Frames – Long Takes

Maniac (2018)
DP: Darren Lew
Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Camera: Panavision Millennium DXL (digital)
Lenses: Panavision Anamorphics (C Series, E series, T series)

Cary Joji Fukunaga is no stranger to the long action scene oner, having unfurled a legendary six-minute tracking shot of Matthew McConaughey shooting his way out of the projects in Season 1 of True Detective. In Episode 9 of Maniac we get a two-minute oner of Stone and Hill – during an espionage themed delusion – blasting their way down a hallway and into an elevator. Below are some frames from the extended take.


Sweet Virginia (2017)
DP: Jessica Lee Gagné
Director: Jamie M. Dagg
Camera: Arri Alexa Mini
Lenses: Panavision Primos

A 2 minute and 37 second oner – The camera starts in the back seat of the car with Christopher Abbott driving. He pulls into a parking lot and gets out to use a payphone while the camera continues to shoot from inside the car.

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