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Throughout 2019, the Society will honor the best-photographed films of the 20th century, as voted on by ASC members.
Axar.az reports citing Theasc.
Founded on January 8, 1919, the American Society of Cinematographers celebrates its 100th anniversary today.
As part of the centennial festivities, the Society released their members’ list of the 100 milestone films in the art and craft of cinematography of the 20th century. Organized by Steven Fierberg, ASC (Secretary, Love & Other Drugs, The Affair) and voted on by ASC members, the list is the first of its kind to showcase the best of cinematography as selected by professional directors of photography.
The list represents a range of styles, eras and visual artistry, but, most importantly, it commemorates films that are inspirational or influential to ASC members and have exhibited enduring influence to generations of filmmakers.
The Top 10:
Lawrence of Arabia (1962), shot by Freddie Young, BSC (Dir. David Lean) Blade Runner (1982), shot by Jordan Cronenweth, ASC (Dir. Ridley Scott) Apocalypse Now (1979), shot by Vittorio Storaro, ASC, AIC (Dir. Francis Ford Coppola) Citizen Kane (1941), shot by Gregg Toland, ASC (Dir. Orson Welles) The Godfather (1972), shot by Gordon Willis, ASC (Dir. Francis Ford Coppola) Raging Bull (1980), shot by Michael Chapman, ASC (Dir. Martin Scorsese) The Conformist (1970), shot by Vittorio Storaro, ASC, AIC (Dir. Bernardo Bertolucci) Days of Heaven (1978), shot by Néstor Almendros, ASC (Dir. Terrence Malick) 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), shot by Geoffrey Unsworth, BSC with additional photography by John Alcott, BSC (Dir. Stanley Kubrick) The French Connection (1971), shot by Owen Roizman, ASC (Dir. William Friedkin)
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