Category Archives: Cinema

December 07, 2018

I was reminded of Conrad Hall’s term ‘romantic realism,’ which describes lighting that feels like it comes from practical fixtures and natural light, but the lighting is heightened to be at its most dramatic or attractive.”


February 26, 2017

DP Brian Bradley has completed production on “Sing of the Whale”. Clocking in at under 20 minutes, visually and story structure wise this film stands on it’s own as a preview of what could be a full blown feature, given support and funding.


August 18, 2015
In a crowded market of emerging cinematographers, Bradford Young stands alone. If you’re unfamiliar with Young and his work, you only need to glance at his IMDb page to know that he’s the real deal. In the past five years, Young has lensed some of the most stunningly beautiful indie features to hit the mainstream, including Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, A Most Violent Year, and most recently, Oscar-winner Selma.

August 14, 2015

Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C., and AMC have joined forces for the highly-anticipated show Into the Badlands, shot on EPIC DRAGON and WEAPON®. The series is an adaption of the 16th century novel by Wu Cheng’en entitled, “Journey to the West,” and follows a martial artist and his companion as they search for enlightenment in a territory controlled by feudal barons.


July 30, 2015


Sure, black and white may be most associated with older films — films made before color was an option. Even after color stocks became the norm, however, directors and cinematographers continued to choose to shoot some projects in black and white.


May 13, 2015
Great cinematographers don’t just show up on set, capture some images, and call it good. They work tirelessly and meticulously though the pre-production process in order to ensure that once they arrive on set, most of the work has already been done.