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Behind the Scenes with Nancy Schreiber, ASC and Dan Ayers, SOC

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  • Register FREE! Live Cinematography Webinar. Behind the Scenes with Nancy Schreiber, ASC and Dan Ayers, SOC: The Important Collaboration Between DP and Camera Operator

    Webinar Highlights:
    Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
    Time: 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM PST (California Time)
    Duration: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes

    WHO: StudentFilmmakers.com invites you to a FREE live cinematography webinar with special guests Nancy Schreiber, ASC and Dan Ayers, SOC. This educational session is open to all, welcoming students, independent filmmakers, and seasoned professionals alike. Secure your spot by registering online today.

    WHAT: “Behind the Scenes with Nancy Schreiber, ASC and Dan Ayers, SOC: The Important Collaboration Between DP and Camera Operator” – Join us for this live cinematography webinar experience. Sign up today.

    WHEN: Join us this Friday, November 17, 2023, from 10:00 am to 11:15 am PST for this engaging session. Secure your free registration now.

    WHERE: Tune in online via Zoom. Upon registration, you’ll promptly receive the Zoom meeting link in your inbox. Don’t forget to check for it!

    WHY: Gain practical insights into the collaboration between a Director of Photography and a Camera Operator. This free webinar is essential for students, independent filmmakers, and professionals looking to enhance their filmmaking skills. Register now for valuable industry knowledge.



    Nancy Schreiber, ASC is an award-winning cinematographer based in both New York and Los Angeles. She was the fourth woman ever voted into membership in the prestigious American Society of Cinematographers. Nancy was honored with the Best Dramatic Cinematography Award at Sundance for the film November, directed by Greg Harrison starring Courteney Cox. She also shared the Best Cinematography Award at Sundance for My America…Or Honk If You Love Buddah and she garnered an Emmy nomination for Best Cinematography on the acclaimed Celluloid Closet for HBO.

    Nancy has photographed numerous films premiering at Sundance including: The Nines, for John August, with Ryan Reynolds, Melissa McCarthy, Hope Davis and Octavia Spencer; HBO’s Stranger Inside directed by Cheryl Dunye, Motherhood with Uma Thurman and Minnie Driver, and Loverboy directed by Kevin Bacon, with Kyra Sedgwick, Sandra Bullock, Matt Dillon and Marissa Tomei. Additional independent films she photographed include: Serious Moonlight with Meg Ryan, Tim Hutton, Justin Long and Kristin Bell , Everyday, directed by Richard Levine, with Helen Hunt, Liev Schreiber, Brian Dennehy, Carla Gugino and Eddie Izzard , as well as Neil La Bute’s Your Friends and Neighbors, with Ben Stiller, Catherine Keener, Aaron Eckhart, Amy Brenneman, Jason Patric and Natasha Kinski.



    Dan Ayers, SOC has contributed to a wide range of projects, with a body of work spanning over 75 films and episodic television series. Notably, he served as a camera operator on films such as Avatar: The Way of Water (2022), The Contractor (2022), and Suicide Kings (1997). His filmography also encompasses various episodic television series, including Nip/Tuck, Monk, The Protector, CSI: NY, Resurrection, Blunt Talk, and Reverie.

    In addition to his camera work, Dan served as a steadicam operator on films like Righteous Kill, featuring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, The Nature of the Beast with Eric Roberts and Lance Henriksen, Wicked with Julia Stiles, Desert Blue with Casey Affleck and Kate Hudson, and Next Friday with Ice Cube and Mike Epps, among others.
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    11/17/23
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    9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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