Halyna Hutchins injured on set of "Rust" in New Mexico (US)
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Hutchins with the ARRI 765 for “Al’s Brand”. Picture from Halyna Hutchins.
Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was injured on the set of "Rust" in New Mexico (US).
A prop firearm was discharged by [Actor] Alec Baldwin on the Western movie
set of "Rust", killing a cinematographer and wounding the director,
according to the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department.
Director of Photography Halyna Hutchins, 42, was injured Thursday [21
October 2021] when a prop gun was “discharged” by Alec Baldwin, the film’s
producer and star, authorities said. She was transported by helicopter to
University of New Mexico Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, the
sheriff’s department said.
We’re deeply saddened by the news from Santa Fe regarding the death of
cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.
In June 2021, in70mm.com was in contact with Halyna Hutchins about “Al’s
Brand” (2020) by Dennis Hauck. Halyna was very excited about 65mm and
All the footage we shot in Ireland
was on [ARRI] 765. The production is not finished yet. We are planning
on shooting in the US and potentially Canada on 65mm. Dennis is planning
to finish the film photochemically, then scan the final for digital
distribution. So hopefully we can have some prints.
In August 2021, when asked about progress
on “Al’s Brand”, Halyna Hutchins quickly replied
Not yet. Hopefully we can finish
this year. I’m about to shoot a western in New Mexico, but this one is
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