Why Cinematographers Should Hand-Draw Lighting Plots

John Fusco at No Film School discusses veteran cinematographer Ben Smithard’s process of hand-drawing lighting plots instead of relying on computers for that pre-production process.

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Canadian National Film Board seeks female cinematographers, composers, writers

As gender equality becomes more of a discussion, more and more industries are increasing their efforts to hire women and find ways to keep them. THE GLOBE AND MAIL recently discussed how the Canadian National Film Board is seeking out female cinematographers, composers, and writers – sections of the industry that are normally dominated by men.

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“To Be a Great Cinematographer You’ve Got to Be a Great Inventor”

Charles Haine at No Film School shares some secrets to being a great cinematographer and how one of the many overlooked and underappreciated responsibilities of the cinematographer is to “invent needed tools”.

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