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Camera Op to Cinematographer: Matt Leonetti & His Road to Hollywood Success
Matt Leonetti started his career as a camera operator & quickly became a full-fledged cinematographer shooting iconic films, including Poltergeist, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Weird Science, Jagged Edge, Star Trek: First Contact, Dawn of the Dead, The Butterfly Effect, and Rush Hour 2. Forty years after his first role as director of photography on Bat People (1974), Leonetti continues to shoot, including the upcoming Dumb and Dumber To. Learn how Leonetti paved the way to his success, with tips, advice and much more.
Published on Thursday, October 9, 2014 10:00 AM
Exploring the Visual Playground of "Jumbo" with Cinematographer Thomas Buelens
Jumbo follows Jeanne, a shy young woman, works in an amusement park. Fascinated with carousels, she still lives at home with her mother. That's when Jeanne meets Jumbo, the park's new flagship attraction. Cinematographer Thomas Buelens discusses how the film was a fun visual playground for a DP like him, the dynamic lighting (over 160 lights) on the amusement ride, Jumbo, that brought it to life as a character. In an exclusive interview, he gives insight into his creative process, his unique behind-the-camera perspective, and more.
Published on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:00 AM
Cinematographer Rich Schaefer Talks Motion Control Robots and the Impact of COVID-19
Rich Schaefer is an award-winning cinematographer with more than 25 years of experience. By delivering stunning images across a variety of entertainment and commercial projects, Rich’s punctilious eye and valued ingenuity makes him a top collaborator and creator in his craft.
Published on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:00 AM
Cinematographer Hagen Bogdanski Portrays the Human Core in the Remake of the 1973 Film "Papillon"
A remake of the 1973 film of the same name, Papillon tells the epic story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker who, after wrongly convicted of murder, must escape the infamous French prison colony of Devil’s Island. The film tells a thrilling, brutal story of survival as the characters fight both the elements and the encroaching effects of isolation-induced insanity. Cinematographer Hagen Bogdanski shares his process in shooting the film, and how he dealt with the elements to find the emotional human core at the center of the story.
Published on Friday, August 31, 2018 10:00 AM
Director/Cinematographer TJ Derry Adopts AJA CION for Commercial Production
In a new spot directed by Toronto-based director and cinematographer TJ Derry, an elaborate photosynthesis experiment proves that Scotts EZ Seed fertilizer helps grass grow almost anywhere, including a basement. Shot on CION at 4K in ProRes 444, with time-lapse footage captured on multiple Canon DSLRs, the spot showcases the beautiful cinematic images from the CION camera on a low light set.
Published on Monday, June 8, 2015 10:34 AM
From the Cinematographer: Creating Captivating Shots for Sci-Fi Film, Jonathan
Cinematographer Zach Kuperstein's mysterious science-fiction flick Jonathan is heading to a cinema near you on November 16. The film follows the titular Jonathan, played by Ansel Elgort, who goes to bed after work each day, at midday, and then wakes up in the morning to a video of the second half of his day. We talked to Zach about his favorite shots from the film, what it's like working with his crew and an even more in-depth look behind the film.
Published on Monday, November 5, 2018 10:00 AM
Cinematographer Sarah Cawley Talks Behind-the-Camera Perspective on NBC's Manifest
Sarah Cawley is an accomplished cinematographer who’s worked on a variety of television and film projects. In an exclusive interview, Sarah talks about Manifest S2, which follows the mystery surrounding a flight that suddenly re-emerged after having been missing for over five years. She discusses how the show was a fun visual playground for a DP like her, as well as take a deeper dive into the creation of the series, her unique behind-the-camera perspective, and more.
Published on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:00 AM
Cinematographer Lidia Nikonova Shoots The Weeknd's "Call Out My Name" Video
Currently, Lidia is one of the few creatives pioneering an industry-wide shift to vertical content, as we’ve seen with Spotify Video and the launch of Instagram TV (IGTV). With The Weeknd’s Call Out My Name Spotify music video, Lidia produced one of the first vertical anamorphic videos, which allowed her to increase the field of view while retaining all the textural qualities of the vintage anamorphic glass — the flare, the breathing and the oval bokeh.
Published on Monday, August 27, 2018 10:00 AM
Cinematographer Greg Middleton Talks Multi-Award Nominated HBO Series Watchmen
HBO American superhero drama limited television series Watchmen has racked up plenty of awards buzz with nominations for the Satellite Awards, Critics' Choice Awards, Art Directors Guild, Costume Designers Guild, and Writers Guild Awards, to name a few.
Published on Friday, May 22, 2020 10:00 AM
Behind-the-Scenes: Cinematographer Lucian Read Shoots America Divided Docu-Series
In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, America Divided, the EPIX Original limited docu-series executive produced by Common, Norman Lear and Shonda Rhimes, features narratives around inequality in education, housing, healthcare, labor, criminal justice and the political system — all woven into an eight-story, five-part series.
Published on Friday, August 17, 2018 10:00 AM
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