ASC Calls for TV Entries in Annual Awards Competition


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<strong>Submit your works today. The deadline for entries is noon on December 1.</strong><br><br>The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has issued a call for television entries in the annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards competition. There are three categories: (1) an episode or pilot of a 30-minute series, (2) an episode or pilot of a 60-minute series, and (3) a movie or miniseries made for television. <br><br>The deadline for entries is noon on December 1. Finalists will be named in mid-December, and winners will be announced during the awards celebration here at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel on February 27, 2010.<br><br>"This annual competition is an opportunity for our members and the filmmaking community to celebrate the artistic achievements of our peers," says ASC President Michael Goi. "In addition to recognizing today's cinematographers for their accomplishments, our goal is to inspire the next generation of filmmakers to pursue their passion for visual storytelling." <br><br>Cinematographers can submit programs which have a U.S. premiere broadcast date of December 1, 2008, through November 30, 2009. There are generally five nominees in each category, who are chosen by ASC members. <br><br>"Television cinematography is a demanding and artful endeavor," adds ASC Awards Chairman Richard Crudo, ASC. "Some of the world's most talented cinematographers create amazing images every week with short deadlines and tight budgets in a competitive field."<br><br>For more information regarding rules, and/or to download an entry form, visit the ASC website at <a href="" target="_blank"></a>, or call 323-969-4333.<br><br>The ASC was chartered in January 1919. There are more than 300 active members of ASC, and 150-plus associate members from sectors of the industry that support the art and craft of filmmaking. Membership and associate membership is by invitation based on contributions that individuals have made to advance the art of visual storytelling.<br><br><br><br>