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  • Web-Slinging in NYC: VFX In “The Amazing Spiderman”

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    Jerome Chen has been winning awards for his visual effects work before there were awards dedicated to visual effects.  One of his earlier awards, presented by the International Monitor Awards, was for “Electronic Effects” on the film “Contact.”  While the society that presented those awards has since disbanded, visual effects have continued to morph and…

     

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  • Fighting In The Streets Of New York

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    Stefan Czapsky, A.S.C.,   loves New York.  When he was contacted to act as cinematographer for Dito Montiel’s new feature, “Fighting,” he viewed Montiel’s “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints.”  From that viewing, he was sold. “Much to my liking, ‘Guide’ was very much about New York,” said Czapsky.  “Growing up in Queens, I recognized the…

     

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