CineGear ON AIR presents a live Zoom panel with top members of the American Society of Cinematographers on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 11am PDT.

The informal discussion and audience Q&A will be moderated by Paul Maibaum, ASC, known for his work on Sons of Anarchy, Santa Clarita Diet, Baby Daddy, and Station 19.

The panel will focus on the creative process, inspirations, and unique challenges for todays’ cinematographer. Much of the discussion will be driven by audience participation so attendees are encouraged to be ready with questions.

Panelists include: Larry Fong, ASC, Patti Lee, ASC, Julio Macat, ASC, Paul Maibaum, ASC, Erik Messerschmidt, ASC, M. David Mullen, ASC, Dave Perkal, ASC, Lawrence Sher, ASC, John Simmons, ASC, Rodney Taylor, ASC, Robert Yeoman, ASC, and special guests (panelists are subject to availability).

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Gabriel Mays

AbelCine Director of Rental
As Director of Rental, Gabriel Mays oversees growth of Rental by nurturing business relationships and unifying the customer experience nationwide. In his previous role as the LA Rental Manager, Gabriel worked with producers, cinematographers, and assistant camera operators to provide the highest level of customer service possible. He also ensured that all their equipment needs are met on budget. Before coming to AbelCine in 2015, Gabriel previously worked as a Communications Instructor and Electronic Media Engineer at a private university. He taught various courses in electronic media, including film, broadcasting, and digital arts. Gabriel is an award-winning cinematographer, director, producer, and editor known for his innovative research and implementation of new film techniques. He was also one of the first to implement HDSLR cameras into filmmaking. He has been the cinematographer on dozens of independent films, documentaries, and music videos.