Welcome to the Art of the Shot podcast! Join writer and filmmaker Derek Stettler for a brand-new filmmaking show featuring conversations with the artists behind the camera on strikingly-shot films, series, music videos and commercials. Discover how they made their careers happen, hear about their creative process, and learn how they make the shots that make us say: wait, how did they do that?
In this premier episode, I speak with camera operator Colin Anderson, SOC, who was honored by the Society of Camera Operators with a Lifetime Achievement Award in January. Colin is the camera operator behind some very notable films, including Syriana, Iron Man 2, The Town, The Amazing Spider Man (1 and 2), Argo, The Master, Inherent Vice, Martin Scorsese's Silence, Phantom Thread, and every single JJ Abrams film.
Listen as he discusses working as the “A” camera operator on the final film in the Star Wars saga, his perspective on the craft of camera operating, and what he’s learned from his career working with top actors and directors.
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