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Jonathan Light

  • by — January 13, 2013

    So many of us have had this day marked on our calendars: the day we’d finish the shoot. We were looking forward to finally getting through this phase – but now that it’s arrived, we’re going to miss doing it. (Isn’t that always the case?) This shoot was by turns exciting, frustrating, educational, exhausting and rewarding. Among [...]

  • by — January 12, 2013

    A full wrap-up of this joyous and hellish week is forthcoming after I become coherent again. Until then, please enjoy a photo of our camera team at work. Production causes strange changes in people…  

  • by — January 10, 2013

    This was probably our most beastly day yet, as evidenced by the fact that I’m only posting this after waking up… The call was late (started at 1 PM) so you just KNEW that things were going to go late. Combine that with the very ambitious schedule, and there you are: everyone home by 3 [...]

  • by — January 8, 2013

    And Lo, there appeared in Brooklyn a great and mighty TV show crew, who not one day earlier had not a clue as to how all this stuff was supposed to work. Yet verily did they cascade their persons and their gear and their craft services upon the streets, specifically a Brownstone in Bed-Stuy for [...]

  • by — January 8, 2013

    Shooting Day 1. Over. We froze our writerly tails off this morning, despite the promise of “warmer” weather than last week. Yeah, right. It was cold. The biggest thing I think people learn on shooting sets is just how LONG everything takes, a lesson that was driven home today. Depending on your position, you are [...]

  • by — January 7, 2013

    And it begins… It’s production time for Cohort II! On Monday, we begin principal photography on our pilot presentation for Exposure, the hour-long drama we have written as a group over the last year and a half. The show follows a group of five spot-news photographers who are brought together through tragedy in our 15 minute [...]

  • Topic Dispatches
    by — September 23, 2012

    It’s Cohort II”s time to shine – we’ve begun pre-production on the trailer for our series, EXPOSURE.  Keep checking back for updates as we head through this exciting time…

  • Topic Dispatches
    by — September 3, 2012

    Many of you may not recognize the quote above, which is why I’m petitioning Norman to make an intimate knowledge of the 1986 Rodney Dangerfield classic Back to School a prerequisite for this course. He’s not listening of course, but that movie is in my head because my friends and I would try to watch [...]

  • Topic Dispatches
    by — May 12, 2012

    Summer is here, and we wish that Norman had made this class go straight through for four semesters, so we can just get this thing over with and start paying off our loans, already. I’ve actually got mixed feelings on the break – on the one hand, it’s nice to step away from something that’s [...]

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