ABC | Brazil
Associação Brasileira de
of Brazilian Cinematographers
Founded in January 2000.
ACS | Australia
Australian Cinematographers Society
The ACS was founded by a group of cinecamera people in Sydney in 1958. Its Articles of Association were finalized in 1960.
ADF | Argentina
Autores de Fotografía Cinematográfica Argentina
AEC | Spain
Asociación Española de Autores de Obras Fotográficas Cinematográficas
Founded in February 1993.
AFC | France
Association Française des Directeurs de la Photographie Cinematographique
Founded in 1990.
AIC | Italy
Associazione Autori Italiani della Cinematografia
Founded in 1950.
AIP | Portugal
Associação de Imagem Portuguesa
Founded in 1998.
AMC | Mexico
Sociedad Mexicana de Autores de Fotografía Cinematográfica/Mexican Society of Cinematographers
Founded in 1992.
ASC | U.S.A.
The American Society of Cinematographers
Formed on 21 December 1918 and replacing the Cinema Camera Club [1913, New York] and the Static Club [1913, California]. The official charter was issued on 8 January 1919. Membership was [and is] by invitation only. William S. Hart and Mary Pickford were the first producers to place the letters 'A.S.C.' after the photographer's name in the screen credits.