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FX’s hit series sashays into Season 2 with more than just creative momentum – it’s become a life-changing experience for the many Local 600 members behind the lens.  by Margot Carmichael Lester You could look at the FX hit Pose, whose second season debuted this past June, as simply a terrific story well told. Which it […]
Author: editor
Posted: September 1, 2019, 6:56 pm
  Jon Favreau and VFX Supervisor Rob Legato, ASC, revisit (a virtual) Africa for another Disney classic, The Lion King, shot by Caleb Deschanel, ASC by Kevin H. Martin  Walt Disney Feature Animation’s The Lion King was among the early 1990’s biggest hits, cementing the studio’s resurgence in the industry. The coming-of-age tale of an […]
Author: editor
Posted: August 2, 2019, 1:51 am
  Meet the Union Workers Who Are Creating a Culture of Safer Sets Every Single Day by Pauline Rogers   Experts agree on this point: when it comes to safety, the film and TV industry has been complacent for too long. In the 1980s, if filmmakers needed to capture the majesty of the Cabrillo Highway […]
Author: editor
Posted: June 18, 2019, 4:44 pm
    Guild DP Jim Frohna and director Andrea Arnold probe “what lies beneath,” for Season 2 of HBO’s runaway hit, Big Little Lies. by Matt Hurwitz Jim Frohna emerges from the bedroom of Celeste Wright (Nicole Kidman), having just captured a gut-wrenching moment between Celeste and her husband, Perry (Alexander SkarsgÃ¥rd), in a flashback […]
Author: editor
Posted: June 5, 2019, 9:55 pm
CBS TV’s new drama, The Red Line, shot by Kira Kelly, visualizes the impact of a police shooting on three different American families.   Bringing their play, A Twist of Water, to an episodic series was an exciting challenge for writers Caitlin Parrish and Erica Weiss. The four-character story takes place over a month’s time […]
Author: editor
Posted: May 1, 2019, 3:52 pm
  Inclusivity Behind The Lens Is A Powerful # These Days – Here are two voices from the Netflix series, On My Block, to help deepen the conversation by Margot Carmichael Lester / Photos by Nicola Goode, SMPSP I don’t remember when I started hearing a lot about representation and inclusion in casual conversations about the industry […]
Author: editor
Posted: April 25, 2019, 1:02 am
CBS TV’s reboot of the classic 1980s crime series Magnum P.I. provides plenty of thrills, chills (in the water) and near-spills for its Hawaii-based Guild camera team. Photos by Karen Neal Fans of 80’s TV will recall, with some wistfulness, the often sarcastic but always enjoyable back-and-forth between an American reprobate with a heart of gold, […]
Author: editor
Posted: March 25, 2019, 9:36 pm
Ben Davis, BSC, helps debut a pre-Avengers super-heroine as Captain Marvel takes flight Early press for Captain Marvel included a remark from Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige indicating that the film’s titular character (played by Brie Larson) is the most powerful hero in the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. But when rating a superhero’s success, it’s often as much […]
Author: editor
Posted: February 20, 2019, 2:34 am
Black-themed films vault to the head of the story-telling pack at Sundance 2019, aided by the participation of Local 600 members on more than five-dozen features, shorts, and indie episodic projects. Richard Wright, Toni Morrison, Arthur Ashe, and Alfre Woodard are among the more famous black Americans whose work will be showcased at the 34th annual […]
Author: editor
Posted: January 14, 2019, 6:02 pm
And a whole bunch of Emmys, too! The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel begins Season 2 as one of the most critically touted shows in TV history thanks to a tight creative team that values union labor. Regardless of whether you watch on your phone, tablet or large-screen LED display, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel feels big: like a […]
Author: editor
Posted: January 10, 2019, 2:10 am

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Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cinematographer: Gordon Willis

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
Posted: September 20, 2019, 3:56 am

Director: Andrés Baiz, Josef Kubota Wladyka, Fernando Coimbra, Gerardo Naranjo, Guillermo Navarro, José Padilha, Gabriel Ripstein
Cinematographer: Adrian Teijido, Mauricio Vidal, Carmen Cabana, Juan Carlos Gil, Lula Carvalho, Luis David Sansans
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A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.
Posted: September 20, 2019, 3:37 am

Director: Christian McIntire
Cinematographer: Todd Barron

Two teams are in a heated race for the money and the honor that comes with breaking the land speed world record.
Posted: September 20, 2019, 3:31 am

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Cinematographer: Aleksandr Knyazhinskiy, Georgi Rerberg, Leonid Kalashnikov
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A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes.
Posted: September 19, 2019, 9:59 pm

Director: Gabriele Salvatores
Cinematographer: Italo Petriccione

Three years later Michele (The Invisible boy) meets his mother and his twin sister. Both have stories and superpowers but their intentions may not be what Michele thinks.
Posted: September 19, 2019, 9:51 pm

Director: Vincent Lambe
Cinematographer: Patrick Jordan

Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts and records from the James Bulger case, which shocked the world in 1993.
Posted: September 19, 2019, 8:36 pm

Director: Ali Abbasi
Cinematographer: Nadim Carlsen

A customs officer who can smell fear develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveler while aiding a police investigation which will call into question her entire existence.
Posted: September 19, 2019, 8:35 pm

Director: Domee Shi
Cinematographer: Patrick Lin, Ian Megibben

A Chinese-Canadian woman suffering from empty nest syndrome gets a second shot at motherhood when one of her handmade dumplings comes alive.
Posted: September 19, 2019, 8:33 pm

Director: Marielle Heller
Cinematographer: Brandon Trost

When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.
Posted: September 19, 2019, 5:43 pm

Director: Len Wiseman
Cinematographer: Simon Duggan
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John McClane and a young hacker join forces to take down master cyber-terrorist Thomas Gabriel in Washington D.C.
Posted: September 18, 2019, 6:56 pm

Director: Ted Post
Cinematographer: Frank Stanley

Dirty Harry is on the trail of vigilante cops who are not above going beyond the law to kill the city's undesirables.
Posted: September 18, 2019, 5:55 pm


Posted: September 18, 2019, 4:16 pm

Director: Graeme Harper, Euros Lyn, Douglas Mackinnon, James Strong, Rachel Talalay, Charlie Palmer, James Hawes, Joe Ahearne, Toby Haynes, Nick Hurran, Saul Metzstein, Jamie Magnus Stone, Hettie Macdonald, Richard Clark, Julian Simpson, Daniel Nettheim, Edward Bazalgette, Jamie Childs, Keith Boak, Colin Teague, Adam Smith, Paul Wilmshurst, Lawrence Gough, Wayne Yip, Alice Troughton, Jonny Campbell, Andrew Gunn, Catherine Morshead, Ashley Way, Farren Blackburn, Steve Hughes, Jeremy Webb, Jamie Payne, Stephen Woolfenden, Paul Murphy, Ben Wheatley, Justin Molotnikov, Daniel O'Hara, Bill Anderson, Sallie Aprahamian, Jennifer Perrott, Mark Tonderai, Lee Haven Jones, Brian Grant, Dan Zeff, Andy Goddard, Peter Hoar, Richard Senior, Neill Gorton, John Hayes, Mat King, Colm McCarthy, Sheree Folkson
Cinematographer: Ernest Vincze, Rory Taylor, Stephan Pehrsson, Mark Waters, Ashley Rowe, Neville Kidd, Owen McPolin, Tim Palmer, Stuart Biddlecombe, Richard Stoddard, Damian Bromley, Suzie Lavelle, Balazs Bolygo, Graham Frake, Tony Slater Ling, Dale McCready, G. Magni �gústsson, Ali Asad, Simon Chapman, Denis Crossan, Sam Heasman, Tico Poulakakis, Catherine Goldschmidt, Ed Moore, Simon Archer, Erik Wilson, Gavin Struthers, Simon Dennis, Jake Polonsky, Mike Southon, Mark Garrett, Nic Morris, Mike Spragg
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The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer known as the Doctor and their companions from planet Earth.
Posted: September 18, 2019, 3:00 am

Director: Michelle MacLaren, Adam Bernstein, Vince Gilligan, Colin Bucksey, Michael Slovis, Bryan Cranston, Terry McDonough, Johan Renck, Rian Johnson, Scott Winant, Peter Gould, Tricia Brock, Bronwen Hughes, Tim Hunter, Jim McKay, Phil Abraham, John Dahl, Félix Enríquez Alcalá, Charles Haid, Peter Medak, John Shiban, David Slade, George Mastras, Thomas Schnauz, Sam Catlin
Cinematographer: Michael Slovis, Reynaldo Villalobos, Arthur Albert, Peter Reniers, Nelson Cragg, John Toll, Marshall Adams
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A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.
Posted: September 18, 2019, 2:51 am
Posted: September 18, 2019, 2:16 am

Director: Mimi Leder
Cinematographer: Dietrich Lohmann

Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive?
Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:34 am

Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Cinematographer: C.K. Muraleedharan
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Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".
Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:25 am

Director: Damien Chazelle
Cinematographer: Sharone Meir
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A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Posted: September 18, 2019, 12:57 am

Director: Terry Zwigoff
Cinematographer: Jamie Anderson
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A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid.
Posted: September 18, 2019, 12:41 am

Director: Steven Spielberg
Cinematographer: Bill Butler
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When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.
Posted: September 18, 2019, 12:31 am

Director: David Yates
Cinematographer: Philippe Rousselot
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The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 11:55 pm

Director: Simon Wincer
Cinematographer: Douglas Milsome

Two former Texas Rangers renew their spirit of adventure as they and several other residents of a small Texas town join a cattle drive to the Montana Territory.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 11:50 pm

Director: Kenneth R. Frank
Cinematographer: Kenneth R. Frank

One man learns to die. Another man learns to live.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 7:54 pm

Director: Takashi Miike
Cinematographer: Masakazu Oka

This movie is based on the second and fourth cases in the popular video game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. The plot follows Phoenix Wright, a novice lawyer, who faces off against expert ...
Posted: September 17, 2019, 7:48 pm

Director: Adam Arkin
Cinematographer: Stefan von Bjorn

Raylan is captured by the authorities, but Art reluctantly lets him go and puts him back on the case. Avery gets to Ava and questions her about his missing money, but she winds up leading Boyd straight to them.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:13 am

Director: Michael Pressman
Cinematographer: Andrew Strahorn

Raylan and Boyd head for the mountains to find Ava, whose plan to escape with Uncle Zachariah has hit a dead end. But will Avery Markham get to her first?
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:12 am

Director: Jon Avnet
Cinematographer: Stefan von Bjorn

Raylan goes after Ava after she shoots Boyd and steals the ten million dollars, but Art calls him off the chase. Meanwhile, Avery sets out to kill Boyd, and Katherine sets out to kill Wynn.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:12 am

Director: Adam Arkin
Cinematographer: Attila Szalay

With Avery Markham and Wynn Duffy's help, Raylan sets up a trap for Boyd. But Ava informs Raylan that he didn't take the bait and offers up a new route to put Boyd away for good.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:11 am

Director: Don Kurt
Cinematographer: Stefan von Bjorn

With Ava burned as an informant, Raylan turns to the informant who got Katherine Hale's husband killed to bring down Boyd, who suddenly gets an unexpected ally in the fight against Avery Markham.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:11 am

Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton
Cinematographer: Attila Szalay

Raylan begins to break his ties to Harlan as he pursues a new lead and makes a new alliance to take down Boyd. Meanwhile, a desperate Ty comes to Boyd and Ava with a proposition.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:10 am

Director: John Dahl
Cinematographer: Stefan von Bjorn

Raylan takes a break from the case to take a visit from Winona and their daughter, Boyd takes Ava to his cabin to confront her about her loyalty, and Ty is on the run without any help after the shootout with the marshals.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:10 am

Director: Peter Werner
Cinematographer: Attila Szalay

Boyd finds a way to keep tabs on Ava while he works in the mine with Ava's Uncle Zachariah, and Ty orders a reluctant Choo-Choo to tie up loose ends after he kills Calhoun Schreier.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:09 am

Director: Jon Avnet
Cinematographer: Stefan von Bjorn

Ava tries to find a way to escape from everything, Boyd decides to stay in Harlan and compete with Avery Markham, and Katherine Hale and Wynn Duffy come up with a plan to see if Ava is an informant.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:09 am

Director: Adam Arkin
Cinematographer: Attila Szalay

Raylan and Boyd separately find out why Avery Markham is buying up all the land in Harlan, as well as the consequences if you don't cooperate. Meanwhile, Katherine Hale pays an unexpected visit to Ava.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:08 am

Director: Peter Weller
Cinematographer: Stefan von Bjorn

Boyd makes the uncomfortable discovery that the man he is trying to rob is very dangerous, and Raylan tries to put the squeeze on Boyd's explosives supplier.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:08 am

Director: Dean Parisot
Cinematographer: Attila Szalay

Raylan sets out to find out more about the mysterious group buying up land in Harlan, Boyd tries to make a profit off the ledger from the bank heist, and Ava is stuck in the middle of everything.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:07 am

Director: Michael Dinner
Cinematographer: Stefan von Bjorn

Raylan turns to Dewey Crowe to help make a new federal case against Boyd Crowder, but he is not interested. Meanwhile, Boyd begins launching new plans that will take him beyond Harlan.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:07 am

Director: Adam Arkin
Cinematographer: Stefan von Bjorn

The Mexican cartel catches up with Boyd and demands payback for the dead bodies, Ava goes on the offensive after being accused of snitching, and Wendy faces a hard choice after she learns that Kendal will be tried as an adult.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:06 am

Director: Michael Pressman
Cinematographer: Richard Crudo

The marshals needs to make a deal with Boyd to take down Darrell Crowe Jr., but Dewey unexpectedly gets in the way. Meanwhile, Ava's enemies in prison begin to make their move against her.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:06 am

Director: Jon Avnet
Cinematographer: Francis Kenny

When Art is shot and is in critical condition, the marshals round up the usual suspects, until an unlikely person confesses. Meanwhile, Ava prepares for the fallout for killing Judith, and Boyd tries to make a new deal with Wynn.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:05 am

Director: John Dahl
Cinematographer: Francis Kenny

Dewey tries to turn his latest score into a ticket out of Harlan. Ava decides to survive on her own in Trambull. Raylan follows Boyd's heroin trail to the Crowes and is introduced to the 21-foot rule.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:05 am

Director: Michael Dinner
Cinematographer: Francis Kenny

Raylan goes to Memphis to talk to Hot Rod after his men are killed in Mexico, things get tense as Boyd and Darrell wait for the drug shipment, and Boyd and Ava make a deal to get their drugs in prison.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:04 am

Director: Peter Werner
Cinematographer: Francis Kenny

Raylan helps Wendy track down Kendal Crowe after he disappears with an "uncle," while Boyd and the rest of the Crowe family try to get their drugs and dead bodies back across the Mexican border.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:04 am

Director: Bill Johnson
Cinematographer: Richard Crudo

While relegated to walk-up duty, Raylan deals with a runaway computer hacker. Meanwhile, Johnny tries to make a deal with the Mexican cartel ahead of Boyd, and Ava makes new allies in prison.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:03 am

Director: Don Kurt
Cinematographer: Francis Kenny

An attack on Alison sends Raylan to Harlan in search of payback. Boyd scrambles to arrange protection for Ava.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:03 am

Director: Adam Arkin
Cinematographer: Francis Kenny

Art stumbles on Theo Tonin's right-hand man while investigating Nicky Augustine's death, Boyd tries to tie up loose ends with Lee Paxton, the sheriff, and cousin Johnny, and Raylan tries to get the Crowes to leave Harlan.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:02 am

Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton
Cinematographer: Francis Kenny

After Dewey receives orders to kill Wade Messer, Raylan is informed that Messer has been working as a confidential informant. Meanwhile, Boyd confronts cousin Johnny on his betrayal and puts a tail on him to find out more.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:02 am

Director: Dean Parisot
Cinematographer: Francis Kenny

Raylan is threatened by a mystery man at Charles Monroe's mansion, Boyd faces a surprise temptation while trying to figure out who stole his shipment, and cousin Daryl encourages Dewey to stand up to Boyd.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:01 am
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