"Behind the Lens: A Conversation About the Work and Vision of Cinematographer Bruce Logan, ASC"
Moderator: Snehal Patel (Producer & Director, ZEISS - Sales Manager)
Panelist: Bruce Logan, ASC ("Star Wars - Episode IV: A New Hope," "Tron, 2001: A Space Odyssey")
Dive into our in-depth panel with Cinematographer Bruce Logan as he recounts his early days on seminal films including "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "Star Wars IV: A New Hope." This panel, moderated by Zeiss Cinema Sales Manager Snehal Patel, celebrates Bruce's past work with the stories behind the explosions that made "Star Wars" and "Blade Runner" into sci-fi classics.
This seasoned veteran of the cinematographic arts has had an explosive career, and there's still more to come.
About Bruce Logan, ASC: Bruce Logan, ASC is a two time Emmy Award-winning writer/director, a director of photography, editor, visual effects supervisor, and colorist. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Director’s Guild of America, and the American Society of Cinematography.
He has worked with such legendary directors as Stanley Kubrick, John Huston, Robert Wise, John Frankenheimer, William Friedkin, George Lucas, Jonathan Demme and Joel Schumacher, and Terry Gilliam. He is best known for his work on the seminal science fiction movies of the last half-century.
Born in London, he became a self-taught animator and was hired by Stanley Kubrick to work on "2001: A Space Odyssey" gleaning his first screen credit. He came to California in 1968 and worked as a DP and Visual Effects Supervisor on films, including "Tron," "Star Wars -Episode IV: A New Hope," "Star Trek," "Airplane," "Firefox," "The Incredible Shrinking Woman," "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden," and "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas."
Also, Bruce is a Director/DP of award-winning commercials for Pepsi, GE, Visa, and Chevrolet. He has also made music videos for Prince, Madonna, Rod Stewart, Aerosmith, Glenn Frey, Hank Williams, Jr. Bruce’s new film Lost Fare, which he wrote, directed and produced; had a theatrical run in August and was released last month on Amazon Prime and Google play.
About Snehal Patel: Snehal Patel is a film and television professional with over two decades of experience creating content and adapting new technology. He started the first Canon Bootcamp in Los Angeles during the Canon 5D DSLR craze and has over twenty years of experience in cinema. Snehal has lived and worked in Chicago, Mumbai and Los Angeles as a freelance Producer & Director. He was a camera technical salesperson at ARRI, and currently works as the Sales Manager for Cine at ZEISS. He represents the Americas for ZEISS and is proud to call Hollywood his home.
This year’s fourth annual Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography event we'll go behind the lens to better understand the challenges and decisions made by top visual artists in the realm of narrative TV, documentary and feature films. Our event series is where we hope many pieces of the creative puzzle fit together - a familiar enclave for the exchange of ideas and a celebration of this unique collaborative process.
For more information go to: SightSoundandStory.com.