Who was Halyna Hutchins, the director of photography shot in accident involving Alec Baldwin?

The film industry has been left shocked and in mourning after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on set when actor and producer Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm.

10/22/2021 1:21:00 PM

The film industry has been left shocked and in mourning after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on set when actor and producer Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm.

The film industry has been left shocked and in mourning after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on set when actor and producer Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm.

Hutchins, who was 42, was director of photography for Baldwin's latest movie,"Rust," a Western which was being filmed in New Mexico and stars Baldwin, Travis Fimmel and Jensen Ackles.According to law enforcement statements provided to CNN, Hutchins was shot around 1:50 p.m. Thursday local time and was airlifted to hospital but died of her injuries.Born in Ukraine, Hutchins lived in Los Angeles and graduated from the American Film Institute in 2015. She was credited with involvement in the production of 49 film, TV and video titles during her career, according to IMDB.She worked on movies including"Archenemy," starring Joe Manganiello, which was released last year, and was named a rising star by American Cinematographer magazine in 2019.Santa Fe County Sheriff's Officers respond to the scene of the fatal accidental shooting on Thursday.Read MoreA rising star and a restless dreamerAccording to her website, Hutchins was raised at a Soviet military base in the Arctic Circle and initially studied as a journalist, graduating from Kyiv National University with a degree in international journalism, before going on to work on documentary productions across Europe and switching to film.On her Instagram page, she described herself as a"Restless Dreamer. Adrenaline junkie. Cinematographer" and shared photos of the"Rust" set. Her final post, on Wednesday, showed a video of her riding on horseback in New Mexico. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Halyna Hutchins (@halynahutchins)

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What a pity! IMDb MillaJovovich OlyaKurylenko My most sincere condolences to her family and friends. Rest In Peace,Mrs. Halyna Hutchins. IMDb MillaJovovich OlyaKurylenko I know that Alec Baldwin shot to the poor Halyna Hutchins without knowing that had a real gun, I hope they investigate how a real gun was in that set of the film in New Mexico.

IMDb MillaJovovich OlyaKurylenko When he died, Brandon Lee was very young (he was only 28 years old). IMDb MillaJovovich OlyaKurylenko The truth is that this tragic event I remember a lot from the filming of the movie: 'The Crow' when the actor Michael Massee shot actor Brandon Lee without knowing that he had a real gun in 1993.

IMDb MillaJovovich OlyaKurylenko She was Ukrainian,from:Kiev. IMDb MillaJovovich OlyaKurylenko She was very young (only was 42 years old),was more or less of the same age and also of the same generation than us. IMDb MillaJovovich OlyaKurylenko She also was beautiful. IMDb MillaJovovich OlyaKurylenko Poor woman,she was an interesting cinematographer and she seemed like a great person.

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OmarJimenez Halyna Hutchins. Daughter. Friend. Cinematographer. 100% a Rising Star. Rest easy Halyna. Much heartfelt condolences to her family, friends, fellow crew members, esp those who were present, and cast. SafetyFirst I’m in Health & Safety in film/tv; this was absolutely avoidable. NatashaBertrand Shooting blanks can sometimes cause both tragic deaths and unwanted pregnancies.

It's the responsibility of the gun holder to ensure the gun is unloaded. Period. This is horrible. We don't walk around like that with a gun, the information reported is incomplete