Adonis “Donnie” Creed (Michael B. Jordan) heads into a rematch with a former opponent at South Africa’s Cape Town Stadium.

Inside New March Issue of AC

Coverage includes latest work from ASC members Kramer Morgenthau and Xavier Grobet.

ASC Staff

The March 2023 issue offers coverage of Creed III, The White Lotus, EO and Emily — as well as a reconsideration of inverse-square law, a cornerstone of the cinematographer’s craft. Also presented are a special feature on the use of plate photography in an LED volume on the indie Sympathy for the Devil and a spotlight on new products designed for virtual production.

Michael B. Jordan directs and stars in Creed III, shot by Kramer Morgenthau, ASC. (Photo by Jack McKain, courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures.)

• In his monthly column, ASC President Stephen Lighthill ponders virtual production, artificial intelligence and the future of cinematography.

• Kramer Morgenthau, ASC and director-star Michael B. Jordan discuss taking Adonis “Donnie” Creed back into the ring for Creed III.

Jordan plays back footage in the ring with cinematographer Kramer Morgenthau, ASC.

The White Lotus creator-director Mike White and frequent collaborator Xavier Grobet, ASC, AMC detail their approach to the series’ second season, which was shot in Italy.

Xavier Grobet, ASC, AMC eyes a shot at the beach while shooting The White Lotus.

• Michał Dymek, PSC visualizes a resilient donkey’s remarkable journey for EO, directed by Jerzy Skolimowski.

• Cinematographer Steven Holleran and director Yuval Adler explain how they used an LED-wall stage and plate photography to situate extensive driving scenes on the streets of Las Vegas for Sympathy for the Devil.

Global Village: Director Frances O’Connor and cinematographer Nanu Segal, BSC discuss creating a poetic handheld aesthetic for the period drama Emily.

Shot Craft: Inverse-square law gets an update thanks to ASC associate member Tim Kang.

Clubhouse News: The latest bulletins from the Society feature new members Ari Wegner, Todd Banhazl, William Rexer II, Andrew Droz Palermo and Jean-Marie Dreujou, and coverage of ASC MITC’s “Lens Days 2022.”

New Products and Services: The monthly department features a special focus on virtual-production technologies, along with other filmmaking-product launches.

Wrap Shot: A look back at Rocky, shot by James Crabe, ASC with expert help from Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown.

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