|An Evening with Vincent Laforet: July 17
NYWIFT members are invited to "An Evening with Vincent Laforet" sponsored by Adorama and Canon on July 17, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at The Adorama Event Space, 55 West 17th St, Ground Floor.
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Vincent Laforet will discuss many of the challenges he's faced as he transitioned from editorial/commercial photography to commercial film sets as a director and cinematographer.
He will show footage from the Canon 5D Mark II, Canon C300, Red Epic, Phantom etc. and will discuss the timeline of new technologic developments and how they relate to trends in the photography and film markets.
Vincent Laforet is a three-time winner at the prestigious 2010 Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, he is a director and Pulitzer Prize–winning photographer who is known for his forward-thinking approach to image making and storytelling. In 2005, he was named as the ‘100 Most Influential People in Photography’ by American Photo. His work has been recognized in the Communication Arts and PDN annuals, World Press Photo Awards, Pictures of the Year Competition, Overseas Press Club, National Headliners Awards, and the Pro-Football Hall of Fame. In June 2010, he was honored with a Gold, Silver, and a Bronze in the Titanium category at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival for his work as the director on the groundbreaking Canon ‘Beyond the Still’ competition, which he spearheaded with Grey Advertising. He is represented as a commercial director by the Los Angeles & New York based production company ‘Accomplice’, and as a photographer by the New York based agency Stockland Martel. Vincent currently resides in Manhattan Beach, California, with his wife, Amber, son, Noah, and daughter, Eliana.
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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Last updated: Jul. 13, 2013