steven

President’s Letter April 2017

"License to Thrill" If you work in the world of movies, television, commercials and new media, do you have a job or a career? In my experience, there’s no one I know in this industry who doesn’t...
steven

President’s Letter August 2016

"Disruption, Applied" As I noted at this organization’s National Executive Board meeting in June, “the key to thriving in this kind of environment of perpetual innovation is nurturing a culture within...
steven

President’s Letter July 2016

"Sharing the Love" There are many exciting things going on in our world of cinematography, and almost daily events vital to our membership’s interests in ways that can be hard to calculate. Case in...
steven

President’s Letter June 2016

"Progressive Progress" I was fortunate enough to recently attend a seminar in Los Angeles on digital communications in the arts. One of the speakers was Rich Mintz, executive vice president of Blue State...
steven

President’s Letter May 2016

"Shine On You Crazy Diamond" My good friend and colleague, Vittorio Storaro, ASC, AIC, defines cinematography as “writing with light in movement,” and that’s a beautifully simple and concise way to...
steven

President’s Letter April 2016

"Applied Technology" As Michael Hobbes noted in a recent Twitter post: “Kentaro Toyama, a former Gates Foundation consultant and the author of Geek Heresy: Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of...