DOP Velinda Wardell ACS was invited by Angénieux to participate in the tribute celebrations for DOP Ed Lachman ASC held in Cannes

On May 18, 2018 DOP Ed Lachman ASC became the sixth recipient of this unique prize bestowed by the legendary French optics maker. For this very special occasion, Angenieux also highlighted on stage a member of ICFC, Cecile Zhang, who is a young and promising DOP whose talent has been noticed by Angenieux lenses. DOP Velinda Wardell ACS was invited by Angénieux to participate in the celebrations in Cannes.

Photo: Edward Lachman, ASC received the Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography honor at the Buñuel Theatre, Palais des Festivals, the event held during at the 71st Cannes Film Festival.

In the above photo: L-R Director Todd Haynes, actor Nahuel Perez Biscayart, actress Astrid Berges Frisbey, DP Ed Lachman ASC, actress Elodie Bouchez, actor Xu Zheng, DP Cecile Zhang, actor Michael Pitt & DP Velinda Wardell ACS

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Getty Images Above: Pierre Angenieux ExcelLens in Cinematography Tribute to DOP Ed Lachman ASC at the Palais de Festivals

Every year, the Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography ceremony turns the spotlight on a director of photography whose work has marked the history of world cinema. Since its inception in 2013, tribute has been paid to Philippe Rousselot, ASC, AFC; Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC, HSC in 2014; Roger A. Deakins, ASC, BSC in 2015; Peter Suschitzky, ASC in 2016 and Christopher Doyle, HKSC in 2017.

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