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Daryn Okada, ASC Chats Live On

Daryn Okada, ASC will participate in a live Internet chat on the

International Cinematographers Guild’s (ICG) website

Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. (PST).

The monthly Internet chats are a popular forum sponsored by ICG for its 6,000 nation-wide members, students, journalists, other filmmakers and fans around the world.

Okada earned his first credit for “Nomad Riders,” an ultra-low budget film in 1981. He has subsequently compiled more than 30 credits, including “Lake Placid,” “Anna Karenina,” “Captain Ron,” “Dr. Doolittle 2,” “Joe Somebody,” “Cradle 2 The Grave,” “Mean Girls” and the upcoming “Paparazzi. “His work earned him an ASC Outstanding Achievement Award nomination from the American Society of Cinematographers for the miniseries In “A Child’s Name” in 1991.

A background interview and articles about Okada are posted on

along with previous interviews and chats with Donald M. Morgan, Frederick Elmes, ASC Michael Goi, ASC, Robbie Greenberg, ASC, Jack Green, ASC, Dante Spinotti, ASC, AIC, Thomas Ackerman, ASC, Wally Pfister, ASC, Tom Del Ruth, ASC, John Schwartzman, ASC, Robert Primes, ASC, Owen Roizman, ASC, Russ Alsobrook, ASC, Bill Roe, ASC, Bill Butler, ASC, Jamie Anderson, ASC, Vilmos Zsgimond, ASC, Stephen Lighthill, ASC, Stephen Burum, ASC, Brian Reynolds, Rogers Deakins, ASC, BSC, Bill Fraker, ASC, BSC, John Toll, ASC, Ellen Kuras, ASC, Nancy Schreiber, ASC, Vittorio Storaro, ASC, AIC, James Chressanthis, ASC, Russ Carpenter, ASC, Steven Poster, ASC, Allen Daviau, ASC, George Spiro Dibie, ASC, Dean Cundey, ASC, John Bailey, ASC, Richard Crudo, ASC, Bill Bennett, ASC and Laszlo Kovacs, ASC.

The monthly chats and library of previous interviews are easily accessible as a resource for filmmakers and aficionados.