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2021 Lighting Master Class
Watch a live event recording of the Lighting Master Class from the 2021 LA Expo.
Recorded: September 25th, 2021 @ LA Expo
Time: 2 hours, 37 minutes
Recorded: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
Part I: Both Imago Diversity & Inclusion Committee and ASC Vision Committee were established in 2016. We will reflect on changes over those 5 years. Looking at diversity and inclusion in cinematography globally, the roundtable will map possible steps for the future. We invite cinematographers from all over the world to participate.
Part II: The IMAGO Technical Committee will cover a wide array of current tech issues and have a Q&A session with all committee participants.
The who, what, and why of successful media publicity for cinematographers
Recorded: February 17, 2021
Time: 1 hour
Moderator: Jazz Tangcay, Variety—Artisans Editor
Get the scoop on how media publicity can benefit a career in cinematography. This diverse panel will reveal the ways publicists work with journalists to bring the stories behind a cinematographer’s imagery to life—as seen from various angles.
Expert participants will include independent publicist Meredith Emmanuel (Emmanuel Bates Communications), Jonathan Epstein, Strategy PR, and studio publicist Loraine Valverde (previously 20+ years with Warner Bros.) Joining them on the Zoom will be IndieWire’s Chris O’Falt, the Editor of American Cinematographer, and representatives of additional international trade publications to discuss how they turn behind-the-lens stories into articles. The panel will also feature Director of Photography Alan Jacobsen, and others for cinematographer’s candid points of view.
Overcoming Cinematography Challenges in the age of COVID Featuring DPs Eve Cohen and Jim Geduldick
Time: 1hr 8min
G-Technology’s Martin Christien hosts a live chat with cinematographers Eve Cohen and Jim Geduldick to discuss the various challenges that they have each encountered regarding schedules, production workflows, products/gear, and ensuring safety within physical and virtual production spaces. Staying 6-ft apart is only the beginning. Eve and Jim will reflect on their own experiences and discuss how they have adapted to new workflow methods to stay safe and active in production.
American Cinematographer 100 Years
Recorded: November 13, 2020
Time: 1 hour
American Cinematographer magazine, a top journal on motion picture imaging, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2020 — one year after the centennial of its parent organization, the American Society of Cinematographers. To celebrate this remarkable milestone, Cinegear will present an hour-long online panel featuring ASC president Stephen Lighthill and key members of the magazine’s team: American Cinematographer editor-in-chief Stephen Pizzello, web editor and associate publisher David E. Williams, and senior editor Andrew Fish.
Douglas Kirkland: The Cinematographers
Released: October 28, 2020
Time: 1 hour 2 min.
Happy Halloween from Dean Cundey
Talking Horror with Master Filmmaker Dean Cundey, ASC
Released: October 7, 2020
Time: 1 hour 33 min.
CineGear ON AIR is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion with the legendary Dean Cundey, ASC focusing on the art and craft behind some of his spookier cult classics from the Halloween films to The Thing, The Fog, Jurassic Park, and more audience favorites. Hosted by Director/Producer/Tech nerd, Jay Holben the two will discuss horror filmmaking as a collaborative art form including what propels a horror genre film into classic status. They will also delve into how the technology of the day affects the art. And the audience will find out what John Carpenter meant when he referred to Cundey’s work on Halloween as “Some of his best ever. The way he moved the camera was groundbreaking.”
The second half of the event will focus on audience questions with the incomparable Dean Cundey, ASC.
The Workflow Evolution: How COVID is Changing the Way We Work
Released: September 20, 2020
Time: 1 hour
Join G-Technology for a live Zoom: Host Trey McManamin (Disney/CBS-Post Production) will join G-Technology’s Martin Christien for a lively discussion about how COVID has forced us to rethink how film and TV is produced. Balancing work and health requires a new mindset and protocols— from limited crews on set and geographically distributed teams, budgeting for COVID precautions and care, to new technology for more secure and safer workflow. The discussion will cover some of the biggest pandemic challenges for production and post-production, and delve into ways of solving them— including remote workflow design tips and tricks and the latest drives to safeguard your content.
Dialogue With ASC Cinematographers
Released: July 22, 2020
Time: 1 hour 56 min.
Watch this CineGear ON AIR panel discussion with top members of the American Society of Cinematographers. The informal discussion and audience Q&A is moderated by Paul Maibaum, ASC, known for his work on “Sons of Anarchy”, Santa Clarita Diet” “Baby Daddy”, and “Station 19”.
The Zoom panel focused on the creative process, inspirations, and unique challenges for today’s cinematographer.
Recorded: July 1, 2020
Time: 1hr 30min
Watch this CineGear ON AIR panel of top industry agents as they share their expertise on getting the best filmmaking career representation amid the current fast changing environment and beyond. The discussion will cover how to meet and navigate the right agent to suit goals, managing expectations along the way, recommendations to stand out against competition, and opportunities to establish your brand. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions during the Q&A portion.