Ellen Kuras ASC

SUPREME STORYTELLER While at Brown University, studying semiotics and social anthropology in the late 1970s, Ellen Kuras ASC, took a photography class at Rhode Island School of Design. It was a move that changed the course of her life, as she found herself intuitively drawn to stories told through visual mediums and was fascinated by the idea of propaganda and how meaning is created in film and photography.   After moving … Read more

September 2018: “The Jane Goodall of Cinematography”

The Jane Goodall of Cinematography Across The Pond / Mark London Williams The Jane Goodall of Cinematography Across The Pond / Mark London Williams LEAD IMAGE: Ellen Kuras, captures Jane, National Geographic’s documentary on Jane Goodall, in Tanzania. Credit: National Geographic L.A. has always been a town filled with self-congratulations – though D.C. gives it … Read more

Past, Present & Future of Cinematography (Part 1)

Past, Present & Future Special Report / Cinematography Part 1 Past, Present & Future of Cinematography Special Report / Part 1 There’s been a great deal of change during the time since British Cinematographer magazine first launched in 2004, so we asked leading cinematographers around the world to give us their takes on the past, present and future … Read more