Melinda Sue Gordon is a photographer born in Detroit, raised in Scottsdale and currently living in Los Angeles. She is one of the founding members of The Society of Motion Picture Still Photographers (SMPSP) and is also a member of The International Cinematographer’s Guild IATSE Local 600 and The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP).

“My job on a film set is to tell a story in a single image. It’s a moment from the script, a character study or perhaps the choreography of the cast and crew outside the frame lines. The motion picture can be viewed over and over but what happens behind the lens will be caught only once.”

AFI Member Spotlight: Melinda Sue Gordon

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