Article by ASC President in his column President's deak in the ASC Magazine.
When a prominent architect’s building is torn down, the community sometimes picks up arms and stages protests, defending the right of creation. When a painter sells a painting to a museum, it is not expected that the curator will grab a brush and change the work. Likewise, when a playwright delivers a play, one is expected to perform the words verbatim — who would attempt to correct or clarify the language used by Harold Pinter or Samuel Beckett? And when a photographer like Diane Arbus presents a portrait, the recipient does not demand possession of the negative or print their own version of the photograph.
IMAGO would like to congratulate the organization and staff of one more great edition of the festival dedicated to the Art of Cinematography – Camerimage – by putting up another memorizing event. Our congratulations are extended also to all winner of the different categories of the festival. Here we mention the main ones. More info HERE
The Portuguese were out from the recent ADF Film Festival particularly happy. Rui Poças aip got the Grand Prize of the festival with his work on «Zama» directed by the Argentinian director Lucrecia Martel. Rui has got also the AIP awards for best cinematography award and «Zama» will be Portuguese representative for the next IMAGO awards taking place in Brussels next march the 14th.
'This year marks the BSC 70th anniversary of the British Society of Cinematographers.
In celebration of this incredible landmark, British Cinematographer magazine has produced a special 48-page tribute publication which recognises the BSC's incredible work & achievements over the last seven decades.
British Cinematographer magazine is a valued partner of IMAGO and, in recognition of that, they'd like to offer you a free copy of this exclusive publication.
Panel discussion not to be missed at Camerimage. Friday 15th 12:00 Cinema City -Screening Room 4. It has been traditional ifor IMAGO n the last three years to promote panel discussions about diversity & inclusion. The IMAGO committee with the same title has along with long time partner Vantage - Hawk promoted such important debates. IMAGO is a plural and international organization which has full respect for diversity in human kind and for artistic values opening borders and not constructing walls.
At the opening session of the Camerimage Film Festival ASC president Kees van Oostrum ASC announced that the American society will join the IMAGO International Federation of Cinematographers as an associate member.
International collaboration and exchange of information, knowledge and experience between international cinematographers is essential for the development of the art of cinematography.
Both for IMAGO, the International Federation of Cinematographers, and ASC, the American Society of Cinematographers, to work together to increase international collaboration is of paramount importance.