Filmmaking - Cinematography


~31 Films Shot on 35mm Released in 2017

A print of The Other Side of Hope shown at the Film Society of Lincoln Center (Photo: Arin Sang-urai)

This is my fourth time rounding up the previous year’s US theatrical releases shot, either partly or in full, on 35mm, and it increasingly feels like I’m asking the wrong question. If the number of films originating on 35 has…  Read more

By Apr 5, 2018

At Bydgoszcz, Bigger Was Better — A Glimpse at Our 8K Future

Camerimage HQ – Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz, Poland

DPs, not directors, are the rock stars at Camerimage, the film festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland, devoted to the foundational art of the motion picture camera. The world’s best cinematographers, if not working, flock there each autumn.The 25th edition, which wrapped…  Read more

By Mar 8, 2018

“We Tried to Avoid Making an Emotional and Psychologically Engaging Film”: DP Nadim Carlsen on Holiday


Danish cinematographer Nadim Carlsen has shot more than 20 music videos, commercials, shorts and features since 2009. In recent years he served as DP on the horror film Shelley, which screened at Berlin and CPH:PIX, and What Will People Say,…  Read more

By Jan 27, 2018

DP Matías Mesa on Shooting Sundance Drama The Queen of Fear

The Queen of Fear

The directorial debut of Argentine actress Valeria Bertuccelli, The Queen of Fear holds its world premiere at Sundance 2018 as part of the World Cinema Dramatic Competition. The film was co-directed by Fabiana Tiscornia and stars Bertuccelli as an actress set to…  Read more

By Jan 21, 2018

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