Gordon Willis, ASC: His Approach
Willis emphasizes that when making creative choices, “why” is more important than “how.”
Owen Roizman, ASC: The 'Poster' Shot for The Exorcist
Roizman reveals how they created the seemingly impossible poster image of The Exorcist, a blindingly bright light shining through a window with closed curtains.
AC Subscriber Exclusive - Haskell Wexler, ASC on Teamwork
An American Cinematographer Subscriber Exclusive, Haskell Wexler, ASC discusses the importance of teamwork.
AC Subscriber Exclusive - Gordon Willis, ASC
This Subscribers-only excerpt is from a 6-hour long interview with Willis, which will be the basis of a forthcoming documentary from the ASC.
Haskell Wexler, ASC: Being an Assistant in Newsreels
A behind-the-scenes, first person account of how news images are captured, and sometimes staged.
Haskell Wexler, ASC: On James Wong Howe, ASC, Picnic and Technicolor
Wexler describes Howe's influence on cinematography, as well as his own work as an assistant on Picnic.
Haskell Wexler, ASC: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
His first studio film, Wexler discusses working with Mike Nichols, and lighting Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.
Haskell Wexler, ASC: Cinema Verit, Salesman, and filming in Vietnam
Wexler reveals two seminal moments from his career, revealing both the truth and artifice of documentary filmmaking.
Haskell Wexler, ASC: Technical Innovation in Documentaries
Wexler discusses developing the Super16 camera, as well as the impact of soft lighting and crystal sync audio recording.
ASC Legends Collections
ASC Legends Video Collection
Revealing interviews produced by the ASC that explore the art and craft of prominent members' careers.