Magazine article American Cinematographer

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Magazine article American Cinematographer

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ASC, American Cinematheque Honor Zsigmond, Kovács

The ASC, in collaboration with the American Cinematheque, recently held a special screening of McCabe & Mrs. Miller and No Subtitles Necessary: László 8/ Vilmos. Honoring the artistry, friendship and memory of ASC members Vilmos Zsigmond and László Kovács, the double-feature program was held at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica, Calif. The program included an introduction by No Subtitles Necessary di redor James Chressanthis, ASC, GSC and AC contributor Jim Hemphill.

USC Installs Wexler Endowed Chair in Documentary

The University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) recently dedicated and installed the Haskell Wexler Endowed Chair in Documentary, established through the generosity of the George Lucas Family Foundation. During the dedication ceremony, Michael Renov, professor and vice dean of academic affairs at SCA, was installed as chair holder. Speakers at the event included SCA Dean Elizabeth M. Daley; Frank Price, chair of SCA's board of councilors; USC Provost Michael Quick; honoree Renov; and the wife of the late Haskell Wexler, ASC, Rita Taggart Wexler. Several ASC members were in attendance, including Joan Churchill, Christopher Chomyn, Caleb Deschanel, James Neihouse, Woody Omens and Newton Thomas Sigel.

Simmons Photography Exhibit at ArcLight

ArcLight theaters in Hollywood recently exhibited photographic works by John Simmons, ASC and students from Belmont High School. The exhibit featured a fusion of Simmons' archival images from his days as a teen street photographer with selections from his current portfolio, including poignant captures showcasing the layers of childhood and family. …

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