Cinematography

Filmmaking element.

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Trevor Forrest Describes How He Transformed L.A. into Ohio for ‘Little Fires Everywhere’

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We chat with the cinematographer about the lenses required to masquerade the very warm West Coast for the treacherously cold East Coast.

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Martha Stephens on Shooting ‘To the Stars’ Simultaneously in Black and White and Color

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We chat with the director about why she chose the impossible task of shooting two versions of her film.

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DP Sam McCurdy on Bringing Noir to ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Lost In Space’

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We chat with the cinematographer about the lovely landscape of darkness needed to bring big screen art to the small screen.

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DP Jeff Cronenweth on Selecting the Tools to Shoot ‘Tales from the Loop’

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We chat with the cinematographer about how determining color and focus are essential to achieving narrative.

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The Effect of the Voyeur Camerawork in ‘The Invisible Man’

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Focusing on empty spaces and positioning frames from outside a scene amplifies this terrifying tale of being watched.

Punch Drunk Love

The Perfection of the Date Scene in ‘Punch-Drunk Love’

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Paul Thomas Anderson’s masterpiece is both romantic and rageful.

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Darius Khondji on Ditching His Comfort Zone to Shoot ‘Uncut Gems’

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We chat with the cinematographer about accomplishing the grit of ‘Uncut Gems’ and how it pushed him unlike any other movie.

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Eben Bolter on the Terror and Pleasure of Multi-Camera Filmmaking in ‘Avenue 5’

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We chat with the cinematographer about the tools required to shoot a cinematic, sci-fi comedy series.

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Cinematographer Michael Grady on Framing ‘The Morning Show’

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We chat with the cinematographer about finding artistry in a world in which we all think we’re experts.