Making of a PSA: Interview with the DP Bryant Fisher and Gaffer Jerred Sanusi

Above: Director of Photography, Bryant Fisher (behind camera) on set of Little Leading Ladies. Image courtesy of Adorama Rentals.  Welcome to part 3 of this five-part blog series co-presented by New York Women in Film & Television and Adorama Rentals.  Kelly La Rosa of Adorama Rentals interviews Bryant Fisher and Jerred Sanusi, respectively Director of Photography and Gaffer on the Little Leading Ladies video. […]

Making of a PSA: Interview with Casting Director Jessica Daniels

Above: Casting Director Jessica Daniels (right) and her associate Candice Alustiza-Lee (left) at the casting for Little Leading Ladies. Image courtesy of Adorama Rentals. This is the second installment of a five-part series co-presented by New York Women in Film & Television and Adorama Rentals. NYWIFT member Amanda Lin Costa interviews Casting Director Jessica Daniels about her work […]

Making of a PSA: Interview with Writer/Director Aubrey Smyth

Above: Writer/Director Aubrey Smyth (center) works with the young actors on the set of Little Leading Ladies. Photo courtesy of Gingersnap This is the first installment of a five-part series co-presented by New York Women in Film & Television and Adorama Rentals.  Intro: When fellow NYWIFT member Aubrey Smyth shared her idea to create a PSA inspired by […]

Martin Scorsese Inspires Every Filmmaker With Tisch Commencement Speech

I had the pleasure of watching Martin Scorsese’s commencement speech for the graduates of the Tisch School for the Arts. I believe he speaks to every filmmaker through his inspiring words of encouragement. Here are the highlights of that speech transcribed, in hopes they inspire the filmmaker and artist in you: Any of you, whether you’re […]

ARCommunity: The Quad Cinema – SOLD!?

“DON’T PANIC!” says Paula Bernstein of Indiewire, “The Quad isn’t going away.” “It turns out that Charles S. Cohen, in addition to being the president and chief executive of Cohen Bros. Realty Corp., is also a major supporter of great film, both as a distributor and as a historian.” (Phew!) “The torch has been passed so that the Quad […]

ARCommunity #FF with Featured Photographer, Ted Nghiem

This week’s Featured Photographer is Ted Nghiem, a food and travel photographer and blogger residing in Philadelphia who is working on a photo project he hopes to turn into a book. Ted uses his trusty Canon 5D Mark III to capture the food and culture of Vietnam here in the US. I met with him in […]

ARCommunity #FF with Featured Photographer, Travis Huggett

Travis Huggett is a New York photographer who works mainly in portraiture and a bit of fashion photography. Travis started out shooting bands for smaller music publications. Out of college he assisted with some great photographers where, he feels, he learned something different from each of them which ultimately led him to discover that he […]

ARCommunity #FF Interview with Photographer, Matthew Granger

Tell me a little about yourself and what you do. I’m a photographer and photography teacher from Sydney, Australia. I spend about half the year traveling around, teaching workshops in different cities. I specialize in portraiture. I teach off camera flash, studio lighting as well as portraiture and intimate portraiture.  I’ve got a studio in […]

ARCommunity #FF with Featured Photographer, Matthew Arnold

“Topography Is Fate—North African Battlefields of World War II is not a simple investigation of geography. This visual survey by the American photographer Matthew Arnold is a testament to the trials of conflict amid a desert landscape. Each image in the series goes beyond surface representation to reveal elements of a very personal geography, formed by lived experiences grounded […]