Michael Chambliss, the advanced production technology specialist for the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG), IATSE Local 600, focuses on the integration of new forms of programming and emerging production methods into the craft of cinematography and camera crew practices. He is active on the American Society of Cinematographers’ (ASC) Motion Imaging Technology Council (MITC) as well as being the ICG’s representative on the Entertainment Technology Center @ USC projects and additional industry forums.
Prior to shepherding the ICG’s technology initiatives, Michael was a principal of the commercial production company Chambliss-Wolff Films and a consultant for media technology investment groups. He worked as a director of photography and camera operator on motion pictures and television series as well as earning a Peabody Award as the director/DP on the documentary “It Works”. His camera crew credits include “Traffic,” “Rat Race,” “Perfect Storm,” “The Italian Job,” “Ocean’s 11,” “Scrubs” and “Pushing Daisies.”