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 ›
A gallery of behind the scenes set pics from the making of Captain America: Civil War. The latest Marvel flick was shot over an 84 day schedule, with most of the production’s sets built at Pinewood Atlanta Studios. The climactic airport battle mixed footage from Atlanta with location work at Germany’s Leipzig/Halle Airport (for more info on the scene check out this Hollywood Reporter story).
Unlike the majority of the film – which was shot on the Arri Alexa XT Plus – the airport set piece was lensed with the Arri Alexa 65, which will be used for the entirety of the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War. For more info on the technical aspects of Civil War, track down the June issue of American Cinematographer Magazine.
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A few behind the scenes pics from John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China (1986), recently shared by the British DVD and Blu-ray label Arrow Video on its Facebook page. Check out the entire album here. For more Carpenter set stills, here’s Deep Fried Movies’ career-spanning Carpenter retrospective.