6:00am PT by Carolyn Giardina
Richard Crudo Elected to Sixth Term as American Society of Cinematographers President
Richard Crudo has been elected to his sixth term as president of the American Society of Cinematographers. In addition to serving the past two years, he served as president from 2003 through 2005.
Also re-elected were VPs Owen Roizman, Kees Van Oostrum and Lowell Peterson; treasurer Matthew Leonetti; secretary Fred Goodich; and sergeant-at-arms Isidore Mankofsky.
The members of the ASC board, elected in May, also include John Bailey, Bill Bennett, George Spiro Dibie, Richard Edlund, Fred Elmes, Daryn Okada, Robert Primes, Rodney Taylor and Haskell Wexler.
Crudo is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, serving on the Executive Committee of the Cinematographers branch as well as the Sci-Tech Awards Committee. His credits include American Pie, Down to Earth and the forthcoming Addicted, as well as FX series Justified. He has also directed several independent features.
"I am humbled to once again have the opportunity to serve this great organization," said Crudo. "As we start to close in on our 100th anniversary, we will continue to honor the intents of our founders by protecting and promoting the interests of the cinematographer."