ZEISS Cinema Americas Spotlights Film Festival Week

Starts January 21, 2022 with Cinematographer's Roundtable

ZEISS will kick off their 2022 virtual Film Festival Week on Friday, January 21 with an in-depth roundtable featuring six cinematographers—each with a project screening at the Park City festival. Guest cinematographers and their selected films include: Melinda James, Work; Charlotte Hornsby, Master; Alex Disenhof, ASC, Alice; Andrew Wheeler, God’s Country; Jordan Parrott, Chaperone, and Wyatt Garfield, Resurrection.

Moderator Snehal Patel will talk to the filmmakers about their selected films’ including workflow, creative choices and more, followed by a lively Q&A with the audience. The free event will be held at 12 pm PST/3 pm EST.

ZEISS Film Festival Week continues Tuesday, January 25 (12 pm PST/3 pm EST) with featured guest cinematographer, Matthew Chuang, ACS. The artist’s captivating immersion into the horror genre with You Won’t Be Alone, (Focus Pictures) will make its world-premiere at Sundance 2022. Known for exquisitely crafted features, music videos and award-winning commercials, Chaung will cover creative choices and technical solutions for the new entry as well as previous works including The Babadook and The Nightingale. Also on the agenda is his collaboration with director Allen Hughes on the five-part FX Network and Disney documentary series Outlaw: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur, scheduled for spring release.

Tony Wisniewski, ZEISS Senior Manager of Marketing, adds “Although most years we are on the ground in full support of the Park City worldwide event, we are enthusiastic about this year’s Film Festival Week. Now the audience can enjoy virtual festival closeups with cinematographers who speak candidly about their projects which are honored official selections of the Park City festival.”

ZEISS Film Festival Week is free of charge.

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From 2020 Panel: Moderator Snehal Patel, Local 600 DP Eric Branco, and The Forty-Year-Old Version's Writer/Director Radha Blank

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