American Society of Cinematographers re-elects president Stephen Lighthill

The board of governors of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has voted on the organisation’s 2021-2022 officers and Stephen Lighthill has been re-elected president. He will serve his next one-year term alongside vice presidents Amy Vincent, Steven Fierberg and John Simmons; treasurer Steven Poster; secretary Gregg Heschong; and sergeant-at-arms Jim Denault. Lighthill was elevated … Read more

Steven Poster ASC: “It’s a new day again”

IT’S A NEW DAY AGAIN We are artists. We are technicians. We are inventors. We are teachers. We are business people. We are traffic cops. But most of all we are story tellers. And we have vision. We are the only people on a production that have a consistent photographic vision from beginning to the … Read more

American Society of Cinematographers announces ASC Awards nominees

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced its nominees for feature film, documentary and television cinematography, representing the organisation’s picks for the most compelling visual filmmaking over the past 14 months. Winners will be named during the 35th ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards on April 18. The virtual ceremony will be live streamed via American … Read more

American Society of Cinematographers announces Student Heritage Award winners

The winners of the 2020 American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Student Heritage Awards were named during a virtual presentation. Three student filmmakers were chosen for demonstrating exceptional cinematography skills in their submitted work. ASC cinematographers Paul Atkins, Tommy Maddox-Upshaw and David Stockton presented the awards alongside ASC President Stephen Lighthill, Student Awards Co-Chairs Crag Kief … Read more

Sofia Coppola to receive Board of Governors Award from American Society of Cinematographers

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) will present writer-producer-director Sofia Coppola with the Board of Governors Award during the 35th Annual ASC Awards on 18 April, which will be live streamed from the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood. The Society bestows the ASC Board of Governors Award to filmmakers for their significant and indelible contributions to … Read more

January 2018:
“The Mudbound Variation”

“The Mudbound Variation” Across The Pond / Mark London Williams “The Mudbound Variation” Across The Pond / Mark London Williams With what might be called “The Mudbound Variation,” the ASC announced its slate of nominees for its 32nd annual awards, just hours after the BAFTA nominees were known. BAFTA, of course, serves as England’s comprehensive … Read more

American Society of Cinematographers Unveils Nominees for 32nd ASC Awards

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced the nominees in all categories of the 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Winners will be revealed at the organization’s February 17 ceremony, which will be emceed this year by Ben Mankiewicz, a longtime host on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). The event will be held at … Read more

Kees van Oostrum to Serve Second Term as President of ASC

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has re-appointed Kees van Oostrum to a second term as president of the organization, based on votes at last night’s Board of Governors meeting. The ASC Board also elected its officers for the 2017-2018 term, including: Bill Bennett, John Simmons and Cynthia Pusheck as vice presidents; Levie Isaacks as … Read more