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 F... Read More...

Almost Famous

Matthew Libatique, ASC, tunes up another great musical drama, with Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born. At the Stagecoach Festival in Palm Springs last year, as the changeover was being made from Tommy James... Read More...

Past Present

Tim Ives channels his inner Allen Daviau for the 1980’s inspired sci-fi series Stranger Things. With the hit Netflix series Stranger Things having recently streamed its second season, showrunners Matt and Ro... Read More...

Bad Lands

Visualizing the daring and often scary world of David Fincher requires new technologies and processes rarely attempted in series television.   In the Season 1 finale of Netflix’s MINDHUNTER, a dist... Read More...

1st Of Their Kind

Rachel Morrison, ASC, claws into the cinematic debut of the history-making African-American superhero Black Panther. It's only with some hyperbole that one can say the level of anticipation for writer/direct... Read More...

NEXT-Level Filmmaking

Buckle up for the biggest, baddest, bravest Sundance yet, as ICG filmmakers (who account for more than half of all the shorts/features in the fest this year) dump a blizzard of daring and innovation on Park Cit... Read More...

In The Name Of The Father

The penultimate episode of cinema’s greatest franchise has arrived. So which is more surprising?: who really are The Last Jedi’s heroes and villains, or its indie creators with an edgy new vision? You’d ha... Read More...

Over The Rainbow

NBC’s hit reality performance series is a dream come true for any young vocalist, and that excitement is just as palpable for the large Guild camera team behind the scenes. Photo by Trae Patton/NBC Every s... Read More...

Humanity 2.0

Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC, reveals what lies beyond ‘Ridleyville’ in Denis Villeneuve’s new Blade Runner 2049. Ridley Scott’s 1982 masterpiece, Blade Runner, derived from Philip K. Dick’s cult novel Do Androids ... Read More...

Deep Cover

The creators of The Wire and Treme return to television for this gritty look at the origins of the porn industry – and a long-vanished world on New York City’s 42nd St. Standing in Times Square in 2017, watchi... Read More...

Shots Fired

Detroit, 1967: One terrifying incident in the history of American Civil Rights becomes the centerpiece of a film tour de force for Barry Ackroyd, BSC, and director Kathryn Bigelow The city of Detroit was alrea... Read More...

S.J. Clarkson – The Defenders

S.J. Clarkson has been a very busy director in the last decade, tackling assignments that have had her crossing back and forth across the Atlantic. Having started her career in England her work crosses gen... Read More...