First-time d.p. of 'Meek's Cutoff' pays tribute to '70s cinema with 'Nobody Walks'
Japanese transplant captures extreme conditions in 'Warrior,' 'The Grey'
From 'Off Hours' to Sundance draws 'Safety Not Guaranteed' and 'Your Sister's Sister,' d.p. draws attention from peers.
Michael Bay is known for bold images in commercials and fast action in features. According to his longtime producer Scott Gardenhour, Bay's visual style has a strong influence from an unlikely…
Blending quality visual effects and live action motion pictures is a science and an art, with roots that go back to the dawn of cinema and Georges Méliès.
"The Town," a slick, modern caper movie directed by and starring Ben Affleck, might seem to be another in a long series of caper films with a kinetic, ingeniously filmed heist at its heart.
The year's crop of heavy dramas has offered works of such an unsettling nature that they practically dare the viewer to look away. And yet the filmmaker's job -- and therefore the d.p.'s by proxy…
The film format may be the gold standard for features, but some lensers are experimenting with advances made in digital formats. Daily Variety asked four cinematographers to share their experiences…