The New York Times commissions Brinson+Banks to shoot portraits of Hollywood players for an in-depth feature on diversity issues in the entertainment industry

For the feature “What It’s Really Like to Work in Hollywood* (*If you’re not a straight white man.),” New York Times writer Melena Ryzik conducted candid interviews with 27 entertainment-industry figures. Brinson+Banks photographed 12 of these subjects, some at their homes and others in hotel rooms, for the piece. Read it here.  

Brinson+Banks on their nine-minute shoot with Julia Roberts for The New York Times

  The New York Times commissioned Brinson+Banks to photograph Julia Roberts—whose new film, Secret in Their Eyes, comes out Friday—for a feature on the superstar published this past weekend. The shoot took place at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica—and lasted all of nine minutes. “We arrived 90 minutes early so we […]

Academy Awards portraits gallery!

In honor of this year’s Academy Awards, which gets started at Sunday at 8 PM EST on ABC, I thought I’d show off some of the portraits our photographers have taken of  the 2010 nominees over the years. And then, out of curiosity, I started researching which previous nominees and winners our photographers have shot. […]