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Frames – Long Takes

Halloween (1978) Cinematographer: Dean Cundey Director: John Carpenter Camera: Panavision Panaflex Lenses: Panavision C-Series anamorphic Format: 35mm One of the genre’s most famed opening sequences – a four-minute point-of-view tracking shot done with a Panaglide that follows a young Michael Myers as he murders his sister. The shot – operated by Ray Stella – was done on the last day […]

Frame Grabs 1

Frames – Car Wreck

Maniac (2018) DP: Darren Lew Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga Camera: Panavision Millennium DXL (digital) Lenses: Panavision Anamorphics (C Series, E series, T series) Below is an edit-by-edit breakdown of a car wreck scene at the end of Episode 2 in which Emma Stone’s character and her sister collide with a semi on a winding mountain rod. Scene duration – 65 […]