Late Cinematographers Michael Chapman and Allen Daviau Remembered at Camerimage Film Festival
Acclaimed cinematographers and ASC members Michael Chapman and Allen Daviau, who both died last year, were the focus of a legacy panel at EnergaCamerimage Film Festival on Monday, led by the likes of Lawrence Sher (“Joker”), Xavier Pérez Grobet (“Watchmen”), Amy Vincent (‘Footloose”) and Seamus McGarvey (“Atonement”).Nominated for five Oscars for his work on “Bugsy,” “Avalon,” “Empire of the Sun,” “The Color Purple” and “E.T.
the Extra-Terrestrial,” Daviau won the ASC Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007, but he was remembered also for his aversion to cars.“I would follow him around in a supermarket, not to see what he was buying, but hoping to say hello.
Then I acquired the responsibility of driving him to a whole bunch of different events,” said Vincent.
“There are not many of us who did not have the experience of driving him, sometimes conveniently and sometimes not.”Recognized for his collaborations with Steven Spielberg,
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