about thefilmbook and Benjamin B

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Benjamin B is a cinema journalist, teacher and media artist.
He has taught at MIT and USC, and has worked at Atari, Lucasfilm and Panavision.

Benjamin is the author of the book
Reflections, 21 Cinematographers at Work
published by the ASC Press.

Benjamin currently designs, produces and leads many seminars and workshops on the art and technology of cinema for professionals and students.

Benjamin is the American Cinematographer’s Senior European correspondent, and a consultant member of the AFC (French society of cinematographers).
He is the founding editor of the French Lumières review published by the AFC.


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