Gordon Willis is regarded by all of his peers as one of the greatest cinematographers in the history of film, and for many as the greatest of all time, period. Between lensing The Godfather trilogy, many of Woody Allen’s best films (including Annie Hall, Manhattan, Stardust Memories, Interiors, and others) and several master thrillers for […]
Gordon Willis is regarded by all of his peers as one of the greatest cinematographers in the history of film, and for many as the greatest of all time, period. In this second interview with Mr. Willis, we dive into the “The Godfather II”, “All the Presidents Men”, “Interiors”, “The Devils Own” and working with […]
The man who keeps the new school in the old school, Andrij Parekh, one of the most sought-after new DP’s on the scene talks about his work in the films of “Half Nelson”, “Sugar”, and “Blue Valentine”.
Reed Morano talks about starting out in the business and lensing indie success, “Frozen River”, drama “The Magic of Belle Isle”, and “Shut Up and Play the Hits”, the final concert and doc of LCD Soundsystem.
This is a cinematographer who has left an indelible mark on the history of film making. Not just a man who has traversed pretty much every genre–horror, action, drama, comedy, western, etc.–but also always shown a commitment to storytelling first. Dean Cundey just knows a tonne about how to make images work. He’s been dealing […]
In this episode: “House of a 1000 Corpses” “Straight to Hell” “Palindromes” “Slums of Beverly Hills” ..;.and working with Todd Solondz Tom Richmond is an amazing personality and an amazing guy. Someone who has worked with masters and newbies alike, always bringing a commitment to making beautiful images, Richmond never quits on an image or […]
We speak with Deny Clairmont about the Cooke lines.
“The Limey” “Erin Brockovich” Ed Lachman is one of the great modern-day masters of light and lens. He’s left a mark on the craft of cinematography, through a combination of talent, insight, and intuition and intelligence. He’s quite simply, fantastic. His use of color is innovative and experimental, his use of camera is sensitive and […]
Commitment to simplicity and truth in cinematography is Sam Levy’s domain. This up-and-comer has recently lensed Noah Baumbach’s latest feature “Frances Ha”, and there are several good reasons why he was chosen for such an auspicious position.
When your first feature is a $70 million, action-loaded sports film, there are reasons why. Salvatore Totino was hand-picked by Oliver Stone to lens “Any Given Sunday” and it’s been no secret since that Sal is one of the greatest talents in the business. Always allowing each piece to have a look of it’s own, […]
From indies to docs to commercials and videos, Wolfgang Held has done it all and continues to do it all. He’s worked on projects big and small, but he always brings his good nature and humor to any project. His winning personality and approach is what got him the job to shoot “Bruno”, and if […]
Conversations with the world’s best cinematographers, editors, technology companies and more from the world of film and television.