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
Captain America: The Winter Soldier / Trent Opaloch
Cinematographer Trent Opaloch talks with American Cinematographer contributor Iain Marcks about his work on Captain America: The Winter Soldier, describing in detail the nuts and bolts of lighting, managing and scheduling this mammoth production, as well as how his work on District 9 and Elysium influenced this film.
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RoboCop (1987) / Jost Vacano, ASC
American Cinematographer's Iain Stasukevich talks with cinematographer Jost Vacano, ASC, about his work on Robocop, directed by Paul Verhoeven.
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The Grandmaster / Philippe Le Sourd, AFC
American Cinematographer's Iain Marcks talks with cinematographer Philippe Le Sourd, AFC, about filming Wong Kar-wai's martial-arts drama The Grandmaster. Among the topics are how the project evolved over its 3 years of production in China, as well as how Le Sourd collaborated with the director.
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Man of Tai Chi / Elliot Davis
American Cinematographer’s Iain Marcks talks with cinematographer Elliot Davis about his work on Man of Tai Chi. They discuss shooting in China, working with director Keanu Reeves' and his approach to shooting a commercial martial arts film, as well as Davis’ views on film vs. digital.
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Game of Thrones / Rob McLachlan, ASC, CSC
American Cinematographer's Iain Marcks speaks with Game of Thrones cinematographer Robert McLachlan about working on this massive production. This episode acts as a commentary track for Episode 9 of Season 3, including the infamous Red Wedding scene.
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Cloud Atlas / John Toll, ASC, and Frank Griebe
American Cinematographer contributor Iain Marcks speaks with cinematographers John Toll, ASC and Frank Griebe about the Wachowskis' ambitious feature Cloud Atlas.
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Beyond the Black Rainbow / Norm Li, CSC, and Panos Cosmatos
American Cinematographer's Iain Stasukevich speaks with cinematographer Norm Li, CSC, and director Panos Cosmatos about their collaboration on Beyond the Black Rainbow, a stylish low budget sci fi thriller, they discuss the films they turned to for inspiration as well as their decision to shoot 2-perf 35mm film instead of digital or other formats.
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Cabin in the Woods / Peter Deming, ASC
American Cinematographer contributor Iain Marcks talks with Peter Deming, ASC about playing with and against traditional horror cliches in the Joss Whedon-produced film, Cabin in the Woods, as well as working with directors Lynch, Raimi and Craven.
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Shame / Sean Bobbitt, BSC
American Cinematographer's Iain Marcks talks with Sean Bobbitt, BSC about his work on filmmaker Steve McQueen's independent film, Shame, covering the film's visual style, and how trust on the set was essential with the film's difficult subject matter.
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The Good Wife / Fred Murphy, ASC
American Cinematographer's Iain Marcks goes on location to speak with Fred Murphy, ASC about lighting the television series The Good Wife, about becoming comfortable with digital capture and about what makes a good cinematographer.
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