Sam Levy’s calling card features distinctive films like Frances Ha, While We’re Young and Wendy and Lucy. On his latest project, HBO’s Crashing, Levy’s deft touch with the human condition also came in handy. The series centers on a stand-up comedian Pete Holmes as he struggles to make it in New York City. As a cinematographer who began his career in NYC, Levy could relate.
Linus Sandgren, FSF, whose credits include American Hustle and Promised Land, earned his first Academy Award® nomination on La La Land – one of 14 Oscar® nominations for the acclaimed film.
The Founder is John Schwartzman’s third feature film with director John Lee Hancock, and like their 2013 collaboration Saving Mr. Banks, the new film is a period look at an American icon.
From its founding in 1954 as a maker of widescreen CinemaScope lenses, through today’s stunning large-format imagery, Panavision has been designing and building lenses that deliver breathtaking moving pictures.
Don Burgess, ASC trusts Light Iron. His last seven films can attest, so Burgess chose Light Iron to support him again with digital dailies and post finishing services on Allied.
Ben Davis, BSC has become an old hand in the Marvel universe. Doctor Strange marks his third Marvel film as director of photography, preceded by the global hits Avengers: Age of Ultron and Guardians of the Galaxy.
The Magnificent Seven is a classic of American cinema. John Sturges’ 1960 Western, itself a reimagining of Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 film Seven Samurai, was photographed by Charles B. Lang, Jr., ASC in the 35mm anamorphic format using Panavision lenses.
The 68th Primetime Emmy® Awards will be held this month in Los Angeles. It is the industry’s opportunity to celebrate extraordinary achievements in the television art form, which continues to be elevated by the storytellers and artists working in the genre.
In Fear the Walking Dead, AMC’s spinoff to the hit series The Walking Dead, the zombie apocalypse has just begun to affect Los Angeles. In the six-episode first season, L.A. residents try to survive as the military loses containment and the power grid goes down. Leading up to the pilot, cinematographer Michael McDonough, ASC, BSC saw an opportunity to employ the anamorphic format for a series.
A road movie tinged with science-fiction, Midnight Special is a simple story of a father's love for his son that is wrapped in complexity and nuance.