Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) overhears an exchange between Skeeter Phelan (Emma Stone, center) and her friends.

For my latest foray into film, I interviewed members of the crew on the upcoming movie, The Help (in theatres 10 August), based on Kathryn Stockett's best-seller. It's got an incredible cast and crew. And there's a North Carolina connection: Production designer Mark Ricker hails from Burlington and is a UNC grad. Go, Heels!

You can read my article about how they made the movie on the International Cinematographers Guild website.


For more of my writing on the making of the movies, click here.