Brinson+Banks on photographing Will Ferrell for The New York Times

In his new movie The House, Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler play a couple desperate to find a way to pay their daughter’s college tuition after her scholarship falls through. Their solution? Persuade their neighbor to start an illegal casino in his basement, of course. Brinson+Banks photographed Ferrell for the New York Times’ profile of […]

Brinson+Banks photograph “Transparent” and “I Love Dick” creator Jill Soloway for The New York Times

  Read the article: “Chris Kraus and Jill Soloway Talk About the Show I Love Dick“  

Jimmy Chin’s dramatic photo for The New York Times Magazine a winner at SPD’s 52nd Annual Design Competition

Jimmy Chin‘s photo of Jamison Walsh climbing to the top of 1 World Trade Center—shot for Kathy Ryan at The New York Times Magazine—won the top prize in the cover category at the Society of Publication Designers’ 52nd Annual Design Competition. The cover also won a Gold Cube from the Art Directors Club in the […]

Brinson+Banks photograph “Catastrophe” cocreator and costar Sharon Horgan for The New York Times

  Read the article: “Sharon Horgan and the Fun Filth of Catastrophe“

Brinson+Banks photograph Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon—husband and wife and screenwriting collaborators—for The New York Times

Read the article here: “Is the New Mr. Right an Immigrant Rom-Com Hero? Kumail Nanjiani of Silicon Valley breaks outwith The Big Sick, a personal story that upends Hollywood’s traditional ideas about leading men.”

Brinson+Banks photograph Selena Gomez and her mother, Mandy Teefey, with playwright Brian Yorkey for the New York Times’ feature on their Netflix drama “13 Reasons Why”

Most people know Selena Gomez as a pop singer and actress, but she’s recently added a new credit to her name: executive producer. Gomez and her mother, Mandy Teefey, co-executive produced Netflix‘s much-buzzed-about teen drama 13 Reasons Why, based on the book by Jay Asher. “The best-selling young adult novel tells the story of Hannah […]

Brinson+Banks photograph John Lydon, who pioneered punk under the name of Johnny Rotten when he fronted the Sex Pistols, for The New York Times

“We photographed John Lydon at an iconic L.A. record store called the Record Parlour,” says Brinson+Banks. “In a back room, the owner has amazing Hollywood antiques, and the walls are covered in old movie posters. The chairs John is sitting in are from Star Trek!” Read the New York Times article: “John Lydon, Angry Old […]

Brinson+Banks photograph “CHIPS” star and director Dax Shepard for The New York Times

  Read the article: “Dax Shepard Is Not Afraid to Direct Naked”

Brinson+Banks photograph Bryan Cranston, James Franco, and Keegan-Michael Key, stars of the movie “Why Him?,” for The New York Times

“These three have great chemistry,” say Brinson+Banks of photographing Bryan Cranston, James Franco, and Keegan-Michael Key, stars of the movie Why Him?, for The New York Times. “And when I say chemistry, I mean they laugh a lot together, and that made our shoot more fun. We always try to keep it light, but they […]

Brinson+Banks on photographing Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart for The New York Times

TV’s perhaps unlikeliest pairing, gangsta-rap pionner Snoop Dogg and impeccable lifestyle maven Martha Stewart, are hosting their own show on VH1 called Snoop & Martha’s Potluck Dinner Party, so The New York Times invited them to a chic West Hollywood restaurant for an interview. The accompanying portraits for the story—titled, hilariously enough, “What Would You […]