Kenneth Zunder, ASC
Kenneth Zunder, ASC, earned his first cinematographer credit on the groundbreaking television series thirtysomething. Zunder 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 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, The Running Man and Rain Man. Recently, Zunder has been sampling runaway catering in several rebate states shooting features for the WWE, but is finally home now working on The Closer for TNT. Along the way, Zunder has earned six ASC and Primetime Emmy nominations. He credits his background in art history and documentary films with helping to shape his cinematography style. For the Television Academy, Zunder has served on the Awards Committee, as well as all Blue Ribbon Panels for his peer group. He is also a member of the American Society of Cinematographers and the Directors Guild of America.
Lowell Peterson, A.S.C.
Lowell Peterson, ASC, was educated in art and architecture at Yale University and at the UCLA film school. He was a camera assistant on many CBS and MTM shows, including Hawaii Five-O, White Shadow, Lou Grant and Hill Street Blues. As camera operator, he worked in both feature films and television, including such series as Newhart and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Promoted to director of photography on the final season of Knots Landing, Peterson went on to shoot many series and television movies, including Profiler, Six Feet Under and Desperate Housewives. Peterson has received a Primetime Emmy nomination and three nominations for the ASC Award for Best Cinematography. He serves on the Awards and Membership Committees of the American Society of Cinematographers, and is a member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.