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Academy Award Nominee: Cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel Creates Visual Dissonance In Darkest Hour

January 15, 2018 | By
Academy Award Nominee: Cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel Creates Visual Dissonance In <em>Darkest Hour</em>

Cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel’s high contrast lighting and fast paced camera movement propel the story of Darkest Hour, illustrating an in depth study of Winston Churchill’s personality and character during the precarious weeks leading up to the Dunkirk evacuation during WWII. This was Delbonnel’s first time working with director Joe Wright. Wright sent the script... »

Contender: Cinematographer Charlotte Bruus Christensen – Molly’s Game

January 12, 2018 | By
Contender: Cinematographer Charlotte Bruus Christensen – Molly’s Game

Molly’s Game is based on the real life events of Molly Bloom, a world class skier who turned to high-stakes poker games. As first time director Aaron Sorkin thought out a specific vision, he knew he could only bring it fruition by leaning on people whom are masters at their craft.  This is where... »

Barry Ackroyd’s Verité – Detroit

January 10, 2018 | By
Barry Ackroyd’s Verité – <em>Detroit</em>

Cinematographer Barry Ackroyd teams up with Kathryn Bigelow again (The Hurt Locker) to shoot Detroit, a harrowing view into the 12th Street Riot of 1967 and the violent police raid on the Algiers Motel. Ackroyd’s tension filled style is reminiscent of American ‘Direct Cinema’ documentary filmmakers of the 1960s and 70s.  The handheld movement... »

Rachel Morrison Becomes First Woman Nominated By Cinematographers Guild In Features Category

January 10, 2018 | By
Rachel Morrison Becomes First Woman Nominated By Cinematographers Guild In Features Category

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) will reveal the winners at their Feb. 17 awards show, emceed by Turner Classic Movies host, Ben Mankiewicz at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. The nominees in all categories of the 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement are: Theatrical Release ·      Roger Deakins, ASC,... »

Contender: Cinematographer Alexis Zabe – The Florida Project

January 9, 2018 | By
Contender: Cinematographer Alexis Zabe – <em>The Florida Project</em>

Cinematographer Alexis Zabe captures a colorful innocence in director Sean Baker’s The Florida Project, which follows the summertime story of a six-year-old girl and her young mother, who live in a budget motel near Disney World. Zabe had previously worked with Baker on a short film, where the “communication worked really well.” “I really... »

Contender: Cinematographer Sam Levy – Lady Bird

January 8, 2018 | By
Contender: Cinematographer Sam Levy – <em>Lady Bird</em>

Sam Levy’s naturalistic cinematography, in Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut of Lady Bird is meticulously crafted. The story follows the contentious relationship between Christine ‘Lady Bird,’ a high school senior played by Saoirse Ronan, and Marion, her mother, played by Laurie Metcalf. Levy and Gerwig had already worked together on Frances Ha, Maggie’s Plan and... »

Contender: Cinematographer Don Burgess – Wonder

January 6, 2018 | By
Contender: Cinematographer Don Burgess – <em>Wonder</em>

Cinematographer Don Burgess’ work on Wonder, directed and co-written by Stephen Chbosky, is based on the R. J. Palacio children’s novel of the same name. This heartwarming story follows young Auggie (Jacob Tremblay), who was born with a craniofacial abnormality and has undergone numerous surgeries, throughout his first year in the 5th grade of... »

Society of Camera Operators 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards Announce Technical Achievement Award Submissions Open

August 3, 2017 | By
Society of Camera Operators 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards Announce Technical Achievement Award Submissions Open

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) opens the online submission process for their annual Technical Achievement Award. The Technical Achievement Awards is given each year by the SOC and awarded at the Lifetime Achievement Awards that will take place Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel, Los Angeles. The nominees are reviewed... »

ICG Hosts Telling Stories with LED Lights At Cine Gear Expo, Los Angeles on June 3, 2017

May 31, 2017 | By
ICG Hosts <em>Telling Stories with LED Lights</em> At Cine Gear Expo, Los Angeles on June 3, 2017

The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE, ICG Local 600) has announced Telling Stories with LED Lights, a panel to take place at Cine Gear Expo on Saturday, June 3 (10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.). The panel discussion will feature leading cinematographers and gaffers examining the impact of new LED lighting sources on feature films and TV creativity and production.... »

NAB 2017, Part 1: Chimera-ing in the Desert Heat

April 26, 2017 | By
NAB 2017, Part 1: Chimera-ing in the Desert Heat

Distances can be deceiving in the lights of Vegas; you might think you’re going to take a quick walk to the resort hotel next door, only to find it’s a half mile away, especially once you factor in all the twists and turns of the walkways along the Strip, deliberately careening into hotel lobbies,... »

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