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Future Man / Eduardo Mayén
The cinematographer discusses his camerawork in Hulu’s 1980s-homage sci-fi comedy series about a yutzy janitor who — upon beating a video game — is recruited by real-life versions of its characters to do battle against intergalactic foes.
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse/Danny Dimian and Michael Lasker
How Sony Pictures Animation’s Oscar and Golden Globe–winning feature re-imagined virtual cinematography and the superhero movie.
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First Reformed / Alexander Dynan
The cinematographer discusses his work in writer-director Paul Schrader’s latest feature, in which the disillusioned spiritual leader of a small upstate New York parish is given focus when a young, pregnant parishioner seeks his guidance.
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Sorry to Bother You / Doug Emmett
Cinematographer Doug Emmett discusses this surreal dystopian satire, in which a struggling African-American who finds success as a telemarketer when he’s tipped off by a savvy coworker to use his “white voice.”
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The Deuce / Vanja Černjul, ASC, HFS
The cinematographer discusses his work in the HBO period drama, which chronicles seedy and sordid happenings in and around Times Square of the 1970s.
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The Defenders / Matthew J. Lloyd, CSC
Cinematographer Matthew J. Lloyd, CSC discusses his work in the Marvel/Netflix miniseries, in which a quartet of superheroes combat criminals in New York City.
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Patriot / James Whitaker
Director of photography James Whitaker discusses his work in the darkly comedic series Patriot, in which a dysfunctional former U.S. spy is compelled to rejoin the globetrotting world of covert ops.
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Snowden / Anthony Dod Mantle, ASC, BSC, DFF
Cinematographer Anthony Dod Mantle, ASC, BSC, DFF discusses his work in the political thriller Snowden (2016), which details the real-life story of whistleblower Edward Snowden.
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From Camerimage 2016
Recorded at the 2016 Camerimage Film Festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland, American Cinematographer magazine contributor Iain Marcks leads ASC members Vittorio Storaro, Robert Yeoman, Roberto Schaefer and Edward Lachman in a wide-ranging panel discussion on issues of technology and creativity.
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Gotham / Crescenzo Notarile, ASC, AIC
Cinematographer Crescenzo Notarile, ASC discusses his work in the stylish series Gotham, which chronicles the intrigue and drama surrounding a young Bruce Wayne long before he became Batman.
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