New Work: AwardsLine (Emmy Issue 1 of 5)

Recently promoted Editor-In-Chief Anna Lisa Raya and I are back in production of Deadline's awards-season publication AwardsLine, and although our staff has been reduced by one, we've managed to set the bar pretty high for what a two-man team can accomplish at a weekly with limited resources. Here, a brief look at the first issue . . . 

 True Detective's Matthew McConaughey, photographed by Kevin Scanlon

True Detective's Matthew McConaughey, photographed by Kevin Scanlon

 Cover story on event programming. The display typeface Diversa (designed by Dino dos Santos) joins the type palette this Emmy season.

Cover story on event programming. The display typeface Diversa (designed by Dino dos Santos) joins the type palette this Emmy season.

 Mark Mann was recruited to shoot all of the New York-based talent for the Dialogue section this season in B&W. House of Cards show runner Beau Willimon, above.

Mark Mann was recruited to shoot all of the New York-based talent for the Dialogue section this season in B&W. House of Cards show runner Beau Willimon, above.

 J.R. Mankoff tackled the L.A. photo shoots in color. Ryan Murphy (The Normal Heart, Glee, American Horror Story), above.

J.R. Mankoff tackled the L.A. photo shoots in color. Ryan Murphy (The Normal Heart, Glee, American Horror Story), above.

 The Crafts dept, focusing on below-the-line talent.

The Crafts dept, focusing on below-the-line talent.

 Buenos Aires-based illustrator Costhanzo has again been commissioned to create every illustration in the book.

Buenos Aires-based illustrator Costhanzo has again been commissioned to create every illustration in the book.

 Each issue begins with The First Take, a full spread, behind-the-scenes look at a contending show.

Each issue begins with The First Take, a full spread, behind-the-scenes look at a contending show.

 Front-of-book column. Cyrus Highsmith's Salvo Sans is used for body text (and sometimes display) throughout the magazine.

Front-of-book column. Cyrus Highsmith's Salvo Sans is used for body text (and sometimes display) throughout the magazine.

 The back page. 

The back page.