(Above) Gary Oldman’s Belarusian dictator takes a Hans Gruber-esque swan dive in the buddy action comedy The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017).
(Above) A set photo from the Angelina Jolie-directed, Cambodia-set biographical drama First They Killed My Father (2017), which premiered on Netflix back in September of last year. This shot was snapped by Jolie’s son, Pax Jolie-Pitt.
Camera: Arri Alexa Mini
Lenses: Panavision Ultra Speeds and Super Speeds
Misc: Shot at 2K ProRes, with the camera rated at 1280 for day exteriors and 1600 for interior work
Here’s Levy on the film’s preproduction prep:
Check out my Filmmaker Magazine interview with Rachel Morrison regarding her work on Netflix’s Mudbound. Set in post-World War II rural Mississippi, Mudbound was shot on Alexa Minis using Panavision PVintage spherical lenses and Panavision B, C, and D series anamorphic glass.
Continue onward for a few set pics and a snippet from the interview in which Morrison breaks down the pros and cons of working with film vs. digital. Continue Reading ›
Top left: Italian release poster by Renato Casaro
Top right: Polish poster by Andrzej Bertrandt