‘Marshall’: DP Newton Thomas Sigel on Lighting for Character and Shooting 80′ From the Ground

By Hawkins DuBois

Newton Thomas Sigel, ASC, brought courtroom drama ‘Marshall’ to vivid life despite a small budget and challenging locations.

Some of the most critical moments in American history have been realized courtesy of the country’s justice system and the courtroom. Brown v. Board of Education, Roe v. Wade, and the Scopes Trial were each landmark cases that dramatically shifted the tide of American life, helping lead to a national fascination with the courtroom that has extended to the cinema in the form of fictional masterpieces like To Kill A Mockingbird and A Few Good Men. On-screen, these monumental cases have drawn a great deal of attention, with movies suitably lending their focus to the dialogue. While questioning, cross-examining, and objecting remains at the forefront of the story in Marshall, DP Newton Thomas Sigel, ASC, also makes sure to bring a visual life to the courtroom drama.

“It was several stories up, almost 80 feet in the air, with huge windows, and 90% of my work was daytime.”

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Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC, CBE – “The Filmmaker’s View”

By Matthew Allard ACS

Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC, CBE talked to ARRI for their series “The Filmmaker’s View”. Deakins is a long time Arri user and it’s always fascinating to listen to him talk.…

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The International Cinematographers Guild Names 2017 Award Recipients at the 21st Annual Emerging Cinematographers Awards

By Admin

The Academy Color Encoding System (ACES), Stephen Pizzello and Bill Bennett, ASC are the recipients of Honorary Awards (ICG, IATSE Local 600) announced Steven Poster ASC, ICG’s IATSE Local 600 National President. The awards were presented at the launch of the

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