2/16/2017

    Inside the Agent-Cinematographer Dynamic

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    To complement our spotlight report on 10 “Rising Stars of Cinematography,” American Cinematographer recently spoke with an array of talent agencies that specialize in representing directors of photography about the cinematographer-agent relationship. Here, the agents interviewed share their advice for those who aspire to a career behind the camera. Compiled by Mark Dillon  Claire Best, Claire

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    2/15/2017

    Sundance Film Festival 2017 Standouts

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    Our veteran festival attendees make note of 10 projects that should catch the eye of those seeking exceptional cinematography. By Patricia Thomson, Andrew Fish and Stephen Pizzello “I must say, this year has put us to the test,” Sundance Film Festival director John Cooper confessed during the annual Park City event’s awards ceremony on January 28. “From

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    2/10/2017

    Rising Stars of Cinematography

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    As part of a special focus report, American Cinematographer profiles 10 rising directors of photography who are making their mark. Every accomplished cinematographer has an origin story, and AC has set out to capture a few as they happen. From an immense field of worthy candidates, we present the tales of 10 up-and-coming directors of photography

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    2/10/2017

    Doug Chiang on Rogue One’s Production Design: Part 2

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    The co-production designer of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story discusses the aesthetics of the galaxy far, far away. By Jon D. Witmer Unit photography by Jonathan Olley, Giles Keyte and John Wilson. All images courtesy of Lucasfilm Ltd. In Part 1 of this interview, Doug Chiang discussed his collaboration with his co-production designer, Neil

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    2/3/2017

    ASC Awards Television Nominees: Profiles in Creativity

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    The nominees in the three ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards television categories for 2016 display diverse and exceptional talents. By Iain Marcks Each of this year’s nominees in three ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards television categories sought to capture a unique way to present their respective stories. Here, the cinematographers offer a bit of insight into their

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    2/3/2017

    From the ASC Open House: Philippe Rousselot, ASC, AFC

    FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

    This year’s ASC International Award honoree, Philippe Rousselot, ASC, AFC, attended the recent ASC Open House and sat down for this brief interview, introduced by ASC President Kees van Oostrum and conducted by American Cinematographer contributor Jim Hemphill. Rousselot will be presented with his ASC Award during the ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards ceremony held on Saturday, February 4.   &nbs

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    2/3/2017

    From the ASC Open House: Nancy Schreiber, ASC

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    This year’s ASC Presidents Award honoree, Nancy Schreiber, ASC, attended the recent ASC Open House and sat down for this brief interview, introduced by ASC President Kees van Oostrum and conducted by American Cinematographer contributor Jim Hemphill. Schreiber will be presented with her ASC Award during the ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards ceremony held on Saturday, February 4.

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