Thank You, Vilmos
A personal tribute to my friend Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC, HSC.
6 Cinematography Trends
December is the occasion to look back at six cinematic trends of the past year, while also recalling some of the wonderful films I saw in 2015.
Hoyte van Hoytema, ASC, FSF, NSC - Lighting Spectre
An interview with cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema, FSF, NSC, and gaffer David Smith about some of their lighting setups for the James Bond movie Spectre.
Camerimage 2015 Preview
Greetings from Bydgoszcz, Poland, where the Camerimage International Film Festival will start tomorrow. The biggest and best cinematography festival in the world, Camerimage attracts famous masters, emerging cinematographers, film students and other filmmakers from across the world.
Spectre: Interview with Sam Mendes
An interview with Sam Mendes. The first of two posts about the James Bond movie Spectre, directed by Mendes and shot by Hoyte van Hoytema, ASC, FSF, NSC.
Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC: Lighting Sicario
This post complements my article about Sicario, directed by Denis Villeneuve with cinematography by Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC, in the October 2015 issue of American Cinematographer. In this interview, Roger focuses on several lighting examples from the film.
Sicario: Interview with Denis Villeneuve
This extended interview with Denis Villeneuve complements my article about Sicario in the October 2015 issue of American Cinematographer. My next post will feature an interview with the film’s cinematographer, Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC.
Letter From the President
President’s Desk: January 2015
Loyalty, Progress, Artistry. You’ll notice which word the ASC’s founders chose as the lead in their motto when they formed the organization in 1919.