A Day in the Life of Eli Joshua Adé

By | September 18, 2020

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

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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10 Questions with Quenell Jones

By | September 4, 2020

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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Balancing Life with Yoga

By | August 26, 2020

A few days a week, Lauren “Renni” Pollock – a 2ndAC and Local 600 member since 2013 — breaks the monotony of quarantine by teaching an hour-long yoga session via Zoom from her living room.  Joining her are up to a dozen people including friends, colleagues and occasionally someone she doesn’t know. They Zoom in […]

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Navigating to the Next Normal

By | August 21, 2020

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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A Day in the Life with Lacey Terrell

By | August 7, 2020

“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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Stitching Chammies In Pandemic-Induced Downtime

By | July 28, 2020

By her own admission, Caitlin Brown doesn’t much care for downtime. When she first moved to Los Angeles from Boston in 2019, filling up idle hours wasn’t so much of an issue as Brown was busy working on a string of commercials and music videos, ultimately accumulating enough hours to get on her first union […]

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A Day in the Life with JoJo Whilden

By | July 24, 2020

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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Shooting “Children of the Corn” During Pandemic

By | July 2, 2020

Looking back at his experience on the remake of Children of the Corn — Andrew Rowlands’ first feature film assignment as principal director of photography — the veteran camera operator is astounded by the biblical challenges the crew survived while shooting in Australia for 34 days earlier this year. “Australia had just gone through massive […]

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Ambar Capoor: Targeting Areas of Need

By | June 16, 2020

Note: The above photo of Ambar Capoor was taken during a static shot. Airbags are disabled and the car is immobilized.   If you are an under-the-radar organization in need of protective face shields and earpieces, you can count on Local 600 1st AC Ambar Capoor for help. And if you can’t find Capoor, not to […]

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