I owe many thank-yous for this book. First, I am a deeply grateful to the contributors who jumped on board to participate. It was a true pleasure to reconnect with old friends, make new friends and colleagues, and spend time with some of the film and television professionals I most admire. They took time out of their busy schedules to share their perspective and expertise, which is among the most generous of gifts. I must also acknowledge the many photographers who graciously allowed us to include their work in this book.

Thank you to my friends, colleagues, and mentors who supported or influenced this project from the outset and onward. UCR-Palm Desert faculty members Kate Anger, Joshua Malkin, Bill Rabkin, and Deanne ...

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