Clubhouse Conversations — GLOW
Photos by Ali Goldstein/Netflix.
Cinematographer Chris Teague discusses his camerawork in Season 3 of this Netflix comedy-drama with interviewer Patti Lee, ASC.
Taking place in the 1980s, GLOW dramatizes the characters and gimmicks of the syndicated women’s professional wrestling circuit, the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, founded by David McLane. The series has run for three seasons and has received critical acclaim and many accolades. GLOW has been renewed for a fourth and final season.
Chris Teague earned an MFA in directing and screenwriting from Columbia University, where he directed a number of award-winning shorts. As a cinematographer, his work includes the features The Volunteer, Obvious Child, Bob and the Trees, People Places Things and Love After Love. The latter earned him a best cinematography award at the Tribeca Film Festival. His television work includes Season 1 of Shrink, Season 4 of Broad City, and the pilot of the HBO comedy Mrs. Fletcher. For his work on Season 1 of the Netflix series Russian Doll, Teague was awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour).
Born in Los Angles, Patti Lee attended he UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Her break came when she was hired as a gaffer on Season 3 of The Bernie Mac Show and finished Seasons 4 and 5 as director of photography. In the decade since, Lee has served as director of photography on more than 25 television shows, pilots and features. In 2018, she made history as the first woman ever nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series for her work on the television series Superior Donuts.
Lee serves as co-chair of the ASC Vision Mentorship Program.