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  • 2017 ASC Theatical Nominees Announced

    By Marjorie Galas

     

      The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced nominees in the Theatrical Release and Spotlight categories for the 31st Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography. Winners will be named on February 4 at the Society’s awards gala held at Hollywood & Highland’s Ray Dolby Ballroom. Theatrical Release nominees this year include: Greig Fraser,…

     

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  • “Gotham” Cinematographer David Stockton Discusses Lensing The Pilot

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    BY: Marjorie Galas, Editor Growing up a fan of “Batman,” cinematographer David Stockton was thrilled to help set the visual tone in the pilot of “Gotham.” “The subject matter is iconic. I’m a fan of the Nolan films and grew up with ‘Batman’ on TV. ‘Gotham’ is more a microcosm of our real world,” said…

     

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  • Michael Goi’s Vision For The ASC

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    After three years of service as the first vice president of the American Society of Cinematographers, Michael Goi, ASC, is moving up.   The ASC’s Board of Governors, a body elected by the members of the ASC, had the task of filling the open position when Daryn Okada, ASC, stepped down from the role.  Okada,…

     

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  • Star Trek: Boldly Going Where Some Men Have Gone Before

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    In the early 60s, writer/producer Gene Roddenberry proposed a television series modeled after “Gulliver’s Travels.”  Marketed as a “western in space,” each episode was intended as both an action/suspense story as well as a morality parable.  On September 8, 1966, “Star Trek,” the embodiment of Roddenberry’s vision, first aired. Roddenberry and the series writers were…

     

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