Cinematographer Nancy Schreiber, ASC discusses shooting the period piece "Shadow Magic." Recorded at the event "Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography" on September 30, 2015.
Nancy Schreiber, ASC is an award winning cinematographer based in both New York and Los Angeles. She came up through the ranks as an electrician and gaffer, working in commercials features and documentaries for such directors and producers as Martha Coolidge, Michael Hausman, and Richard Pearce.
"Shadow Magic" is a 2000 film directed and co-written by Ann Hu. The film was a US-China co-production starring Xia Yu, Jared Harris and Xing Yufei. The movie was Ann Hu's directorial debut.
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