Cinematography Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Abraham Verghese” float=”none” width=”100%”]The incredible cinematography makes ‘A Walk to Beautiful’ almost like a poem; there is a tenderness on display that seems to emanate from the camera. There is also great sensitivity to the women whose stories are being told – never did I have a sense of the subjects being exploited.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cary Fukunaga” float=”none” width=”100%”]Some directors don’t get involved in the cinematography and are just about story, but I’m definitely more tactile than that in terms of my involvement in the minutiae.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Conrad Hall” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cinematography is infinite in its possibilities… much more so than music or language.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ethan Hawke” float=”none” width=”100%”]And the best films feel like a fist punching you in the solar plexus and all elements of the filmmaking process – the acting, the design, the cinematography, the music, is all working to one end. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”J. Robert Spencer” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cinematography is as much involved with the physicality of the scene, so a lot of our shots are hand-held. I felt the cinematographer needed to be the fourth-character with the same drive as the actors.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Kricfalusi” float=”none” width=”100%”]In old movies, the cinematography is a thousand times better than anything today. Writing, a thousand times better.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nicolas Roeg” float=”none” width=”100%”]You make the movie through the cinematography – it sounds quite a simple idea, but it was like a huge revelation to me.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rachel Morrison” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cinematography is so much about instinct and intuition – you want the same range of experience going into behind the camera as what you see in front of it. Your life experience will come through the lens.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rachel Morrison” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cinematography speaks to everything that women do inherently well: It’s multitasking, it’s empathy, and it’s channeling visuals into human emotion.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Reed Morano” float=”none” width=”100%”]A lot of cinematography is intuition. It’s an art, not a formula.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rob Zombie” float=”none” width=”100%”]I like movies where you can come back and re-watch them and admire the cinematography 25 years later.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Bresson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cinematography is a writing with images in movement and with sounds.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Bresson” float=”none” width=”100%”]The future of cinematography belongs to a new race of young solitaries who will shoot films by putting their last penny into it and not let themselves be taken in by the material routines of the trade. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Roger Dea” float=”none” width=”100%”]I don’t really believe in the mystery of cinematography – what happens in the camera is what the cinematographers create and all that nonsense.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Scoot McNairy” float=”none” width=”100%”]Not all pictures but some pictures you’re like, ‘Wow, I wish I could be there’ or you feel like you are there. I don’t know what it is about cinematography.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Seamus MacGarvey” float=”none” width=”100%”]I think people just see cinematography as being about photography and innovative shots and beautiful lighting. We all want our movies to look great visually, to be beguiling and enticing, but I think that what really defines a great cinematographer is one who loves story. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Shane Carruth” float=”none” width=”100%”]I believe that filmmakers have to internalize the story and subtext so well that all of the departments can start to speak to each other – that music can speak to cinematography, that can speak to writing and back again.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steve Winter” float=”none” width=”100%”]What sets us apart is our drive to have the best cinematography. We work hard to get shots that nobody else has.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Violante Placido” float=”none” width=”100%”]Eventually, I think cinematography for every culture is a way to explore different stories, different ways of also delivering a story.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Violante Placido” float=”none” width=”100%”]Eventually, I think cinematography for every culture is a way to explore different stories, different ways of also delivering a story.[/wpsm_quote]