O Ρότζερ Ντίκινς είναι ένας από τους σπουδαιότερους διευθυντές φωτογραφίας των ημερών μας, μαζί με τη σύζυγό και επί σειρά ετών συνεργάτιδά του, Τζέιμς Ντίκινς ξεκίνησαν ένα podcast που αφορά την δημιουργία ταινιών. Θησαυρός για κάθε κινηματογραφιστή…

Το podcast ονομάζεται «Team Deakins» και αποτελείται μέχρι στιγμής από εννιά επεισόδια τα οποία περιλαμβάνουν συζητήσεις για τη δημιουργία ταινιών και καλύπτουν ένα ευρύ φάσμα θεμάτων όπως το ρεπεράζ, δηλαδή τον εντοπισμό των τοποθεσιών των γυρισματων, τον φωτισμό και τα Practical lights, τη σύνθεση των κινηματογραφικών λήψεων, τη μετάβαση από φιλμ σε ψηφιακό αλλα και την επιχειρηματική πλευρά του κινηματογραφου.  Τα επεισόδια περιλαμβάνουν, μεταξύ άλλων, συζητήσεις με τον σκηνοθέτη, Τζον Κρόουλι και τον πρωταγωνιστή του «1917», Τζορτζ ΜακΚέι.

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Episode 1: BEGINNINGS – Roger and James talk about the journey that brought them into the film business. We are joined by Matt Wyman.

Episode 2 – WORKING TOGETHER – Roger and James talk about their collaboration. Matt Wyman joins them.

Episode 3: LOCATION SCOUTING – In this episode we talk about the ins and outs of location scouting. As always, a special thanks to our collaborator, Matt Wyman.

Episode 4: PRACTICAL LIGHTING – James and Roger discuss practical lighting – what it means, the additional challenges and why you might prefer to use practicals for a scene.

Episode 5 – COMPOSITION. Roger, James and Matt look at the subject of composition, the role it plays in storytelling, how composition differs in still images vs moving images.

Episode 6 – Beverly Wood – From Film to Digital. We speak with Beverly Wood, former Executive VP at Deluxe and Managing Director at eFilm. We discuss the transition in Hollywood from Film to Digital with one of the industries foremost experts on the science behind it all. We discuss how film emulsion actually works, color science, her work with Roger and James, and films like SkyFall, O Brother, Where Art Thou and more.

She’s been with us through our journey from film to digital and is a great source of information in general!

Episode 7 – LENS CHOICE – In this episode, we talk about what goes into choosing lenses for your project and the aesthetic differences between lenses. We also discuss prime lenses vs zooms and how we go about testing lenses. And more!

Episode 8 – ANIMATION – PART 1. This episode looks at our experiences on animation projects as visual consultants. We’ll then dive deeper into the actual process in Part 2 and finally, in Part 3, talk with Dean DeBlois, director of the three How to Train your Dragon. There’s so much to examine in Animation, don’t be surprised if there is a Part 4 in the future!

Episode 9 – Learning Lighting. We talk about lighting in this episode. Different styles of lighting, challenges in lighting and how to experiment to broaden your grasp on lighting.