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10 - 11:30 am, June 1, 2019
Hilo Palace Theater

The Art of Cinematography
with Ron Garcia, ASC (Hawai’i 5.0, Twin Peaks)

What you really wanted to know about cinematography but were afraid to ask

In this 90 minute session, Emmy-nominated Cinematographer Ron Garcia, ASC (Hawai’i 5.0, Twin Peaks) will discuss the important role a cinematographer plays in bringing a film to fruition, from a general breakdown to the specific way he himself approaches a project. With four decades in the industry, Ron will also discuss how the craft has changed, where he sees it moving in the future, and what today’s cinematographers can do to hone and refine their craft.

About Ron Victor Garcia

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An award-winning cinematographer and director, Garcia worked as the Director of Photography on season one of Hawai’i 5.0, and his accolades include multiple Emmy nominations and a CableACE Award.


Garcia was recently awarded the prestigious Cinematography Television Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Cinematographers, and is a member of The Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the American Television Academy (ATA), and the Society of Motion Pictures and Television Engineers (SMPTE).

Prior to entering the film industry, Garcia spent 8 years as a design draftsman in the Aerospace industry, and his work included the Command Module for the first Apollo project to the moon.

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