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  Cinematography - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the film industry, the cinematographer is responsible for the technical caliber of the images, but also works closely with the director to ensure that the aesthetics are supporting the story being told.
A professional who engages in cinematography, known as a cinematographer or Director of Photography (DP or DOP) makes many creative and interpretive decisions during the course of his or her work, from pre-production, shooting to post-production, all of which affect the overall feel and look of the motion picture.
The cinematographer can select the range of his or her color film stocks: three-color Technicolor yields rich, saturated colors which are very different from Eastman Kodak color strips.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cinematography   (1313 words)

 Cinematographer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cinematographer (from 'cinema photographer') is one photographing with a motion picture camera (the art and science of which is known as cinematography).
The term cinematographer has been a point of contention for some time now; some professionals insist that it only applies when the director of photography and camera operator are the same person, although this is far from being uniformly the case.
Relations between the cinematographer and director vary; in some instances the director will allow the cinematographer complete independence; in others, the director allows little to none, even going so far as to specify aperture and shutter angle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cinematographer   (618 words)

 MovieMaker Magazine | HOP Volume 2, Issue #2 | Cinematographer John Toll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Though cinematographer John Toll has become a frequent collaborator with several of the world's most celebrated directors, he has always succeeded in bringing his own vision to the forefront of a film's visual makeup.
John Toll (JT): As a cinematographer, I find the main difference between working in TV or smaller scale features as opposed to larger scale features is the amount of time you actually have to accomplish the work.
Cinematographers know more than anyone about how their films are supposed to look, even years after they have been released.
www.moviemaker.com /hop/10/cinema.html   (2230 words)

 filmmakers.com: DP, Cinematographer and Cinematography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Cinematographer Michael Chapman comments "in the 19th century, opera was the amalgamation of all the arts of the time, movies have taken on that mantle today." What makes a cinematographer put the camera here rather than over there?
Cinematographer Neil Roach believes the cinematographer is one of the key set dressers on a picture.
Cinematographers put in long hours on the job and in return provide viewers, for a short period of time, the opportunity to enter a whole new world.
www.filmmakers.com /features/cinematography/cine.htm   (1422 words)

 Cinematographer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
An eminent cinematographer was engaged by an eminent filmmaker to make a feature-length non-fiction film on an eminent political leader.
Having finished the lighting to his satisfaction, the cinematographer made space for the filmmaker to look through.
It is an established fact by now that cinematographer has a great role in the creation of the very soul of the cinema - 'the images'.
www.chaosmag.net /cinematographer.html   (735 words)

Rather, photography is but one craft, which the cinematographer uses in addition to other physical, organizational, managerial, interpretive, and image manipulating techniques to effect one coherent process.
The images which the cinematographer brings to the screen come from the artistic vision, imagination, and skill of the cinematographer working within a collaborative relationship with fellow artists.
100 international cinematographers [from the past] who have made a significant contribution to the development of the art and craft of cinematography.
www.cinematographers.nl   (576 words)

 cinematographer career zone ejodhpur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the autumn of 1894, the Lumiere Brothers invented the Cinematographic Process and made the first movie of sorts using their 'Lumière Cinematograph.' Over a hundred years later we still use their main idea to capture moving images.
A Cinematographer is the person who has expertise in the art of capturing images either electronically or on film through the use of visual recording devices.
One of the most important quality for a cinematographer is the ability to visualise the whole story.
www.ejodhpur.com /cinematographer.htm   (868 words)

 CinemaSense: Cinematographer
In film productions the cinematographer is the director's closest co-worker, who plans the shooting together with the director and (in Finland) in most cases also uses the camera himself.
In Finland the cinematographer is assisted by camera assistant, lighting crew and grips.
In Hollywood productions the cinematographer supervises everything having to do with the camera and the lighting.
elokuvantaju.uiah.fi /2001/english/study_material/production/kuvaaja.jsp   (107 words)

 The Cinematographer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The cinematographer, or director of photography (D.P.), helps create the look of a movie.
The D.P. directs the lighting for each scene, helps frame shots, chooses lenses, selects film stock and ensures that the visual look of the film conforms to the director's vision.
The cinematographer usually does not operate the camera on set (this is the duty of the camera operator).
tms.ecol.net /movies/whodp.htm   (62 words)

 USATODAY.com - Cinematographer Guy Green dies at age 91   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Green, who began his film career in his native England, was a founding member of the British Society of Cinematographers.
In 2004, he was named an officer of the Order of the British Empire for his lifetime of work in the British cinema.
He was the cinematographer on nearly two dozen films before switching to directing in the mid-1950s.
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2005-09-16-green-obit_x.htm?csp=34   (463 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Oscar-winning film-maker dies
Cinematographer Conrad L Hall, who won Oscars for his work on Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and American Beauty, has died at the age of 76.
Mr Hall, regarded as one of the best cinematographers of the last 50 years who specialised in giving films distinctive lighting, suffered complications from bladder cancer.
Born in Tahiti, Hall was the son of author James Norman Hall, who co-wrote Mutiny on the Bounty.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/2631085.stm   (285 words)

 MetroActive Movies | Sven Nykvist
While Nykvist's name may be most familiar to trivia nuts, hardcore cineastes, and the actors and directors who actually make movies, one could hardly say that his work is obscure.
Considered one of the greatest cinematographers of all time, the Swedish-born Nykvist enjoyed a behind-the-camera career that spanned five decades, chalking up 123 films to his credit, including Crimes and Misdemeanors, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Agnes of God, King of the Gypsies, and Sleepless in Seattle.
It was in his early films with Bergman--The Virgin Spring, The Winter Light --that Nykvist first began to forge his reputation as a master of lighting, photographing his scenes with an expressive simplicity that ran counter to the technically slick lighting schemes that is often the norm.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sonoma/05.03.01/nykvist-0118.html   (595 words)

 The Australian Cinematographers Society [ACS]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 2006 ACS National Awards for Cinematography and Announcement of Australian Cinematographer of the year will be held in Canberra on Saturday 27 May More»
If so, the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) would like to consider it for inclusion in its 50th Anniversary publication, The Shadowcatchers, an elegant coffee table book documenting the work of Australian Cinematographers from early days to the present.
“A cinematographer is a person with technical expertise who manipulates light to transfer visual information by the use of a camera into aesthetic moving images on motion picture film or electronic recording systems.”
www.cinematographer.org.au   (223 words)

 Cinematographer Australia
Australian freelance cinematographers, digital cinematography video camera operators, videographers, film cinematographers, master film makers, this is your chance to be included in the free Australian Cinematographer Directory.
This Cinematographer Australia directory was set-up to assist in linking cinematographers with other cinematographers Australia wide and with other professionals in the film industry.
Australian film directors and Australian film producers please note if Australian Cinematographer is on assignment, their manager and Australian film logistics coordinator should be ready to confer with you about your cinematography needs.
www.4webmarketing.biz /australia/cinematographer.htm   (128 words)

 Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors
Those who film motion pictures also are known as cinematographers.
Cinematographers may be an integral part of the action, using cameras in any of several different mounts.
For example, the camera operator can be stationary and shoot whatever passes in front of the lens, or the camera can be mounted on a track, with the camera operator responsible for shooting the scene from different angles or directions.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos091.htm   (1716 words)

 Birth Parent Biographies
David Van Cortland Crosby (born August 14, 1941 in Los Angeles, California) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
He is the son of Floyd Crosby, an Academy Award winning cinematographer.
William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960) was an American film actor, and the biggest box-office star of the early sound film era.
celebrities.adoption.com /famous/birth-parent-bios.html   (372 words)

 Digital Cinematographer -- Ellen Kuras
“As a cinematographer, I needed to learn just how much control I’d be able to have over the visual image— during shooting and then in post—where an awful lot would depend on the methodology selected, and which wound up being a lot more complicated than most people imagine.
The cinematographer hung 6K HMI Pars and Par Cans with 1/2 CTB gel on the pillars and iron grids around the room, which included a huge punch of real sunlight pouring through one window at sunset.
With the experiment of her first digital video feature now a lingering memory, cinematographer Ellen Kuras, ASC finds herself being queried about the process, much the same as she sounded out others before embarking on Bamboozled.
www.cameraguild.com /technology/bamboozled.htm   (4702 words)

 AP Worldstream: 'Crouching Tiger' cinematographer says Oscar win hasn't changed his life@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
AP Worldstream: 'Crouching Tiger' cinematographer says Oscar win hasn't changed his life@ HighBeam Research
Dateline: KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Hong Kong-born cinematographer Peter Pau says winning an Academy Award has made little difference in his life.
"It seems there is nothing changed," the "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" cinematographer told a news conference Wednesday to promote "The Touch," his first film as a director after more than a decade of cinematography.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:55005295&refid=holomed_1   (201 words)

 The Most Serene Republic: Underwater Cinematographer - PopMatters Music Review
Unfortunately, it's this same element that is ignored too often throughout Underwater Cinematographer.
Although several of the tracks on Underwater Cinematographer lack a certain individuality, the remainder brim with creativity and the notion that there's something spectacular around the corner.
In short, keep your eye on these six Canadians -- they're not showing all their cards, but whatever they've got up their collective sleeve is going to upset the rest of the people at the table.
popmatters.com /music/reviews/m/mostserenerepublic-underwater.shtml   (666 words)

 Cinematographer.com - The Daily Cinematography Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) is conducting a seminar titled "How to Create Artful Movies on Budget: The Effects of New Technology on Cinematography" at the International Beverly Hills Films Festival.
Kodak is offering a new package of film and postproduction services to film school students and faculty in the United States.
The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2005 were presented on Sunday, March 5, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood and Highland.
www.uemedia.com /CPC/cinematographer   (339 words)

 Richard Clabaugh - Filmmaker
WHO AM I? My name is Richard Clabaugh, I am a filmmaker, formerly of Los Angeles, currently living and teaching in North Carolina.
Most of my recent work has been as a Director of feature films, however the largest bulk of my work over the years has been as a cinematographer, which is a fancy way of saying I'm a cameraman who shoots movies.
You can usually find my name listed in the opening credits, or on the video box, under "Director of Photography." See credits and links at the left for details of the films I've done and the people I've worked with.
www.rclabaugh.com   (675 words)

 Henry Chung, Cinematographer - Homepage
Henry Chung is a cinematographer in Hong Kong shooting feature films, commercial films, corporate films, documentaries and short films.
He had recently won in Deauville, France, March 2002, Lotus de la meilleure image, Awards for Best Cinematography on the film 'Peony Pavilion' in the Festival du Film Asiatique de Deauville mars 2002.
Besides his expertise in lighting and camera work, he has been creating three dimensional photographic and cinematographic arts.
www.stereoscopy.com /henry   (267 words)

 Ask @ IMDb.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Ask a Cinematographer - by Oliver Stapleton - The cinematography of The Marriage of Maria Braun
Ask a Cinematographer - by Oliver Stapleton - The importance of using a DP February 2, 2004
Ask a Cinematographer - by Oliver Stapleton - Becoming confident as a DP January 12, 2004
indie.imdb.com /Indie/Ask/archive.html   (12466 words)

 Chris Magee Director of Photography. Cinematographer
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Chris Magee Cinematographer Director of Photography TV commercials cameraman film
www.chrismagee.com   (172 words)

 TheOneRing.net™ | Scrapbook | Group | American Cinematographer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
American Cinematographer: Map - American Cinematographer/Ringer Spy Kris
American Cinematographer: Andrew Lesnie - American Cinematographer/Ringer Spy Kris
This site is maintained and updated by fans of The Lord of the Rings, and is in no way affiliated with Tolkien Enterprises or the Tolkien Estate.
www.theonering.net /scrapbook/group/356/range/13   (145 words)

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