Schwartzman discusses his first projects with director Michael Bay, bringing commercial and music-video style to a feature, creating practical effects in-camera, and the philosophy of “making it look cool.” (13:41)
Referenced clip: The Rock (Blu-ray, 1:10:46-1:14:36; AC June ’96)
- Shooting a Variety of Projects
- En Route to Cinematography
- Michael Bay
- The Rookie
- Pearl Harbor
The ASC Breakfast Club begins its third year of in-depth interviews hosted inside of the Society’s historic Clubhouse in Hollywood. In front of a live audience, ASC members share their inspirations and experiences while analyzing scenes from their own work and offering an informative look at their decision-making process and collaborative spirit. The interview, conducted by American Cinematographerassociate editor Jon Witmer, is followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience.