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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A Day in the Life with Lacey Terrell

By / August 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

“The last time I was around a group of more than four people (aside from the grocery) was in Frank Schaeffer’s lighting workshop at the Guild in March,” says Lacey Terrell, SMPSP (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Hillbilly Elegy, True Detective, Veep). She’s been sticking close to her Los Feliz home, going through stills […]

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10 Questions with Ernie Malik

By / July 31, 2020 / 0 Comments

Ernie Malik has been a working publicist for more than 37 years. A winner of the Les Mason Award and The Maxwell Weinberg  Award for Motion Picture Campaign from the ICG Publicists Awards, he’s overseen publicity for Oscar-nominated movies like The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, and Saving Mr. Banks, as well as classic franchises […]

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A Day in the Life with JoJo Whilden

By / July 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

JoJo Whilden, SMPSP, and her film producer spouse Susan Stover, moved from their Williamsburg apartment to their house in South Kent, CT to wait out the pandemic. “We make fires, play Scrabble and cook a lot.” Between keeping up with NYC public school decisions and trying to keep busy, the “stay at home” has taken […]

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