The American Society of Cinematographers

Loyalty • Progress • Artistry
September 2013 online articles

Worlds Apart

Trent Opaloch tells a futuristic tale of class warfare for Elysium

Presidents Desk

Expressions of gratitude

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

Featured in the September Print Edition:

  • Only God Forgives
  • The World’s End
  • Ain‘t Them Bodies Saints
  • Exitmusic, “White Noise” video
  • The Patience Stone
  • LACAM Salutes Gabriel Figueroa
  • Post Focus: Una Noche
Featured Titles
Brazil (1985)
Cin: Roger Pratt, BSC
Dir: Terry Gilliam
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Cin: Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC
Dir: Steven Spielberg
Dark City (1998)
Cin: Dariusz Wolski, ASC
Dir: Alex Proyas
The Complete Metropolis (1927)
Cin: Karl Freund, ASC; Günter Rittau
Dir: Fritz Lang
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Cin: John Alcott, BSC
Dir: Stanley Kubrick


  • Rush
  • Prisoners
  • Populaire
  • NCIS


  • Short Takes: ASC Harris Savides Student Heritage Award winners
  • Production Slate: After Tiller as well as Don Jon
  • Post Focus: postprduction strategies employed on the hit television series CSI
  • ASC Close Up: Steve Gainer


  • 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