New May 2021 Edition of AC Arrives
A special focus on commercial cinematography highlights the issue, featuring a cover story on Charlotte Bruus Christensen, ASC’s “rethinking” of Black Narcissus.
The Art of the Ad
“On commercials, I get the chance to cut my teeth on different tools and techniques in a short period of time.” Leading cinematographers discuss their short-form work.
Celebrating Enduring Cinematography: The 35th Annual ASC Awards
Mank, Two of Us, The Truffle Hunters, The Mandalorian, Motherland: Fort Salem, The Crown and The Queen’s Gambit take top honors in this year’s ceremony.
The Look of The Color Purple
Allen Daviau details his photographic approach to this striking period drama directed by Steven Spielberg.
Letter From the President: Looking to the Future
Many members of the ASC, whether new or established, are cinematographers of TV commercials.
The Generic Lens Test
Testing of this kind — which is adaptable to many different types of equipment — is part of how you build your mental Rolodex of tools.
Volume 102, Issue 5