With the prequel The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance now out on Netflix, here’s a collection of behind the scenes photos from the 1982 original. Also, check out my interview with Age of Resistance cinematographer Erik Wilson.
I found a few images of behind the scenes set-ups on the Blu-ray featurettes of Elf. They offer a glimpse into how cinematographer Greg Gardiner used forced perspective to create the illusion that Will Ferrell’s Buddy the Elf towers over his North Pole counterparts.
I’ve always enjoyed Marvel’s solo missions more than its all-hands-on-deck mash-ups. So with Avengers: Infinity War and it’s 43 protagonists hitting screens today, I’m sharing a gallery from one my favorite, less-populated Marvel flicks, Thor: Ragnarok (2017).
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Who the Devil Shot It: cinematographer Steve Yedlin
Director: Rian Johnson
Photos from the official Star Wars website. The Last Jedi hits theaters on December 15th.
Banner photo courtesy of A Ghost Story cinematographer Andrew Droz Palermo
Put together a few behind the scene pics from A Ghost Story, a rumination on mortality, time, and humanity’s place in the cosmos from writer/director David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Pete’s Dragon).
Check out this interview I did with the movie’s cinematographer Andrew Droz Palermo for Filmmaker Magazine. I also highly recommend American Cinematographer Magazine’s feature on the film from the August issue.
Aspect Ratio: 1.33
Camera: Arri Alexa Mini (2.8K ProRes, 4:3 mode)
Lenses: Panavision Super Speeds and Ultra Speeds, Panavision Primo Zooms
A gallery of behind the scenes images from the first season of HBO’s Westworld, which was shot on Super 35mm with Arri film cameras, Cooke prime lenses, and Fujinon zooms.
To read more about the making of the sci/western hybrid, check out these features from Filmmaker Magazine, American Cinematographer Magazine, ICG Magazine, and Kodak. All the images are courtesy of these sources. Continue Reading ›