Colin Firth during a break while shooting The Single Man in South Pasadena, CA (2009) / Photo by Melissa Moseley

Book Review

A Single Frame. By Pauline Rogers. All Images from A Single Frame / Courtesy of SMPSP. Main Image: Colin Firth during a break while shooting The Single Man in South Pasadena, CA (2009) / Photo by Melissa...
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CREW PHOTO: Gotham Season 2

From left to right B Camera 2nd AC: James Schlittenhart,  DIT: Dan Brosnan, Digital Loader:  Samantha Panger, B Camera Operator:  Al Pierce, SOC, DP: Crescenzo Notarile, ASC, AIC, B Camera 1st AC:  George...
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Dark Days

DPs Stephen St. John and Feliks Parnell recreate the lighting look of a Civil War hospital for PBS’s first dramatic series A nurse enters a ward in the former Mansion House Hotel – now commandeered...
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Islands in the Sun

The new indie feature, A Light Beneath Their Feet, focuses a warm, bright beam on mental illness and a family struggling for balance. By Pauline Rogers. All Photos courtesy of Emerging...
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President’s Letter May 2016

"Shine On You Crazy Diamond" My good friend and colleague, Vittorio Storaro, ASC, AIC, defines cinematography as “writing with light in movement,” and that’s a beautifully simple and concise way to...
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CREW PHOTO: Madam Secretary

L to R top row- Keith Putnam - DIT, Maria Gonzales - B 2nd AC, Wes Battle - B Dolly Grip, Mark Catania - A Dolly Grip row below that- Autumn Moran - loader, Jake Stahlman - A 2nd AC, Heather Norton- A...
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Jon Favreau – The Jungle Book

Actor/Director Jon Favreau loves movie magic, and he loves creating it. Whether it’s flying Robert Downey, Jr. around in his high-tech suit of iron in 2008’s Marvel blockbuster, Iron Man, and its 2010...
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Bare Necessities

Avatar meets Rudyard Kipling as Bill Pope, ASC, takes a romp through the high-tech jungle in the classic children's tale When cinematographer Bill Pope, ASC, first met with Jon Favreau to discuss the...
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President’s Letter April 2016

"Applied Technology" As Michael Hobbes noted in a recent Twitter post: “Kentaro Toyama, a former Gates Foundation consultant and the author of Geek Heresy: Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of...
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Fire on High

Claudio Miranda, ASC, exploits real-world locales for Destiny’s planet-hopping video-game series When a trio of tough-talking, space suited soldiers turn up armed and dangerous on three neighboring planets...
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CREW PHOTO: The Blacklist Season 3

The Blacklist Season 3 Camera Crew: L to R John Moustakas (B Dolly Grip) Gregor Tavenner (C Camera Operator) Michelle Sun (B Camera 1st AC) Trevor Wolfson (Loader) Saade Mustafa (B Camera Operator) Sarah...
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CREW PHOTO: Up Late With Miss Piggy

Left to Right: Joe Solari:  “A” Camera 2nd AC Doug Blagg: “B” Camera Dolly Grip Jarrod Oswald:  “A” Camera 1st AC / Focus Puller Sarah Levy:  “A” Camera Operator John Roney:  “B”...