INDUSTRY & LABOR NEWS
GOTV: 2022 Georgia Runoff Election on December 6
The runoff election on December 6 for the U.S. Senate is too important to tune out.
Television Publicity Campaign Nominations Announced for the 60th Annual ICG Publicists Awards
ICG Publicists have announced the nominees for the Maxwell Weinberg Award for Television Publicity Campaign to be presented at the 60th Annual ICG Publicists Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Friday, March 10, 2023.
Camerimage: How ‘Black Panther 2’ DP Autumn Durald Arkapaw Used Light to Convey Grief, Rebirth
Describing lighting as “a character in the movie,” DP Autumn Durald Arkapaw said her approach to Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was about creating a “texture of grief throughout the film.”
How ‘Elvis’ DP Mandy Walker Re-created Those Iconic Performances by the King of Rock ’n’ Roll
Before production even began on Baz Luhrmann’s biopic, they did meticulous research and testing involving studying footage and other archival material.
Interview with " Armageddon Time" Director, James Gray, & Cinematographer, Darius Khondji
What's the collaborative process behind “The Immigrant,” “Armageddon Time,” and “The Lost City of Z”? “No conversation. Just sharing paintings.”
Interview with “Banshees of Inisherin” cinematographer Ben Davis
When “Banshees of Inisherin” cinematographer Ben Davis received the film’s script, his reaction was that while there were many interpretations to be had, it was the conflict that spoke to him.
Netflix Music Supervisors Seek NLRB Election In Order To Be Represented By IATSE
Music supervisors at Netflix, who are seeking representation by IATSE, today filed for a union certification election with the National Labor Relations Board. According to the union, an “overwhelming majority” of music supervisors currently or recently employed by Netflix requested that the streaming giant voluntarily recognize their union, “a request Netflix has declined.”
Hurricane Relief Available to Local 600 Members
Relief available from the IATSE, Local 600 and FEMA.
Interview with "The Rings of Power" Director of Photography Alex Disenhof
For a show on the scale of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, fans might expect there to be a lot of CGI used, but in reality the creative team has tried to make everything as real as possible, Director of Photography Alex Disenhof told Newsweek.
Interview with "The Woman King" Director of Photography, Polly Morgan
How ‘The Woman King’ Cinematographer Fought to Highlight the ‘Beauty of Black Skin’
Interview with "Barbarian" Cinematographer Zach Kuperstein
Cinematographer Zach Kuperstein tells IndieWire how "Barbarian" recreated Detroit on a Bulgarian farm and how David Fincher and Sam Raimi informed the film's terrifying images.
COVID-19: Member Resources & Updates
Guidance Posted on Requirements to Protect Workers from Coronavirus (COVID-19)
ICG to Honor Lawrence Sher with Distinguished Filmmaker Award at ECAs
Local 600 will honor cinematographer/director Lawrence Sher, ASC, best known for his films The Joker and The Hangover series, with the Distinguished Filmmaker Award at the 2022 Emerging Cinematographer Awards.
ICG to Honor Patti Lee with ASC Mentor Award at ECAs
Local 600 will honor Emmy® nominated cinematographer Patti Lee, ASC (Bob Hearts Abishola, Superior Donuts, Call Me Kat) with the ASC Mentor Award at the 2022 Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA).
It’s not just money. Unions are fighting for better schedules, safety and work conditions
There has been a surge in union activism — including strikes and organizing efforts — in the last year that is being driven by factors far beyond pay rates and benefits packages.
Americans’ support for labor unions at highest for nearly 60 years
Gallup survey finds 71% of US residents approve of unions amid a wave of successful organizing efforts
Interview with " Three Thousand Years of Longing" Director of Photography, John Seale.
Cinematographer John Seale Talks Turning Down ‘Furiosa’ and Capping His Career With ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’
Interview with "Ozark" DP Eric Koretz and Jason Bateman
As the director, executive producer and star of Netflix’s Emmy-winning crime drama Ozark, Jason Bateman looked to create a work of “detail and precision,” marked by “an economy” of visual communication—one that would lean into and repeatedly pull off his most “complicated idea or desire.”
How the Cinematography of ‘Evil’ Channels ‘Night of the Hunter’ and ‘Ida’
Cinematographers Petr Hlinomaz and Fred Murphy tell IndieWire about how their compositions and lens choices help create terror on "Evil."
Emmys 2022: Cinematography Nominees on How They Shot the Year’s Best Shows
From "Euphoria" to "Atlanta" and "Loki" to "Station Eleven," 15 directors of photography tell IndieWire about the equipment they chose for their Emmy-nominated series — and, more importantly, why they chose it.