President’s Letter – July 2015

“– Part I” Our annual Interview Issue is always filled with amazing insights from professionals across this vast industry. For last year’s President’s Message, I took the unique op- portunity of intervie... Read More...

Patrick Crowley – Jurassic World

Jurassic World producer Patrick Crowley comes from a heritage of moving camera – his grandfather, Walter Rubner, worked both as Alfred Hitchcock’s dolly grip and Orson Welles’ crane grip. Through the 1980s, Cro... Read More...

Dino-Mite!

John Schwartzman, ASC, returns to paradise (run amok) with the fourth installment of Steven Spielberg’s epic action franchise More than two decades ago, Steven Spielberg introduced filmgoers to living, breat... Read More...

Back to the Future

Claudio Miranda, ASC, takes the (theme park) ride of his life for Disney’s new family adventure, Tomorrowland For more than half a century, the name Walt Disney has been synonymous not only with feature film... Read More...

President’s Letter – June 2015

“We Are Family – Part II” The ability to make a set efficient, respectful to all of the production crafts, and most of all (given the magazine’s focus this month on large-budget, action moviemaking) safe for... Read More...

Ross Dunkerley

Like many of his generation, Ross Dunkerley’s interest in film began with Star Wars and George Lucas’s ability to pull back the curtain on the filmmaking process. Camera operating for local television studios i... Read More...

President’s Letter – May 2015

“Family Ties”   I know it’s easy for the more senior practitioners of our craft to often regale younger camera team members with tales of how much this industry has changed. How we have all “benefite... Read More...

Crew Photo: Being Mary Jane Season 3

left to right On couch Unknown Stand in J. Renee Thompson stand in Alex Hooper. B cam 2nd AC On floor Justin Warren DIT Michael Negrin, ASC DP Agnes Rodriguez-Sebek A cam 2nd AC Standing in Back Bonnie... Read More...

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 Hya... Read More...

Crew Photo: Real Husbands of Hollywood

Bottom Row from left to right Ruben Avendano - C-Cam Gretchen Warthen - B-Cam Stephen Coleman - A-Cam Top Row from left to right Joe Solar C-Cam - 1st AC Dan Zimbald - DIT Aaron Tichenor - 2nd AC ... Read More...

All In The Family

Amazon’s Golden Globe–winning streaming series, Transparent, has changed the face of television When NetFlix’s original streaming series, House of Cards, received 23 Primetime Emmy nominations in its first t... Read More...

President’s Letter – April 2015

“In Our Wheelhouse” From the beginning of the digital transition, almost 20 years ago, I and others announced that the end goal of this technology must be to find a Holy Grail of imaging – an “end-to-end, de... Read More...