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Kodak Goes Behind-the-Scenes With Acclaimed Cinematographers at Cine Gear Expo

Eric Alan Edwards, Giles Nuttgens and Rachel Morrison Headline Panels



will host two discussions with acclaimed cinematographers at this year’s

Cine Gear Expo

on the Paramount Lot in Los Angeles. On Friday, May 31, at 5:15 p.m., Kodak will sit down with award-winning cinematographer Giles Nuttgens, BSC for a conversation in the Paramount Theater. On Saturday, June 1, at 11:45 a.m., the “Sundance in Summer” panel will feature Eric Alan Edwards (Lovelace) and Rachel Morrison (Fruitvale Station) in The Sherry Lansing Theater.

In a candid conversation, Nuttgens will reveal the thinking behind his extensive body of work — including the imagery, technology, career choices, and his collaborations. The seminar will offer a glimpse into the mind of one of today’s more innovative artists.

Nuttgens shot the recently released

What Maisie Knew

with the directing team Scott McGehee and David Siegel, and

Midnight’s Children

, based on the best-selling Salman Rushdie novel. Nuttgens’ extensive feature resume also includes Mehta’s elemental trilogy

Fire, Earth and Water

, which received a 2007 Oscar(r) nomination for Best Foreign Language Film and earned Nuttgens the 2006 GENIE Award for Best Cinematography. Nuttgens first worked with McGehee and Siegel on

The Deep End

, a film which earned him the 2001 Sundance Film Festival Award for Best Cinematography, and a nomination in the same category at the 2002 Independent Spirit Awards. His next films include the upcoming features

Young Ones


God Help the Girl


Both Edwards and Morrison recently had movies that were stand outs at the Sundance Film Festival. This panel conversation will delve into their creative and budgetary considerations made prior to and during production. The cinematographers will also give the audience behind-the-scenes insight on the collaborations with their directors – Ryan Coogler who took his first turn at the helm on

Fruitvale Station

; and the dual visionary team on


comprised of Oscar(r)-winning director Rob Epstein and Emmy(r)-nominated Jeffrey Friedman, both with documentary backgrounds.

Edwards’ film


is the story of adult film legend Linda Lovelace, who starred in the 1972 film

Deep Throat

. The film will hit cinema screens in August. Edwards received an Indie Spirit Award nomination for

My Own Private Idaho

, and has an eclectic list of credits including Gus Van Sant’s

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

, Judd Apatow’s

Knocked Up

, David Dobkin’s

The Change-Up

, and the upcoming

Delivery Ma

n from director Ken Scott.

Morrison lensed

Fruitvale Station

, which was the winner of both the Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Based on real events, the film follows Oscar Grant on the final day of 2008, and his untimely death New Year’s Day at the hands of a transit police officer in Oakland, Calif. The film will be released by The Weinstein Co. on July 26. Morrison’s credits include

Palo Alto, CA

; and the upcoming thriller

The Harvest

, among others. Morrison will receive the Kodak Vision Award at the 2013 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards(r) on June 12.

The panel is free with admission to Cine Gear Expo. Advanced registration for the Expo can be done at

. The website also includes directions and additional information.

To learn more about Kodak, visit

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and Twitter (@Kodak_ShootFilm).

(Participants subject to availability.)


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