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  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 Honorees  Writi... Read More...

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 hec... Read More...

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 L.A., the ... Read More...

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 Rog... Read More...

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 cin... Read More...

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 (Cr... Read More...

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 Mosele... Read More...

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 Pictures. Responsibili... Read More...

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 compli... Read More...

Ladies’ Night?

It’s hard to ignore the bold statement of so many female-driven stories at Sundance 2016 – even if we’d love to see more women DP’s among those ranks.   Indie film media wags are already calling Su... Read More...

Real Fun

Longtime SNL DP Alex Buono replicates classic nonfiction of all stripes for the new IFC series, Documentary Now! By Matt Hurwitz. Two women, a mother and daughter – both with the same name – are introduced i... Read More...

How the West Was Streamed

Netflix reinvents the western for the binge-watching generation. By Pauline Rogers. Fans of the Western genre are thrilled that Netflix has reinvigorated the format with its contemporary crime drama, Longmir... Read More...