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Profile: Vilmos Zsigmond & James Chressanthis - Cinematographers/NO SUBTITLES NECESSARY

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Vilmos Zsigmond is a four-time Oscar Nominee for Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Deer Hunter, The River, The Black Dahlia He won the Academy Award for Close Encounters of the Third Kind His other upcoming project are the tandem birth of jazz films: Bolden and Louie Vilmos Zsigmond gained prominence during the 1970’s working on Robert Altman's McCabe & Mrs. Miller and and Steven Spielberg's The Sugarland Express and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, the latter of which won him the Academy Award for Best Cinematography. Zsigmond has worked with Brian De Palma on Obsession, Blow Out, The Bonfire of the Vanities, and The Black Dahlia; with Michael Cimino on The Deer Hunter and Heaven's Gate; with Richard Donner on Maverick and Assassins, and with Woody Allen on Melinda and Melinda and Cassandra's Dream and the Untitled Woody Allen 2009 Film Project. James Chressanthis, ASC, is a cinematographer who has a diverse range of nearly 40 credits since the early 1990s, including documentaries, independent features, television movies and episodic series. He shot the Emmy®-nominated Four Minutes and Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows and additional photography on the Oscar®-winning Chicago. He studied cinematography at American Film Institute and began his career shooting nearly 100 break-through music videos with such artists as Bobby McFerrin, James Brown, Hammer, NWA and Dr. Dre. Since 2005, Chressanthis has been a director and cinematographer of the popular dramatic series Ghost Whisperer. He recently completed the Renée Zellweger produced film Living Proof, starring Harry Connick Jr. We Will discuss the upcoming PBS Special NO SUBTITLES NECESSARY is an intimate portrait of two giants of modern imagemaking and their deep bond of brotherhood that transcended every imaginable boundary. You can email your questions to 123FilmEasy@Gmail.com and we'll answer them "LIVE ON AIR." Link: www.123FilmEasy.com. Follow us on "Twitter" at https://twitter.com/123Film.