AC Archives ’15 Collection

January (Volume 96, Number 1)

Presidents Desk
The importance of loyalty 

Blood Feud
Dariusz Wolski, ASC, and Ridley Scott go 3-D for the Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings.

ASC Close-Up
Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Theo van de Sande

February (Volume 96, Number 2)

Presidents Desk
Three classic movies from the 1970s

Times of Strife
Cinematographer Bradford Young discusses his work on the period dramas Selma and A Most Violent Year

Sundance 2015: Inspiring Indies - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
Interviews with the cinematographers behind TangerineMeruShaun the Sheep MovieThe Visit and Christmas, Again

     Sidebar: Shaun the Sheep
     Sidebar: Christmas Again
     Sidebar: Meru
     Sidebar: Tangerine
     Sidebar: The Visit

ASC Close-Up
Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Attila Szalay

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  • Profile: ASC honoree John Bailey, ASC
  • Profile: ASC honoree Phil Meheux, BSC
  • Profile: ASC honoree Matthew Leonetti, ASC

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March (Volume 96, Number 3)

Presidents Desk
On unsung cinematographers

Outside the Box
Cinematographer Steven Fierberg, ASC, details his approach to the hit Showtime series The Affair.

Power Rangers Redux - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
Cinematographer Christopher Probst discusses shooting Power/Rangers, a fierce fan film like no other.

ASC Close-Up
Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Michael Weaver

April (Volume 96, Number 4)

Presidents Desk
Who says cinematographers are no longer necessary? 

Star-Crossed Love
Q&A with Ellen Kuras, ASC, about the 17th century romance A Little Chaos

ASC Close-Up
Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Tami Reiker

May (Volume 96, Number 5)

President’s Desk
Some great books about cinematography

The Water Diviner - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
Andrew Lesnie, ASC, ACS, tracked a farmer on a difficult journey for The Water Diviner, directed by Russell Crowe.

The Thing - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
Cinematographer Dean Cundey, ASC, fields some questions about filming the horror classic The Thing for John Carpenter.

ASC Close-Up
Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Jon Joffin

June (Volume 96, Number 6)

President's Desk
Long work hours have become officially sanctioned abuse. 

A Perpetual Student - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
A Q&A with a Mongolian cinematographer who has enrolled in every ASC Master Class since 2013.

Tomorrowland
Claudio Miranda, ASC, envisions a promising future for Tomorrowland, directed by Brad Bird. 

ASC Technology Committee
The ASC Technology Committee keeps pace with busy slate of industry initiatives.

ASC Close-Up
Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Mauro Fiore

July (Volume 96, Number 7)

President's Desk
The Magnificent Ambersons and the great Stanley Cortez, ASC. 

Entourage Goes Big
Steven Fierberg, ASC, taps 35mm to bring the HBO series about fame and friendship to the silver screen.

The Dawn of Technicolor 1915-1935 - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
A Q&A with authors James Layton and David Pierce.

ASC Close-Up
Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Francis Kenny

August (Volume 96, Number 8)

President's Desk
How does a cinematographer become an ASC member? 

Southpaw
Mauro Fiore, ASC, steps into the ring.

The Diary of a Teenage Girl ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
Q&A with cinematographer Brandon Trost about his award-winning work on an unusual coming-of-age story. 

ASC Close-Up
Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Steven V. Silver

September (Volume 96, Number 9)

President's Desk
The imperfect beauty of the human touch 

Technicolor Turns 100
Technicolor celebrates 100 years of innovation and artistry.

Primetime Prestige - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
Cinematographers on BessieBoardwalk EmpireMike & Molly and Virunga discuss their Emmy Award-winning work.

ASC Close-Up
Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Lex duPont

October (Volume 96, Number 10)

President's Desk
The art of collaboration

Manhattan - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
Cinematographer Richard Rutkowski frames history for Manhattan, a TV series that chronicles the invention of the nuclear bomb.

Everest
Salvatore Totino, ASC, AIC, ventures to great heights.

ASC Close-Up
Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Jan Kiesser

November (Volume 96, Number 11)

President's Desk
The emotional impact of what cinematographers do. 

Steve Jobs
Alwin Küchler, BSC, uses 16mm, 35mm and digital capture to tell the story of Apple founder Steve Jobs.

     Sidebar: Steadicam Sidebar

Meadowland - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
A Q&A with Reed Morano, ASC, about directing and shooting the dark drama Meadowland.

ASC Close-Up
Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Mark Vargo, ASC

December (Volume 96, Number 12)

President's Desk
Recalling the pleasure of seeing movies over the holidays. 

ASC Heritage Awards
The 2015 ASC Gordon Willis Heritage Award winners discuss their projects.

Spotlight - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
Q&A with cinematographer Masanobu Takayanagi, ASC. 

Carol
Cinematographer Ed Lachman, ASC, visualizes a period story of forbidden love. 

The Good Dinosaur - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
Pixar artist Sharon Calahan, ASC, discusses the interplay of cinematography and digital animation, and how the filmmakers created the natural world from scratch. 

ASC TV Series Nominees - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
Cinematographers from GothamGame of Thrones12 Monkeys and Marco Polo discuss their ASC-nominated episodes. 

     Sidebar: Vanja Černjul
     Sidebar: David Greene
     Sidebar: Christopher Norr
     Sidebar: Crescenzo Notarile
     Sidebar: Fabian Wagner

ASC MOW, Miniseries, Pilot Nominees - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
Cinematographers from BessieThe Man in the High CastleBlindspotCasanova and Marco Polo discuss their ASC-nominated work. 

     Sidebar: Martin Ahlgren
     Sidebar: Pierre Gill
     Sidebar: James Hawkinson
     Sidebar: Jeffrey Jur
     Sidebar: Romain Lacourbas

ASC Close-Up
Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Tom Hurwitz 

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