Cinematography

Filmmaking element.

The Center-Framed Cinema of Pedro Almodóvar

Arguably one of the most visually identifiable directors working today, here's a quick celebration of the center frames of Spanish… Read More

From ‘XXY’ to ‘The Neon Demon’: The Cinematography of Natasha Braier

A bold, uncompromising voice in cinematography: here's a quick intro to what defines the work of Natasha Braier. Read More

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

"There is always an out-of-sight just as there is always an off-screen" - Victor Perkins Read More

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

The masterful big-screen adaptation has a polarizing and distinct mid-2000s look to it, but that's all part of what makes… Read More

Chasing Butterflies: Observations on the Visual Style of Terrence Malick

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

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

If you've ever wanted to know what people mean when fancy film people say "anamorphic" this one's for you. Read More

The 50 Most Beautiful Shots of The Star Wars Franchise

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

What Robert Zemeckis Can Teach Us About the Moving Master Shot

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