Don’t miss this opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge from cinematography’s most prestigious and celebrated artists!

Continuing its mission to educate the next generation of filmmakers, the American Society of Cinematographers has expanded its one-of-a-kind Master Class program worldwide.

The 2016 Toronto session's participants, including ASC instructors Bill Bennett and Guillermo Navarro (front, center) and Fred Elmes (seated behind slate, to right) and (at far left) Rene Ohashi, ASC, CSC and Bert Dunk, ASC, CSC.

Throughout the year, the ASC International Master Class, in partnership with Arri, will travel internationally to offer advanced cinematographers a unique opportunity to learn from the best.

This two-day intensive will be conducted by the world’s top directors of photography. These classes are intended for the very advanced student or experienced cinematographer currently working in the motion picture business.

Classes will be taught by ASC members and may include instruction on:

• Dramatic lighting & shooting

• Shooting High Dynamic Range (HDR)

• Shooting large format with Arri Alexa 65

• Lighting and shooting automobiles and commercial products

• Blending live action with computer-generated imagery (CGI)

• Shooting visual effects with greenscreen compositing

• Color science

• Postproduction color grading

Each class also includes opening and closing dinner receptions with ASC members and Arri representatives.

  • 2A
  • 4D
  • 4C
  • 4B
  • 4A

Recent ASC International Master Class sessions have been held in Toronto, Beijing and São Paulo. (Click through for complete details on each.)

The next ASC International Master Class will be held in: 



Tuition: $1,500

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Space is limited and registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

This ASC International Master Class program is sponsored and supported by: 

Instructing a Master Class on lighting a dramatic scene.
Instructing a Master Class on lighting a dramatic scene.