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Cinematographer
A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the person responsible for the photographing or recording of a , television production, music video or other live action piece. The cinematographer is the chief of the camera and light s working on such projects and would normally be responsible for making artistic and technical decisions related to the image and for selecting the camera, , es, s, etc. The study and practice of this field is referred to as . The cinematographer is a subordinate of the , tasked with capturing a scene in accordance with director’s vision. Relations between the cinematographer and director vary. In some instances, the director will allow the cinematographer complete independence, while in others, the director allows little to none, even going so far as to specify exact camera placement and lens selection. Such a level of involvement is less common when the director and cinematographer have become comfortable with eac ...
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Cinematographers Guild Of Korea
A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the person responsible for the photographing or recording of a film, television production, music video or other live action piece. The cinematographer is the chief of the camera and light film crew, crews working on such projects and would normally be responsible for making artistic and technical decisions related to the image and for selecting the camera, film stock, photographic lens, lenses, filter (photography), filters, etc. The study and practice of this field is referred to as cinematography. The cinematographer is a subordinate of the film director, director, tasked with capturing a scene in accordance with director’s vision. Relations between the cinematographer and director vary. In some instances, the director will allow the cinematographer complete independence, while in others, the director allows little to none, even going so far as to specify exact camera placement and lens selecti ...
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Canadian Society Of Cinematographers
The Canadian Society of Cinematographers (CSC) (''French:'' Société canadienne des cinéastes) is a non-profit Canadian trade organization with over 500 members whose mission is to promote the artistic creativity and required skills for cinematography Cinematography (from ancient Greek Ancient Greek includes the forms of the Greek language Greek ( el, label=Modern Greek Modern Greek (, , or , ''Kiní Neoellinikí Glóssa''), generally referred to by speakers simply as Gre .... Members of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers have achieved National recognition for their work in various areas of film: feature films A feature film or feature-length film is a narrative film (motion picture or "movie") with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole presentation in a commercial entertainment program. The term ''feature film'' originall ..., documentaries A documentary film is a non-fictional motion-picture intended to "documen ...
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American Society Of Cinematographers
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), founded in Hollywood in 1919, is a cultural, educational, and professional organization that is neither a labor union nor a guild. The society was organized to advance the science and art of cinematography and gather a wide range of cinematographers to discuss techniques and ideas and to advocate for motion pictures as a type of art form. Currently, the president of the ASC is Stephen Lighthill. Members use the post-nominal letters Post-nominal letters, also called post-nominal initials, post-nominal titles, designatory letters or simply post-nominals, are letters placed after a person's name to indicate that the individual holds a position, academic degree, accreditation, o ... "ASC". On the 1920 film titled ''Sand'', cinematographer Joseph H. August, who was an original member of the ASC, became the first individual to have the "ASC" appear after his name on the onscreen credit. Only film cinematographers and special effect su ...
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Australian Cinematographers Society
The Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1958 for the purpose of providing a forum for Australian cinematographers to further develop their skills through mutual co-operation. Location Its National Headquarters and clubhouse is located in North Sydney. Mission The ACS states the following aims: *To keep members informed about the latest technology with new equipment demonstrations and ideas through meetings and seminars. *To further the advancement of Cinematography in all fields and give due recognition to the outstanding work performed by Australian Cinematographers. *To provide a forum for Cinematographers to meet with other members of the industry to discuss and exchange ideas, promote friendship and better understanding of each other's industry role. People Its first President was Syd Wood ACS. Its current President is Ron Johanson, Ron Johanson OAM ACS. The ACS presents annual awards for achievements in cinematography ...
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Indian Cinematographers
Indian cinematographers work in a number of regional film centres: Chennai, India, Chennai for Tamil language, Tamil films, Mumbai for films in Marathi language, Marathi and Hindi, Hyderabad, India, Hyderabad for films in Telugu language, Telugu, Kochi for films in Malayalam, Kolkata for Bengali language, Bengali films, Bangalore for Kannada films, etc. Most Indian cinematographers are known for their work with one regional industry. Some cinematographers belong to various professional organisations and trade unions. Western India Cinematographers' Association (WICA) The Western India Cinematographers Association (WICA) is a society for Indian cinematographers. The society is situated at Mumbai in Maharashtra. Members of this society include the suffix WICA after their name in film credits. The organisation was formed on 2 August 1953 in Mumbai, and was presided over by a leading cinematographer of the time, Faredoon Irani; in the following month the first office bearers were cho ...
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International Collective Of Female Cinematographers
The International Collective of Female Cinematographers (The ICFC) is a collective of professional cinematographer A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the person responsible for the photographing or recording of a , television production, music video or other live action piece. The cinematographer is the chief of ...s from around the world that works to advance the careers of female cinematographers by connecting with filmmakers and production teams to find a qualified crew. In the top-grossing 100 films only 2% of them were shot by women cinematographers. The collective was founded in 2016 by a group of female cinematographers who wanted to act as allies within the film industry and provide each other with community support and advocacy. Notable members include Nancy Schreiber, Rachel Morrison Rachel Morrison (born April 27, 1978) is an American cinematographer and director. For her work on ''Mudbound (film), Mudbound'' (2017), ...
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British Society Of Cinematographers
The British Society of Cinematographers (abbreviated B.S.C. or BSC) was formed in 1949 by Bert Easey (23 August 1901 – 28 February 1973), the then head of the Denham and Pinewood studio camera departments, to represent British cinematographer A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the person responsible for the photographing or recording of a , television production, music video or other live action piece. The cinematographer is the chief of ...s in the British film industry The United Kingdom has had a significant film industry for over a century. While film production reached an all-time high in 1936, the "golden age" of British cinema is usually thought to have occurred in the 1940s, during which the directors Da .... The stated objectives at the formation of the BSC were * To promote and encourage the pursuit of the highest standards in the craft of Motion Picture Photography. * To further the applications by others of the hig ...
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Cinematography
Cinematography (from ancient Greek Ancient Greek includes the forms of the Greek language Greek ( el, label=Modern Greek Modern Greek (, , or , ''Kiní Neoellinikí Glóssa''), generally referred to by speakers simply as Greek (, ), refers collectively to the diale ... κίνημα, ''kìnema'' "movement" and γράφειν, ''gràphein'' "to write") is the art of motion picture A film, also called a movie, motion picture or moving picture, is a work of visual art The visual arts are art forms such as painting Painting is the practice of applying paint Paint is any pigmented liquid, liquefiable, o ... (and more recently, electronic video camera A video camera is a camera A camera is an optical Optics is the branch of physics Physics (from grc, φυσική (ἐπιστήμη), physikḗ (epistḗmē), knowledge of nature, from ''phýsis'' 'nature'), , is the natural ...) photography. Cinematographer A ci ...
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French Society Of Cinematographers
The French Society of Cinematographers (French language, French: Association française des directeurs de la photographie cinématographique), or the AFC for short, is France's foremost professional organization of France, French cinematographers. Founded in 1990 by Henri Alekan, Raoul Coutard, Alain Derobe, Pierre-William Glenn, and Georges Strouvé, who were soon joined by Eduardo Serra, Pierre Lhomme, and Robert Alazraki, the AFC today has over one hundred members. The AFC receives financial support from the Centre national de la cinématographie, and is a co-founder of Imago,Imago
(The European Federation of Cinematographers) The European Federation of Cinematographers. Its headquarters are located at 8, rue Francœur in the 18e arrondissement of Paris, next to the Fémis cinema academy.


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Guild Of British Camera Technicians
The Guild of British Camera Technicians (abbreviated to GBCT) is a Nonprofit organization#United Kingdom, not for profit organisation that represents knowledgeable, qualified and craft trained camera technicians working in film and high end television production around the world. The stated aim of the GBCT is to promote “The care and quality of cinematography through progress and innovation” There are currently around 450 members of the GBCT many of whom are members of other moving image craft organisations such as the British Society of Cinematographers and the Association of Camera Operators. The GBCT is currently based within thPanavision Londonoffices. Affiliations As a member of the Cine Guilds of Great Britain (CGGB), the GBCT does not act as a trade union. The relevant trade union for UK members is the Broadcasting, Entertainment, Communications and Theatre Union (BECTU). Other members of the CGGB include the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC), the society o ...
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German Society Of Cinematographers
The German Society of Cinematographers (german: Berufsverband Kinematografie; abbreviated "BVK"), was founded in 1980 as a non-profit A nonprofit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity, not-for-profit organization, or nonprofit institution, is a legal entity organized and operated for a collective, public or social benefit, in contrast with an entity that o ... professional association A professional association (also called a professional body, professional organization, or professional society) usually seeks to further Further or Furthur may refer to: *Furthur (bus), ''Furthur'' (bus), the Merry Pranksters' psychedelic bus ... of German German(s) may refer to: Common uses * of or related to Germany * Germans, Germanic ethnic group, citizens of Germany or people of German ancestry * For citizens of Germany, see also German nationality law * German language The German la ... freelance ''Freelance'' (sometimes spelled ''free-lance'' or ' ...
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Filipino Society Of Cinematographers
The Filipino Society of Cinematographer (FSC) is an educational, cultural, and professional organization of cinematographers established on February 27, 1970. In 2010, the FSC in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts of the Philippines held the first Advance HD Cinematography and Digital Filmmaking Workshop in Batangas. External linksFilipino Society of Cinematographers holds first digital film workshop
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