Saturday, June 24, 2017

Haskell Wexler

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Cinematographer Haskell Wexler, ASC—who passed away in December at the age of 93—will be remembered on many fronts. For his lensing of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, the last film to receive an Oscar for black-and-white cinematography. For his Oscar-winning cinematography of Bound...

Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016

The legendary cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC, best known for “The Deer Hunter” and “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” has died.

His business partner Yuri Neyman confirmed that Zsigmond died on Friday in Big Sur, California. Zsigmond was 85...

Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015

Steven Poster, ASC, president of the International Cinematographers Guild, Local 600, issued a statement on the passing of legendary cinematographer Haskell Wexler, ASC, who was an ICG board member. Haskell passed away today (12/27) at the age of 93 (see separate...

Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015

Haskell Wexler, one of Hollywood's most famous and honored cinematographers and one whose innovative approach helped him win Oscars for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" in 1967 and the Woody Guthrie biopic "Bound for Glory" 10 years later, died Sunday. He was 93...