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How I Shot That: DP Eric Edwards Explains Why The Right Tools Are More Important Than Ever

How I Shot That: DP Eric Edwards Explains Why The Right Tools Are More Important Than Ever

The industry vet tells us about how his background helped inform John…

How I Shot That: DP Larkin Seiple Explains How to Shoot an Action Film on an Indie Scale

How I Shot That: DP Larkin Seiple Explains How to Shoot an Action Film on an Indie Scale

Shooting with water, bears and other practical challenges, "Swiss Army Man"…

How I Shot That: DP Elliot Davis on the Rigor and Speed it Took to Create 'The Birth of a Nation'

How I Shot That: DP Elliot Davis on the Rigor and Speed it Took to Create 'The Birth of a Nation'

The veteran shooter breaks down how he shot the record-breaking Sundance…

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: Ed Lachman Overcomes the Usual Challenges to Lens the Audacious 'Wiener-Dog'

How I Shot That: Ed Lachman Overcomes the Usual Challenges to Lens the Audacious 'Wiener-Dog'

To bring Todd Solondz's latest to the big screen, the lauded cinematographer…

How I Shot That: DP Polly Morgan Explains How She Went Undercover for 'Holy Hell'

How I Shot That: DP Polly Morgan Explains How She Went Undercover for 'Holy Hell'

To make a film about a cult leader, Morgan had to adopt some unexpected…

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: How DP Nick Higgins Learned to Keep His Cool Before Making 'O.J.: Made in America'

How I Shot That: How DP Nick Higgins Learned to Keep His Cool Before Making 'O.J.: Made in America'

Higgins found himself on the hot seat (literally) when it came time to lens…

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…

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 I Shot That: Lyric Cabral on Shooting an FBI Sting Operation in '(T)ERROR'

How I Shot That: Lyric Cabral on Shooting an FBI Sting Operation in '(T)ERROR'

Filming an active FBI domestic counterterrorism sting operation has its…

How I Shot That: Ben Kutchins on Filming the Romantic Comedy 'Sleeping with Other People'

How I Shot That: Ben Kutchins on Filming the Romantic Comedy 'Sleeping with Other People'

"Pretty images are easy to create; the ones that really tell a story are…

How I Shot That: DP Tim Orr on Shooting Post-Apocalyptic 'Z for Zachariah'

How I Shot That: DP Tim Orr on Shooting Post-Apocalyptic 'Z for Zachariah'

How do you shoot a film which takes place after an apocalyptic event where…

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: Here's the Best Career Advice from 2015 Sundance Cinematographers

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's the Best Career Advice from 2015 Sundance Cinematographers

"You can make money doing the things you love" and more great career advice…

How I Shot That: DP Jas Shelton on Capturing the Claustrophobia of 'The Stanford Prison Experiment'

How I Shot That: DP Jas Shelton on Capturing the Claustrophobia of 'The Stanford Prison Experiment'

"We were trying to be true to the real-life events of 1971."

How I Shot That: DP Antonio Quercia on Capturing a Captive Keanu Reeves in 'Knock Knock'

How I Shot That: DP Antonio Quercia on Capturing a Captive Keanu Reeves in 'Knock Knock'

"Each movie is like a little film school."

Sundance 2015 Cinematographers on How They Captured Their Most Difficult Shots

Sundance 2015 Cinematographers on How They Captured Their Most Difficult Shots

As part of our "How I Shot That" series, we asked a selection of…

How I Shot That: Director and DP Matthew Heineman on Shooting 'Cartel Land' in a Virtual War Zone

How I Shot That: Director and DP Matthew Heineman on Shooting 'Cartel Land' in a Virtual War Zone

"Cartel Land," a documentary about the unofficial war on Mexican drug cartel…



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