Interviews - Cinematographers


“Are We Telling Stories with Images through the Camera or from a Computer?” Ed Lachman on Shooting Carol in Super 16mm

Cate Blanchette and Rooney Mara with Ed Lachman on CarolCate Blanchette and Rooney Mara with Ed Lachman on Carol

Ed Lachman has been the director of photography on a long list of visually stunning movies. He has worked repeatedly with director Todd Haynes. This year he is nominated for an Oscar for his work on Carol, an adaptation of…  Read more

By Feb 11, 2016

DP Caleb Heymann on Evoking the Early ’90s in Sundance Winner As You Are

As You AreAs You Are

The first feature film from writer/director Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, As You Are unfolds as the story of three teenage friends in the early 1990s. Joris-Peyrafitte hired Caleb Heymann, a fellow newcomer to feature filmmaking, to shoot the film. Heymann spoke with Filmmaker about…  Read more

By Feb 1, 2016

“No One Slept for 30 Hours Straight”: DP Siddhartha Nuni on Shooting Brahman Naman

Brahman NamanBrahman Naman

Styled in the vein of American slacker and teen comedies, Brahman Naman is the newest film from Indian indie filmmaker Qaushiq “Q” Mukherjee. DP Siddhartha Nuni shot the film in 23 days in the city of Bangalore. Filmmaker spoke with Nuni about his…  Read more

By Jan 31, 2016

Cinematographer Richard Henkels on Sundance Doc Author: The JT LeRoy Story

Author: The JT LeRoy StoryAuthor: The JT LeRoy Story

From the director of The Devil and Daniel Johnston, Author: The JT LeRoy Story charts the literary universe created by writer Laura Albert. LeRoy, her literary alter ego, has enraptured and enraged readers since the 1990s. Filmmaker spoke with DP Richard…  Read more

By Jan 31, 2016

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