Interviews

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Exclusive Interview with Peter Levy, ASC: Insights into Cinematography and Advice for Students

Interview conducted by Jody Michelle Solis   StudentFilmmakers Magazine: How did you get your start in filmmaking? Did you go to film school? Peter Levy, ASC: I dropped out of high school at 17, and I tried to make a buck out of being a photographer. By the time I …

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Exclusive Interview with Patrick Cady, ASC: Camerawork, Lighting, and Transitioning from DP to Director

Interview conducted by Jody Michelle Solis   StudentFilmmakers Magazine: Can you talk about your experience as a cinematographer who has occasionally transitioned to the director’s chair? Patrick Cady, ASC: I’ve been a cinematographer for 20 years now. I was an electrician and Gaffer, and before that I learned filmmaking at …

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT | “Leading With Story: The Making of ‘The Ostrich Politic’” by SIGGRAPH Conferences

Above photo: GOBELINS. Production still from “The Ostrich Politic”. The lead creator behind “The Ostrich Politic” discusses how he overcame challenges—technical and otherwise—when making his film. Hear the story in a recent blog. In SIGGRAPH 2019 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater selection “The Ostrich Politic,” Ostriches learn that burying their …

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Media Instructor Andrew Hwang on Award-Winning Student Video “Safe Spaces”

Media Instructor Andrew Hwang talks with StudentFilmmakers Magazine about award-winning student video “Safe Spaces,” created by students from the Wide Angle Youth Media Organization. STUDENTFILMMAKERS: What inspired the story for “Safe Space”? Andrew Hwang: What was funny was that this wasn’t our original idea. The students and I were working …

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Student Voice: Logan Calder and Austin Segal on Award-Winning Student Film, “Two of These Things”

Student filmmakers Logan Calder and Austin Segal talk with StudentFilmmakers Magazine about their award winning student film, “Two of These Things”. STUDENTFILMMAKERS: What inspired the “story” for Two of These Things ? Logan Calder: There are a lot of really creative people in my life that inspired this film because, …

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Conversation with Peter Stein, ASC

Exclusive interview conducted Nash Choudhury Peter Stein, ASC has been shooting films in one way or another for over thirty years working on a wide variety of films from horror classics to children’s comedies to incisive documentaries. Beginning his career in cinematography with one of the highest grossing films of …

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Exclusive Interview | A Conversation with Uta Briesewitz, ASC: Episodics and Features

Exclusive Interview conducted by Jody Michelle Solis STUDENTFILMMAKERS: Your career as a cinematographer includes a wonderfully diverse body of work. What are some of the differences between filming styles for feature films, TV movies, episodics, and documentaries? Uta Briesewitz, ASC: In feature films for theatrical release you can live more …

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Exclusive Interview | A Conversation with Hiro Narita, ASC

Interview conducted by Jody Michelle Solis Hiro Narita, ASC has a filmography that includes over seventy-three titles ranging from feature films to episodic television series to documentaries. He is known for his work on “Never Cry Wolf” (1983), “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” (1989), “The Rocketeer” (1991), “Star Trek VI: …

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