Darek Kuźma talks with Stephen Lighthill, President of The American Society of Cinematographers and the cinematographer behind "Berkeley in the Sixties", "Nash Bridges" and many more.
In June 2012 Stephen Lighthill elected president of the ASC.
Lighthill began his career shooting for San Francisco Bay area news programs, as well as national news shows such as 60 Minutes. He segued into documentary cinematography, working on many films including Gimme Shelter and Berkeley in the Sixties, which was nominated for an Academy Award and won the Audience Award at Sundance. Lighthill’s narrative credits include such television dramas as Vietnam War Story, Earth 2, Nash Bridges, and She Spies, among many others.
Always active in the filmmaking community, Lighthill has long served as an officer on the National Executive Board of the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG). In 2000, he was presented with the Society of Operating Cameramen’s (SOC) President’s Award, recognizing his career achievements. In 2010, SMPTE recognized Lighthill with the Kodak Educational Award for outstanding educational contributions to the motion picture industry.
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