Deep Fried Interview: Haunter cinematographer Jon Joffin


A movie set entirely inside a single suburban house might not seem as if it would present much of a challenge for a cinematographer. But Haunter is no ordinary single-location movie.

This ghost story from Cube and Splice director Vincenzo Natali takes place in four different time periods ranging from the 1920s to the present – each with a distinct look – and shifts between reality and a fog-encased spectral limbo. The man charged with creating those looks is Canadian (by way of South Africa) cinematographer Jon Joffin, ASC, who talked to Deep Fried Movies about shepherding his director into the digital realm, Haunter’s art-house inspirations and choosing the Arri Alexa over Sony’s F65. Continue Reading ›