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By Jul 25, 2016

“A Fart to the Heart”: DP Larkin Seiple on Swiss Army Man

Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe and Larkin Seiple on the set of Swiss Army ManPaul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe and Larkin Seiple on the set of Swiss Army Man

A few years ago I worked on a promo for a Jerry Springer-hosted dating show set in a soundstage-built TSA screening line. The concept involved potential dates in the queue afflicted with, shall we say politely, peculiarities – including a…  Read more

By Jul 12, 2016

One Perfect Place to Put the Camera: DP Adam Stone on Midnight Special

Jeff Nichols on the set of Midnight SpecialJeff Nichols on the set of Midnight Special

In the summer of 2005, with roughly $50,000 scraped together from friends and family, Jeff Nichols made his directorial debut Shotgun Stories not far from where he grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas. Two things haven’t changed since – Michael…  Read more

By Jun 30, 2016

DP Paul Yee on The Fits, Achieving Close Eyelines and Getting an Unexpected Steadicam Bump

Royalty Hightower in The FitsRoyalty Hightower in The Fits

In the opening shot of The Fits, the slender frame of 11-year-old tomboy Toni glides in and out of a static medium shot as she counts off sit-ups while peering down the center of the camera’s lens. The image embodies…  Read more

By Jun 28, 2016

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