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American Cinematographer Manual / M. David Mullen, ASC, Rob Hummel, Jay Holben
Recorded at the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood, M. David Mullen, ASC and associate members Rob Hummel and Jay Holben talk about the process of writing and editing the 11th edition of the American Cinematographer Manual.
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Studio 666 / BJ McDonnell, Michael Dallatorre, and Eric Leach
Director BJ McDonnell and cinematographers Michael Dallatorre and Eric Leach talk about making a low-budget horror film with some of the world’s biggest rock stars.
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Flashback / James Wong Howe, ASC
This episode features an interview with James Wong Howe, ASC conducted by film archivist and Society associate member Kemp Niver at the cinematographer’s home on April 3, 1964.
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Crimes of the Future / Douglas Koch, CSC
The cinematographer talks about his work on director David Cronenberg’s return to science-fiction storytelling.
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Mad God / Phil Tippett
In this episode, visual effects legend Phil Tippett talks about his career, his creative process and the 30-year journey to realizing his epic and disturbing magnum opus Mad God.
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Top Gun: Maverick / David Nowell, ASC
David Nowell, ASC takes to the skies for the supersonic sequel to Tony Scott's 1986 blockbuster.
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Da 5 Bloods / Newton Thomas Sigel, ASC
The cinematographer discusses “going up the river” for Spike Lee’s striking Vietnam War epic, creatively employing multiple formats for image capture.
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Avenue 5 / Eben Bolter, BSC
Exploring new a genre with Armando Iannucci's satirical ensemble sci-fi comedy set in space.
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The Dead Don’t Die / Frederick Elmes, ASC
The cinematographer discusses his unique collaboration with director Jim Jarmusch on this comedic horror satire.
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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote – Part II: Directing
Director Terry Gilliam discusses his work on this long-in-the-making passion project and longstanding collaboration with cinematographer Nicola Pecorini.
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