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Filmmaker Conversations

Cinematographers and key collaborators discuss their creative and technical approaches to projects.

Follow the links below to learn from filmmakers as they offer insights into their creative and technical processes.

A Collaboration With Panavision: Alice Brooks, ASC — The cinematographer retraces the path that led to her career behind the camera.

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The Making of tick, tick... BOOM! — Alice Brooks, ASC brings viewers into her creative collaboration with director Lin-Manuel Miranda for the Netflix feature.

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The Making of The Power of the Dog — Ari Wegner, ACS discusses her creative approach to the Netflix feature directed by Jane Campion.

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The Camera Behind Just Mercy — Cinematographer Brett Pawlak and Light Iron Supervising Colorist Ian Vertovec discuss the use of Panavision’s Millennium DXL2 for the feature Just Mercy.

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Finding the Truth in the Look: Just Mercy — Light Iron Supervising Colorist Ian Vertovec and cinematographer Brett Pawlak detail what went into finding the look of Just Mercy — a film based on true events.

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Relationships Within Just MercyJust Mercy cinematographer Brett Pawlak and Light Iron Supervising Colorist Ian Vertovec explore their working relationship and the relationship between camera and color that went into bringing the film and its characters to life.

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The Making of Zana — Filmmakers Antoneta and Sevdije Kastrati discuss the path that brought them to their 2019 feature Zana.

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Tales From the Shoot: Ford v Ferrari — Phedon Papamichael, ASC, GSC recounts stories to Panavision’s Dan Sasaki about the production of Ford v Ferrari.

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In Conversation: Ford v Ferrari — Panavision’s Dan Sasaki joins Phedon Papamichael, ASC, GSC in conversation about Papamichael’s career, anamorphic glass, and the use of large format on the feature Ford v Ferrari.

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