Not Strictly Ballroom

Season 2, Episode 4/ Photo by Eric Liebowitz/FX FX’s hit series sashays into Season 2 with more than just creative momentum – it’s become a life-changing experience for the many Local 600 members behind the lens.  by Margot Carmichael Lester You...

Pride Rock 2.0

  Jon Favreau and VFX Supervisor Rob Legato, ASC, revisit (a virtual) Africa for another Disney classic, The Lion King, shot by Caleb Deschanel, ASC by Kevin H. Martin  Walt Disney Feature Animation’s The Lion King was among the early 1990’s...

Safety Heroes

Local 600 Safety Committee Co-Chair Heather Norton / Photo by Paul Sarkis   Meet the Union Workers Who Are Creating a Culture of Safer Sets Every Single Day by Pauline Rogers   Experts agree on this point: when it comes to safety, the film...

Tell Me A Secret

  Photo by Jennifer Rose Clasen, SMPSP / HBO   Guild DP Jim Frohna and director Andrea Arnold probe "what lies beneath," for Season 2 of HBO’s runaway hit, Big Little Lies. by Matt Hurwitz Jim Frohna emerges from the bedroom of Celeste...

Bound For Glory

Photo by Elizabeth Morris/CBS CBS TV’s new drama, The Red Line, shot by Kira Kelly, visualizes the impact of a police shooting on three different American families.   Bringing their play, A Twist of Water, to an episodic series was an exciting...

Stand and Deliver

Director of Photography Tommy Maddox-Upshaw and On My Block  Co-Creator/Showrunner Lauren Iungerich working on Season 2 of the Netflix series, set in South L.A.   Inclusivity Behind The Lens Is A Powerful # These Days – Here are two voices from...

Trouble in Paradise

CBS TV’s reboot of the classic 1980s crime series Magnum P.I. provides plenty of thrills, chills (in the water) and near-spills for its Hawaii-based Guild camera team. Photos by Karen Neal Fans of 80’s TV will recall, with some wistfulness, the often...

Top Gun

Brie Larson as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel / Photo by Chuck Zlotnick Ben Davis, BSC, helps debut a pre-Avengers super-heroine as Captain Marvel takes flight Early press for Captain Marvel included a remark from Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige...

Race to the Finish

Black-themed films vault to the head of the story-telling pack at Sundance 2019, aided by the participation of Local 600 members on more than five-dozen features, shorts, and indie episodic projects. Jimmie Fails and Jonathan Majors in The Last Black...

She’ll Take Manhattan

Photo by Nicole Rivelli And a whole bunch of Emmys, too! The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel begins Season 2 as one of the most critically touted shows in TV history thanks to a tight creative team that values union labor. Regardless of whether you watch on your...

The Bee Movie

Enrique Chediak, ASC, buzzes the Transformers in a new direction with this girl-meets-bot story  Charlie (Hailee Steinfield) meets Bumblebee in her father's garage/workshop The Transformers universe was a multi-media bonanza long before the first...

Body and Soul

Guild reality members score a TKO for teamwork and creativity – in and out of the ring. Operator Art Pena captures a sparring session / Photo-by Ray Mickshaw/EPIX The Contender, re-booted for its fifth season (on its fourth network, EPIX) is not...