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17/01/2020

ASC Appoints New CEO

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The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has named Terry McCarthy as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

In this newly created role, McCarthy is responsible for all business matters relating to the Society, including events, educational efforts, and publishing.

With more than 30 years of experience in journalism, McCarthy is a four-time Emmy® winner and recipient of an Edward R. Murrow Award. He also brings extensive non-profit management experience to the ASC, having previously served as president of the American Academy in Berlin, and prior to that as president and CEO of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council.

"Terry's exceptional background in media and global relationship building will help to guide our ongoing outreach and visibility, and expand our publishing and web activities," said ASC President Kees van Oostrum. "Our mission is to drive cinematography into the future, steering the conversations around modern image making. The Society and its members are uniquely able to play an important role in maintaining the intentions of filmmakers amidst an expansive landscape of new tools and distribution platforms."

McCarthy has traveled throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America as a reporter, covering political, military and societal issues for TIME magazine, ABC News and CBS News. He speaks six languages — English, German, French, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese.

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