Interviews - Cinematographers


“OK, Storaro, Let’s Go”: DP Shane F. Kelly on Working with Richard Linklater and Everybody Wants Some!!

Everybody Wants Some!!Everybody Wants Some!!

After a decade working with Richard Linklater, cinematographer Shane F. Kelly has learned that the most important rule on a Linklater set is that the performers have primacy. “Rick wants you to provide him with a stage for his actors…  Read more

By May 19, 2016

Managing Anamorphics in 16:9 and the HBO Learning Curve: DP Rachel Morrison on Confirmation


During our talk about her work on HBO’s Confirmation, cinematographer Rachel Morrison lamented that “as a DP you wish you had total freedom to tell whatever story you want to tell, however you want to tell it.” Of course, that’s…  Read more

By May 5, 2016

Tribeca 2016: Five Questions for High-Rise DP Laurie Rose


Cinematographer Laurie Rose began his career as a feature film DP with Down Terrace, the debut film from British director Ben Wheatley. Rose has gone on to shoot all five of Wheatley’s features, including his latest, High-Rise. The first major adaptation…  Read more

By Apr 20, 2016

DP Jeff Cutter on Shooting 10 Cloverfield Lane in Near-Sequence, Dragon vs. Alexa and Six Specific Shots

10 Cloverfield Lane10 Cloverfield Lane

Because the wheels of the movie machine turn slowly, timeliness is not among cinema’s primary virtues. Thus when a movie reflects an aspect of the cultural zeitgeist, it’s either an act of Nostradamian foresight or sheer luck. I don’t know…  Read more

By Mar 23, 2016

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