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.