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2018 ASC Awards Winners

February 17, 2018 | By
2018 ASC Awards Winners

  Russell Carpenter was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award while the ASC’s Dean Semler presented Producer/Director/ Actor Angelina Jolie with the Board of Governors Award on Feb. 17, 2018 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. The  2018 Winners List includes: Theatrical Release Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC for Blade Runner 2049 Spotlight Award... »

SciTech Awards: How Those Visions Did Appear

February 13, 2018 | By
SciTech Awards: How Those Visions Did Appear

For the second straight year, the Academy’s SciTech awards reached into the Star Trek universe to find a host: Last year, John Cho, the current Sulu voyaging on the Enterprise, anchored the evening along with Leslie Mann. This year, there was only one, but what a one: Sir Patrick Stewart, who brought both gravitas... »

2018 Society of Camera Operators Awards

February 12, 2018 | By
2018 Society of Camera Operators Awards

Several themes come to mind after attending the 2018 SOC (Society of Camera Operators) Lifetime Achievement Awards, at the Loews Hollywood Hotel February 3rd. Award winners and presenters alike expressed their overwhelming passion for visual storytelling and love of the filmmaking process. They thanked mentors, supporters and collaborators – their film families, and simultaneously... »

2018 Society of Camera Operators Awards Winners

February 7, 2018 | By
2018 Society of Camera Operators Awards Winners

                                      President’s Award Meryl Streep Governors Lifetime Achievement Award John Bailey, ASC Distinguished Service Lifetime Achievement Award Denny Clairmont Camera Operator Lifetime Achievement Award P. Scott Sakamoto, SOC Camera Technician Lifetime Achievement Award John Connor Mobile... »

Oscar Nominated Best Documentary Feature Last Men In Aleppo

February 5, 2018 | By
Oscar Nominated Best Documentary Feature <em>Last Men In Aleppo</em>

In 2013, during the siege of Aleppo by the Assad regime, director Feras Fayyad started shooting on his own, following the White Helmets, the volunteer first responders who organized to protect their neighborhoods and save the civilian lives impacted by Russian bombs. He wanted to learn why people remained in their homes despite the... »

Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards Announces President’s Award Honoree, Meryl Streep

February 1, 2018 | By
Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards Announces President’s Award Honoree, Meryl Streep

L The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announced the Lifetime Achievement Awards President’s Award Honoree, Meryl Streep. The Society is honored to be presenting the President’s Award to Meryl for her extraordinary body of work, and her commitment to the craft of Camera Operating. Streep has been nominated a record breaking 21 times for an Academy... »

The First Female Cinematographer Nominated For The Academy Award Rachel Morrison – Mudbound

January 29, 2018 | By
The First Female Cinematographer Nominated For The Academy Award Rachel Morrison – <em>Mudbound</em>

Rachel Morrison’s cinematography in director Dee Rees’ Mudbound masterfully illustrates the story of two intertwined families, one black and one white, on a Mississippi farm in 1940s post WWII. The story follows the white McAllan family, Henry (Jason Clarke), his wife Laura (Carey Mulligan), younger brother Jamie (Garrett Hedlund), and his racist father Pappy (Jonathan... »

ASC to Honor Angelina Jolie with Board of Governors Award – The American Society of Cinematographers

January 25, 2018 | By
ASC to Honor Angelina Jolie with Board of Governors Award – The American Society of Cinematographers

The American Society of Cinematographers announces Oscar-winner Angelina Jolie as the recipient of the 2018 ASC Board of Governors Award. The presentation will be made at the 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement on Feb. 17 at Hollywood & Highland’s Ray Dolby Ballroom. The ASC Board of Governors Award is given to individuals in... »

IT – You’ll Float Too

January 19, 2018 | By
<em>IT</em> – You’ll Float Too

Bill Skarsgård and Jackson Robert Scott in It (2017) Based on the famous 1986 Stephen King novel, New Line Cinema’s horror thriller IT, directed by Andy Muschietti (Mama), focuses on seven young outcasts called the “the Losers’ Club” who share similar sensibilities. Each of them has been isolated growing up, surrounded by the terror... »

Society of Camera Operators Announces the Nominees For Camera Operator of the Year, Film and Television

January 17, 2018 | By

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announced the Nominees for Camera Operator of the Year for both the film and television categories.  The recipients will be announced at the February 3, 2018 Awards hosted at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.   Camera Operator of the Year – Film Nominees: Colin Anderson, SOC – The Phantom Thread ... »

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