The American Society of Cinematographers

Loyalty • Progress • Artistry
October 2013 online articles

Full Throttle

Anthony Dod Mantle, ASC, BSC, DFF shifts Rush into high gear

Presidents Desk

On the role of the cinematographer

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

Featured in the October Print Edition:

  • Prisoners
  • NCIS
  • Populaire
  • Production Slate: After Tiller, Don Juan
  • Post Focus: CSI
Featured Titles
Taxi Driver (1976)
Cin: Michael Chapman, ASC
Dir: Martin Scorsese
Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
Cin: Jack Deerson
Dir: Monte Hellman
Easy Rider (1969)
Cin: Laszlo Kovacs, ASC
Dir: Dennis Hopper


  • Gravity
  • All Is Lost
  • Captain Phillips
  • Metallica Through The Never


  • Short Takes: Autumn Durald about her work on the London Grammar video "Strong."
  • Production Slate: The Fifth Estate
  • Filmmakers' Forum: John Bailey, ASC on his experiences shooting movies with indie budgets.
  • ASC Close Up: Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC


  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Labor Day
  • Thor: The Dark World


  • Short Takes: the award-winning short project Drone, which they shot digitally with the Arri Alexa.
  • Production Slate:  Homefront and Black Nativity
  • ASC Close Up: Michael Slovis