Cinematographer Robert Yeoman, ASC will headline the annual Kodak Focus program at this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival. The intimate conversation will spotlight Yeoman’s artistic and technical accomplishments by screening scenes from 35mm prints of Moonrise Kingdom, Drugstore Cowboy and The Royal Tenenbaums. The Kodak Focus takes place at 1:10 p.m., June 16 at the Regal Cinemas at L.A. Live. The seminar is free with a festival ticket.
Yeoman won an Independent Spirit Award for his memorable cinematography on Gus Van Sant’s Drugstore Cowboy, and was also nominated for Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom. Yeoman has photographed all of Anderson’s live-action features, including Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, The Darjeeling Limited and Moonrise Kingdom. Yeoman also photographed Wes Craven’s Red Eye, Roman Coppola’s CQ, Noah Baumbach’s The Squid and the Whale, Drew Barrymore’s Whip It, Paul Feig’s Bridesmaids, and the soon-to-be released The Heat.
The LAFF festival runs June 13-23, and celebrates independent and international cinema. This year’s festival in downtown Los Angeles will screen a diverse slate of nearly 200 feature films, shorts and music videos, representing more than 40 countries, along with such signature programs as the Filmmaker Retreat, poolside chats and master classes. There will also be a number of free community screenings.