Mandy Walker, ASC, ACS, has been named the 2014 Kodak Cinematographer-in-Residence at UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television. She will begin working with students in December and will continue to do so through the 2014-2015 academic year.
UCLA's Kodak Cinematographer-in-Residence program was inaugurated in 2000 by William McDonald, the chairman of the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media. "The cinematographers who have participated in this program represent a who’s who of the industry’s elite, and Mandy is no exception," said McDonald, an ASC associate member. "She brings a wealth of contemporary experience to the classroom, and it will be exciting to see the knowledge she shares with our students.”
Other ASC members who have served as Kodak Cinematographer-in-Residence include Roger Deakins, Guillermo Navarro, Stephen H. Burum, John Bailey, Dante Spinotti and Conrad L. Hall.
Walker's credits include Tracks, Red Riding Hood, Australia, Shattered Glass and the upcoming releases Jane Got A Gun and Truth.