Cinematographer

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A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the chief over the camera and light crews working on a film, television production or other live action piece and is responsible for making artistic and technical decisions related to the image.wikipedia
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Cinematography

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The study and practice of this field is referred to as cinematography.
Cinematographers use a lens to focus reflected light from objects into a real image that is transferred to some image sensor or light-sensitive material inside a movie camera.

Film crew

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A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the chief over the camera and light crews working on a film, television production or other live action piece and is responsible for making artistic and technical decisions related to the image.
Director of photography

Jan de Bont

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Several American cinematographers have become directors, including Barry Sonnenfeld, originally the Coen brothers' DP; Jan de Bont, cinematographer on films as Die Hard and Basic Instinct, directed Speed and Twister.
Jan de Bont (born 22 October 1943) is a former Dutch cinematographer, director and film producer.

Film director

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The cinematographer selects the camera, film stock, lenses, filters, etc., to realize the scene in accordance with the intentions of the director.
Some film directors started as screenwriters, cinematographers, film editors or actors.

Wally Pfister

In 2014, Wally Pfister, cinematographer on Christopher Nolan's three Batman films, made his directorial debut with Transcendence; whilst British cinematographers Jack Cardiff and Freddie Francis regularly moved between the two positions.
Walter C. Pfister, ASC (born July 8, 1961) is an American cinematographer and director, who is best known for his work with Christopher Nolan.

Freddie Francis

In 2014, Wally Pfister, cinematographer on Christopher Nolan's three Batman films, made his directorial debut with Transcendence; whilst British cinematographers Jack Cardiff and Freddie Francis regularly moved between the two positions.
Frederick William Francis (22 December 1917 – 17 March 2007) was an English cinematographer and film director.

Film

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A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the chief over the camera and light crews working on a film, television production or other live action piece and is responsible for making artistic and technical decisions related to the image.
The bigger the production, the more resources it takes, and the more important financing becomes; most feature films are artistic works from the creators' perspective (e.g., film director, cinematographer, screenwriter) and for-profit business entities for the production companies.

Camera operator

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As the art form and technology evolved, a separation between director and camera operator emerged.
In filmmaking, the person designing the lighting is the cinematographer or director of photography, who is also informally called a "cameraman" though it is a different job.

Batman in film

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In 2014, Wally Pfister, cinematographer on Christopher Nolan's three Batman films, made his directorial debut with Transcendence; whilst British cinematographers Jack Cardiff and Freddie Francis regularly moved between the two positions.
Regular Aronofsky collaborator, Matthew Libatique, was set as cinematographer, and Christian Bale had been approached for the role of Batman.

French Society of Cinematographers

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the French Society of Cinematographers (A.F.C.)
The French Society of Cinematographers (French: Association française des directeurs de la photographie cinématographique), or the AFC for short, is France's foremost professional organization of French cinematographers.

Filipino Society of Cinematographers

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The Filipino Society of Cinematographer (FSC) is an educational, cultural, and professional organization of cinematographers established on February 27, 1970.

Camerimage

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The International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography Camerimage (Międzynarodowy Festiwal Sztuki Autorów Zdjęć Filmowych Camerimage) is a festival dedicated to the celebration of cinematography and recognition of its creators, cinematographers.

List of film director and cinematographer collaborations

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List of film director and cinematographer collaborations
The following is a partial list of notable film director and cinematographer collaborations. The list consists of films, organized by film director and for each director, organized by the cinematographer(s) with whom he or she worked repeatedly, surely more than twice.

Filmmaking

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Director of photography (DP): the head of the photography of the entire film, supervises all cinematographers and Camera Operators.

German Society of Cinematographers

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The German Society of Cinematographers (Berufsverband Kinematografie; abbreviated "BVK"), was founded in 1980 as a non-profit professional association of German free-lanced cinematographers / DoP's and their collaborators.

Film stock

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The cinematographer selects the camera, film stock, lenses, filters, etc., to realize the scene in accordance with the intentions of the director.

Camera lens

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The cinematographer selects the camera, film stock, lenses, filters, etc., to realize the scene in accordance with the intentions of the director.

Photographic filter

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The cinematographer selects the camera, film stock, lenses, filters, etc., to realize the scene in accordance with the intentions of the director.

Barry Sonnenfeld

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Several American cinematographers have become directors, including Barry Sonnenfeld, originally the Coen brothers' DP; Jan de Bont, cinematographer on films as Die Hard and Basic Instinct, directed Speed and Twister.

Coen brothers

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Several American cinematographers have become directors, including Barry Sonnenfeld, originally the Coen brothers' DP; Jan de Bont, cinematographer on films as Die Hard and Basic Instinct, directed Speed and Twister.

Die Hard

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Several American cinematographers have become directors, including Barry Sonnenfeld, originally the Coen brothers' DP; Jan de Bont, cinematographer on films as Die Hard and Basic Instinct, directed Speed and Twister.

Basic Instinct

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Several American cinematographers have become directors, including Barry Sonnenfeld, originally the Coen brothers' DP; Jan de Bont, cinematographer on films as Die Hard and Basic Instinct, directed Speed and Twister.

Speed (1994 film)

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Several American cinematographers have become directors, including Barry Sonnenfeld, originally the Coen brothers' DP; Jan de Bont, cinematographer on films as Die Hard and Basic Instinct, directed Speed and Twister.

Twister (1996 film)

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Several American cinematographers have become directors, including Barry Sonnenfeld, originally the Coen brothers' DP; Jan de Bont, cinematographer on films as Die Hard and Basic Instinct, directed Speed and Twister.

Christopher Nolan

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In 2014, Wally Pfister, cinematographer on Christopher Nolan's three Batman films, made his directorial debut with Transcendence; whilst British cinematographers Jack Cardiff and Freddie Francis regularly moved between the two positions.