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  • Costume Designer Trish Summerville Earns Third CDG Award Nom

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    By: Marjorie Galas Costume designer Trish Summerville enjoys collaborating with smart, creative people. On such person is director David Fincher, who she reteamed with for this year’s critically acclaimed “Gone Girl.” She enjoys working with Fincher so much; she can barely contain herself when the director walks on set. “It makes me so happy when…

     

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  • Cinematographer Jeff Cronenweth Discusses His Work On “Gone Girl”

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    BY: Marjorie Galas Cinematographer Jeff Cronenweth used the new Epic Dragon camera to shoot “Gone Girl.” It was shot in 6K – a format cinemas currently lack the ability to project. His visual and technical guidance was crucial to the development of a new workflow, created by Light Iron, which accommodated the advanced data and prepared…

     

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  • Jazz And Washington’s Dark Side: The Sounds of “House Of Cards”

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    BY: Marjorie Galas, Editor Picture rats running through a large puzzle maze. Imagine the bustle of activity as they frantically scurry, filled with disorientation and confusion, uncertainty and suspense. This imagery is what composer Jeff Beal summons to describe his score for the Netflix series “House of Cards.” Beal’s interest in the project was solidified…

     

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  • Ten Minutes With: “The Social Network” Cinematographer Jeff Cronenweth

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    Jeff Cronenweth is a veteran of David Fincher films, having worked a number of positions.  He was the camera operator on “Seven,” the second unit director of photography on “The Game,” and the cinematographer on “Fight Club” and “The Social Network.”  Working once again as cinematographer for the man Cronenweth calls “our generation’s Orson Wells,”…

     

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