World Builders

World Builders

World Builders is an ongoing series of conversations with the most productive and thoughtful behind-the-scenes craftspeople.

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How the 4K Restoration Returns the Humanity to ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’

We chat with restoration producer David C. Fein about assembling Robert Wise's Director's Cut in 4K Ultra HD with Dolby… Read More

Alison Brie Tells Us How ‘Spin Me Round’ Invaded Her Dreams

We chatted with the writer/actor about her latest film and how the casual manner it came together was interrupted by… Read More

Terrence Malick and the Cinematography of ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On’

We chat with Bianca Cline and Erik Adkins about the cinematography of Marcel the Shell with Shoe On and how… Read More

Every Actor Wants To Play ‘Die Hard’ at Some Point, Even Henry Thomas

We chat with the 'E.T.' and 'Midnight Mass' actor about achieving a cinematic fantasy in the new action-thriller 'Crawlspace.' Read More

How Comics and Oscar Isaac Dictated the Cinematography of ‘Moon Knight’

We chat with cinematographers Gregory Middleton and Andrew Droz Palermo about diving into the Marvel Universe and attempting to live… Read More

Why They Jammed A Dozen Movies Into ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’

We chat with cinematographer Larkin Seiple about the numerous influences flooding throughout this multiversal madhouse. Read More

Why They Used Bottles as Lenses for ‘The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey’

We chat with cinematographer Shawn Peters about the new Apple TV+ series and how chasing imperfection always results in authenticity. Read More

Jeff Cronenweth Explains Why ‘Being the Ricardos’ Ditches the 4:3 Ratio

We chat with the cinematographer about capturing emotional truth rather than historical accuracy. Read More

How Göran Lundström Transformed Jared Leto for ‘House of Gucci’

We chat with the prosthetics designer about wrangling Jared Leto's massive mane, the first step in transforming the actor into… Read More