The American Society of Cinematographers

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American Cinematographer
February 2017 online articles

Rising Stars of Cinematography

As part of a special focus report, American Cinematographer profiles 10 rising directors of photography who are making their mark.

Presidents Desk

The ASC President writes about the current fashion in cinematography, what might be referred to as “extreme realism.” 

ASC Close-Up

Brief interviews with ASC members about their careers and inspirations. This month: Cort Fey.

Featured in the February Print Edition:

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story — Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS on shooting the sci-fi adventure

• Edward Lachman, ASC — Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree Profile

• Ron Garcia, ASC — Career Achievement in Television Award Honoree Profile

• Nancy Schreiber, ASC — Presidents Award Honoree Profile

• Philippe Rousselot, ASC, AFC — International Award Honoree Profile



  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • Rising Stars of Cinematography
  • ASC Lifetime Achievement Award
  • ASC Career Achievement in Television Award
  • ASC International Award
  • ASC Presidents Award


  • ASC Close-Up: Cort Fey, ASC


  • T2: Trainspotting
  • Film Independent Spirit Awards Cinematography Nominees
  • The State of Virtual Reality
  • Working on Location


  • Short Takes: The Stand
  • Production Slate: The Great Wall
  • ASC Close-Up: Christopher Chomyn