My talk with A Star Is Born cinematographer Matthew Libatique is up over at Filmmaker Magazine. The film was shot on Arri Alexa Minis with Cooke/i SF Camtec Vintage Series and Kowa Cine Prominar anamorphic lenses. Here’s a preview, where Libatique discusses using the Kowas, what he loves about anamorphic, and why he stays loyal to the same rental house.
After the more intimate The Wrestler and Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky returned to large scale storytelling with Noah, a $125 million Biblical disaster epic. Below is a collection of behind the scenes production stills from the film. The majority of the pics come from photographer Nico Tavernise, who also shot stills on Aronofsky’s previous two movies. Check out more of Tavernise’s work here.