Specials

Star Trek: Then and Now

A half-century has passed since the starship Enterprise launched a technological revolution in series TV that's continued with each new addition to the franchise. by Pauline Rogers / Photos Courtesy of CBS Sta... Read More...
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Reanimation

Indie film comes roaring back to life, with 50 Guild-shot films debuting at Sundance 2014. By David Geffner. ... Read More...

Size Matters!

IMAX filmmakers take large screen format (and celluloid) to infinity and beyond. By Kevin H. Martin. Photos courtesy of IMAX & MacGillivray-Freeman Films. If Aristotle was right that nature abhors a ... Read More...
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Climbing the Career Mountain

ECA winners mingle with new indie directors at Technicolor event By Valentina I. Valentini Building a career as a cinematographer is no easy task. Great visuals are often overlooked if the project is poorly... Read More...
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Colin Rich – NightFall

by Pauline Rogers Newcomer Colin Rich has found an interesting niche in time-lapse cinematography. Everyone, from commercial to feature shooters, relies upon time-lapse at some point in their careers. But it... Read More...
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A Walk in the Park

America’s “Best Idea” started in California, and a new PBS documentary wants to make sure it doesn’t end there by David Geffner photos courtesy of Backcountry Pictures Writer/director David Vassar has bee... Read More...
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Celluloid Dreams

A history of film emulsion. By Pauline Rogers. Have you ever heard the story about the strip of plastic that changed the world? About the development (pun intended) of a physical and chemical process that br... Read More...
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A Family Affair

Publicists honor their own at the 49th annual awards event. By Pauline Rogers. All photos by Mathew Imaging. Awards Season is traditionally a time when the entertainment industry loses itself in anticipatory... Read More...
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Come Together

FIND/ECA networking event unites emerging filmmakers. By Pauline Rogers. FIND (Film Independent), the non-profit arts organization producers of the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, also helms... Read More...
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To The Mountain

Local 600 filmmakers scale indie film-land’s summit at Sundance 2012. By David Geffner. Additional Contributors: Wes Driver and Teresa Munoz.... Read More...
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Shooting Gallery 2011 – “Lost and Found”

This year’s Shooting Gallery spread is comprised of images we call “lost and found.” They are moments from real life, snatched by the watchful eyes of Local 600 Unit Stills members from film, television sets,... Read More...
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ECA 2011

Holy Light Meter, Robin! Hollywood’s premier event for new cinematographic talent turns 15 with its biggest celebration yet. By David Heuring. The ICG Emerging Cinematographers Awards are celebrating their 1... Read More...