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‘12 Essential Women Cinematographers’ Gathers Some of Film’s Most Brilliant Minds – Watch

It's time for a crash course in some of Hollywood's best cinematographers (who happen to be women).

Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”

Looking for a crash course on some of the film world’s most impressive cinematographers? Look no further than a brand new video essay from Fandor’s Keyframe site, which features some of the most stunning shots from the starry careers of 12 essential cinematographers. Oh, yeah, and they just so happen to all be women.

The new video essay explores notable cinematographers, from Maryse Alberti to Maya Bankovic, Reed Morano to Mandy Walker, showing off some of their impressive bodies of work along the way. With titles like “Velvet Goldmine,” “Hustle & Flow” and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” popping up in this visual feast (and so, so many more), the video provides a solid look at some stunning work by a variety of talented lensers.

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Check out the (just wonderful) Fandor video below. And, prepare yourself, you’re probably going to want to watch a ton of movies after you see it.

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The cover shot from your story is good because of the idea – a bed on a beach. Undoubtedly the cinematographer had a hand in bringing it to life, but the reason it is “visionary” is because of the idea which I have to guess didn’t come from the cinematographer.


That was beautiful.

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