The American Society of Cinematographers

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March 2017 online articles

Presidents Desk

The ASC President reflects on Bradford Young, ASC’s thoughtful commentary on race in America.

Filmmaker’s Forum

Director, producer and cinematographer Peter von Puttkamer on the path to future-proof and preserve past work.

Surveying the Virtual World

Industry experts share their insights into virtual reality’s evolving production landscape. 

Featured in the March Print Edition:

• T2 Trainspotting: Lust for Light

Anthony Dod Mantle, ASC, BSC, DFF joins the party for the long-awaited sequel to Trainspotting.


• Spirit Awards Salute Cinematography

James Laxton, Lol Crawley, BSC; Zach Kuperstein; Ava Berkofsky and Robbie Ryan, BSC receive nominations.

• Shooting On Location

A group of cinematographers, producers and location managers discuss the logistics of working outside of the soundstage.

• The Great Wall: East Meets West

Stuart Dryburgh, ASC, NZCS and Zhao Xioding, CSC face off with monsters.


• Eloise

Antonio Riestra, ASC, AMC and director Robert Legato, ASC team for this horror tale.


• The Stand

Valentina Canigla, AIC shoots a dramatic short.


  • Iron Fist
  • Chicago Justice
  • Preacher
  • Six


  • Short Takes: Hux
  • Post Focus: The Last Man on Earth
  • ASC Close-Up: Ernie Holzman


  • Ghost in the Shell
  • The Lost City of Z
  • The Promise
  • Practical Optics: Part II
  • ASC Awards Photo Spread


  • Short Takes: La Femme et le TGV
  • Production Slate: Grace & Frankie
  • ASC Close-Up: John C. Flinn III