Filmmaking Essays

Pure Cinema: 2001: A Space Odyssey “Dawn of Man” Sequence

Here is my analysis of theĀ “Dawn of Man” sequence from 2001: A Space Odyssey.

General Filmmaking

Understanding Style in Cinema (Part Two): Creating Style

Is there any way on earth that one can develop one’s own movie style? Let’s find out.

Cinematography Trivia

3 Razor-sharp Cinematographers

What do I mean by ‘razor-sharp’? If you watch the works of these great masters, you’ll wonder how they achieved the brilliance of their imagery, considering they worked with extreme rigor in their framing, depth of field, lens choices and lighting. They hardly had any room to maneuver! They also happened to work with my […]