ASX.TV: Vivian Maier – “Who Took Nanny’s Pictures?” (2013)

The incredible story of a mysterious nanny who died in 2009 leaving behind a secret hoard – thousands of stunning photographs. Never seen in her lifetime, they were found by chance in a Chicago storage locker and auctioned off cheaply. Now Vivian Maier has gone viral and her magical pictures sell for thousands of dollars. […]

ASX.TV: Helmut Newton – “Frames from the Edge” (1988)

A camera crew follows Helmut Newton, the fashion and ad photographer whose images of tall, blond, big-breasted women are part of the iconography of twentieth-century erotic fantasy. He’s on the go from L.A., to Paris, to Monte-Carlo, to Berlin, where he was a youth until he escaped from the Nazis in 1936. We see him […]

ASX.TV: Edward Weston – “The Photographer” (1948)

Public information film on the work of Edward Weston. Edward Henry Weston (March 24, 1886 – January 1, 1958) was a 20th-century American photographer. He has been called “one of the most innovative and influential American photographers…” and “one of the masters of 20th century photography.” Over the course of his 40 year career Weston […]

ASX.TV: William Eggleston – “The Colorful Mr. Eggleston” (2009)

William Eggleston is one of the most influential and original photographers alive today. A Mississippi aristocrat with a fondness for guns, drink and women, he dragged colour into the world of art photography. Reviled in the 1970s, he is now considered a legend whose unique visual style has influenced generations of photographers and filmmakers. Imagine […]

ASX.TV: James Nachtwey – “War Photographer” (2001)

War Photographer is a documentary by Christian Frei about the photographer James Nachtwey. As well as telling the story of an iconic man in the field of war photography, the film addresses the broader scope of ideas common to all those involved in war journalism, as well as the issues that they cover. The documentary […]

ASX.TV: Magnum Photos – “The Changing of Myth” (2009)

This German made documentary made by Reiner Holzemar in the late nineties, weaves together the history of Magnum Photos with the new photographers joining the cooperative at the time. Photographers such as Martin Parr, Larry Towell, Luc Delahaye and Donovan Wylie, who challenged the traditional modes of documentary photography within the agency, which was founded […]