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
RoboCop (1987) / Jost Vacano, ASC
Cinematographer Jost Vacano, ASC discusses his expert camerawork on the brutal sci-fi satire RoboCop, directed by Paul Verhoeven.
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The Grandmaster / Philippe Le Sourd, ASC, AFC
American Cinematographer's Iain Marcks talks with cinematographer Philippe Le Sourd, ASC, AFC about filming Wong Kar-wai's martial-arts drama The Grandmaster. Among the topics are how the project evolved over its three 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
Elliot Davis describes his work on Man of Tai Chi — shooting in China, working with director Keanu Reeves, and his approach to shooting a commercial martial arts film, as well as his views on film vs. digital.
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Game of Thrones / Rob McLachlan, ASC, CSC
Game of Thrones cinematographer Robert McLachlan offers this 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
Sean Bobbitt, BSC discusses his work on director 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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Berlinale 2011 / Wim Wenders / Guy Maddin / Przemyslaw Wojcieszek
American Cinematographer's Iain Marcks goes on location to Berlinale 2011 and speaks to: Wim Wenders about using 3-D on his documentary, Pina; Guy Maddin about his use of found footage; and Przemyslaw Wojcieszek about the look of Made.
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