The American Society of Cinematographers

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May 2015 online articles

President’s Desk

Some great books about cinematography

The Water Diviner
online exclusive

Andrew Lesnie, ASC, ACS, tracked a farmer on a difficult journey for The Water Diviner, directed by Russell Crowe.

The Thing
online exclusive

Cinematographer Dean Cundey, ASC, fields some questions about the horror classic The Thing, directed by John Carpenter.

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

Featured in the May Print Edition:

  • Ex Machina
  • Furious 7
  • Daredevil
  • The Age of Adaline
  • Academy Sci-Tech Awards
  • 29th Annual ASC Awards


  • Jurassic World
  • Entourage
  • Love & Mercy
  • Penny Dreadful


  • Short Takes: She Wolf
  • Production Slate:  The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe and Dope
  • Post Focus:  The restoration of director Satyajit Ray’s acclaimed Apu Trilogy
  • ASC Close Up: Francis Kenny