The Cinematographer (1951)

  |  Documentary, Short


A behind-the-scenes look at the responsibilities of the cinematographer.


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1 May 2010 | Michael_Elliott
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Cinematographer, The (1951)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences produced this documentary-short that pretty much tells us the job of a cinematographer. We see what all he does around the set, which includes making sure the make-up works on screen, that the lighting is correct and what type of feel a scene should have. There's really not anything too special here but I guess if you really don't know what a cinematographer does then you'll enjoy this a tad bit more. We do get to learn a lot of stuff but I'm going to guess that the majority of people will already know this going in so the eight-minutes might go by a bit too slow. Some of the behind-the-scenes stuff comes from the making of THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY.

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Release Date:

13 January 1951

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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