Cinematographer Buddy Squires, ASC on Following his Instincts in "Compassion in Exile"

Cinematographer Buddy Squires, ASC on following his instincts in "Compassion in Exile: The Story of the 14th Dalai Lama." From Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography on December 6th, 2017. 

 Buddy Squires, ASC is an Oscar nominated filmmaker, an Emmy Award winning cinematographer, and a member of both the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. His more than 200 screen credits include two Oscar winners, seven Academy Award nominees, and ten Emmy Award winning productions. Personal honors include thirteen Primetime Emmy nominations with one Emmy Award. Squires also received the Eric Barnouw Award, a Crystal Heart Award, a Christopher Award, and a Golden Lens Award. His work is regularly featured at the Sundance, Telluride, and Tribeca Film Festivals. The Los Angeles Times praised Squires’ cinematography as “gorgeous… astonishing camera work.” Time Magazine has called it “visually amazing”. The International Documentary Association cited Squires’ “visual poetry” in awarding him their 2007 Outstanding Documentary Cinematography Award.

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