NEWS: Check out this interview with our own Ed Lachman for new insights on his approach to images, and then see them in action here.
Ed Lachman has worked extensively in feature motion pictures, documentaries and commercials as both a cinematographer and director. In commercials he has received the Cannes Gold Lion for the Levis and Diesel Jeans campaigns, and the prestigious British Art Directors award for Mazda, Artisan.
He recently was the director of photography for the HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce directed by Todd Haynes for which he earned an Emmy nomination. He also collaborated with artist Slater Bradley on “Shadow,” an art film inspired by Dark Blood, the unfinished last film of actor River Phoenix. “Shadow” premeiered at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 2010.
Ed also directed Harmony Korine’s script “Ken Park”, and other directing credits include “Songs for Drella”, an homage to Andy Warhol, “Tokyo/Ga“ with Wim Wenders, and “Get your Kicks on Route 66” a tone poem to the legendary American road.
Ed Lachman has photographed an impressive and extensive collection of films, including Sofia Coppola’s directorial debut “The Virgin Suicides” and Todd Haynes’ “Far from Heaven” — the homage to Douglas Sirk – for which he received an Academy Award Nomination, ASC, and an IFP Award for Best Cinematography.