Interviews - Cinematographers


DP Simon Chapman on Sundance-Bound Australian Thriller Killing Ground

Killing Ground

Simon Chapman has has served as DP on nearly 50 features, shorts and TV series since 2001, including five shorts from director Damien Power. In 2016 Chapman shot Power’s debut feature, Killing Ground, which premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival…  Read more

By Jan 20, 2017

“On a Picture of this Size, Time and Money Are Your Enemy”: DP Armando Salas on Bitch


Writer/director/actor Marianna Palka has appeared at Sundance to present a feature (2008’s Good Dick), a documentary short (2014’s The Lion’s Mouth Opens) and to serve as a Sloan Juror. She returns to Park City in 2017 with Bitch, her surreal new film on the crumbling…  Read more

By Jan 20, 2017

“A Lot of Creativity and Beauty Can Come from Limitations”: DP Nicholas Wiesnet on L.A. Times

L.A. Times

Five years ago, Michelle Morgan made her Sundance debut with the short film K.I.T. She returns to the festival in 2017 as the writer, director and star of her first feature, L.A. Times, a romantic comedy where she plays alongside Jorma Taccone of…  Read more

By Jan 20, 2017

DP Chris Teague on Shooting Landline, Gillian Robespierre’s Follow-Up to Obvious Child


Three years ago, writer/director Gillian Robespierre premiered Obvious Child at Sundance to much acclaim. The film would go on to earn more than $3 million at the domestic box office, making it one of the bigger titles to emerge from Sundance 2014. Robespierre returns…  Read more

By Jan 20, 2017

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