Art of The Shot

ART OF THE SHOT: “Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins” DP Kristy Tully

ART OF THE SHOT: “Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins” DP Kristy Tully

With production credentials like these: “Feminists: What Were They Thinking?” “Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA”, and “The ACLU Freedom Files”  is…

ART OF THE SHOT: “Ask Dr. Ruth” DOP David Paul Jacobson

ART OF THE SHOT: “Ask Dr. Ruth” DOP David Paul Jacobson

Now that the Sundance Film Festival is in full swing I had the opportunity to talk to cinematographer David Paul Jacobson who shot the Hulu documentary chronicling the incredible life…

ART OF THE SHOT: Claudia Raschke, DP for Oscar Nominated “RBG”

ART OF THE SHOT: Claudia Raschke, DP for Oscar Nominated “RBG”

Now that the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences have nominated the documentary “RBG” for an Oscar for Best Documentary now might be a great time to…

ART OF THE SHOT: “Free Solo” Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

ART OF THE SHOT: “Free Solo” Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

There are times when you watch a film or a documentary and you cannot pull your gaze away. This is the feeling with the documentary feature “Free Solo.&#8221…

ART OF THE SHOT: Buddy Squires, ASC Talks About Shooting Ken Burn and Lynn Novick’s “The Vietnam War”

ART OF THE SHOT: Buddy Squires, ASC Talks About Shooting Ken Burn and Lynn Novick’s “The Vietnam War”

He has shot more than 200 films and is a frequent collaborator with Ken Burns. Buddy Squires, ASC is an Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning Director of Photography. If you…

Art of the Shot: Mindhunter cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt

Art of the Shot: Mindhunter cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt

Shot with a tailor-made RED camera, the RED XENOMORPH, auteur David Fincher chose cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt to helm camera for his latest, and possibly most ambitious project, the 10…

Art Of The Shot: “Menashe” Cinematographer Yoni Brook

Art Of The Shot: “Menashe” Cinematographer Yoni Brook

In this version of Art of the Shot, I had the opportunity to talk to “Menashe” cinematographer Yoni Brook. Brook is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch…

This Art Of The Shot: “13 Reasons Why” Director of Photography Andrij Parekh

This Art Of The Shot: “13 Reasons Why” Director of Photography Andrij Parekh

Andrij Parekh is an NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts (MFA in 2001) trained cinematographer. It was there that he was nominated for the 1998 Eastman Excellence in…

Art Of The Shot: Jody Eldred Emmy Award-Winning DOP and Director

Art Of The Shot: Jody Eldred Emmy Award-Winning DOP and Director

In this version of the “Art of the Shot” I talk to Jody Eldred who is an Emmy award-winning Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Writer, and, DGA…

ART OF THE SHOT: “Atlanta” DP Christian Sprenger

ART OF THE SHOT: “Atlanta” DP Christian Sprenger

In this edition of the Art of the Shot, I had to opportunity to talk to “Atlanta” Director of Photography Christian Sprenger. The FX show starring Donald Glover…

ART OF THE SHOT: 2nd Unit DP Jacques Haitkin “Kong Skull Island”

ART OF THE SHOT: 2nd Unit DP Jacques Haitkin “Kong Skull Island”

If you are a fan of the 1984 hit horror film “A Nightmare On Elm Street” then you have seen Jacques Haitkin’s work as a cinematographer…

ART OF THE SHOT: “Bad Santa 2” DP Theo Van de Sande

ART OF THE SHOT: “Bad Santa 2” DP Theo Van de Sande

One of Theo Van de Sande most recent films was the second edition of the Bill Bob Thorton film “Bad Santa 2.” The forever crass sequel found it…

ART OF THE SHOT: The DP of “The Fosters” Kees Van Oostrum, ASC

ART OF THE SHOT: The DP of “The Fosters” Kees Van Oostrum, ASC

He is the current President of the American Society of Cinematographers and at times he shoots on the Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K for  Freeform/ABC “The Fosters.&#8221…

ART OF THE SHOT: Christian Sebaldt, ASC

ART OF THE SHOT: Christian Sebaldt, ASC

In 2010, Christian Sebaldt, ASC, won a Primetime EMMY and an ASC nomination for his work on “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” Sebaldt was the Director of Photography for…

Shooting in the Arctic with “Tested” DP Joey Fameli

Shooting in the Arctic with “Tested” DP Joey Fameli

It is not often the call to head to the Arctic is dialed. For DP and Lead Producer of Adam Savage’s “Tested,” Joey Fameli picked up…