In keeping with Sydney Lumet’s quote that “moviemaking works very much like an orchestra” today’s post is a video that looks a little more into cinematography. Beyond having an appreciation for those that help translate screenplays into visual images, this video will help you think cinematically.
With an army of film schools grads, others workshops trained, and perhaps even more self-taught all over the world—with their own cameras—teaming up with one of them is a great way to get your words turned into short films, websiodes, and features.
Everyone aspires to do better work so keep an eye out for a cinematographer who has honed his or her craft working on award-winning corporate videos and commercials but would love to team up with someone like you to mix up their reel and help them move into more narrative work.
P.S. And for good measure here’s look at a few more lights and shadows by cinematographer Roger Deakins.
10 Cinematography Tips by Roger Deakins