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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Staying Safe While Working Seattle’s CHOP

By | August 5, 2020

For three tumultuous weeks in June, an already fraught situation became that much more charged as Local 600 News Photojournalist Madelyn Hastings experienced life in the CHOP. Hastings, a photojournalist with KOMO in Seattle since 2018, was already dealing with the new reality of reporting the news during a pandemic. Things like socially distancing during […]

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10 Questions with Ernie Malik

By | July 31, 2020

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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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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Checking in, Buddying-Up: IATSE CARES

By | July 22, 2020

From costume designers to cinematographers and script supervisors to art directors, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) members are a diverse and highly creative bunch. And, as their response to the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated, IATSE members are also socially conscious. They care. A lot. As the pandemic shut down the motion picture and […]

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10 Questions with Rebecca Rajadnya

By | July 17, 2020

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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Photojournalist Instincts Kick In

By | July 14, 2020

Four years ago, when he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a unit still photographer, Warrick Page figured his days of shooting riots and conflict were largely behind him. But current events had other plans. With the recent murder of George Floyd sparking nationwide outrage and calls for reform, Page picked up […]

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A Day in the Life with K.C. Bailey

By | July 10, 2020

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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600’s Young Workers Activate Voters

By | July 7, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic may have wreaked havoc with the motion picture and television industry, but in the midst of the 2020 primary season, Local 600’s Young Workers were not about to let any virus mess with members’ ability to be heard at the ballot box. Under the leadership of Young Workers chairs across the three […]

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