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Shelly Johnson Elected President of American Society of Cinematographers

Shelly Johnson has been elected the 47th president of the American Society of Cinematographers. He succeeds Stephen Lighthill, who reached his term limit, having completed his second consecutive two-year term as president (and third overall). The ASC Board also elected a slate of officers that includes VPs Charlie Lieberman, John Simmons and Patti Lee; treasurer […]

Stephen Goldblatt to Receive ASC Cinematographers’ Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Society of Cinematographers has revealed the honorees for the 37th ASC Awards: Stephen Goldblatt will receive Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Darius Khondji the International Award, Charlie Lieberman the President’s Award, Fred Murphy the Career Achievement in Television honor and Sam Nicholson will get the Curtis Clark Technical Achievement Award. Born in South Africa, British […]

Academy Software Foundation Developing Open Source Review and Playback Tools

The Academy Software Foundation kicked off a pair of projects on the opening day of CG confab SIGGRAPH: The Open Review Initiative, aimed at developing an open source toolset for playback, review and approval of motion picture and other entertainment media; and the Digital Production Example Library, which will make production-grade sample content available in […]

American Society of Cinematographers Re-Elects President Stephen Lighthill

Stephen Lighthill has been re-elected president of the American Society of Cinematographers for a third consecutive one-year term. The ASC also elected or re-elected vice presidents Amy Vincent, John Simmons and Shelly Johnson; treasurer Steven Poster; secretary Gregg Heschong; and sergeant-at-arms Chris Chomyn. Board members also include Curtis Clark, Richard Crudo, Steven Fierberg, Michael Goi, Ed […]

‘Dune,’ ‘The Power of the Dog’ Among American Society of Cinematographers Award Nominees

The American Society of Cinematographers announced the nominations for its 36th annual ASC Awards via livestream on Tuesday, with the society nominating in the feature category Bruno Delbonnel for The Tragedy of Macbeth, Greg Fraser for Dune, Dan Laustsen for Nightmare Alley, Haris Zambarloukos for Belfast and Ari Wegner for The Power of the Dog. Wegner is […]

American Society of Cinematographers Unwraps StEM2 Project to Test New Tech

The American Society of Cinematographers is unwrapping its Standard Evaluation Material II (StEM2) project. The short film was made to offer a consistent baseline while evaluating a myriad of different technologies and workflows used to produce and display movies and episodic series, with an eye toward maintaining the filmmakers’ intent. This includes use in testing […]