The American Society of Cinematographers

Loyalty • Progress • Artistry
February 2014 online articles

Allies of Art

Phedon Papamichael, ASC dramatizes a unique mission in the World War II adventure The Monuments Men

Cool, Calm, Creative

DEan Cundey, ASC reflects on his career upon receiving the Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Serving the Story, with Style

Eduardo Serra, ASC, AFC is honored with the International Award

Distinguished Service

Richard Rawlings Jr., ASC earns the Career Achievement in Television Award

Presidents Desk

On set procedures

Filmmakers' Forum:

Nic Sadler

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

Featured in the February Print Edition:

  • 28th ASC Awards Lifetime Achievement Honoree Dean Cundey, ASC; International Awardee Eduardo Serra, ASC, AFC; Television Career Richard M. Rawlings Jr., ASC
  • Inaugural ASC Master Class
  • Short Takes: The Body
  • Production Slate: Tim's Vermeer, Visitors


Featured Titles
The Third Man (1949)
Cin: Robert Krasker, ASC
Dir: Carol Reed
The Thin Red Line (1998)
Cin: John Toll, ASC
Dir: Terrence Malick
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Cin: Charles F. Wheeler, ASC; Sinsaku Himeda; Masamichi Satoh; Osami Furuya; Thomas Del Ruth, ASC; Rexford Metz, ASC
Dir: Richard Fleischer, Akira Kurosawa


  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Lone Survivor
  • The Americans
  • Saturday Night Live Film Unit
  • Revenge


  • Short Takes: the short project Coward
  • Production Slate: Pompeii
  • ASC Close Up: Rexford Metz


  • Noah
  • Need For Speed
  • Divergent
  • Sundance Film Festival


  • Short Takes: the short project Neverlands
  • Production Slate:  Dom Hemingway and Scandal
  • ASC Close Up: Roger Deakins