Cameramen and women discuss the craft and art of cinematography and of the DP (director of photography), illustrating their points with clips from 100 films, from “Birth of a Nation” to “Do the Right Thing”.
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Manages to capture the passion cinematographers have for their work and how pivotal it is to the making of a movie, without ever getting technical. It tends to underappreciate how much a particular shot is dependent on editing, for instance, but then again one can overlook such details considering this is so clearly a film just about cinematography.
A lot more about specific films and memories from the interviewed directors (alongside with clips from their films) and not so much information regarding lighting as I expected. Nevertheless, it's a good intro to a lot of great movies with great lighting for those who do love cinematography.