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Shots Fired

Detroit, 1967: One terrifying incident in the history of American Civil Rights becomes the centerpiece of a film tour de force for Barry Ackroyd, BSC, and director Kathryn Bigelow The city of Detroit was...
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S.J. Clarkson – The Defenders

S.J. Clarkson has been a very busy director in the last decade, tackling assignments that have had her crossing back and forth across the Atlantic. Having started her career in England her work crosses...
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Dear Mama

Tupac Shakur’s status as myth and icon has only grown in the quarter-century since his passing. Now comes a narrative feature brash and bold enough to tell Pac’s story. By David Geffner Photos by...
Director Edgar Wright (left) and Ansel Elgort on the set of TriStar Pictures' BABY DRIVER.

Edgar Wright – Baby Driver

Of his frequent partner in creative crime, Edgar Wright, cinematographer Bill Pope, ASC, describes the director as someone who remains open to collaboration that expands on his vision. “You can always...
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Family Ties

The galaxy’s most dysfunctional guardians are back to save the Marvel Cinematic Universe in GOTG, Volume 2. by Kevin H. Martin Unit Stills by Chuck Zlotnick Frame Grabs Courtesy of Marvel The...
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Bedrock of New York

The impact of Sol Negrin, ASC, SOC, on the film and television industry will live on long after his passing, as his peers, colleagues, friends, family and students recall in this loving tribute. By Pauline...
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President’s Letter May 2017

"The History of Amazement" We’ve reached a kind of “cracking point” in the field of visual effects. What do I mean by that? At this very moment we are on the verge of “cracking” the VFX ceiling...
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Silent Runners

Jess Hall, BSC, helps to create a live-action alternate future with the anime-inspired thriller Ghost in the Shell.   The 1995 animated film Ghost in the Shell is among the most acclaimed entries in...
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President’s Letter April 2017

"License to Thrill" If you work in the world of movies, television, commercials and new media, do you have a job or a career? In my experience, there’s no one I know in this industry who doesn’t...