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Desert Bloom

Many are calling HPA 2015 the best ever, with even more growth on the horizon. By Debra Kaufman. All Photos Courtesy of Hollywood Post Alliance. A sold-out audience of more than 500 attendees packed the...
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Waterman

Local 600 Cinematographer Sonny Miller’s Legacy Washes Over the Industry in Waves of Talent and Respect. By David William McDonald. All photos Courtesy of David William McDonald. Photo by...
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Film School Confidential

Chalk talk with a class full of Local 600 cinema grads. By Pauline Rogers. Tal Lazar (Tel Aviv University, AFI) Photo Courtesy of Tal Lazar Today there isn’t anything you can’t learn about the...
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Good Things Come in Small Packages

Following up on the success of its ultra-clever stop-motion features Coraline and ParaNorman, Laika Studios, an animation outpost proudly ensconced far from Hollywood (in Hillsboro, OR), presents The...
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World of Color

Digital color correction is the now the global standard. But there are many subtle aesthetic differences beyond the post suites of Hollywood. By Pauline Rogers. Scene from Russian blockbuster VIY, Color...
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Good Night and Good Luck

It’s a brave new (technological) world in broadcast news and Local 600 camera crews are in the thick of it. By Pauline Rogers. Fire Training for Local 600 Shop Steward Terry Haggart on Good Day...
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Best Cine Gear Ever?

The 2014 L.A.-based trade show hits it out of the park. All we can say: “Can’t Wait For Next Year!” By Pauline Rogers. Photos by Beth Dubber. Despite the usual array of parking, weather (as in very...
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Good Night, Fair Prince

Gordon Willis, ASC (1931-2014). By Pauline Rogers. Zelig (1983) Photo by Kerry Hayes As soon as word got out that Gordon Willis, ASC often referred to as “the Prince of Darkness,” (more on that nickname...
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Shape Shifters

NAB 2014 was about never standing in the same spot too long, as vendors, panelists, and industry tastemakers echoed a message of “intelligent change.” By Valentina I. Valentini. Photos by Beth Dubber....