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Cinematography97 2003


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Cinematography97 2003

  1. 1. Made by: Larissa Olivson Cinematography
  2. 2. <ul><li>What is cinematography? </li></ul><ul><li>from Greek movement, recording </li></ul><ul><li>discipline of making lighting and camera choices when recording photographic images for the cinema. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The world's first motion picture film Was directed by Louis Le Prince French inventor and showman, on October 14 1888 in the garden at Oakwood Grange in Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
  4. 4. Philippe Rousselot A French director of photography who was born in the 4 th of September in 1945 in Meurthe-et-Moselle in France. Education: Ecole de Vaugirard Louis Lumiere Film School in Paris, 1964–66 Family: Married in 1981 and has one daughter.
  5. 5. Career <ul><li>Began as an assistant to Nestor Almendros on the Eric Rohmer-directed films of the late '60s and early '70s. On his own, Rousselot lenses several of the nostalgic films of director Diane Kurys (Peppermint Soda, Cocktail Molotov). For his versatile Eastmancolor camerawork (including an incredible subway chase) in Jean-Jacques Benaix's Diva, Rousselot won the first of his César awards; his second was for the realistically stylish Thérèse (1986). Rousselot's accomplishments on the international scene have been numerous, and include work for both British and American directors. </li></ul><ul><li>Has earned Oscar nominations for John Boorman's Hope and Glory (1987) and Stephen Frears' Dangerous Liaisons (1988). </li></ul><ul><li>For American directors, Rousselot has met with particular acclaim for his work on Henry and June (1991) (for which he earned an Oscar nomination), Interview with the Vampire (1994), and A River Runs Through It (1992), for which he won an Oscar. </li></ul><ul><li>Later, he won his third César for his camera work for La Reine Margot. Rousselot continued to do consistent and varied work on both sides of the Atlantic throughout the remainder of the decade, putting his imprint on such films as The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996) and Random Hearts (1999). </li></ul>
  6. 6. A particular challenge on this film was reproducing the effects of light on a boat travelling at high speed in a tunnel lit by various sources of different colors and shape. The boat is, of course, still and in front of a green screen. Pulling this off required every trick in the book however, the options available to us with this system made it much easier than we anticipated. Light “effect” in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” The boat ride
  7. 7. Win Best Cinematography - 1994 French Academy of Cinema Best Cinematography - 1992 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Scie Best Cinematography - 1986 French Academy of Cinema Best Cinematography - 1981 French Academy of Cinema Nomination Best Cinematography - 1992 American Society of Cinematographers Best Cinematography - 1990 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Scie Best Cinematography - 1989 American Society of Cinematographers Best Cinematography - 1989 British Academy of Film and Television Best Cinematography - 1988 American Society of Cinematographers Best Cinematography - 1987 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Scie
  8. 8. <ul><li>He has worked with: </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Redford </li></ul><ul><li>Lions for Lambs </li></ul><ul><li>Jodie Foster </li></ul><ul><li>The Brave One </li></ul><ul><li>Denzel Washington </li></ul><ul><li>The Great Debaters </li></ul><ul><li>Johny Depp </li></ul><ul><li>Charlie and the chocolate Factory </li></ul><ul><li>Keanu Reeves </li></ul><ul><li>Constantine </li></ul><ul><li>Filmography </li></ul><ul><li>Lions for Lamb </li></ul><ul><li>The Brave One </li></ul><ul><li>The Great Debaters </li></ul><ul><li>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory </li></ul><ul><li>Constantine </li></ul><ul><li>Big Fish </li></ul><ul><li>Antwone Fisher </li></ul><ul><li>Planet of the Apes </li></ul><ul><li>The Tailor of Panama </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the Titans </li></ul>
  9. 9. Thank You!