DEEP DIVE #1 | I Know This Much Is True

On June 28, 2020, Local 600 and ICG Magazine launched "Deep Dive," a virtual panel series where we chat with the creative teams of union television and film productions. Our first panel was with the creative te... Read More...

Hollywood Shuffle

Local 600 Director of Photography Michelle Lawler, and her close-knit Guild camera team, help Lena Waithe create a new cinematic iconography in BET's Twenties. by Margot Lester / Photos by Ron Jaffe / Screengr... Read More...

Mississippi Burning

Novelist Rodes Fishburne's new series, Paradise Lost, for Spectrum Originals is a rich, Southern slow burn in front of the camera, and a path toward inclusivity behind the lens. by David Geffner / Photos and Framegrabs Courtesy of Paramount Network / Spectrum... Read More...

Devil In The Details

Season 3 of Netflix’s rural family drug saga, Ozark, hits new visual highs (and dark narrative lows). by Valentina Valentini / Photos by Steve Dietl / Framegrabs Courtesy of Netflix   When Marty ... Read More...

Riding In The Car With Allen

Union members pay tribute to award-winning Director of Photography Allen Daviau, ASC. by Pauline Rogers / Featured Image Courtesy of Bruce McBroom    The internet blew up on April 15th, 2020 when ... Read More...

All Hail The Queen

There never was (or will be) another artist like Aretha Franklin, as National Geographic Channel's third season of Genius makes clear. by Matt Hurwitz / Photos and Framegrabs Courtesy of Richard DuCree / National Geographic Channel   Veteran TV d... Read More...

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Michael Alden Lloyd digs deep for indie gold in the new Lionsgate feature, The Quarry. by Pauline Rogers / Photos and Framegrabs Courtesy of Lionsgate   “It’s a classic setup – a stranger rolls in... Read More...

Fearless

Season Two of NBC's hit drama, Manifest, challenges viewers (and the production team) to soar outside their comfort zones. By Pauline Rogers   “Manifest is a series that attempts to be both an... Read More...

And The Winner Is…For Real!

Game engine technology is showing up all over the film and TV industry, and now it takes a bow in the world of live awards shows.  by Debra Kaufman   Hollywood and game engines have forged an interesting alliance. The use of game engi... Read More...

A New Hope

On-set VFX makes a mighty return via the use of LED wall imagery on The Mandalorian, the first Star Wars live-action series for television.  by Kevin H. Martin / Photos by Francois Duhamel, SMPSP... Read More...

American Stories

Sundance 2020 touches down with surprising new stories from the nation’s heartland and beyond – a cinematic tapestry of independent voices, ably supported by Local 600 camera team members. By D... Read More...

Poetry in Motion

A handful of Sundance alumni, including Local 600 Director of Photography Tim Orr, gather to contemporize a classic figure of American letters. by Valentina Valentini / Photos by Michael Parmalee   Four out of the five directors and... Read More...