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  • Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubekzi On Shooting “The Revenant”

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    By: Marjorie Galas When many great cinematographers enter a room, an enthusiastic crowd showers them with the respect and admiration they deserve.  When Emmanuel Lubezki – or Chivo, as he’s frequently called – enters a room, his slender frame and curly locks pulled tightly into his trademark pony tail, he’s immediately engulfed by a deluge of fans.  I felt an unusual thrill upon learning I’d be…

     

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  • Authenticity And Symbolism In “The Revenant”: An Interview With Costume Designer Jacqueline West

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    By: Marjorie Galas Jacqueline West caught on to Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s tell early during pre-production of “The Revenant.” West began her process by developing backstories for each key character.  She referred to period illustrations throughout this stage, ensuring the concepts were in line with the director’s vision.  He had, after all, been patiently letting his…

     

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  • The Authentic Production Design Of “The Revenant”: An Interview With Jack Fisk

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    By Marjorie Galas Jack Fisk likes to ensure the directors and cinematographers he works with have options. While creating the fort where the trappers in director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s “The Revanant” are traveling to, the production designer ensured every amenity was present and functional.  In addition to the mess hall and commander’s office seen in…

     

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