Browse Articles by Danielle Solzman

CINEMATOGRAPHY WEEK: Tobias Schliessler, ASC, on the Challenges of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

February 2021
CINEMATOGRAPHY WEEK: Tobias Schliessler, ASC, on the Challenges of <em>Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom</em>

German Cinematographer Tobias Schliessler, ASC, was among the last people to work with Chadwick Boseman when he shot Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom for Director George C. Wolfe. Recently, Schliessler opened up to Below the Line about working with Wolfe and hi talented leads, Viola Davis and Boseman. Based on the August Wilson play, the... »

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CINEMATOGRAPHY WEEK: Marcell Rév, HSC, on Making Malcolm & Marie

February 2021
CINEMATOGRAPHY WEEK: Marcell Rév, HSC, on Making <em>Malcolm & Marie</em>

Hungarian cinematographer Marcell Rév, HSC, has been working with filmmaker Sam Levinson since the Sundance-premiering Assassination Nation. Their second collaboration was the Emmy-winning HBO series Euphoria, starring Zendaya. Once the pandemic hit, production on Euphoria was forced to shut down, but with the creative itch for getting back to work, Rév signed on for their... »

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Artist Profile: Phedon Papamichael, ASC, on Filming Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7

December 2020
Artist Profile: Phedon Papamichael, ASC, on Filming Aaron Sorkin’s <em>The Trial of the Chicago 7</em>

Cinematographer Phedon Papamichael, ASC, may not be a household name, but there’s a strong chance that you’re familiar with his work. Papamichael has frequently worked with James Mangold, most recently on 2019’s Ford v Ferrari, and he earned an Oscar nomination for his work on Alexander Payne’s Nebraska. In addition to collaborating with Mangold... »

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Craft Spotlight: Cinematographer Martin Ruhe Shines a Light on Clooney’s The Midnight Sky

December 2020
Craft Spotlight: Cinematographer Martin Ruhe Shines a Light on Clooney’s <em>The Midnight Sky</em>

The Midnight Sky isn’t the first go-round for Cinematographer Martin Ruhe, ASC, to work with Oscar-winning filmmaker George Clooney. They previously worked together on the Hulu limited series, Catch-22, which led to a nomination by the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) for his work on the series.  Prior to that, Ruhe was Director of Photography for The American, which Clooney also... »

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