2017 Legacy Lifetime Achievement Award

Peter Anderson, ASC
Director of Photography / VFX Supervisor

Peter is the one of the world's premier leaders on high-tech productions. An expert in filming visual effects, digital cinema, 3-D, special venue, large format, theme park, and high frame rate productions, he is also instrumental to the development of these technologies. Peter has served as the Disney Studio's staff Director of Photography and was head of visual effects facilities for both Walt Disney Studios and Universal Studios. On his IMBD page is Peter's resume showing his extensive list of productions.

Peter is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers and The International Cinematographer's Guild. He is also a member of the Motion Picture Academy, where he serves on the Executive Committees of its Visual Effects Branch and its Scientific and Technology Council, on its Scientific and Technical Awards and Surrogate Committees and as the former Chairman of its Technical History Subcommittee. He is a founding member and five term Board Directors member of the Visual Effects Society. He is a member of the Television Academy Cinematographer's Branch and a Life Member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. In 2006 Peter received the Visual Effects Society's Award for his groundbreaking work on "U2 3D". And In 2014 Pete Anderson received the Motion Picture Academy's Gordon E. Sawyer Special Oscar "For technological contributions that have brought credit to the industry."