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Eight honored as Emerging Cinematographers

Awards to be presented Sept. 25

The International Cinematographers Guild is honoring eight industry members for their work behind the lens with Emerging Cinematographer Awards.

This year’s recipients include: Joseph Arena, camera operator, “Applebox”; Alison Kelly, assistant camera, “Spring of Sorrow”; David Mahlman, camera operator, “Numb”; Michael Nie, 2nd assistant camera, “Not Your Time”; Steve Romano, assistant camera, “String Theory/A.F. Vandervorst”; Stefan Tarzan, 1st assistant camera, “Absaroka”; Yueni Zander, assistant camera, “Dead Grass, Dry Roots”, and Gregory Wilson, digital imaging technician on an untitled project.

“These honorees represent the cinematographer superstars of tomorrow,” ICG prexy Steven Poster said.

In order to be eligible for an ECA, Cinematographers cannot already be directors of dhotography. Honorees were selected from over 70 short film submissions.

The Emerging Cinematographer Awards will be presented at the Directors Guild of America on September 25.

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