Final post of Haylna Hutchins as she shares riding video days before death

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Two days before cinematographer Helena Hutchins was accidentally shot dead by actor Alec Baldwin, she wrote about the joys of her job.

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In a final Instagram post, Heelna, 42, shared an image of herself riding a horse as she filmed a new western called Rust at Bonanza Creek Ranch just outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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42-year-old Halina Hutchins, director of photography, was murdered on the set of the Alec Baldwin film, Rustocredit: Instagram / Helena Hutchins
Alec accidentally shot and killed a crew member on the set of his new film Rust

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Alec accidentally shot and killed a crew member on the set of his new film Rustcredit: Instagram / Alec Baldwin
Rust director and writer Joel Souza was also shot on set and remains in 'serious' condition

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Rust director and writer Joel Souza was also shot on set and remains in ‘serious’ conditioncredit: getty

In the selfie video, she smiles while her horse is walking a path past some fellow riders, with its hair tangled under a black cowboy hat.

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In her post, Halyana wrote: “One of the benefits of shooting a western is that you get to ride horses on your day off.”

The post has become a focal point for mourners – both her loved ones and strangers commented on.

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Dwayne Johnson was among those who left the comment, writing: “I’m so sorry.

“Rest in rest. My love and strength to your family.”

Director and producer James Cullen Bressack also wrote in the comments section, “I’ll miss you my friend… it’s devastating.”

Ukraine-born Halina’s cinematography credits also include films such as Arkanemy, Blindfire and The Mad Hatter.

In 2019 she was selected as one of the Rising Stars of American Cinematographer magazine.

It comes like this:

  • Alec Baldwin says he was ‘exhausted’ hours before accidentally shooting a crew member.
  • Baldwin tweeted about ‘wrongfully killing someone’.
  • What happened on the set of Alec Baldwin’s film Rust?
  • Baldwin removed a picture of himself covered in blood on set.
  • Who was Helena Hutchins and what was her role on set?

Baldwin accidentally shot and killed Halina while leaving her director Joel Souza in critical condition on the set of his new film, Rust, after a prop gun allegedly misfired.

Santa Fe County Sheriff Juan Rios was first disclosed in a statement: “The sheriff’s office confirms that two individuals were shot on the set of Rust.

“Helena Hutchins, 42, director of photography and director Joel Souza, 48, were shot after a prop firearm was discharged by Alec Baldwin, 63, producer and actor.”

Police said that no charges have been registered. But the investigation continues

Alec was filming a scene on the set of his new western film, Rust, which required him to fire a gun that was filled with empty space.

But, either shrapnel or bullet fired from the gun, which killed two people on the set, including Halina.

Halina was taken to the hospital where she later died of her injuries.

Film director and writer Souza’s condition remains critical Hollywood Reporter informed of.

Officials confirmed that the shooting took place at Bonanza Creek Ranch just outside Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the middle of a scene that was either being rehearsed or being filmed – the incident potentially caught on camera Was.

TV and movie stars were “unknown” about the type of ammunition in the gun, according to time limit.

Due to today’s events, filming has been halted, with a representative stating: “Production at Rust has been temporarily halted. The safety of our cast and crew is our top priority.”

Santa Fe Police said: “According to investigators, it appears that the scene being filmed involved the use of a prop firearm when it was discharged.

“The spies are probing how and what type of projectile was fired.

“The incident remains an active investigation. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.”

Responding to today’s devastating news, the Cinematographers Guild said: “We received the devastating news this evening, that one of our members, Director of Photography on a production called ‘Rust’ in New Mexico, engaged Helena Hutchins on set. Died from injuries.”

A spokesperson for Rust Films earlier said in a statement: “There was an accident today on the set of Rust in New Mexico that involved a prop gun misfire with Blank.

“Two crew members have been taken to the hospital and are being looked after. “

Hours before the violent accident, Alec posed in character on set in an Instagram post.

He was pictured in front of his trailer wearing dirty cowboy boots, a vest and a bandana while holding a hat.

Baldwin said: “Back in the office in person. Blimey… It’s exhausting.”

A 2017 tweet where Baldwin criticized the fatal shooting of a Southern California policeman has resurfaced after the crash in New Mexico.

He said at the time: “I wonder how it must have felt to kill someone the wrong way.”

Baldwin was commenting on a Huntington Beach police officer who clashed with a young man in front of a 7-Eleven store, then drew his gun and opened fire.

Rust will star Alec alongside actors Travis Fimmel, Brady Nunn, Francis Fisher and Jensen Ackles.

Director Joel worked on the story and screenplay with Alec—who plays the titular character, Harland Rust.

Police are seen leaving the scene on Thursday afternoon in New Mexico

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Police are seen leaving the scene on Thursday afternoon in New Mexicocredit: AP
The cast and crew of Rust will be on hiatus for the film as production halts

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The cast and crew of Rust will be on hiatus for the film as production haltscredit: Instagram
The New Mexico ranch has famously hosted many western films.

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The New Mexico ranch has famously hosted many western films.credits: KOB4

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