The cinematographer in Space ‘Move the sun 200 million miles to the left’…

It's rare that a cinematographer gets to play god, but when you're filming outer space anything can happen!

  • The cinematographer in Space ‘Move the sun 200 million miles to the left’…

 

Oscar and BAFTA award-winning  cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, had a favourite saying when  filming Gravity. We were lucky enough to be at a BAFTA Q&A when director Alfonso Cuarón shared some of the challenges they faced in shooting the film.  Not least a run through when a camera shot down a ramp at speed and cut off the head of a dummy sitting in Sandra Bullock’s chair! Working to blend CGI and real images into this immersive cinema experience was a labour of love that took the team 5 years. The extensive list of credits features almost every craft department in cinema. Not to detract from the power of Bullock’s performance, but this is a film where the creative talents of the craft departments shine through.

The ASC argue that Gravity might herald a new  role for the cinematographer as virtual components become a more important part of big budget projects like this. It’s obvious from interviews with Alfonso Cuarón that the influences for his story came from way back, but it’s interesting to see what impact his success will have on the future of film.

 

 

 

  • The cinematographer in Space ‘Move the sun 200 million miles to the left’…

Signup for notifications

Simply fill out the form below to be notified of new industry news, products and offers.

Go to signup form

At greenkit we focus on the best energy efficient film lights around.
We’ve been in the film lighting business for a while, so we know film lighting and we’ll work our socks off to give you great service whatever the size of your project.
Open 9am – 6.30pm Monday to Friday If you need lights outside this time, email us, we’ll help if we can

tel: +44 (0)2076244021

email: info@greenkit.london

Sign up for updates from Pat’s blog and you’ll get industry news and information on the latest lighting kit as soon as we do.

Please agree to our privacy policy to continue.
Please agree to receiving emails from us.

© 2022 Greenkit Ltd. All rights reserved. | Terms/Privacy