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Friends of the ASC

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What You Get:

Tech Tip Videos

Video tutorials hosted by ASC members who dig deep into specific concepts of interest to all cinematographers.

What’s a Tech Tip? Watch this...

Cinematographer Chris Chomyn, ASC, demonstrates some of the many on-set applications of the non-toxic water-soluble product Streaks ’N Tips.

Video Interviews

Every week, a new video is posted that features an ASC member in conversation about the art and craft of cinematography, illustrated by specific examples from the cinematographer’s work.

Friends Forum

Where Friends can discuss all aspects of cinematography, share their own work, ask for advice from one another, and pose questions directly to a panel of ASC members.

Cinematographer’s Journal

A blog presenting historical interviews with ASC members, tricks of the trade, cinematographers’ favorite films, “war stories” from the set and more.

Plus, all Friends receive:

  • A subscription to the digital edition of American Cinematographer
  • Clubhouse Rewards, featuring exclusive discounts on equipment and services from top professional vendors in the industry, as well as great savings in the ASC Store
  • An invitation to attend an exclusive annual event at the ASC Clubhouse, where you can mix with ASC cinematographers and fellow Friends
  • Early invitations and discounted admission to select ASC events.


Latest Features:

Michael Goi, ASC, ISC, Discusses Shooting on Film
Breakfast Club Videos: Friends Exclusive
Michael Goi, ASC, ISC, on <em>American Horror Story: Asylum</em>
Breakfast Club Videos: Friends Exclusive
ASC Breakfast Club with Michael Goi, ASC, ISC
Breakfast Club Videos: Friends Exclusive

Friends Get:

Exclusive Video Interviews:


Exclusive Tutorial Videos:

Friends of the ASC Tech Tip Hands-On Video Tutorials

Digital Subscription to AC and Exclusive Discounts:

American Cinemetographer MagazineFriends Discount Card

Party @ the ASC Clubhouse: