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Christopher Chomyn, ASC
March 2013
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Collaboration and shooting independent features

Tom Houghton, ASC
July 2012
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Tom will answer your questions on the following topics: shooting episodic television or independent and studio feature films with in the constraints tight budgets and short schedules.

David Darby, ASC
March 2012
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David will answer your questions on the following topics: 1) preparation and location scouting; 2) building relationships with the director and AD; 3) specialized cinematography; 4) visual shorthand for commercials; 5) film vs. digital capture.

Ron Garcia, ASC
August 2011
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Ron will answer your questions on the following topics: 1) Color management in television preproduction, post and final broadcast; 2) Using Gray Scales for quality control in film and television; 3) Using the Canon 5D DSLR in TV series shooting (CBS Hawaii Five-O's first season)

Richard Crudo, ASC
April 2011
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Richard will answer your questions on the following topics: 1. exposure and image control; 2. use of filters; 3. preproduction testing; 4. DSLR work; 5. film vs. digital

Steven Fierberg, ASC
November 2010
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Steve would like to answer your questions on the following topics: 1) portrait lighting for actresses; 2) RED vs. film; 3) working with multiple cameras; 4) lighting and shooting for realism.

M. David Mullen, ASC
June 2010
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David would like to answer your questions about: 1) In-camera image control vs. post manipulation; and 2) Shooting digitally with the Red One or Sony’s F900

Robert Fraisse
February 1999
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French cinematographer Robert Fraisse answered questions about his work on John Frankenheimers Ronin. It was an eye-opening project, John wanted this movie to appear almost like reportage, as if we shot things that were really happening

Russell Carpenter, ASC
January 1998
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Russell Carpenter, ASC takes questions about his work on Titanic, James Camerons epic special effcts film about the ships historic demise. Russell won the Academy Award for best cinematography among the films other 10 Oscars.

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