Judging by the feature nominees for the ASC Awards, the film-vs.-digital debate that has roiled the cinematography world in recent years has been fought to a draw, at least for now. Digital capture…
Society's aim is for innovations to get out of the way of storytelling
For a cinematographer looking to get a leg up on the competition, there are few calling cards more impressive than David Fincher, whose stylish thrillers have provided more than a few d.p.'s with…
Linus Sandgren studied film in his native Stockholm, where his early professional work met with high praise -- he became the youngest cinematographer ever honored with the Swedish Film Institute's…
The elaborate theatrical artifice on view in Joe Wright's bold, risky take on Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" constitutes the film's defining trait. And it's these production qualities that largely account…
Janusz Kaminski and Steven Spielberg's long collaboration has ranged from WWII ("Schindler's List," "Saving Private Ryan," which both earned Oscars for Kaminski) to special-effects blockbusters ("The…
Romanian-born cinematographer Mihai Malaimare, Jr. used digital formats to shoot "Youth Without Youth," "Tetro," and "Twixt Now and Sunrise" for Francis Ford Coppola.
For "Lincoln," his 14th feature film with Steven Spielberg, director of photography Janusz Kaminski turned away from the grand, John Ford sweep of "War Horse" and created a more intimate look with…
Seamus McGarvey earned an Oscar nomination in 2008 for "Atonement," directed by Joe Wright. With "Anna Karenina," McGarvey and Wright have reteamed for a fresh, audacious take on Tolstoy's novel of…
First-time d.p. of 'Meek's Cutoff' pays tribute to '70s cinema with 'Nobody Walks'
From 'Off Hours' to Sundance draws 'Safety Not Guaranteed' and 'Your Sister's Sister,' d.p. draws attention from peers.