Tickets are on sale for a Coffee & Conversation with Checco Varese, ASC, AMC, that will be held Dec. 13 at the ASC Clubhouse, 1782 N. Orange Dr., at 1 p.m. Varese will discuss his work on Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan's horror series The Strain, the popular FX show that tracks a mysterious virus whose victims exhibit signs of vampirism.
Born in Peru, Varese got his start as a news cameraman before moving into music videos and commercials. His notable credits include the television projects Reign, True Blood, Fidel and Their Eyes Were Watching God, and the features El Aura, 5 Days of War and Prom Night (2008). He recently wrapped The 33, a feature about the Chilean miners who were trapped underground for over two months.
Advance tickets for the Coffee & Conversation are $35 general admission and $20 for Friends of the ASC. Remaining tickets will be sold at the door for $40 each.