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Who is Halyna Hutchins, killed by Alec Baldwin on the set of a movie?

2021-10-22T10:53:45.848Z

The young woman began her career in film and shot a western with Alec Baldwin in New Mexico. His peers saw him as an av



She was 42 when she stumbled across a movie set in New Mexico. Halyna Hutchins died Thursday night from a gunshot wound caused by an "accidental" shooting by American actor Alec Baldwin. Evacuated by helicopter to an Albuquerque hospital, she was declared dead on arrival by medics. "The entire cast and crew are totally devastated by today's tragedy, and we send our sincere condolences to Halyna's family and loved ones," the production spokesperson said in a statement. . "We have stopped shooting the film for an indefinite period and are fully cooperating" with the investigation.

Born in Ukraine, she grew up in a Soviet military base in the Arctic Circle, according to her website.

First a graduate of the University of Kiev, Halyna Hutchins began a career as an investigative journalist working for British documentary production companies.

His last post on Instagram

In 2015, the young woman graduated from the American Film Institute.

Since 2019, she was considered since 2019 as a "rising star" of American cinema.

“She is a wonderful, positive and creative woman.

She was excited to break through and be involved in films, ”comments her friend filmmaker Michael Pessah to Variety.

She had since been director of photography on several feature films such as “Darlin '” (2,019), “Archenemy

” (

2,020), “To the New Girl

(2,020) or “The Mad Hatter

(2,021). .

Halyna Hutchins was working on Joel de Souza's western "Rust".

The story of Harland Rust, an outlaw who fled with his 13-year-old grandson when he was sentenced to be hanged for murder.

The shooting took place on a farm in Santa Fe. "One of the advantages of shooting a western is that you can go horseback riding on your days off," she posted two days ago on her Instagram account. .

His latest posts show the crew posing in the film set.

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A post shared by Halyna Hutchins (@halynahutchins)

Last year, she had worked with director Adam Egypt on the thriller "Archenemy".

The latter tweeted his "anger that this could still happen on a set".

The videographer then greeted a "brilliant" and "committed" woman.

According to him, his "sensitivity" was a "huge asset" for his film.

Halyna Hutchins, ARCHENEMY's DP, has a brilliant mind for light and texture.

Her tastes and sensibility of what is cinematic were a huge asset for executing our style - the grimy but beautiful feeling I referred to as ROMANTIC BRUTALSM.

pic.twitter.com/3QfLdcIPoh

- Adam Egypt Mortimer (@adamegypt) November 22, 2020

"Words are not enough to express the loss of a dear member of our community," writes the American Film Institute Conservatory on Twitter.

"We promise that Halyna Hutchins will be celebrated as an example of a talent who fought to make her dreams come true"

Source: leparis

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