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Posted: February 20, 2024, 5:31 pm

A new feature version of the Broadway hit (and, before that, Hollywood box office smash) recently debuted on screens: head back to high school with Mean Girls (the musical). by Pauline Rogers / Photos by JoJo Whilden/Paramount Pictures   Let’s face it: high school is war, and no one comes out unscathed. In 2004, film audiences were introduced to the Mark Waters-directed Hollywood smash hit Mean Girls, co-written by Tina Fey and based on Rosalind Wiseman’s 2002 book Queen Bees and […]

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Posted: February 12, 2024, 8:29 pm

Local 600 camera teams head up to Park City with stories of reconciliation, remembrance, and renewal to unpack. by David Geffner / Photos Courtesy of Sundance Institute Unless Otherwise Noted   It’s been a tough few years for the U.S. film and television industry, under siege from everything from a global pandemic to gun-safety violations on set that brought horrific consequences, to work stoppages and more. So it’s not surprising that many of the stories at Sundance 2024, the 40th […]

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Posted: January 16, 2024, 8:34 pm

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Posted: January 9, 2024, 5:02 pm

Director of Photography Jay Hunter, and his Guild camera team, shoot a “comedy with everything on it,” for a sequel to the whacky 1990’s feature, Good Burger by Pauline Rogers / Photos by Vanessa Clifton/Nickelodeon/Paramount+   “I’ve never shot a sequel for a beloved film before, and we took that task very seriously,” relates Guild Director of Photography Jay Hunter about Good Burger 2. The film is a follow-up to the insanely wacky 1997 feature, based on a Nickelodeon comedy […]

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Posted: December 14, 2023, 2:36 pm

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Posted: December 5, 2023, 4:08 pm

Pete Kozachik, ASC, was that rare filmmaker whose creativity and technical knowledge matched a drive for innovative storytelling. by Jimmy Matlosz / Photos Courtesy of Katy Kozachik/Anthony Scott   I met  Pete Kozachik, ASC, (a 30-year member of this Guild) when he hired me as an AC for Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. To say I was lucky to work on a film with such artistry and staying power, under such a gifted gentleman (and me only three years […]

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Posted: November 16, 2023, 9:58 pm

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Posted: November 1, 2023, 6:33 pm

Oscar-winner Erik Messerschmidt, ASC, draws a bead on the mind of an assassin in David Fincher’s The Killer by Kevin Martin / Screengrabs Courtesy of Netflix    Consider this promotional material for the 1969 assassin-at-a-crossroads film Hard Contract: “Everything they do is 97 percent control and 3 percent emotion.” Compare that with the mantra from the nameless lead character in The Killer, director David Fincher’s newest feature for Netflix, shot by Oscar-winner Erik Messerschmidt, ASC. “Stick to your plan. Anticipate, don’t […]

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Posted: October 26, 2023, 3:47 pm

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Posted: October 4, 2023, 2:18 pm


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Director: Tim Mielants
Cinematographer: Robrecht Heyvaert
Wilfried Wils must survive as an auxiliary policeman during the Nazi occupation of Antwerp.
Posted: February 15, 2024, 11:54 am

Director: Celine Song
Cinematographer: Shabier Kirchner
Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are wrested apart after Nora's family emigrates from South Korea. Twenty years later, they are reunited for one fateful week as they confront notions of love and destiny.
Posted: February 13, 2024, 12:30 pm

Posted: February 9, 2024, 2:50 am

Director: Christian Alvart
Cinematographer: Christian Alvart
Posted: February 9, 2024, 2:50 am

Director: Andy Goddard
Cinematographer: Daryl Hartwell, Chris Seager
Posted: February 9, 2024, 2:49 am

Director: Christian Alvart
Cinematographer: Christian Alvart
Posted: February 9, 2024, 2:49 am

Cinematographer: Marcell Rév
Posted: February 9, 2024, 2:49 am

Director: William Blevins
Cinematographer: William Blevins
Posted: January 27, 2024, 5:18 am

Director: Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
Cinematographer: Larkin Seiple
A middle-aged Chinese immigrant is swept up into an insane adventure in which she alone can save existence by exploring other universes and connecting with the lives she could have led.
Posted: January 27, 2024, 5:13 am

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Cinematographer: Thomas Hardmeier
A group of bickering suburbanites find themselves stuck together when an android uprising causes their well intentioned household robots to lock them in for their own safety.
Posted: January 26, 2024, 11:51 pm

Director: Bradley Cooper
Cinematographer: Matthew Libatique
This love story chronicles the lifelong relationship of conductor-composer Leonard Bernstein and actress Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein.
Posted: January 26, 2024, 3:52 pm

Director: George C. Wolfe
Cinematographer: Tobias A. Schliessler
Activist Bayard Rustin faces racism and homophobia as he helps change the course of Civil Rights history by orchestrating the 1963 March on Washington.
Posted: January 26, 2024, 2:43 pm

Director: Luca Larsen
Cinematographer: Isabella Klauwers
Like any young adult, Suyin tries to find her place in the world and in her chaotic family. When she dreams away again on Christmas Eve, instead of helping the almost bankrupt family restaurant, her mother issues an ultimatum.
Posted: January 8, 2024, 8:23 am

Director: Richard J. Lewis, Jonathan Nolan, Frederick E.O. Toye, Vincenzo Natali, Stephen Williams, Paul Cameron, Jennifer Getzinger, Craig William Macneill, Jonny Campbell, Michelle MacLaren, Neil Marshall, Uta Briesewitz, Lisa Joy, Nicole Kassell, Tarik Saleh, Craig Zobel, Anna Foerster, Amanda Marsalis, Helen Shaver, Hanelle M. Culpepper, Meera Menon, Andrew Seklir
Cinematographer: John Grillo, Darran Tiernan, Brendan Galvin, Robert McLachlan, John Conroy, Peter Flinckenberg, Paul Cameron, Jeffrey Jur, Zoë White, David Franco, M. David Mullen, Matt Flannery
At the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, waits a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence.
Posted: January 7, 2024, 1:40 pm

Director: Richard J. Lewis
Cinematographer: Brendan Galvin
Two guests arrive at the park with different expectations; Maeve's emotions are tweaked; The Man in Black seeks help from a condemned man.
Posted: January 7, 2024, 1:38 pm

Director: Patrick J. Donnelly
Cinematographer: Patrick J. Donnelly
A wounded soldier returning form Iraq finds solace in the arms of a mysterious and beautiful woman.
Posted: January 5, 2024, 3:00 pm

Director: Ari Aster
Cinematographer: Pawel Pogorzelski
Following the sudden death of his mother, a mild-mannered but anxiety-ridden man confronts his darkest fears as he embarks on an epic, Kafkaesque odyssey back home.
Posted: January 2, 2024, 4:54 am

Director: Emerald Fennell
Cinematographer: Linus Sandgren
A student at Oxford University finds himself drawn into the world of a charming and aristocratic classmate, who invites him to his eccentric family's sprawling estate for a summer never to be forgotten.
Posted: January 2, 2024, 2:58 am

Director: Darin Beckstead
Cinematographer: Brian Sullivan
A young director must find a way to make his movie after he accidentally breaks the main prop.
Posted: December 24, 2023, 8:20 am

Director: Alexander Popov
Cinematographer: Alexander Popov
A story about eternal search of the answer to the question 'Who am I' in the world of duality.
Posted: December 24, 2023, 6:28 am

Director: Taka Tsubota
Cinematographer: Kôhei Hirota
"30 years later, they strike again. This time, they took our youngest brother." When a family loses their 14 year old son in a kidnapping affected by an anti-Japan government agent, they must fight Japan's societal tendency to vic...
Posted: December 24, 2023, 6:09 am

Director: Park Chan-wook
Cinematographer: Chung-hoon Chung
A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.
Posted: December 24, 2023, 2:24 am

Director: Benjamin R. Dover
Cinematographer: W.L. Walker
Mr. Thurman, the neighborhood grumpy old man, is tired of the Home Owners Association telling him how to cut his grass. After a call from the HOA, He gets into a brooding rage and goes outside to cut his grass. After getting wet f...
Posted: December 24, 2023, 1:09 am

Director: Robert Redford
Cinematographer: Michael Ballhaus
A young lawyer, Richard Goodwin, investigates a potentially fixed game show. Charles Van Doren, a big time show winner, is under Goodwin's investigation.
Posted: December 24, 2023, 12:17 am

Director: Callum McLelland
Cinematographer: Callum McLelland
There's a killer on the loose, and there's not much time left to stop him. Will Detectives Patrick Knightley and Iain Wainwright, along with PC Terry Gallagher, PC Jon Banes and the Chief be able to catch him - or will he escape?
Posted: December 24, 2023, 12:13 am

Director: David Brooks
Cinematographer: Bengt Jonsson
On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man.
Posted: December 24, 2023, 12:09 am

Director: William Eubank
Cinematographer: Agustin Claramunt
A rookie air force combat controller and a seasoned drone pilot support a Delta Force team as they try to shift a mission gone wrong into a rescue operation.
Posted: December 24, 2023, 12:01 am

Director: Nicholas Connor
Cinematographer: Piero Cioffi
In a world where the future is for sale, a grieving man visits a mysterious Time Spa, seeking a glimpse of his future. However, he discovers that some truths are more challenging than the past he's desperate to escape.
Posted: December 23, 2023, 11:54 pm

Director: Nicholas Connor
Cinematographer: Nicholas Connor
A young boy imagines visiting his sister to deal with her loss.
Posted: December 22, 2023, 4:16 am

Director: Nicholas Connor
Cinematographer: Marco Fanton
As Emma approaches adulthood, she tries to live an ordinary life and keep up with her late mother's expectations. However, her anxiety weighs over her, stopping her from enjoying the last few youthful years.
Posted: December 22, 2023, 4:01 am

Director: Wes Anderson
Cinematographer: Robert D. Yeoman
A writer encounters the owner of an aging high-class hotel, who tells him of his early years serving as a lobby boy in the hotel's glorious years under an exceptional concierge.
Posted: December 21, 2023, 5:27 pm

Director: Sam Zvibleman
Witnessing their daughters reach a new low, Kathy and Yuki rally around them. At school, Maya and Anna receive an opportunity at redemption but it will come with a range of influences.
Posted: December 21, 2023, 9:12 am

Director: Iain B. MacDonald, Jim Field Smith, James Griffiths, Jeffrey Klarik
Cinematographer: Rob Kitzmann
A couple of British TV producers move to Hollywood to export their most popular series, and find it is not what they expected.
Posted: December 21, 2023, 1:26 am

Director: Sam Zvibleman, Andrew DeYoung, Daniel Gray Longino, Anna Konkle, Maya Erskine
Cinematographer: Andy Rydzewski, Adam Silver, Bella Gonzales
The comedic story of middle school seen through the eyes of two 7th grade girls dealing with the awkwardness of being a teenager.
Posted: December 21, 2023, 1:09 am

Director: Joel Schumacher
Cinematographer: Andrzej Bartkowiak
An ordinary man frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.
Posted: December 21, 2023, 12:56 am

Director: James Gunn
Cinematographer: Ben Davis
A group of intergalactic criminals must pull together to stop a fanatical warrior with plans to purge the universe.
Posted: December 21, 2023, 12:47 am

Director: Kane Arcadia
Cinematographer: Carlos Schneider
Barbara, Adar and Medhi are three vastly different people who are desperately seeking to start anew, yet despite their struggles still find themselves helplessly adrift in the middle of nowhere.
Posted: December 21, 2023, 12:34 am

Director: Ben Richardson, Guy Ferland
Cinematographer: Corrin Hodgson, Ben Richardson, Robert McLachlan
The Duttons face a new set of challenges in the early 20th century, including the rise of Western expansion, Prohibition, and the Great Depression.
Posted: December 21, 2023, 12:32 am

Director: Ruben Fleischer
Cinematographer: Jess Hall
Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and inform him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...
Posted: December 19, 2023, 6:35 am

Director: Bryan Singer
Cinematographer: Newton Thomas Sigel
The sole survivor of a pier shoot-out tells the story of how a notorious criminal influenced the events that began with five criminals meeting in a seemingly random police lineup.
Posted: December 19, 2023, 12:41 am

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Cinematographer: Linus Sandgren
James Bond has left active service. His peace is short-lived when Felix Leiter, an old friend from the CIA, turns up asking for help, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
Posted: December 19, 2023, 12:34 am

Director: Michael Lehmann, Scott Winant, Daniel Minahan, Howard Deutch, John Dahl, Michael Ruscio, Anthony Hemingway, Alan Ball, Lesli Linka Glatter, David Petrarca, Romeo Tirone, Stephen Moyer, Daniel Attias, Nick Gomez, Nancy Oliver, Marcos Siega, Michael Cuesta, Adam Davidson, Jeremy Podeswa, Gregg Fienberg, Simon Jayes, Angela Robinson, Lee Rose, Jesse Warn
Cinematographer: Romeo Tirone, David Klein, Matthew Jensen, Evans Brown, John B. Aronson, Checco Varese, Joseph E. Gallagher, Stephen St. John, Cort Fey, Amy Vincent, Uta Briesewitz
Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill Compton, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire.
Posted: December 18, 2023, 10:26 pm

Director: Todd Graff
Cinematographer: David Boyd
G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir's newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group's direction as they head into a national competition.
Posted: December 18, 2023, 12:38 pm

Director: Jean de Segonzac
Newly acquainted partners Detective Kevin Bernard and Detective Frank Cosgrove investigate the murder of a notorious entertainer. A dispute over throwing out a confession creates a rift in the District Attorney's office.
Posted: December 18, 2023, 12:24 pm

Director: Michael Pressman
The COO of a major tech company is found murdered in Central Park. Price and Maroun work to untangle a web of deceit to expose a cunning narcissist.
Posted: December 18, 2023, 12:24 pm

Director: Milena Govich
Cinematographer: Craig DiBona
Detectives Kevin Bernard and Frank Cosgrove investigate the disappearance of a social media star whose case takes the internet by storm; whilst A.D.A.'s Nolan Price and Samantha Maroun must weigh their decisions regarding the case...
Posted: December 18, 2023, 12:23 pm

Director: Heather Cappiello
After a family court judge is murdered, Bernard and Cosgrove dig into the many grievances against him. When the DA's office is faced with unforeseen challenges, Maroun takes matters into her own hands to save the case.
Posted: December 18, 2023, 12:23 pm

Director: Eriq La Salle
The murder of an off-duty NYPD detective threatens to tear the city apart. Cosgrove mourns the loss of a friend and asks Capt. Benson for help solving the case. McCoy and Price disagree on how to prosecute the culprit, sparking sh...
Posted: December 18, 2023, 12:22 pm

Director: Alex Hall
Bernard and Cosgrove must sift through fact and fiction to find the killer of a young Manhattan socialite. The murder trial takes a turn that becomes personal for Price and puts Maroun in a compromising situation.
Posted: December 18, 2023, 12:22 pm

Director: Yangzom Brauen
When the CFO of a Fortune 500 company is found strangled in her home, Bernard and Cosgrove work to connect multiple dead ends to find her killer. The prosecution is faced with an uphill battle as McCoy and Price butt heads over a ...
Posted: December 18, 2023, 12:21 pm
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