Oscar-nominated cinematographer Lawrence Sher— —His credits include The Hangover, The Joker and The Coming Black Adam — Urging the next generation of cinematographers in 2022 International Society of Cinematographers took a risk when he accepted the Outstanding Filmmaker Award (Local730) Emerging Cinematographer Award.
“Keep shooting the risks. … Be gentle and kind to yourself. That will keep you going,” he told the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on Sunday. “One of the things I love about the industry and being a part of Local 730 is that you can step up and do these things. [Your honored work] is incredible. You are a risk taker. At any stage in my career I have tried not to think about the same path [and] dropped the safety net.”
a montage of his work, including some memorable moments from the hit comedy The Hangover , he quipped, “I make a living shooting stupid shit.” Sher also serves on the American Society of Cinematographers Board of Directors and is the creator of the image database Shotdeck.com.
The Emerging Cinematographer Award was created to allow local 730 members (not yet Classified as DP) have the opportunity to demonstrate themselves as DP by submitting a short film with a running time of
minutes or less are considered.
ICG National President Baird B. Steptoe Sr. began speaking with about guests, who called the winners “the future of motion imaging,” while adding that “after a two-year shutdown, we’re finally able to showcase the work of these talented union members.” The short film took place during the awards ceremony. screened and will be shown at other events, including the upcoming Camerimage Film Festival in Poland.
During this period 24 awards, the winner is Andrew Aiello, For Green Cobra; Austin Scott Ahlborg, Lotus; Jac Cheairs, Kenobi: A Star Wars Fan Movie ; Morgan Gardner Molly Robb ; Gregor Tavenner, Pleasant Canyon ; Jay Chou, Sting ; Michael P. Tedford, Eilder Scrolls: Legends E3 trailer; Leonard P. Walsh ll, Kingsnake ; Eric M. Hurt,