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Cannes 2016: City-Dwelling Vampires Meet Neo-Realism in 'The Transfiguration'

Cannes 2016: City-Dwelling Vampires Meet Neo-Realism in 'The Transfiguration'

DP Sung Rae Cho: "This film could easily be the most verité vampire film…

Cannes 2016: What Cameras Were Used to Shoot This Year's Films

Cannes 2016: What Cameras Were Used to Shoot This Year's Films

The top cinematographers tell us which camera they used for their Cannes…

Jim Jarmusch DP Frederick Elmes on Capturing the Soulful Essence of 'Paterson'

Jim Jarmusch DP Frederick Elmes on Capturing the Soulful Essence of 'Paterson'

Elmes shares how he found visual poetry in the repetitive routine of a New…

Watch: One-Hour Roundtable With the Cinematographers of the Year's Best-Looking Movies

Watch: One-Hour Roundtable With the Cinematographers of the Year's Best-Looking Movies

Cinematographers Danny Cohen, Robert Richardson and more discuss the craft…

How I Shot That: DP Bob Richman Goes Beyond the Binary in Sundance Doc 'Suited'

How I Shot That: DP Bob Richman Goes Beyond the Binary in Sundance Doc 'Suited'

"The challenge in this kind of filmmaking is building trust with your…

How I Shot That: DP Tom Hurwitz on Making 'Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt and Anderson Cooper' Look Appropriately Lush

How I Shot That: DP Tom Hurwitz on Making 'Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt and Anderson Cooper' Look Appropriately Lush

The Sundance documentary needed to reflect the richness of the world it…

How I Shot That: DP Roberto Schaefer on Shooting Don Cheadle's Unique 'Miles Ahead'

How I Shot That: DP Roberto Schaefer on Shooting Don Cheadle's Unique 'Miles Ahead'

Schaefer shares behind-the-scenes insight on working with Don Cheadle on his…

How I Shot That: DP Richard Henkels on Capturing a Confounding Life in Sundance Doc 'Author: The JT LeRoy Story'

How I Shot That: DP Richard Henkels on Capturing a Confounding Life in Sundance Doc 'Author: The JT LeRoy Story'

How Henkels brought the life of the punk rocker behind literary sensation JT…

Sundance: How 'The Fits' DP Created the Psychological State of an 11-Year-Old Dancer

Sundance: How 'The Fits' DP Created the Psychological State of an 11-Year-Old Dancer

Cinematographer Paul Yee reveals how he created a unique look on a tight…

Where I Shot It: Finding the Right Backdrop for a Character’s Spiritual Quest in 'Buster's Mal Heart'

Where I Shot It: Finding the Right Backdrop for a Character’s Spiritual Quest in 'Buster's Mal Heart'

The surreal mystery features "Mr. Robot" star Rami Malek as an eccentric…

'Carol' Cinematographer Edward Lachman on Recreating the Artifice of Douglas Sirk

'Carol' Cinematographer Edward Lachman on Recreating the Artifice of Douglas Sirk

The acclaimed director of photography provides Indiewire with another…

Why Sam Mendes Wanted to Shoot 'Spectre' in 35mm

Why Sam Mendes Wanted to Shoot 'Spectre' in 35mm

"Film is difficult, it’s imprecise, but that’s also the glory of it."

How I Shot That: DP Eric Lin on Shooting the Sarah Silverman Drama 'I Smile Back'

How I Shot That: DP Eric Lin on Shooting the Sarah Silverman Drama 'I Smile Back'

"All you can do is know who you are as an artist. What motivates you? What…

How 'Pawn Sacrifice' DP Bradford Young Juggled Various Film Stocks to Capture the Era

How 'Pawn Sacrifice' DP Bradford Young Juggled Various Film Stocks to Capture the Era

The cinematographer walks us through some key shots in the new film.

Groundbreaking DP Maryse Alberti on Shooting 'Freeheld,' 'Creed' and 'The Visit'

Groundbreaking DP Maryse Alberti on Shooting 'Freeheld,' 'Creed' and 'The Visit'

With three new high profile films, this boundary-pushing female DP is more…

Attention, Filmmakers: 5 Easy Tips for Achieving Day for Night

Attention, Filmmakers: 5 Easy Tips for Achieving Day for Night

"The key is knowing when and where you can get away with it."

How I Shot That: DP Brandon Trost on Shooting Sundance Darling 'The Diary of a Teenage Girl'

How I Shot That: DP Brandon Trost on Shooting Sundance Darling 'The Diary of a Teenage Girl'

"Sometimes a simple shot can actually be the hardest to do."

Attention, Filmmakers: Submit a Pitch for an Original Virtual Reality Film

Attention, Filmmakers: Submit a Pitch for an Original Virtual Reality Film

If selected, you could be rewarded with $20,000 and the new Nokia OZO with…

Here's What You Need to Know to Be a DP

Here's What You Need to Know to Be a DP

There's more to being a Director of Photography than "have camera, will…

Haskell Wexler and Other Veteran DPs on How to Break into the Business

Haskell Wexler and Other Veteran DPs on How to Break into the Business

Take advice from the experts, who shared tips at a recent ASC Q&A session.



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