The American Society of Cinematographers

Loyalty • Progress • Artistry
October 2014 online articles

Presidents Desk

On losing Gordon Willis and other ASC greats

Persistence of Vision: Supervising a Set

An excerpt from the forthcoming book Gordon Willis on Cinematography.

Shared Experience

A visit to the set of the ASC Master Class.

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

Featured in the October Print Edition:

  • Remembering Gordon Willis: Interviews with Francis Ford Coppola, Woody Allen, Robert Redford, Caleb Deschanel, Michael Chapman, James Caan, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Fonda, Steven Soderbergh and many others
  • The 1st production meeting for The Godfather
  • The Maze Runner
  • Tracks
  • The Drop


  • Gone Girl
  • The Homesman
  • Kill the Messenger
  • Olive Kitteridge


  • Short Takes: The Red House
  • Production Slate:  Nightcrawler and Whiplash
  • ASC Close Up: Ken Kelsch


  • Interstellar
  • Birdman
  • Fury
  • Foxcatcher


  • Short Takes: The Nostalgist
  • Production Slate:  Rosewater and The Babadook
  • ASC Close Up: Julio G. Macat