The Times invited a spectrum of film professionals to share their feelings, moods and predictions about the future and the prospect of returning to work — safely — in a post-pandemic world, whenever that may be.

Here’s a list of the professionals:

GINA PRINCE-BYTHEWOOD (Director, writer, “Beyond the Lights”)

KAY CANNON (Director, “Blockers”)

JODY LEE LIPES (Cinematographer, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”)

AKIVA GOLDSMAN (Producer, writer, “A Beautiful Mind”)

ROY LEE (Producer, “It: Chapter Two”)

JASON BLUM (Producer, “The Invisible Man”)

SOPHIA TAKAL (Director, co-writer, “Black Christmas”)

NICKI LEDERMANN (Makeup, “Joker”)

ALAN HEIM (President, Motion Picture Editors Guild)

JORDAN HOROWITZ (Producer, “La La Land”)

LORI BALTON (Location manager/scout, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”)

SIMU LIU (Actor, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”)

JANICZA BRAVO (Director, co-writer, “Zola”)

WILL PACKER (Producer, “Girls Trip”)

ADIR ABERGEL (Hair stylist for clients including Charlize Theron and Marion Cotillard)

KENNETH BRANAGH (Director, producer, actor, “Death on the Nile”)

BRYAN SMILEY (President of film and television, HartBeat Productions

ARIANNE PHILLIPS (Costume designer, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”)

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