The Real-Life Superhero

Harriet Tubman was the toughest freedom fighter that ever lived. Just ask John Toll, ASC, director Kasi Lemmons, and the dedicated indie team who brought Harriet to the big screen. By David...

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...

The Voice

  Veselic (L) on the set of Silence with Martin Scorsese / Photo by Kerry Brown Zoran Veselic left us this summer, but anyone who ever worked with or met “Z” will carry deep and wonderful...

Words To Film By

  David Stragmeister, DP, Intergalactic Samurai Here's What The 2018 Emerging Cinematographer Award Honorees Have To Say About...Everything! by Margot Lester / Photos Courtesy of ECA...

Ruff and Ready

The Guild team behind the indie comedy, Dog Days, sniffed out valuable lessons from their unpredictable canine stars. by Pauline Rogers / Photos by Jacob Yakob Any pet owner knows dogs can frustrate the...

Into The Wild

Media-based journeys push technological limits at Sundance 2018 In the six years since Sundance’s New Frontier program debuted Nonny del la Peña’s iconic virtual reality (VR) experience, Hunger in...

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...

Peaks and Valleys

Local 600-shot films in Park City this year rise to new heights (and emotionally challenging depths). By David Geffner. All photos courtesy of The Sundance Institute unless otherwise noted.  Fans of indie...

Love, Actually

Ben Kufrin. By Pauline Rogers. When cinematographer Ben Kufrin and director Youssef Delara came together for their fifth feature pairing, the romantic comedy The Bounce Back, driven by actor Shemar Moore...

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...

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...

Mirror, Mirror Off The Wall

Local 600 unit still photographers break down the hottest new trend in set photography – mirrorless cameras. By Pauline Rogers. Shorter working hours, tighter sets, complicated setups, and no time for...