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January 01, 2012

Kenneth Zunder, ASC, Cinematographers

Kenneth Zunder, ASC is currently working on the TNT one-hour drama Major Crimes. Since earning his first cinematographer credit on the groundbreaking television series thirtysomething, he has worked on many features, television movies and series such as Brooklyn Bridge, seaQuest, Chicago Hope, Lois and Clark, Judging Amy and The Starter Wife. He also sampled runaway catering on two series and several features in rebate states across the country, but is truly glad to be home in California.

Zunder worked his way up through the camera ranks on such varied television projects as Wonder Woman and Lou Grant, and such feature films as Rocky and Rain Man. Along the way, he was honored to receive six American Society of Cinematographers Award and Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Zunder credits his studies in art history and his experience in documentary films with helping to shape his cinematography style.

In addition to his service as a Television Academy governor, Zunder has participated on the Academy's Awards Committee, as well as all Blue Ribbon Panels for the Cinematography Peer Group. He is also a member of the Directors Guild of America, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the American Society of Cinematographers, where he serves as an alternate on the board of governors.

He received his B.A. from Harvard University and his M.A. from Stanford University.

Kenneth Zunder, ASC is currently working on the TNT one-hour drama Major Crimes. Since earning his first cinematographer credit on the groundbreaking television series thirtysomething, he has worked on many features, television movies and series such as Brooklyn Bridge, seaQuest, Chicago Hope, Lois and Clark, Judging Amy and The Starter Wife. He also sampled runaway catering on two series and several features in rebate states across the country, but is truly glad to be home in California.

Zunder worked his way up through the camera ranks on such varied television projects as Wonder Woman and Lou Grant, and such feature films as Rocky and Rain Man. Along the way, he was honored to receive six American Society of Cinematographers Award and Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Zunder credits his studies in art history and his experience in documentary films with helping to shape his cinematography style.

In addition to his service as a Television Academy governor, Zunder has participated on the Academy's Awards Committee, as well as all Blue Ribbon Panels for the Cinematography Peer Group. He is also a member of the Directors Guild of America, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the American Society of Cinematographers, where he serves as an alternate on the board of governors.

He received his B.A. from Harvard University and his M.A. from Stanford University.

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