Saturday, February 23, 2013

From Shawshank to Skyfall, How Master Cinematographer Roger Deakins Got These Ten Shots



Roger Deakins, the greatly admired British cinematographer is up this weekend with his tenth Academy Award nomination for his amazing work on "Skyfall". Let's keep those fingers crossed that he finally gets that well-deserved Oscar on Sunday. Mr. Deakins has worked with several top filmmakers over his lengthy career but he is best known for his collaboration with The Coen Brothers as he has done eleven of their films with him receiving nominations for five of them.

Kyle Buchanan of New York Magazine talked to the sixty-three year old to discuss how he achieved some of the amazing shots in ten of his most celebrated films:

From Shawshank to Skyfall, How Master Cinematographer Roger Deakins Got These Ten Shots