Ava DuVernay’s ‘One Perfect Shot’ Documentary Series Gets March Release on HBO Max, Debut Trailer (Video)

By: Haleigh Foutch | Yahoo Entertainment | March 15, 2022

One Perfect Shot features the careers of 6 visionary filmmakers recounting how they’ve created some of the industry’s most iconic shots. Hosted by Ava Duvernay and featuring Jon Chu, Kasi Lemmons, Patty Jenkins, Malcolm Lee, Michael Mann, and Aaron Sorkin.

HBO Max announced Monday that all six episodes of the documentary series “One Perfect Shot” will debut on Thursday, March 24, offering a first look at the show courtesy of a debut trailer.

Created for television by Oscar and Emmy-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“When They See Us”), the new docuseries is inspired by the Twitter account of the same name and puts the spotlight on “celebrating impactful movie moments guided by Hollywood’s most exhilarating cinematic voices.”

The series features acclaimed filmmakers including Patty Jenkins, Aaron Sorkin, Kasi Lemmons, Jon M. Chu, Malcolm D. Lee and Michael Mann breaking down shots and sequences in their films like “Wonder Woman,” “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” “Harriet,” “Crazy Rich Asians,” “Girls Trip” and “Heat.”

As the official logline describes, each episode “arms one acclaimed director with an arsenal of visual tools to pull back the curtain on their most iconic shots. Directors enter each shot, walking through the scene in 360 degree moments that allow viewers to join an immersive exploration of moviemaking. Filmmakers share their obstacles, challenges, lessons and triumphs as they detail the road to their one perfect shot.”



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