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  • American Society of Cinematographers Names 2018 Honorees

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    In recognition of their special contributions to the art of cinematography, the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has named four honorees who will be honored at the 32nd ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Russell Carpenter, ASC will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award; Russell Boyd, ASC, ACS will earn the org’s International Award; Alan Caso, ASC will be…

     

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  • ShareGrid Brings The Production Community The Ultimate Anamorphic Lens Test

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    By: Marjorie Galas ShareGrid has made the life of cinematographers a whole lot easier.  In the company’s earliest days, they collaborated with Duclos Lenses and Old Fast Glass to put together a test of 40 vintage lenses, calling it “The Ultimate Vintage Lens Test.”  Their results had just reached the ShareGrid audience when discussions began…

     

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  • ASC 2018 Award Call For Entries Open For Television Categories

    By Marjorie Galas

     

      The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has opened its call for entries in the television categories for the 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography, which will be held February 17, 2018, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. The ASC is now accepting submissions in three categories: (1) Episode…

     

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  • Denzel Washington To Receive ASC Board Of Governors Award

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) will present actor/producer/director Denzel Washington with the org’s Board of Governors Award during the 31st annual  ASC Awards.  The event will take place February 4, 2017 at Hollywood & Highland’s Ray Dolby Ballroom. The organization presents the accolade to individuals in the industry whose body of work has made significant…

     

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  • International Cinematographers Guild Recognizes 2016 ECA Honorees, Bestows Special Awards At Luncheon

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    Michael Goi, former president of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and board member of the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG), welcomed the 2016 Emerging Cinematographer Award recipients in addition to members of the production industry at the annual ECA Award Luncheon at the ASC Club House.  The event, held September 23rd kicked off a weekend of ECA activities including…

     

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  • Emerging Cinematographers Awards Celebrates Twenty Years

    By Marjorie Galas

     

      The International Cinematographers Guild is excited to present the 20th annual Emerging Cinematographers Awards – an event that has helped camera operators and other members of the camera department transition into the world of a working cinematographer! The Emerging Cinematographer Awards, presented by the International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600, will be held on…

     

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  • 20th Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards Honorees Announced

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    The Intentional Cinematographers Guild (ICG) has announced the names of the honorees for the 20th Annual Emerging Cinematographers Awards (ECA).  Chosen from roughly 100 submissions, this year’s list  of ten individuals includes digital imaging technicians, camera operators and loaders. The honorees will be recognized in events occuring in Los Angeles, New York and Atlanta, Georgia….

     

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  • “Confirmation” – DP Rachel Morrison Discusses Her Approach To Recreating A Historic Court Case

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    By: Marjorie Galas Cinematographer Rachel Morrison recalled the family dinner discussions that resulted after news outlets broke the story of Anita Hill’s sexual harassment testimony against US Supreme Court nominee Judge Clarence Thomas in 1991. On the set of “Confirmation,” the HBO movie exploring the historical proceedings, the DP noted crew members in their twenties…

     

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  • ASC Announces First Round Of Award Season Nominees In Television Categories

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    HBO’s “Game of Thrones”,Fox’s  “Gotham” and  WGN America’s “Manhattan” each received multiple nods in the nomination announcements for the 29th Annual ASC Awards. The ASC, or American Society of Cinematographers, will announce the winners at a special ceremony to be held February 15th, 2015. This year’s nominees include a mixture of  ASC Award veterans and first time nominees.  JonathanFreeman,…

     

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  • Winners of the 2012 Emerging Cinematographers Awards Announced

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    On September 30th, the International Cinematographers Guild presented the 2012 Emerging Cinematographer Awards at the DGA West Headquarters.  After welcoming the guests to the 16th annual event and informing everyone they’d have the opportunity to watch each award recipient’s film in its entirety, ICG President Steven Poster, ASC, passed the mike on to the evening’s key…

     

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  • NAB 2012: A Cinematographer’s Perspective

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    The NAB Show is THE place to learn about new technology emerging into the broadcast and content creation world.  From the latest cameras and digital storage systems to innovations in steadicam technology and VFX software NAB offers everything one needs from shoot to screening.  However, shifting the wheat from the chaff on the show floor…

     

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  • The Doors Reopen For A Hollywood Icon

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      Every Hollywood icon should have a residence fitting of their grandeur and contributions to the world of production, and the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) is no exception. In 1938, the ASC purchased the former residence of movie star Conway Tearle, built in 1903.  In the early 2000s, Owen Roizman, A.S.C., chaired a committee…

     

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