Clubhouse Conversations — 2020 Netflix Emmy Nominees Roundtable

In this 97-minute video, cinematographers Adriano Goldman, ASC, ABC, BSC (The Crown); Ben Kutchins and Armando Salas, ASC (Ozark); and Benedict Spence (The End of the F***ing World) are joined by interviewers Larry Sher, ASC and Eric Steelberg, ASC. During this in-depth dialogue, the subjects discuss their Emmy-nominated cinematography in their respective Netflix series.


Adriano Goldman served as cinematographer on The Crown’s 2016 pilot episode and has shot 22 episodes in total thus far. For his work on the series, Goldman has won an Emmy, two ASC Awards and a BAFTA Television Award. Born in São Paulo, Brazil, Goldman is also known for his work on such features as Romance, Conviction, The Company You Keep, August: Osage County and Burnt.

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You’ll find a previous Clubhouse Conversation interview with Goldman focused on The Crown here.

Ben Kutchins has photographed 14 episodes of Ozark across Seasons 1, 2 and 3, for which he received a previous Emmy nomination. His television work incudes episodes of Legion, Mozart in the Jungle and The Dangerous Book for Boys. His feature credits include Veronica Mars, Crown Heights, Sleeping with Other People and the upcoming Clouds.  

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Armando Salas was born in Havana, Cuba, and immigrated to the Miami, Florida during the Mariel boatlift in 1980. His feature work includes the documentary Cocaine Cowboys as well as My Lucky Star, Bitch and The Most Hated Woman in America. His television work includes episodes and seasons of the series From Dusk Till Dawn, Mr. Mercedes, Six, Raising Dion, Strange Angel and The Old Man. He has photographed 11 episodes of Ozark across Seasons 2 and 3.

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You’ll find a previous Clubhouse Conversation interview with Salas and director Alik Sakharov, ASC focused on Ozark here.

Benedict Spence was born in London and photographed Season 2 of British dark comedy-drama The End of the F***ing World. Spence is a prolific commercial cinematographer, and has worked for clients including Visa, Mastercard, Asda and Microsoft. His television credits include Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe, The Blue Door and In My Skin.

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Born in New Jersey, Larry Sher’s credits include Kissing Jessica Stein; Garden State; I Love You, Man; Paul; The Dictator and Godzilla: King of the Monsters. His most recent feature, Joker, marked the sixth collaboration between Sher and director Todd Phillips, following The Hangover trilogy, Due Date and War Dogs. For his camerawork on Joker, Sher earned the Golden Frog at Camerimage and Academy and ASC Award nominations.

A native of Los Angeles, Eric Steelberg’s upcoming 2021 supernatural comedy Ghostbusters: Afterlife is the cinematographer’s eighth feature film collaboration with director Jason Reitman, following The Front Runner; Tully; Men, Women & Children; Labor Day; Young Adult; Up In the Air and Juno. His other credits include 500 Days of Summer, Baywatch and the period biopic Dolemite Is My Name.


You’ll find more episodes in this discussion series here