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How one photographer makes stunning celebrity portraits — fast

“It’s really all about trust.” Larry Busacca is Chief Entertainment Photographer at Getty Images, and has been a leading entertainment industry and celebrity photographer for more than 30 years.  In addition to shooting on the red carpet at the Academy Awards or in a tent at the Sundance Film Festival, Larry’s photography subjects have ranged […]

Entertainment photographer Larry Busacca in the portrait studio at the Sundance Film Festival

Behind the scenes at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival portrait studio with Getty Images Chief Entertainment Photographer Larry Busacca

Photographer Jeff Vespa on what keeps him coming back to Sundance after 20 years

We talk to legendary entertainment photographer Jeff Vespa about what keeps him coming back to Sundance Film Festival after 20 years.

Director Desiree Akhavan on women, film, gender inequality

“For more strong female characters to be depicted on film, there needs to be more female directors at the helm of these films,” said Desiree Akhavan, the writer, director and star of “Appropriate Behavor” and new cast member on HBO’s “Girls.”

Submitting to film festivals? How to license footage on a budget

Independent filmmakers face plenty of challenges illustrating their creative vision and preparing films for festival submission. Not surprisingly, budget is at the top of the list.