The Longest Shift Portraits: Capturing Local 705 Costumer, Lindsey Clough and Makeup Artist Jasmine Dashtizad
Last March, California was the first US state to enforce a mandatory stay-at-home order in hopes to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Now that California pandemic restrictions have been lifted, LA-based photographer, Sam Comen dedicates his time visiting dozens of essential workers in the Los Angeles area; capturing their portraits, sharing their stories on losing work and COVID-19’s impact on turning their jobs high-risk.
In the website series #TheLongestShift, Comen captures Local 705 Costumer Lindsey Clough (right) and freelance Makeup Artist, Jasmine Dashtizad (left) as they share how COVID-19 affected their personal lives and it’s impact on the film and television industry.
Check out their interviews below:
COVID-19 forces us to look at who and what sustains society. Hear from more essential workers at TheLongestShift.com.
The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees or IATSE (full name: International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada), is a labor union representing over 150,000 technicians, artisans and craftspersons in the entertainment industry, including live theatre, motion picture and television production, broadcast, and trade shows in the United States and Canada.