Saint X

Hulu Halts Production on Saint X After Crew Members Walk Off Following Overtime Pay Dispute

Production on the upcoming Hulu series Saint X was shut down late last week after several crew members walked off the set of the show, which has been shooting in the Dominican Republic. Deadline broke the news, reporting that the entire first unit grip and electric teams walked off the job, alleging that they weren’t being compensated correctly for overtime. The studio — Disney, in this case, since Saint X is produced […]

Florian Hoffmeister

Pachinko DP Florian Hoffmeister on Working With Kogonada and the Subtlety Behind Shooting Dialogue-Driven Scenes

Based on Min Jin Lee‘s epic bestselling novel, the new Apple TV+ series Pachinko follows an immigrant Korean family through several generations of hardship and tragedy. In an unusual strategy, the eight episodes of Season 1 were split between two indie directors — Kogonada (1, 2, 3, 7) and Justin Chon (4, 5, 6, 8). For his entries, Chon used his longtime collaborator, cinematographer Ante Cheng. Kogonada, however, worked with veteran […]