February 2024

Amy Vincent, ASC: Collaborative Connections

If cinematography is an intricate blend of technology and artistry, then being a working cinematographer adds a full spectrum of other human variables, including commitment, leadership and tenacity, balanced with collaboration, compassion and creativity. And Amy Vincent, ASC — who will receive the Society’s Presidents Award during the 38th Annual ASC Awards ceremony March 3 — feels a harmony today that has given her a new perspective on her creative approach and a strong sense of responsibility to share her knowledge and craft with those on their own path. “There’s a sense of balance in my life that I’m so grateful for,” she says. “And it’s because all of these elements are in sync.” Vincent’s sense of equilibrium is the result of a...more

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The Graduate Featured
November 2023

Wrap Shot: The Graduate

Robert Surtees, ASC delivered “rule-breaking mad, Mod visual acrobatics” to this relentlessly unconventional romance....more

Narc Liotta and Patric
October 2023

Narc: Arresting Images

Director of Photography Alex Nepomniaschy, ASC and director Joe Carnahan break the rules on this brutal crime drama....more

Notorious 2
July 2023

Wrap Shot: Notorious

A seemingly simple move in Hitchcock’s classic suspense drama proved to be a complex piece of camerawork and rigging....more

Robert Kurrle ASC w Lupe Velez
July 2023

Wrap Shot: Resurrección

Invited to join the ASC in 1921, cinematographer Robert Kurrle shot some 70 films in just 16 years, including this 1931 Tolstoy adaptation....more

Karl Freund Leica
June 2023

Wrap Shot: Setting a 35mm Standard

How did 35mm flexible-base roll film, originally designed for motion pictures, become adapted for use in compact still cameras — and then go on to become the longtime standard for many decades?...more

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