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ICG President Holding NYC Donnie Darko Cinematography Masterclass

On November 15th the International Cinematographers Guild national president, Steven Poster, ASC, will hold a masterclass in New York City on the cinematography of one the best of his very own works: Donnie Darko.
Donnie Darko Masterclass
The cult classic has long been hailed for its visual elegance, which can be attributed to cinematographer and ICG president Stephen Poster. After a screening f the film, he’ll cover not only the cinematography of the film, but also “an overview of his collaboration with director Richard Kelly” and his secrets on how to make it in the industry.
Beyond Donnie Darko, the award winning Poster’s talents can be seen in many projects over the years, such as Rocky V, Madonna’s Like A Prayer music video, Roswell, Color of Justice and Courage, and much much more. This is definitely an amazing opportunity for those looking to learn from a master cinematographer.

Even better is the cost, at only $75 for non ICG members, and $50 for members. Even if you travel from out of NYC, that’s still an awesome price to be taught by the president of the ICG.
So be sure to visit to learn more about the event, as well as sign up for this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Steven Poster, ICG President & Donnie Darko Cinematographer, to Teach Masterclass at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014  Steven Poster, ASC, national president of the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600), will present a Masterclass at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP in DUMBO, Brooklyn on November 15, starting at 10 a.m. 

Following a screening of Donnie Darko (2001), for which Poster was the director of photography, he will present an overview of his collaboration with director Richard Kelly. He will also share his secrets on how to flourish in the industry. 

Steven Poster has a long history as a cinematographer in the business of motion pictures. From legendary films like Rocky V to the controversial, award-winning Madonna video Like a Prayer, to the indie innovation Donnie Darko, and most recently, Amityville Horror 2015, Poster has made a splash with work that challenges audiences.

For the small screen, Poster was the cinematographer on Mrs. Harris, Roswell, Color of Justice and Courage – all critically acclaimed television movies—as well as on the first episode of the Netflix series Hemlock Grove.

Poster was nominated for an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie for Phyllis Nagy’s Mrs. Harris and for an American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Award for Best Cinematography on Ridley Scott’s Someone to Watch Over Me.

Poster was formerly president of the ASC, where he was responsible for reinvigorating the ASC Technology Committee.

Those interested in attending Masterclass with Steven Poster, ASC – Donnie Darko can register here.

Written by Jake Fruia

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