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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer / Charlie Lieberman, ASC
The cinematographer discusses his work in the disturbing 1990 suspense-horror classic, which was his first feature assignment as a young filmmaker working in Chicago.
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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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The Hot Spot / Ueli Steiger, ASC
After almost 30 years, cinematographer Ueli Steiger, ASC reflects on his camerawork in this provocative 1990 neo-noir crime drama directed by Dennis Hopper.
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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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Cloak and Dagger / Tami Reiker, ASC
The cinematographer details her visual approach to shooting the pilot for this Marvel superhero series, reteaming with director Gina Prince-Bythewood.
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Saving Private Ryan — 20th Anniversary / Janusz Kamiński
The Oscar-winning cinematographer discusses the film’s profound impact on the creative and emotional trajectory of his career.
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Tully / Eric Steelberg, ASC
The cinematographer discusses his work in this comedic drama, written by Diablo Cody and directed by Jason Reitman.
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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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Justice League / Fabian Wagner, ASC, BSC
Fabian Wagner, ASC, BSC discusses his adventure shooting the latest superhero extravaganza, director Zack Snyder’s Justice League.
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Titanic - 20th Anniversary / Russell Carpenter, ASC
Cinematographer Russell Carpenter, ASC generously traveled back in time 20 years to discuss making the film during his recent conversation with AC.
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