A Day in the Life of Dale Robinette

By / October 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

With the “stay at home” order in place, Ashland, OR-based Local 600 Unit Still Photographer Dale Robinette (ICG Magazine, Set 2 One-Sheet) spent his summer building a bathhouse for the family’s 1953 Airstream trailer, where he said, “my hammering did have several hiccups.” When the job was almost complete, Robinette, whose long list of feature […]

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10 Questions with Martin Rosas

By / October 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

Before the global pandemic arrived, West Coast-based 2nd AC Martin Rosas was working on everything from The Ellen Degeneres Show to Jada P. Smith’s Red Table Talk. And he was constantly traveling for work. Now, Rosas’ main sojourn is from his apartment in Hollywood, CA to his finacé’s house in Pomona (about 35 miles). He […]

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A Day in the Life with Eddy Chen

By / October 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

Life during quarantine, for Eddy Chen, his wife Winnie, and their two dogs, was quiet ­– for a few months. The family sequestered in their Westside L.A. apartment, cooked, exercised, lounged, and watched TV. Walking the dogs and a trip to the market was their biggest foray out into the world. As restrictions eased, Chen […]

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10 Questions with Suren Karapetyan

By / September 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

Featured image by Niko Tavernise A graduate of The School of Visual Arts in New York City, 2nd AC Suren Karapetyan (in transition to becoming a 1st AC) came to the U.S. from Ukraine in 1993, and his career ladder has climbed steadily ever since. Most recently he’s worked on the Apple TV+  series Dickinson […]

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A Day in the Life of Eli Joshua Adé

By / September 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

When Atlanta-based Local 600 Unit Still Photographer Eli Joshua Adé was made aware of Georgia’s “stay at home” notice, he was just finishing the pilot of HBO’s futuristic dramatic series, DMZ. With safety being paramount, Adé sequestered himself in his farmhouse in nearby Hampton, where he has been able to spend quality time with his […]

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10 Questions with Tim Nagasawa

By / September 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

As a DIT for major projects like Ray Donovan, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and Spider-Man 3, Tim Nagasawa’s job takes him around the world. But he counts himself lucky that he was back home in Southern California when a “shelter in place” order came down. “I’d just finished six months of living […]

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A Day in the Life with Erika Doss

By / September 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

Sheltering in place in Atlanta, Georgia has been interesting and even a bit creative for São Paulo, Brazil-native Erika Doss. She maintains the same hectic work-energy of her husband, video game producer James Doss, while keeping pace with the kinetic energy of her two sons. If Doss isn’t trying to figure out 7th grade math, […]

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10 Questions with Quenell Jones

By / September 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

When Eastern Region Operator (and NEB Board member) Quenell Jones, SOC, first heard about a mandatory “shelter in place” order, he barely strayed a block from his Brooklyn apartment. Jones, who says “activity is in his DNA,” whether it’s working on projects like The First Purge, Get Out, and Daredevil or just exploring blocks and […]

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Navigating to the Next Normal

By / August 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

David Bowie’s classic song, “Space Oddity,” reportedly inspired by Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, related the experiences of Major Tom, a fictional space traveler, who found himself “floating ’round my tin can, far above the moon. Planet Earth is blue, and there’s nothing I can do.” Reporting later to a Ground Control (he may […]

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10 Questions with Jessica Lopez

By / August 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

Central region Camera Operator Jessica Lopez, SOC (Greenleaf, The Baxters, The Rookie, Transparent) was on a Netflix feature in Mexico City when the shut-down came, and she had to quickly get herself and her gear back home. Unfortunately, a pandemic hasn’t been the scariest thing in her life. Raised in the military, Lopez has faced […]

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