Discussions About A Career In Cinema: Vilmos Zsigmond, Cinematographer
Vilmos Zsigmond was given the “Pierre Angénieux Excellens in Cinematography” award at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival following a very long and successful career as a cinematographer. He is known for his work on Robert Altman’s McCabe & Mrs. Miller and The Long Goodbye, John Boorman’s Deliverance, and Steven Spielberg’s The Sugarland Express and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, for which he won an Academy Award. He has collaborated with Woody Allen in various films including Melinda and Melinda, Cassandra’s Dream and You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger. Zsigmond has also worked with visionary directors like Brian De Palma on Obsession, Blow Out, Bonfire of the Vanities and most recently The Black Dahlia.