ASC Unveils New Educational Space for the Next Generation of Filmmakers

The American Society of Cinematographers celebrates its centennial by opening the new ASC ARRI Education Center.

The new 5,000 square foot space designed to inspire and educate aspiring filmmakers.  Located behind the ASC Clubhouse, the ASC ARRI Educational Center provides meeting spaces as well as an archive of American Cinematographer, the ASC magazine that celebrates the art of filmmaking. 

"We are pleased to support the ASC in their ongoing mission to educate and inspire the next generation of filmmakers." 

The Center's opening lands on the 100th birthday of the organization, a moment that for ASC President Kees van Oostrum, signifies ASC's devotion to training and education.  "It is thrilling to see the educational commitment of the ASC solidified through this endeavor,” President Kees van Oostrum noted in an ASC press release.  "For me, it manifests our mission for the next 100 years."

Ribbon Cutting at the ASC ARRI Educational CenterCredit: Provided by ASC ARRI

For camera and lighting system manufacturer ARRI, collaborating and supporting the Educational Center is a natural progression of its relationship with the ASC.  For the last year, ARRI has been co-hosting Master Classes with the ASC, including multiple five-day seminars in Los Angeles and an International Master Class in Mexico City.   Now, ARRI continues its devotion to education by not only supporting the new educational center but continuing the International Master Classes for the next decade.

"We are pleased to support the ASC in their ongoing mission to educate and inspire the next generation of filmmakers." Markus Zeiler, a member of the Executive Board at ARRI, shared via press release.  "We believe the ASC ARRI Education Center will help the ASC grow their efforts today, tomorrow, and for years to come."  

ASC 100 GalaCredit: Provided by ASC ARRI

The ASC celebrated its 100th birthday with a gathering at the clubhouse on September 28th, 2019, which also marked the official opening of the center. Happy Birthday, ASC and here's to more "Loyalty, Progress, and Artistry."

For more information about ASC and the Educational Center, head to The American Society of Cinematographers website    

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October 8, 2019 at 5:42AM

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Very good news! It's nice to know that so many things are done in the educational sphere. Regardless of whether it's an educational reform or the opening of a new school. Education is very important nowadays, it's our confident future and therefore everything must be organized properly. I believe that now we have more different privileges, were not there before. For example, online training, various applications for learning languages ​​and other disciplines, as well as sources where you can choose a student assistance service, like this one for example https://www.writingjudge.com/ All this is done to facilitate the educational process, for greater efficiency and productivity. I'm sure that over time will be many new and better things.

August 22, 2020 at 2:04AM, Edited August 22, 2:36AM

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