Everyone has to start somewhere, and for Oscar-nominated cinematographer Phedon Papamichael, he got his first professional credit on the Roger Corman production, “Stripped To Kill II: Live Girls.” But from there, Papamichael hasn’t looked back.
Momentum has put together a substantive, 20-minute profile on the lenser who counts Alexander Payne, George Clooney, Wim Wenders, James Mangold and Gore Verbinski among the directors he’s worked with. Papamichael himself shares his story, delving into his early career, his shooting style, his music video and commercial work, and much more. Filled with clips of his work, this is fascinating look into the cinematographer’s work and process. Check it out below.