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How I Shot That: Andrew Rossi on His Sundance Doc 'Ivory Tower'

How I Shot That: Andrew Rossi on His Sundance Doc 'Ivory Tower'

Cinematographer and director Andrew Rossi told us about filming "Ivory Tower," his U.S. Documentary entry at 2014 Sundance. "Ivory Tower" calls into question the worth of higher education in a time where education is becoming increasingly more expensive. Rossi previously shot "Page One: Inside the New York Times," "Le Cirque: A Table In Heaven" and his first film "Eat This New York." Which camera and lens did you use? I used a Canon C-300; a Canon 5D Mark II with L Series 24-105mm, 24-70mm and with Zeiss 50mm and Zeiss 28mm as well. What was the most difficult shot of your movie, and how did you pull it off? Shooting at the school Deep Springs, in the desert of Death Valley in California was most challenging. My fellow cinematographer Andrew Coffman and I were trying to get locked offed beauty shots, accurately exposed for the hot desert sun,

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