“In the Dark of the Valley” Director Nicholas Mihm & DP Brandon Smith

In this episode, Kenny is talking with Nick Mihm & Brandon Smith, the director and cinematographer of the soon to be released MSNBC documentary “In the Dark of the Valley.” The film follows a group of mothers who discover that the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, located just outside of Los Angeles, was the site of one of the largest nuclear accidents in United States history; and may have exposed their children and their community to cancer-causing hazardous waste. The film shows on MSNBC.

Frame & Reference is a conversation between Cinematographers hosted by DP Kenny McMillan. Each episode dives into the respective DP’s current and past work, as well as what influences and inspires them. These discussions are an entertaining and informative look in to the world making films through the lens of the people who shoot them. You can listen to Frame & Reference where all the best podcasts are listened to like Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Podcasts. Each episode can also be found in video form on YouTube. Follow Frame & Reference on Twitter and Instagram for more content, and check your favorite app every Thursday for new episodes.