Crimes of the Future / Douglas Koch, CSC 

Episode #110

Crimes of the Future / Douglas Koch, CSC 


The cinematographer talks about his work on director David Cronenberg’s return to science-fiction storytelling.​

In this episode, cinematographer Douglas Koch, CSC talks about his work on David Cronenberg’s dystopian drama Crimes of the Future. The film marks Cronenberg’s return to science-fiction storytelling after a 23-year absence, but, as Koch points out, the director’s signature style remains the same. (A version of this interview with additional technical information will appear in the October 2022 issue of AC.)

Also mentioned in this episode are stories from our August issue:

Marcell Rev, HCA shares his creative approach to shooting the hit HBO series Euphoria, which follows a group of teenagers as they struggle with high school drama and drug addiction, and breaks down his inventive use of 35mm and 16mm in the series’ second season.

Armando Salas, ASC details his approach to Amazon’s action thriller series The Terminal List, based on the Jack Carr novel and starring Chris Pratt. Salas shot four of the eight episodes in the first season. The article includes insights from Ellen Kuras, ASC, who directed for the series.

Cinematographers Bianca Cline and Eric Adkins talk about their collaboration and how they lit the one inch-tall star of Marcel the Shell With Shoes On.

American Cinematographer shines its annual spotlight on 2022’s Rising Stars of Cinematography

In Clubhouse News, Tom Richmond, ASC passed away on July 29 at the age of 72. The influential cinematographer’s feature credits include Stand and Deliver, Killing Zoe, Little Odessa, and Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist. Society member Jaron Presanth, director James Gray, and others share their memories of Tom in our special tribute.

The ASC membership Roster continues to expand with the addition of Sam McCurdy, Autumn Durald Arkapaw, Wolfgang Held, and Blake McClure.

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