American Cinematographer interviews cinematographers, directors and other filmmakers to take you behind the scenes on major studio movies, independent films and popular television series.Subscribe on iTunes
Da 5 Bloods / Newton Thomas Sigel, ASC
The cinematographer discusses “going up the river” for Spike Lee’s striking Vietnam War epic, creatively employing multiple formats for image capture.
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Avenue 5 / Eben Bolter, BSC
Exploring new a genre with Armando Iannucci's satirical ensemble sci-fi comedy set in space.
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The Dead Don’t Die / Frederick Elmes, ASC
The cinematographer discusses his unique collaboration with director Jim Jarmusch on this comedic horror satire.
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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote – Part II: Directing
Director Terry Gilliam discusses his work on this long-in-the-making passion project and longstanding collaboration with cinematographer Nicola Pecorini.
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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote – Part I: Cinematography
Cinematographer Nicola Pecorini discusses his camerawork in the picture and longstanding collaboration with director Terry Gilliam.
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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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