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  • ICG Presents Three Special Awards, Screens 2017 ECA Films

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    By: Marjorie Galas September 22 – 24, 2017 could be called three days of cinematic glory.  Beginning with the annual Emerging Cinematographers Luncheon and concluding with a showcase screening the work of the 2017 Emerging Cinematographers honorees, the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) recognized and feted the outstanding achievements of companies, individuals and artist who’ve made…

     

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  • ICG Selects The 2017 Honorees For 21st Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG Local 600) has chosen eight finalist for their annual  Emerging Cinematographers Awards (ECA).  The films the finalists submitted will be presented in their entirety during a multi-city screening  in celebration of this, the 21st year the ECAs have been recognized. The collection of short films will be showcased at the…

     

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  • ICG Announces Nominees For 54th IC Publicists Awards

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    The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has announced nominees for the 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Friday, February 24, 2017. The nominees for the Les Mason Award, the highest honor that publicists can bestow on one of their own members, are: • Barbara…

     

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  • ICG Explores The Challenges Of Shooting VR During CineGear Panel

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    By: Marjorie Galas Prior to the commencement of International Cinematographers Guild’s CineGear Expo panel “Shooting Live Action VR Content” on Saturday, June 4th, 2016, ICG President Steven Poster spent a moment reflecting on the recent interest in virtual reality.  Noting content creators have been grappling with issues the technology poses and finding directions for art form,…

     

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  • NAB 2015 – International Cinematographers Guild Tour

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    Stephen Lighthill, ASC, kicked off the ICG’s annual NAB tour by reminding the attendees to keep an open mind. “There is a cliché that NAB is like a toy store. The stuff is here if you have a good use,” said Lighthill. “Look at it and decide ‘What problem does this solve for me?’” Lighthill,…

     

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  • ICG Emerging Cinematographer Celebration Kicks Off With Special Awards

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    BY: Marjorie Galas, Editor The calendar may indicate it’s fall, however for a a group of eight up-and-coming cinematographers, the springtime of their  new creative path was celebated a special awards ceremony held at the ASC Club House September 26th, 2014.  Wearing a red tie to “symbolize the recognition of new blood’ ICG President Steven Poster,…

     

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  • NAB 2012: A Cinematographer’s Perspective

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    The NAB Show is THE place to learn about new technology emerging into the broadcast and content creation world.  From the latest cameras and digital storage systems to innovations in steadicam technology and VFX software NAB offers everything one needs from shoot to screening.  However, shifting the wheat from the chaff on the show floor…

     

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  • Data Management – The Modern Day Wild West

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     The concept of data management holds no mystery.  Digital information has to be stored and filed in such a way that it can be retrieved and used when necessary.  However, in the film and television production community, data management offers a vast, under-explored territory.  "We grew up in a world of physical objects: paper, file…

     

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