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I find it unlikely that Diana Prince, aka Wonder Woman, gets up every morning and tells her mirror: “I’m a woman and I’m going to struggle because of it.â€� The DC Comics superhero – created by psychologist-writer and proto-feminist William Moulton Marston – probably has a mantra closer to, “I am strong, I am proficient, […]
Author: editor
Posted: October 15, 2020, 11:31 pm
The demigoddess from Themyscira, who broke box office records (and the gender ceiling for superhero movies) soars back onto movie screens – and into the 1980’s. by Valentina Valentini / Photos by Clay Enos / Courtesy of Warner Bros.   Wonder Woman, the first superhero franchise with a female protagonist to open in theaters, exceeded all […]
Author: editor
Posted: October 15, 2020, 1:25 am
Author: EDITOR
Posted: October 7, 2020, 11:20 pm
A quartet of Local 600 cinematographers ease Season 1 of Apple TV+’s terrific anthology series, Little America, across physical, emotional, and economic borders. by David Geffner / Featured image by Walter Thomson/Courtesy of Apple TV +   There’s no other show on TV right now – narrative or reality – that captures the immigrant experience like […]
Author: editor
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:21 pm
With her second Primetime Emmy nomination in tow, Patti Lee, ASC, has helped to change the face of multi-camera television one shot at a time. by David Geffner / Featured image from Sean Saves the World by Chris Haston/NBC   I first met Director of Photography Patti Lee, ASC, roughly twenty years ago on the indie film […]
Author: editor
Posted: September 14, 2020, 8:29 pm
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 Star Trek Archive / CBS Interactive   On September 8, 1969, Gene Roddenberry began to take television audiences “where no man has gone beforeâ€� with the […]
Author: editor
Posted: September 8, 2020, 10:25 pm
Local 600/ICG Magazine’s Deep Dive series continues with an innovative group of filmmakers intent on (quite literally) changing the face of television. STARZ Network’s P-Valley, shot by Guild Directors of Photography Nancy Schreiber, ASC, and Richard Vialet, shines a light on characters rarely seen in episodic TV – Black female pole dancers in the Mississippi […]
Author: EDITOR
Posted: September 3, 2020, 6:35 pm
Florian Ballhaus, ASC, guides Disney +’s The One and Only Ivan through a thick jungle of live-action and virtual workflows. by Kevin Martin / Photos by Wallace Michael Crouch and Simon Mein / Framegrabs Courtesy of Disney +    Art is just one of many channels humans use to express their creativity, but it is not […]
Author: editor
Posted: September 1, 2020, 9:58 pm
Author: EDITOR
Posted: September 1, 2020, 4:02 pm
Katori Hall’s new STARZ series, based on her empowerment of Black women in the Delta, reinvents film noir for a new generation. by Valentina Valentini / Photos by Jessica Miglio, SMPSP / STARZ (unless otherwise noted)   In the first episode of P-Valley – a new drama on STARZ that follows strip-club dancers in the Mississippi Delta – […]
Author: editor
Posted: August 5, 2020, 9:09 pm

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Director: Brad Bird
Cinematographer: Mahyar Abousaeedi, Erik Smitt

The Incredibles hero family takes on a new mission, which involves a change in family roles: Bob Parr (Mr Incredible) must manage the house while his wife Helen (Elastigirl) goes out to save the world.
Posted: April 13, 2020, 7:03 am

Director: Tristram Shapeero, Michael Engler, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Jeff Richmond, Claire Scanlon, Ken Whittingham, Todd Holland, Linda Mendoza, Maggie Carey, Robert Carlock, Jaffar Mahmood, Don Scardino, Nicole Holofcener, Steve Buscemi, Shawn Levy, John Riggi, Gail Mancuso, Claire Cowperthwaite, Rhys Thomas, Jude Weng
Cinematographer: John Inwood
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A woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and starts life over again in New York City.
Posted: April 11, 2020, 10:08 pm

Director: Louis C.K.
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Single mother Sam Fox struggles to raise three girls while trying to maintain her career as an actor.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:29 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam deals with lady things.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:28 pm

Director: Nisha Ganatra
Cinematographer: Nancy Schreiber

Sam brings home a colleague for dinner.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:28 pm

Director: Nisha Ganatra
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner, Nancy Schreiber

Sam is becoming insecure about her looks so she visits plastic surgeon Dr. Sook. But she invites her friend Sunny with her which compounds her inferiority complex.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:27 pm

Director: Lance Bangs
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam struggles to connect with Max, taking her out to lunch where she interferes in another couple's date. Max finally admits to her mother's friends that she's afraid she doesn't have much of a future. Duke takes her savings to the bank.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:27 pm

Director: Lance Bangs
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Frankie tricks Sam into going to the Mormon church with Duke's friend Morgan and her mother Trinity. Sam and Max escalate their fights over Max's hostile behavior.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:26 pm

Director: Lance Bangs
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam deals with some situations.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:26 pm

Director: Nisha Ganatra
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam explains to Max's friend Harvey why she doesn't trust him around her daughter. Frankie tells Sam she isn't fun anymore and Sam injures her foot trying to prove her wrong. A meeting with Frankie's teacher takes an odd turn.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:25 pm

Director: Nisha Ganatra
Cinematographer: Nancy Schreiber

Sam takes Max and her friend to a Joe Walsh concert where unexpected info is revealed. Sam's effort to get rid of a table turns difficult and she has to make a deal with Bulgarians but she gets a terrific chicken recipe from it.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:25 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

A typical day for Sam where she struggles to get her girls off to school when Duke tries to stay home sick. Later Frankie is sent home and Sam tries to explain she has work but also personal obligations that she needs to attend to. Turns out Frankie has issues in School.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:24 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam gets brutally honest with the man she's been dating for three weeks. Sam feels he's become excessively needy, so she dumps him in a parking lot full of onlookers. After, Sam has plans ...
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:24 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam has people over.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:23 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam meets a new friend.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:23 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam is sick.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:22 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam is forced to look at some stuff.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:22 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam, feeling unappreciated, encourages her children and closest friends to pretend that she's dead and speak at her pretend funeral so that she may hear how they really feel about her.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:21 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam runs a errand with Jeff and unfortunately bumps into Robin along the way. Sam tells Jeff yes or no.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:21 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam gets confronted.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:20 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam and Max go on a trip.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:20 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Michael Alden Lloyd

Max is graduating from high school. Max and Sam negotiate the graduation party. Max is excited to have Dad come in to take her to graduation. The morning after, Max wonders why Sam didn't get her a graduation present.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:19 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Michael Alden Lloyd

Sam and the girls go on a 3 day trip to visit family in Canada. Sam learns a family secret about an aunt she never knew she had.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:19 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam copes with stuff.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:18 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam sees old friends and cooks for everyone.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:18 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam deals with monsters.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:17 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam unleashes.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:17 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam helps Max and bakes for Phil.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:16 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam has a medical stressing medical examination that causes some side effects that keep her on the toilet.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:16 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam and fam get caught up in some gnar.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:15 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam is in New York City trying out for a new play that is trying to get funding for Broadway.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:15 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam chaperones and Frankie slams.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:14 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam winds down and reminisces.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:14 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam struggles to cope with Frankie's decision to leave home.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:13 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam picks up the girls from a trip.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:13 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam embraces her state of being.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:12 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam gives Phil a DNA test, catches something and releases on Max.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:12 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam gives her friends a marital intervention.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:11 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon
Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Sam takes Duke to ballet and Frankie to Pinkberry.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:11 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon

Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:10 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon

Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:10 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon

Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:09 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon

Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:09 pm

Director: Pamela Adlon

Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:08 pm

Director: Gavin Hood
Cinematographer: Florian Hoffmeister

The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Posted: March 27, 2020, 12:41 am


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Posted: March 25, 2020, 7:04 am

Director: Paul Pennolino, David Paul Meyer

Posted: March 25, 2020, 7:04 am
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