Haskell Wexler, ASC will participate in a live Internet chat on the
(ICG) website on Apr. 2, 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.
Wexler earned an Academy Award for “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” in 1967. He earned another Oscar in 1976 for “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” He also earned nominations for “Bound for Glory” (1976), “Matewan” (1987) and “Blaze” (1989). Wexler’s memorable film credits include “In the Heat of the Night,” “The Thomas Crown Affair,” “Medium Cool,” “Coming Home,” “Three Fugitives,” “The Secret of Roan Inish,” “Silver City” and the documentaries “Interviews with My Lai Veterans,” “Introduction to the Enemy,” and “At The Max.” Wexler has also directed, written and produced films, including “Latino” and “Medium Cool.”
He is currently putting finishing touches on a documentary that focuses on how outrageously long hours in the motion picture and other industries affect the health, safety and well being of workers.
Articles about Wexler along with previous interviews and chats from other award-winning cinematographers are also available.