Master Class with Vilmos Zsigmond
Vilmos Zsigmond, the Academy Award-winning cinematographer, joined the Higher Learning audience for an in-depth look at his 50-year career at the forefront of the industry.
Vilmos Zsigmond, the Academy Award-winning cinematographer and co-founder of the Global Cinematography Institute, joined the Higher Learning audience for an in-depth master class and a look back at his 50-year career at the forefront of the industry.
Giving examples from his impressive resume, which includes collaborations with directors Woody Allen, Robert Altman, John Boorman, Michael Cimino, Brian De Palma, and Steven Spielberg, Zsigmond described the intimate working relationship between director and cinematographer. Other topics included on-set improvisation versus strict adherence to a script; black and white cinematography versus colour; the emergence of digital technologies; and celluloid's important role in the history of cinema.
This Higher Learning event was held on August 8, 2014 at TIFF Bell Lightbox and was hosted by Theresa Scandiffio, Director of Adult Learning at TIFF Bell Lightbox.