Building a Bridge for Young Filmmakers

November 11, 2020

Bridges aren’t built in a single day or even by a single person. In order to make a significant impact, or to cross a yawning divide, you need a creative […]

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A Proud Islander Helps GOTV

October 28, 2020

As the Local 600 Young Workers ramped up a hugely successful summer voter registration campaign, the team deployed multiple volunteers to ensure that not a single member was left behind. […]

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A Day in the Life of Mark Hill

October 26, 2020

For Atlanta, GA-based Local 600 Unit Still Photographer Mark Hill, the last six months have felt, in his words, “like one very long day, punctuated by wonderful family meals, yardwork, […]

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Trainings During Pandemic a Hit with Members

October 21, 2020

Featured image by Darren Michaels Craft trainings are one of the most popular services offered by Local 600. But the COVID-19 pandemic created a potentially crippling challenge to the union’s […]

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A Day in the Life of Dale Robinette

October 16, 2020

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 […]

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Stills Stand Tall for Fundraiser

October 14, 2020

Featured image, “Cadillac Mecca,” by Melinda Sue Gordon When the talented still photographers of Local 600 put their heads together, great things happen. Case in point: “Still Standing,” an online […]

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10 Questions with Martin Rosas

October 9, 2020

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 […]

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Why Local 600 Members Vote

October 7, 2020

There are as many different reasons to vote in the 2020 election as there are Local 600 members. With labor unions under attack, the local has made it a top […]

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A Day in the Life with Eddy Chen

October 2, 2020

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, […]

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Back to the Classroom

September 30, 2020

Featured photo by Bonnie Osborne Returning for a fifth year of teaching Production 2 at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, Camera Operator Dianne Farrington feels the absence of students especially […]

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10 Questions with Suren Karapetyan

September 25, 2020

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 […]

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Add ESG Filters to Your Essentials Package

September 21, 2020

As cinematographers, we all have our favorite filters. Regardless of the type, the filters we rely on generally take away something undesirable like glare or sharpness while other filters enhance […]

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