Female cinematographers are banding together to form a new a collective aimed at giving a public face their “often overlooked” minority in the industry. The newly formed International Collective of Female Cinematographers (ICFC) is billed as “a growing collective of professional Cinematographers from around the US and the world.”
Per their official announcement, “the aim of the collective and web presence is to establish that female Directors of Photography are not, in fact, an anomaly…Individually ICFC members identify as simply Cinematographers — without gender qualifiers. However, as a group, they’ve found it useful to organize around gender until such time as women cease to be perceived as statistical anomalies or token hires behind the lens.”
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