S.J. Clarkson – The Defenders

S.J. Clarkson has been a very busy director in the last decade, tackling assignments that have had her crossing back and forth across the Atlantic. Having started her career in England her work crosses...

Edgar Wright – Baby Driver

Of his frequent partner in creative crime, Edgar Wright, cinematographer Bill Pope, ASC, describes the director as someone who remains open to collaboration that expands on his vision. “You can always...

Damien Chazelle – La La Land

Whiplash, the Oscar-winning Sundance hit that rocketed director Damien Chazelle to the top of every producer’s must-call list, was not necessarily a good predictor for the stunning follow-up that is La La...

Jonathan Nolan – Westworld

Jonathan Nolan has film in his blood. His older brother, Chris, is known for a total and complete commitment to shooting celluloid, something “Jonah,” as he is known, has found ingrained in his psyche as a...

Jon Favreau – The Jungle Book

Actor/Director Jon Favreau loves movie magic, and he loves creating it. Whether it’s flying Robert Downey, Jr. around in his high-tech suit of iron in 2008’s Marvel blockbuster, Iron Man, and its 2010...

Melissa Rosenberg – Jessica Jones

Superheroes are so much in vogue in Hollywood, one is even apt to find them behind the cameras. Case in point is Melissa Rosenberg, creator of the new Netflix streaming series Jessica Jones and friend to...

Sammy Sheldon Differ – Ant-Man

After attending art college, a 19-year-old Sammy Sheldon Differ found herself unable to enroll in a degree program. So she joined the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, UK, in the costuming department,...

Patrick Crowley – Jurassic World

Jurassic World producer Patrick Crowley comes from a heritage of moving camera – his grandfather, Walter Rubner, worked both as Alfred Hitchcock’s dolly grip and Orson Welles’ crane grip. Through the...

Ross Dunkerley

Like many of his generation, Ross Dunkerley’s interest in film began with Star Wars and George Lucas’s ability to pull back the curtain on the filmmaking process. Camera operating for local television...

ANGELINA JOLIE – UNBROKEN

Lovers of the art of cinematography will find a kindred soul in Angelina Jolie. That was obvious three years ago when the Oscar-winning actress presented Dean Semler, ACS, ASC, with an ASC Lifetime Achievement...

Bennett Miller – Foxcatcher

Bennett Miller’s first film, The Cruise (1998), was a nonfiction portrait of Timothy “Speed” Levitch, a tour guide for Manhattan’s Gray Line double decker buses, and it won awards at the Berlin and...