• March 10, 2020
    Documentary filmmakers have to be ready for anything. As the saying goes, the minute you put down the camera, the most amazing thing happens. In
  • November 3, 2019
    Back in high school I had a psychology teacher who was known for opening up students’ backpacks and slowly removing ALL the contents out onto one’s
  • July 24, 2019
    Sometimes I feel like I never unpack. As a documentary cinematographer, I’m so grateful for all of my travels and am humbled by the incredible
  • October 12, 2018
    I work as both a cinematographer and a director/cinematographer; I find the latter to be especially challenging. I need to be able to have the tools
  • August 30, 2018
    Don't let these photos of gear fool you. Over the course of my nearly three-decade-long career, I have almost never brought the same gear on a shoot
  • August 24, 2017
    Editor’s Note: Welcome to our new column, "Inside Out," in which we ask filmmakers in the field—and in the edit room—What are your essentials tools