25 years of racing to get the SNL titles right and on time.
Designing the titles for an iconic sketch comedy show is a bit like being on the show itself—an adrenaline-fueled rush filled with moments of joy and panic, planning and improvising, problems and solutions. Emily’s here to offer a behind-the-scenes look at what that mad dash is really like. For her team, the challenge every time is to create something new yet familiar, comforting yet exciting, for an ever-evolving audience.
This year, the challenges were heightened by COVID-19—and so were the stakes. Emily will share the story of how her team helped the beloved entertainment institution find its footing, and herald its return at a time when the world really needs a good laugh.
- Love what you do and be willing to sacrifice sleep for it.
- Be prepared for great work to be rejected—even after it’s been approved.
- Sometimes the toughest circumstances create the most rewarding results.
- Learn from your mistakes
- You never know what comes next, so pay attention!