Conversation with Steven Poster at Chicago Filmmakers


Chicago Filmmakers is pleased to announce another edition of Masterwork: Industry Conversations, a series of virtual interviews with long established and award-winning filmmakers followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

Award-winning Director of Photography, Steven Poster, ASC will join us on Wednesday, November 18 at 7:00PM CST to discuss his career as a cinematographer in Hollywood. 

Steven Poster is a prolific and award-winning Director of Photography, shooting landmark films like the 2001 cult classic DONNIE DARK and iconic music videos like Madonna’s LIKE A PRAYER. The Chicago native joins Chicago Filmmakers in this edition of Masterwork, taking viewers through his more than sixty cinematography credits, as well as his tireless advocacy for inclusivity and diversity in the film industry. 

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Masterworks: Industry Conversations is an opportunity for local artists to learn from established filmmakers and industry decision-makers who are from Chicago or started their careers in the city. Each interview is followed by a Q&A session for attendees to ask questions specific to their interests and gain more knowledge from the interviewees.

Previous guests include award-winning cinematographer Jeff Jur (DIRTY DANCING, MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL); camera operator, International Cinematographers Guild board member, and activist Michelle Crenshaw (BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA ); and Sarah Clark, casting director at Compass Casting in Chicago, Emmy-nominated producer, and award-winning director, Bob Hercules and Keith Walker from Media Process Group (MPG).

Chicago Filmmakers members receive free access to Masterwork: Industry Conversations, including previously recorded events. 

Tickets for Masterwork: Industry Conversation are a suggested donation of $10-25 and can be reserved HERE.

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