For his latest endeavor, Daryn Okada, ASC handled cinematography duties for director Luke Greenfield on Let’s Be Cops, a comedy about a pair of losers who impersonate police on a lark, and end up way over their heads. Okada envisioned a look that evolved as the characters’ situation changes.
Ten years ago, Lawrence Sher, ASC shot his first Panavision movie—a small, independent movie filmed in his home state of New Jersey that was written and directed by actor Zach Braff. That film, Garden State, struck a chord in capturing the ennui of Gen X malaise and was a smashing indie success.
The Leftovers is a new HBO series that hints at the rapture, a Biblical prognostication. In the story, 2 percent of the world’s population mysteriously and suddenly disappears. Those left behind struggle to understand. Reactions vary.
Reprinted with permission from the May 2014 issue of British Cinematographer
The festivities may have officially wrapped on April 27th, but the buzz for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival is still going strong at Panavision New York, which was a proud sponsor of the festival for the 7th year.
Congratulations to cinematographers Greig Fraser ACS ("Portrait") and Kasper Tuxen ("Night Swim") for their commericial works being honored by the AICP.
As part of our continuing support for filmmaking around the world, Panavision was proud to sponsor the 2014 Polish Society of Cinematography Awards held in Warsaw earlier this month. The evening was a showcase of past, present and future Polish filmmaking with many of our friends and colleagues receiving awards and honours.