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    How DP Daniel Landin Captured Scarlett Johansson's Alien Nature in 'Under The Skin'

    We recently spoke with Daniel Landin, the cinematographer of "Under the Skin," about the unique challenges he faced in bringing Jonathan Glazer's vision to the screen.

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    Watch: Visually Arresting Ode to 21st Century Cinematographers

    Editor Erick Lee has thrown together a stunning compilation of shots from a host of international cinematographers.

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    Cinematographer Matthew Libatique Talks Ark and Arcs in 'Noah'

    Darren Aronofsky has always been drawn to the mystical, and "Noah" is even ballsier than "Pi" or "The Fountain." Of course, it's divisive as environmental allegory and the conflict between religion and science. But I think it's a powerful evocation of creation and destruction, love and beauty, and t...

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    Anatomy of a Scene: Revisiting 'Hang Me' from 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

    The opening of "Inside Llewyn Davis" is a remarkable achievement: It not only sets the melancholy mood of Greenwich Village in '61 with the eponymous singer (Oscar Isaac) performing "Hang Me, Oh Hang Me" at the iconic Gaslight, but it also sets us up for a confusing circular odyssey. I got the lowdo...

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    Veteran DP Phedon Papamichael on the Future of Cinematography and Finally Netting an Oscar Nomination

    Academy Award nominated cinematographer Phedon Papamichael has worked with directors such as Alexander Payne, Roger Corman, Wim Wenders and George Clooney. He talks to Indiewire about his recent work on "Nebraska" and "Monuments Men."

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    Anatomy of a Scene: Dissecting the Bravura 'Gravity' Opening

    The extraordinary 13-minute opening of Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" is like a mini-movie, setting up the zero-gravity world in space, the two astronauts played by Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, the mood, the tension, the crisis, and the metaphor. I break it down with Oscar-nominated cinematographe...

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    The Cinematography of 'The Ipcress File' and The 'Frame Within the Frame'

    Los Angeles-based film editor Vashi Nedomansky writes about visual effects, low budget filmmaking and editing techniques on his blog. Recently, he wrote about the innovative cinematography in Sidney J. Furie's spy thriller "The Ipcress File."

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    Here's What This Year's Top Cinematographers Shot On

    We're still right in the thick of awards season, and will be until the Oscars finally roll out on March 2. Tomorrow sees ASC Awards, which have come to represent a yearly status quo update on the film vs. digital debate.

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    How'd They Shoot That? Here's the Cameras Used By the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers

    We asked this year's crop of Sundance filmmakers and cinematographers what cameras they shot on and here are their responses.

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    How I Shot That: Confronting Dangerous Townspeople While Shooting Sundance Documentary 'The Overnighters'

    Documentaries accepted into the Sundance Film Festival often hold an air of prestige, but the actual shoots are seldom as beautiful as the footage appears on screen. Few of the Sundance 2014 cinematographers can claim such a difficult production as Jesse Moss, whose past work includes "Speedo: A Dem...

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