Cinematographer Jacques Jouffret, ASC (left) and the crew on set of Gran Turismo.
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Gran Turismo, International Production Highlighted in AC Sept. Issue

Phedon Papamichael, ASC, GSC discusses the collaborations that have shaped his career, including Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny.

ASC Staff

Our new September 2023 issue — Vol. 104, Issue 9 — presents focuses on international production and drone cinematography. Included in our coverage are a feature on Gran Turismo; a look at production in Thailand, Serbia, Hungary, Colombia and Brazil; a profile on Phedon Papamichael, ASC, GSC featuring his work in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny; and a report on how drones were put to creative use in recent film and television productions.


On Our Cover: One of the “pod cars” driven by stunt professionals to ensure safety during production of Gran Turismo, shot by Jacques Jouffret, ASC. (Cover design based on original photo by Gordon Timpen, courtesy of Sony Pictures.)

• Cinematographer Jacques Jouffret, ASC and director Neill Blomkamp detail their approach to the high-octane racing feature Gran Turismo, a production based in Hungary and also shot in Germany, Austria, Japan, Dubai and Slovakia.



• Phedon Papamichael, ASC, GSC discusses the collaborations that have shaped his career, including his latest project with director James Mangold: Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny.


Phedon Papamichael, ASC, GSC

• Cinematographers Sean Porter; Haris Zambarloukos, BSC; Karl-Walter Lindenlaub, ASC, BVK; Carmen Cabana; Adriana Bernal Martínez, ADFC; and Mustapha Barat, ABC, and production executives Jay Roewe, Andjelka Vlaisavljevic and Tieres Tavares shed light on production in Thailand, Serbia, Hungary, Colombia and Brazil.


• Drone cinematography experts Chad Daring, Jon Graham, Davis DiLillo, Jordan Temkin, Dexter Kennedy and Alex Vanover offer insight into their craft, including how special shots were achieved on Where the Crawdads Sing, Emancipation, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Ambulance, among other productions.


President’s Desk: ASC President Shelly Johnson discusses the history of cinematographers generously sharing their experience and knowledge, and how the ASC Master Class exemplifies this tradition.


Shot Craft: How to learn about cinematography by studying a single frame and re-creating it.



Diagraming the light values in an iconic shot from Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Clubhouse News: The latest bulletins from the Society feature the 2023 International Cinematography Summit, the ASC Master Class in New York, the ASC photography exhibit “Stories in a Single Frame” at the Leica Gallery, ASC Primetime Emmy nominees, new member Brendan Steacy, and a NanGuang/Nanlux lighting demo at the Clubhouse.


Wrap Shot: Ford v Ferrari, shot by Phedon Papamichael, ASC, GSC.


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