Conversations with Contemporary Cinematographers: The Eye Behind the Lens (Hardcover)

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Conversations with Contemporary Cinematographers: The Eye Behind the Lens By Jacqueline Frost Cover Image


Packed with gems of wisdom from the current 'masters of light', this collection of conversations with twenty leading contemporary cinematographers provides invaluable insight into the art and craft of cinematography.

Jacqueline Frost's interviews provide unprecedented insight into the role as cinematographers discuss selecting projects, the conceptual and creative thinking that goes into devising a visual strategy, working with the script, collaborating with leading directors such as Martin Scorcese, Spike Lee, and Ava DuVernay, the impact of changing technology, and offer advice for aspiring cinematographers.

Interviews include Maryse Alberti, John Bailey, Robert Elswit, Kirsten Johnson, Kira Kelly, Ellen Kuras, Edward Lachman, Matthew Libatique, John Lindley, Seamus McGarvey, Reed Morano, Polly Morgan, Rachel Morrison, Rodrigo Prieto, Cynthia Pusheck, Harris Savides, Nancy Schrieber, John Seale, Sandi Sissel, Dante Spinotti, Salvatore Totino, Amy Vincent and Mandy Walker.

Filled with valuable information and advice for aspiring cinematographers, directors, and filmmakers, this is essential reading for anyone interested in the art and craft of cinematography.

About the Author

Jacqueline B. Frost has been an educator in film production, cinematography and film history for thirty years. She has continued to produce and photograph films that have screened in film festivals worldwide throughout her academic career. She is currently a Professor at California State University, Fullerton where she teaches Cinematography, Documentary production and the Language of Film. Frost is currently cinematographer and co-producer on a feature length documentary and she is the author of Cinematography for Directors.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780367362621
ISBN-10: 0367362627
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: March 18th, 2021
Pages: 456
Language: English