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25 Pieces of Juicy Filmmaking Knowledge from Cinematographer Roger Deakins

by Evan Luzi.

Is it really worth my time to give Roger Deakins an introduction?

Surely you already know him as the talented cinematographer behind films like The Shawshank RedemptionA Beautiful Mind, and almost every Coen Brothers film since Fargo.

And by now, as a fan of filmmaking and a filmmaker, you’ve discovered that when Deakins talks, what comes out is a treasure trove of wisdom — only overshadowed by answers so candid and honest that his responses are more engaging than many movies themselves.

No — Roger Deakins needs very little introduction as a master of cinematography.

Instead, it’s best we just get to the point: 25 pieces of filmmaking advice from Roger Deakins himself, pulled from his website RogerDeakins.com where he interacts with fans and filmmakers on all topics from careers to cinematography basics.

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