ECA award winners to discuss new technologies and toolsets with technology leaders including the Tiffen Company


Hauppauge, New York – April 8, 2013 – The Tiffen® Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning accessories for the still imaging, motion picture, and broadcast markets, will join the International Cinematographers Guild in honoring the 2012 recipients of the Emerging Cinematographers Awards this NAB. Steve Tiffen, President and CEO of the Tiffen Company, will participate in the ICG Panel, “Technologies and Toolsets: Emerging Cinematographers Talk with Technology Companies,” on Monday, April 8 in the South Hall, room S219, from 5:30-6:00PM, followed by the cocktail reception. During the session, participants will discuss how the latest tools and technologies can open up a multitude of creative possibilities for the next generation of cinematographers, as well as the benefits and hurdles that must be overcome for successful real-world application for such technologies. Beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres to follow.


What: ICG Panel and Cocktail Party Honoring ECAs

Where: South Hall, S219

When: Monday, April 8, 5:30 – 7PM

Why: Come hear ICG Emerging Cinematography Award winners dialogue with leading digital capture and camera accessory companies about how new technologies can best enhance their creative voices on-set. Participants include:

·         Daron Keet, 2012 ECA honoree, first assistant cameraman

·         Pete Villani, 2012 ECA honoree, camera operator

·         Steven Tiffen, President/CEO at Tiffen LLC

·         Tim Smith, Canon USA


About the International Cinematographers Guild:

The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600) represents approximately 6,900 members who work in film, television and commercials as Directors of Photography, Camera Operators, Visual Effects Supervisors, Still Photographers, Publicists and all members of camera crews. The first cinematographers union was established in New York in 1926, followed by unions in Los Angeles and Chicago, but it wasn't until 1996 that Local 600 was born as a national guild. ICG's ongoing activities include the Emerging Cinematographer Awards and the Publicists Awards Luncheon as well as providing speakers for high profile industry events. The Guild also publishes ICG magazine and the Camera Angles newsletter.


About Tiffen

Tiffen has been a leading manufacturer of photographic filters, lens accessories, software, and camera accessories for the consumer/professional imaging and the motion picture and broadcast television industries for 75 years. The company has a rich history of innovative product design, superior optical consistency, and unparalleled quality. Tiffen has been recognized for its product and engineering excellence, earning a Technical Achievement Award and a Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, as well as multiple Emmy® Awards. Today, the company offers a wide range of products, which include: Tiffen® filters, Steadicam® camera stabilizing systems, Lowel® light, Listec® teleprompters, Tiffen Dfx® digital imaging software, Domke® bags, Davis & Sanford® tripods, Genustech® camera accessories, Zing® camera covers, Stroboframe® flash brackets, Saunders® professional trimmers, and Kodak Wratten® filters. Tiffen continues to enhance its reputation as a leading imaging accessory manufacturer through aggressive growth in the image-making accessory industry.


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