3rd International Cinematography Summit, Hollywood, 4-7 June 2018

Our member, James Chressanthis, GSC, ASC, participated in the 3rd International Film Meeting held on 4-7 June in Hollywood hosted by ASC and sends us his correspondence:

I attended the 3rd International Cinematography Summit took place 4-7 June in Hollywood, hosted by the ASC.
Over 66 cinematographers representing 36 countries plus IMAGO, the Latin American Federation of Cinematographers and the International Cinematographers Guild (USA) attended.
Hosted by Suki Medencevic, ASC, SAS the event was an intense four days of technical and philosophical presentations and discussions.
International Delegate Contact list attached.

4-7 June Highlights

    DUNKIRK – The Maximalist Aesthetics of Large Format Shooting and Importance of Film – IMAX Screening of Dunkirk
    Conversation with Hoyte van Hoytema, ASC, FSF, NSC, Chris Nolan, Director, Emma Thomas, Producer
    THE CROWN – In depth discussion with Adriano Goldman, ASC, ABC with clips from the award winning series
    ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURES ARTS & SCIENCES
    ACES & ACESNEXT Update of the adoption of this open source baseline reference for Color Correction
    EXPOSURE INDEX INVESTIGATION – Evaluating new Sensors
    SPECTRAL SIMILARITY INDEX (SSI) for Measuring LED Light Sources
    DOLBY CINEMA EXPERIENCE – PROJECTION DEMONSTRATION
    Exploring MINDHUNTER and HDR Look & Post Grading
    CINEMATOGRAPHY & PERCEPTION by Elen Lotman, ESC
    SAMSUNG CINEMA DISPLAY – LED HDR THEATER DISPLAY 11.2 x 5.1 Meters
    PANAVISION LENSES & DXL PRESENTATION and TOUR
    FOTOKEM LAB – STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI with Steve Yedlin, ASC constructing the Post Look from Dailies to Final Grade
    DIVERSITY in CREWS presented by the ASC and AC
    BUSINESS OF CINEMATOGRAPHY – Discussion with top Hollywood Agents
    Plus many interesting presentations by cinematographers from around the world.

8 June – American Film Institute – Special Screening (and first public screening) of LIVING THE LIGHT

A portrait of Robby Mueller, NSC by Claire Pjiman, NSC. An inspiring and poetic look at this great cinematographer of the ground breaking films with Wim Wenders and Jim Jarmusch also drawing upon his personal photos and Hi-8mm video diaries.

2018 ICS Delegate Contact

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