The Illusion Factory worked on The Sopranos from cradle to grave for both Warner Bros. Television and Warner Bros. International Television. The Illusion Factory designed the first artwork to promote the pilot script, created the website and several games for both domestic and international use, cut full season promos for the entire series, designed international advertising campaigns and magazine covers and conceived and produced multiple sizzle reels.
The Sopranos was created by David Chase and executive produced by David Chase, Brad Grey, Terence Winter, Matthew Weiner. It was written by David Chase, Terence Winter, Robin Green, Mitchell Burgess, Matthew Weiner and other writers. The Sopranos was directed by Tim Van Patten, John Patterson, Allen Coulter, Alan Taylor and others. This landmark series starred James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli, Dominic Chianese, Steven Van Zandt, Tony Sirico, Robert Iler and Jamie-Lynn Sigler.
There are many who regard The Sopranos as the greatest television series of all time. It was showered with countless awards including Peabody Awards for its first two seasons, 21 Emmy Awards and 5 Golden Globe Awards. In 2013 The Writers Guild of America named The Sopranos the best-written TV series of all time, while TV Guide ranked it the best television series of all time.