American Cinematographer interviews cinematographers, directors and other filmmakers to take you behind the scenes on major studio movies, independent films and popular television series.Subscribe on iTunes
Da 5 Bloods / Newton Thomas Sigel, ASC
The cinematographer discusses “going up the river” for Spike Lee’s striking Vietnam War epic, creatively employing multiple formats for image capture.
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Avenue 5 / Eben Bolter, BSC
Exploring new a genre with Armando Iannucci's satirical ensemble sci-fi comedy set in space.
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Cinematography for Disney/Pixar Animation — Sharon Calahan, ASC
The cinematographer discusses her approach to lighting and the evolution of computer-generated cinematography.
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The Dead Don’t Die / Frederick Elmes, ASC
The cinematographer discusses his unique collaboration with director Jim Jarmusch on this comedic horror satire.
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Joker / Lawrence Sher, ASC
The cinematographer discusses his sixth collaboration with director Todd Phillips, which he calls “the most uncompromised thing we’ve done to date.”
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Jojo Rabbit / Mihai Mălaimare Jr.
The cinematographer discusses his collaboration with director Taika Waititi and how he photographed this satirical black comedy set in Nazi Germany.
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Chernobyl / Jakob Ihre, FSF
Director of photography Jakob Ihre, FSF discusses his award-winning work on the acclaimed HBO and Sky miniseries, and how projects throughout his career influenced the decision-making process for portraying this historical drama.
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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote – Part II: Directing
Director Terry Gilliam discusses his work on this long-in-the-making passion project and longstanding collaboration with cinematographer Nicola Pecorini.
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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote – Part I: Cinematography
Cinematographer Nicola Pecorini discusses his camerawork in the picture and longstanding collaboration with director Terry Gilliam.
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Hellboy (2019) / Lorenzo Senatore, ASC, AIC
Lorenzo Senatore, ASC, AIC discuss his work in the comic book adaptation directed by Neil Marshall.
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