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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: 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: 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…

Here's What Sundance Cinematographers Think of Shooting Film Vs. Digital

Here's What Sundance Cinematographers Think of Shooting Film Vs. Digital

Here's what a selection of cinematographers with films at Sundance 2015 thin…

How I Shot That: DP John Guleserian Captures the Adult Playdate Gone Awry in 'The Overnight'

How I Shot That: DP John Guleserian Captures the Adult Playdate Gone Awry in 'The Overnight'

As part of our "How I Shot That" series, Indiewire asked DP John Guleserian…