Cinematography

Filmmaking element.

Shaun Of The Dead Off Screen Space

The Terrifying, Humorous, and Thematic Potential of Off-Screen Space

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“There is always an out-of-sight just as there is always an off-screen” – Victor Perkins

Miami Vice

Navigating the Digital Landscape of Michael Mann’s ‘Miami Vice’

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The masterful big-screen adaptation has a polarizing and distinct mid-2000s look to it, but that’s all part of what makes it great.

Terrence Malick A Hidden Life

Chasing Butterflies: Observations on the Visual Style of Terrence Malick

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Hope y’all brought your allergy medication because we’re going to be running through some fields.

Shanghai Express Deitrich Lighting

Glamor From Above: The Simple Majesty of Dietrich Lighting

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Lights, camera, Marlene Deitrich.

Anamorphic Vs Spherical Lenses

Anamorphic vs. Spherical Camera Lenses: What’s the Difference?

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If you’ve ever wanted to know what people mean when fancy film people say “anamorphic” this one’s for you.

Star Wars Shots Header Collage

The 50 Most Beautiful Shots of The Star Wars Franchise

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From A New Hope to The Mandalorian, these are the live-action Star Wars cinematic universe’s most perfect frames.

Death Becomes Her Moving Master Shot

What Robert Zemeckis Can Teach Us About the Moving Master Shot

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Want to get a lot of coverage with fewer set-ups? Consider opting for a moving master.

Cinematographer PJ Dillon The Falcon And The Winter Soldier

Cinematography and Iconography in ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’

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We chat with the show’s director of photography, P.J. Dillon, about how he shot the shield and looking forward to another season.

The Shining Pov Shot

Watching and Being Watched: The Narrative Power of the POV Shot

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A little perspective never hurt anybody.