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Cinematographer Andrew Laszlo, ASC, to speak at Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, September 27- Andrew Laszlo, ASC, will offerpractical insights into the real world of filmmaking during the KodakVisiting Artists seminar. Laszlo will speak with students at RegentsUniversity on Friday, October 5, and Saturday, October 6, from 8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Library Auditorium, 2nd floor.

Laszlo, one of Hollywood’s top cinematographers, will walk thestudents through all aspects of a cinematographer’s life includingresponsibilities, functions, duties, as well as a particular emphasison the creation of the image. He will illustrate and discuss artisticand lighting techniques using examples from five of his films.

Laszlo is a member of the prestigious American Society ofCinematographers (ASC). He is also a member of the Director’s Guild ofAmerica, the National Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, andhas served two terms as a governor of the National Academy ofTelevision Arts and Sciences. He received Emmy nominations for TheMan Without a Country (1973) and Shogun (1980). Laszlo’scredits include Star Trek V, Poltergeist II, The Owl and thePussycat, and Class of ’44. He has also worked exclusivelyin television commercials including advertisements for Sprint,Chevrolet, Budweiser, and American Express.

Presentations on new Kodak films are also part of the VisitingArtists seminar. “The Kodak Visiting Artists program is designed toenrich the educational experience of student filmmakers,” says JohnMason, manager of Kodak’s Student Filmmaker Program. “The program isone way of giving something back to the industry’s future generation offilmmakers.”