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PHIL MEHEUX, BSC, ILLUMINATES "THE SMURFS"

Phil Méheux, BSC, grew up in North Kent, England, in a small town called Sidcup. At 16, he was determined to become a cinematographer, but there were no reputable film schools operating in London at that time.

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PANAVISION'S SUMMER SIZZLE REEL

From superheroes to hangovers and bridesmaids to horrible bosses, Panavision is proud to have been a part of the slate of films that filled the movie theatres. According to Variety, franchise films were the most successful, fueling the record summer.

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PANAVISION SHOWS RETURN TO TV THIS WEEK

It's TV PREMIERE WEEK and over 20 shows supported by Panavision offices are returning or premiereing for the first time.  Read more below...

SEPTEMBER 19

CBS - 8:00 PM

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER enters its 7th season. 

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BILL ROE, ASC, FINDS MAGIC IN "CASTLE"

Cinematographer Bill Roe, ASC, is a veteran of the studio system. He came up through the ranks the traditional way: first as a film loader, and rose up through the camera crew to where he is today, the director of photography on “Castle.” Recently, he has been directing episodes as well. He was 20 years old when he started working in the business, but spent many years during his youth on the set with his father, Jack Roe, who was a first AD. 

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EMMY NODS FOR PANAVISION SHOWS

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

Congratulations are in order for the Creative Arts Emmy winners, which were announced on Saturday, September 10 at the Nokia Theatre Live. Among the winners were two cinematographers lensing shows shot with Panavision cameras: in the Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series the winner was Steven V. Silver, ASC, director of photography on CBS’ “Two and a Half Men,” and the Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series went to Jonathan Freeman, director of photography for HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.”

Twice a year, cinematographers who shoot television are honored: the ASC nominations which are announced in January and culminate in an awards show in February, and the Emmy nominations, which were recently announced. The winners will be feted at the annual Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday, September 10, 2011.

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SEASON 3 FINALE OF “HAWTHORNE” ON TNT TONIGHT

Don't miss the season finale episode of "HawthoRNe", Shot in the Dark, on TNT August 16th .  Photographed by Frank Byers, ASC, with Panavised Sony F35's and Primo lenses.

Starring Jada Pinkett Smith, Michael Vartan and Marc Anthony.  See how this gripping drama ends its third season. 

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