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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10 Questions with Rebecca Rajadnya

By / July 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

When her roommates left to quarantine somewhere else, eastern region 1st Assistant Rebecca Rajadnya (Love After Love, Appropriate Behavior, Little Men, Strange Ones, Hustlers, Broad City , Russian Doll) was alone, sheltering in place, in her very small Greenpoint, Brooklyn apartment; and seeing the once-bustling streets of Brooklyn turn into a ghost town made it […]

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A Day in the Life with K.C. Bailey

By / July 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Local 600 Unit Still Photographer K.C. Bailey (Once Upon a Time in Staten Island, Clifford the Big Red Dog, The Half of It, Lady and the Tramp, Set it Up) is waiting out the pandemic at her home in Shelter Island, NY, home to The Nature Conservancy’s Mashomack Preserve, where Bailey says the shutdown has […]

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10 Questions with Scott Thiele

By / June 26, 2020 / 0 Comments

Scott Thiele is a Chicago-based Director of Photography, who lives in a Bridgeport-area apartment with his wife Megan and dogs, Mars and Roo. Like so many Local 600 members, he’s been anxiously waiting out the return of production, while also being excited for the future release of his two last projects, Broadcast Signal Intrusion and […]

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A Day in the Life with Laura Magruder

By / June 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

Still photographer Laura Magruder (Force of Nature, The Last Thing He Wanted, Driven, Imprisoned, The Men Who Stare at Goats, Che. Part 1), her husband, daughter and a whole lot of pets are “staying-at-home” in San Juan, Puerto Rico. When she isn’t taking care of her household (including her many plants), she’s looking out the […]

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10 Questions with Gabriel Pfeiffer

By / June 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

New Mexico-based 1st AC Gabriel Pfeiffer started his career at Panavision, in Dallas, TX. He transitioned to the freelance world and worked his way through various camera department classifications, on projects such as Briarpatch, Stargirl, Messiah, Daybreak, Hostiles, and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. He met his wife, Jennifer, a makeup artist, on set. The two, along with their daughter, Harlow, are staying happy, healthy, and “mostly sane” in […]

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A Day in the Life with Nicola Goode

By / June 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

Local 600 Unit Still Photographer Nicola Goode, SMPSP, who lives with her 16-year-old son, Dylan, in a hilltop house near the Santa Monica Airport, and maintains a storefront studio near Venice Beach, says the early days of the lockdown, in mid-March, were unsettling – in an area usually buzzing with noise and activity, the silence […]

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