach to episodic storytelling, and why she never wants to limit herself.
"I really wanted to do an office comedy in a library. It’s a place where they’re not asking anything from you. You don’t have to buy a cup of coffee to be there. It just felt like a place that I wanted to uplift and tell stories about."