Location: Gordon Field House on the RIT Campus
An Evening “Behind the Lens” with Michael Slovis ’76
Emmy Award Winning Cinematographer & Director of Photography Recognized for his genius and groundbreaking visual direction in the AMC hit series, Breaking Bad
Special Guest Speaker, Michael Slovis ’76
Followed by Audience Q&A
The event location has changed to the Gordon Field House
Admission is free. This event will be closed captioned.
On campus parking will be available in D Lot.
The Emmy Award winning cinematographer and director will share his experience and insight from work on countless TV shows and movies. Hear about Michael’s decision to shoot on film, the difference between directing photography and directing actors, his involvement in post-production, the hidden visual effects of Breaking Bad, lighting techniques and more. In addition, Michael will discuss his Emmy Award winning cinematography for CSI : Crime Scene Investigation, his work on countless television shows and movies and his upcoming projects.
Michael Slovis started taking pictures as a teenager and was a winner of the New Jersey State Teen Arts Festival with a photograph that earned him admission to Rochester Institute of Technology’s renowned photography program. Slovis studied cinematography at NYU and began working as a gaffer on motion pictures, commercials and television. He started his career as a director of photography in independent films in New York. This was followed by more independent films, direct-to-DVD movies, television films, theatrical films and pilots.
In recent years, Slovis has photographed the pilot for ABC’s Castle, Fringe for Fox, Royal Pains for USA, Rubicon for AMC, 30 Rock for NBC and Running Wilde for Fox. In 2010, he was honored with an invitation to join the American Society of Cinematographers, the pinnacle association of cinematographers. He very gratefully accepted.
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THE COLLEGE OF IMAGING ARTS & SCIENCES,
THE OFFICES OF DEVELOPMENT & ALUMNI RELATIONS,
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