Life of Pi / Claudio Miranda, ASC

Episode #42

Life of Pi / Claudio Miranda, ASC


American Cinematographer contributor Jim Hemphill speaks with Claudio Miranda, ASC about his work on director Ang Lee’s Life of Pi, discussing the unique challenges of shooting digital 3-D on a story set mostly on the open ocean. Miranda discusses the choice of camera, as well as the lighting rigs used to create a variety of moods and weather conditions in the water tank where much of the film was shot. 

Miranda went on to win the Academy Award for his work on the picture.

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

Subscribe Today

Act now to receive 12 issues of the award-winning AC magazine — the world’s finest cinematography resource.

July 2024 AC Magazine Cover
June 2024 AC Magazine Cover
May 2024 AC Magazine Cover