Topic: Cinema

Deutsches Filminstitut
Out There

Still Life with Fassbinder: A Master Filmmaker, Frame by Frame

Though Rainer Werner Fassbinder began his career writing and directing stage plays, his films (all 40 of them) always exhibited a highly considered photographic sensibility.

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Jonathan Olley
Profile

Real Photographer, Fake War: Jonathan Olley and Zero Dark Thirty

Many Americans have likely seen Jonathan Olley’s photographs, even if they don’t know him by name. Olley, the stills photographer behind Zero Dark Thirty and The Hurt Locker, was previously a war photographer documenting conflict in the former Yugoslavia.

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Omar Mullick
Photo Essay

Reflections in a Pashtun Cinema

Photographer Omar Mullick has spent the last decade passing through the countries of Central Asia on assignment. He reflects on his photographs of a Pashtun cinema in Karachi, a space that defied the preconceived images of the region.

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kubrick
The Backstory

From Photography to Film: Stanley Kubrick Enters the Ring

Stanley Kubrick was still a teenager when he was hired as a staff photographer for Look Magazine. One of his photo essays, scenes from the life of Bronx-born boxer Walter Cartier, would inspire the acclaimed filmmaker’s directorial debut, ‘Day at the Fight.’

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Marco Grob for TIME
The Backstory

The Men Behind Lincoln: Daniel Day-Lewis and Steven Spielberg by Marco Grob

During a TIME photo shoot with Daniel Day-Lewis and Steven Spielberg, contract photographer Marco Grob received a bit of unexpected guidance from a master of the screen.

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(c) Cornel Lucas
Out There

Cornel Lucas’ Celebrity Portraits: Studio Stars of the Silver Screen

On the occasion of his 92nd birthday, Cornel Lucas, Britain’s first film studio portraitist, recounts his memories photographing iconic movie stars like Marlene Dietrich, Gregory Peck, Brigitte Bardot and Katherine Hepburn.

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Stefano de Luigi—VII
Out There

Stefano de Luigi Photographs the Cinema of Iran

If anything belies the demagogic sheen of Iran’s image in the West, it is the irrepressible sophistication and class of Iranian cinema.

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