The first in the FilmCraft Series, this beautiful book covers the complex craft of cinematography through discussions with notable cinematographers, like Vittorio Storaro and Christopher Doyle. With stills, photos from the sets, and in-depth exploration of both iconic and contemporary projects, from Psycho and the French New Wave classic The Week End to Chicago and Zhang Yimou's saga Hero. Get access to lauded professionals, who provide you with the perspective to think like the pros and create compelling visual stories. Apply the perspective you'll gain to your own work with practical tips, or just sit back and coast along this thoughtful, behind-the-scenes road.
- Discussions with the world's most notable filmmakers, giving insights into professional practice, working relationships, and influences
- Sidebars featuring practical advice on topics that filmmakers can apply to their own work
- "Legacy Sections" focusing on the work of past filmmaking greats