Directors on cinematographers || Michael Apted || Spotlight
Introducing our first director to the Cooke Optics TV channel, the prolific and renowned Michael Apted, director of The World is not Enough, Gorillas in the Mist and Gorky Park. He discusses his approach towards working with cinematographers and how he gains a visual insight into the film in pre-production.
The advantages of young cinematographers || Spotlight
We interviewed top DP's Paul Cameron, Roberto Schaefer, Michael Seresin and Anthony Dod Mantle to find out whether there are is any advantage of being a young cinematographer in a 21st century film industry. They also discuss ways in which students can gain experience and how you can easily produce a cinematic image.
Spotlight || Film vs Digital: The Big Debate
The spotlight we have all been waiting for. Cooke Optics TV shares interviews with world renowned cinematographers to get their insights on how the filmmaking process has changed from the early days of film to the introduction and improvement of digital processes.
Spotlight || Mathieson and Charters: Has the Role of the Cinematographer Changed?
Following on from our spotlight 'What is the Role of the Cinematographer' experienced cinematographers Mathieson and Charters discuss whether they think the role has changed during their years in the industry, especially with the advent of digital.