Interview: Cinematographer Eric Steelberg, ASC
The director of photography for films including Up in the Air, Labor Day, and Juno talks about how he uses a meter during preproduction and on set, how he handled the complicated lighting situations in Up in the Air, and the sometimes counterintuitive ways he's used light to communicate moods and themes in his collaborations with director Jason Reitman.
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TECH SUPPORT INTERVIEW: The crafts of "Up in the Air"
Because some of director Jason Reitman’s work tends to be stylistically traditional and classic, he says there might be the assumption that he’s not a visual filmmaker. But seven years as a commercial director tends to make you as visual as the next guy. And make no mistake. He is absolutely specific when it comes to below-the-line elements on his features, and “Up in the Air” was no exception.
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