The d.p. Mandy Walker, journalist David Heuring, Tiffen Company chief exec Steven Tiffen and university prof Bruce Sheridan will be honored at the International Cinematographers Guild’s Emerging Cinematographer Awards on Sept. 24 at the American Society of Cinematographers Clubhouse in Los Angeles. The ceremony will act as the opening event of the ECAs, which take place at the Directors Guild of America Theater on Sept. 27.
Mandy, an Aussie d.p. whose credits include Baz Lurhmann’s “Australia” and Billy Ray’s “Shattered Glass” is being given the the Kodak Cinematography Mentor of the Year Award.
Heuring, who has covered the cinematography beat for 25 years for such publications as American Cinematographer, Variety and InCamera magazine, will receive the Technicolor William A. Fraker Cinematography Journalist of the Year.
The Canon Award for Advancement in Digital Technology goes to Tiffen, president and CEO of the Tiffen Co., which manufacturs optical filters and imaging accessories, as well as lighting and camera support systems for the consumer, broadcast and motion picture industries.
And Sheridan, chair of Cinema Art + Science at Columbia College Chicago and chair of the North American region of CILECT, will receive the Nat Tiffen Award for Excellence in Cinematography Education.
The ICG ((IATSE Local 600) reps more that 7,000 members who work in film, TV and commercials as d.p.’s, operators, FX supervisors, still photographers, camera assistants, loaders and publicists.