May 022015
 
-- Gordon Willis : A Web Reference

– The photo shows the standing ovation Gordon received the evening he received his honorary Oscar for his body of work. This event is featured among the Gordon Willis Web Reference, a selection of annotated links I put together about the great cinematographer on thefilmbook ASC blog. (Willis did not receive any nominations for his [...]

Apr 052015
 
Gordon Willis Tribute : KLUTE

– I posted a closer look at Klute, a lesser-known masterpiece by Alan Pakula with pioneering cinematography by the late, great Godron Willis, ASC, with comments by fellow cinematographers Ed Lachman, Matthew Libatique & Vilmos Zsigmond, as well as my friend & colleague Stephen Pizzello, who recently completed a book about Gordon. This post is [...]

Mar 162015
 
-- Almost famous: 6 extra cinematography nominees

— Leviathan – cinematography by Mikhael Krichman Presenting 6 DPs who weren’t nominated for the BAFTA / ASC / Oscar awards: a Tunisian, a Turk, a Russian, a French-Canadian, an American & a Brit on thefilmbook blog on theASC web site +++ link: http://bit.ly/6ExtraNoms +++

Feb 222015
 
Emmanuel Lubezki thanks Alejandro Iñarritu

————————————————– When accepting the Spirit award for the cinematography of Birdman, Chivo gives a heartfelt and humorous thank you to “my friend the director Alejandrito el negro Gonzales Iñarritu, for your genius cabron (fucker). You’re a pain in the ass but you’re absolutely one of the greatest directors I’ve ever worked with. I love you. [...]