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LEE Filters was a proud sponsor the 26th Annual ASC Awards held in Los Angeles.

This years winners include Emmanuel Lubezki, for The Tree of Life, Jonathan Freeman for HBO’s Boardwalk Empire and Michael Weaver for Showtime’s Californication. Actor Harrison Ford was honored with the ASC Board of Governors Award in recognition of his tremendous body of work and contributions to the art of filmmaking.

Video footage of the awards is now available on the ASC website.

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Behind The Lens: John Carter

"Despite the high-profile 3D release of John Carter and the complex file-based workflow and post process, [Dan Mindel, ASC, BSC] is a true believer in 35-mm anamorphic capture. ‘I try very hard to persuade whomever I’m working with to allow me to shoot on film, and to shoot anamorphically,’ he states.

He felt strongly that those aberrations, along with the texture and grain that film brings, was essential to John Carter. ‘I wanted to deliver images that felt inherently realistic in spite of the fantastical creatures and the extensive digital-visual-effects technology behind them,’ he adds, employing Panavision Primo and C-series anamorphic lenses, and AWZ and ATZ Panavision zoom lenses throughout…”

-Via ICG Magazine

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Panavision’s Phil Radin to be Honored

"The Society of Camera Operators announced the recipients of the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Awards to be held Feb. 19 at the Leonard Goldenson Theater at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in North Hollywood, California.

Phil Radin, executive VP marketing, Panavision will receive the President’s award for lifetime achievement.” via- Society of Camera Operators

Paul Cameron Shoots From A “Ledge”

An interview with Paul Cameron, about his work on “Total Recall” and “Man on a Ledge,” opening today.

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The End of Film? Not So Fast…

"The rapid rise in digital projection at movie theaters and electronic image capturing for films and television has obviously reduced demand for 35mm film and prints (and, to a lesser extent, the 65mm gauge used, among other things, to shoot widescreen movies).

For all the end times signifiers, though, many professionals are confident that real film is not dead yet. Some even feel that it better not be, if we want to preserve our image culture for future use”

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Owen Roizman, ASC, Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

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Lighting for History: Shooting ‘J.Edgar’

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LEE Filters to attend Plus CAMERIMAGE Festival 2011

LEE Filters UK will be attending the show with our sister companies Panavision Europe & Panalux Lighting.

The International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography PLUS CAMERIMAGE is a festival dedicated to the art of cinematography and its creators - cinematographers.

Start: 26 Nov 2011 at 12:00 Finish: 3 Dec 2011 at 20:00 Location: Poland
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Panavision’s Genesis Camera Honored With an Engineering Emmy

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Panavision Mourns the Loss of One of the First Employees

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Cinematographer Stephen Goldblatt, ASC, BSC Illuminates “The Help”

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