Panavision APV135 variable anamorphic lens-
    January 2016

    Large Format: Ultra Panavision 70

    Large formats are a key development in current cinema, and I hope to write several posts on the subject in the coming months. This post is about Ultra Panavision 70.

    For Vilmos - featured
    January 2016

    Thank You, Vilmos

    A personal tribute to my friend Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC, HSC.

    12 noteworthy films of 2015 -thefilmbook-preview
    December 2015

    6 Cinematography Trends

    December is the occasion to look back at six cinematic trends of the past year, while also recalling some of the wonderful films I saw in 2015.

    Feature Camerimage 2015
    November 2015

    Camerimage 2015 Photo Journal

    This photo album serves as a journal of my experiences at the 2015 Camerimage International Film Festival, the biggest and best cinematography festival in the world.

    Feature Cameraimage 2015 Preview
    November 2015

    Camerimage 2015 Preview

    Greetings from Bydgoszcz, Poland, where the Camerimage International Film Festival will start tomorrow. The biggest and best cinematography festival in the world, Camerimage attracts famous masters, emerging cinematographers, film students and other filmmakers from across the world.

    Hoyte van Hoytema and Sam Mendes on set of Spectre featured
    October 2015

    Spectre: Interview with Sam Mendes

    An interview with Sam Mendes. The first of two posts about the James Bond movie Spectre, directed by Mendes and shot by Hoyte van Hoytema, ASC, FSF, NSC.

    Roger Deakins on the set of Sicario -thefilmbook
    October 2015

    Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC: Lighting Sicario

    This post complements my article about Sicario, directed by Denis Villeneuve with cinematography by Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC, in the October 2015 issue of American Cinematographer. In this interview, Roger focuses on several lighting examples from the film.

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