Cinematography

Filmmaking element.

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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.

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Cinematographer Caleb Deschanel and VFX Supervisor Robert Legato on How ‘The Lion King’ was Shot, Not Just Animated

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“They call it virtual reality, but at a certain point, you put on the goggles, and the environment is realistic enough that you feel that it’s very real.”

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Lawrence Sher on Rendering a Recognizable Gotham in ‘Joker’

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We chat with the cinematographer about replicating cinematic memory to achieve emotional reality.

Tarantino Shots

45 Perfect Shots from the Films of Quentin Tarantino

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These shots capture some of the most shocking, funny, and cool moments of the director’s impressive filmography.

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How Cinematographer Gavin Finney Brought Heaven and Hell to Life in ‘Good Omens’

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Turns out that six episodes spanning all of human history involves tackling a wide range of visual challenges.

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Exploring the Cartoon Noir Cinematography of ‘Detective Pikachu’

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“Play it again, Salamence.”

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How NASA Contributed to the Cinematography of ‘Barry Lyndon’

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Kubrick shed stodgy costume drama aesthetic by embracing top tier technology.