The American Society of Cinematographers

Loyalty • Progress • Artistry
February 2013 online articles

The Words Most Wanted Man

Greig Fraser, ACS tracks Osama bin Laden for Zero Dark Thirty

President's Desk

On preserving a cultural heritage in the digital age


Vision and Verve

Dean Semler, ASC, ACS receives the ASC Lifetime Achievement Award

ASC Close-Up
Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Stephen Goldblatt

DVD Playback
Reviews of current and upcoming DVD releases:

Featured in the February Print Edition:

  • Ganster Squad
  • Parade’s End
  • House of Cards
  • Caesar Must Die
  • ASC Lifetime Achievement Award: Dean Semler, ASC, ACS
  • Highlights of 2013 Plus Camerimage
Featured Titles


  • Californication
  • Phil Spector
  • Chicago Fire
  • ASC Career Achievement in Television Award: Rodney Charters, ASC, CSC
  • ASC Presidents Award: Curtis Clark, ASC


  • Short Takes: I Fink U Freeky
  • Production Slate: Adam Arkapaw's work on director Cate Shortland's Lore
  • ASC Close Up: Christopher Baffa