Pratt Institute | 200 Willoughby Ave
Location: Film Video 102: Screening Room
Award-winning cinematographer, Edward Lachman will join us for an intimate conversation about his extensive career and the art and craft of cinematography. Lachman began his career as an assistant to such noted lighting directors as Robby Müller, Sven Nykvist, and Vittorio Storaro. He has collaborated with filmmakers such as the Masyles brothers, Robert Altman, Wim Wenders, Todd Haynes, Ulrich Seidl, Steven Soderbergh, Sofia Coppola, Shirley Clarke, and Paul Schrader. Selected credits as cinematographer include Desperately Seeking Susan, Tokyo-Ga, Mississippi Masala, Light Sleeper, La Soufriére, The Limey, The Virgin Suicides, Erin Brokovich, Far From Heaven (Academy Award nomination), Ulrich Seidl's Paradies trilogy, I'm Not There, Mildred Pierce, Carol, for which he won the Golden Frog grand prize at Camerimage Film Festival, and most recently, Todd Solondz's Wiener-Dog which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. In 2015 Lachman became the first American to win the prestigious Marburger prize for cinematography.