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Over the years, I've pulled together quotes about filmmaking by cinematographers that inspire me. I hope will this encourage you to create your most daring work. Feel free to use it in any way you find helpful and check out the resources listed as they're among many of the great books on the specific craft of cinematography.

Magazines:
American Cinematographer

ICG
Moviemaker
Filmmaker
 

Websites:

RogerDeakins.com

ShellyJohnsonasc.com

Ascmag.com/blog/the-film-book/eric-kress-lighting-workshop
Ask David Mullen Anything
Cinematography.com
Rondexter.com
Cineman.co.uk/

Hurlbutacademy.com/

JohnBrawley.wordpress.com
 

Podcasts – Filmmaking

American Cinematographer
The Director's Cut

The FilmStruck Podcast

Art vs. Commerce

Go Creative Show
WTF with Marc Maron

Good.
Wandering DP

The Cinematography Podcast
 

Youtube Masterclasses and Interviews:
Cooke Optics – Sean Bobbitt Interviews and Case Studies

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-Ya9gBlwOhRwtloTn1hvbA

 

ArriChannel – Look thoroughly, I loved the masterclasses
with  Tom Stern, Reed Morano, and Sean Bobbitt --
among a great number of interviews

https://www.youtube.com/user/ARRIChannel/featured

 

DP/30 Interviews with cinematographers, directors, etc.

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheHotButton

 

Interviews with cinematographers including Gordon Willis, etc.

https://www.youtube.com/user/crafttruck

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Favorite Films watched over the last year
1. Satantango  |  dir. Béla Tarr
2. Come and See  |  dir. Elem Klimov
3. Vagabond  |  dir. Agnès Varda
4. Ivan’s Childhood  |  Andrei Tarkovsky
5. Three Colors Trilogy  |  dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski
6. Beau Travail  |  dir. Claire Denis
7. Secret Sunshine  |  dir. Lee Chang-dong
8. Wanda  |  dir. Barbara Loden
9. Battle of Algiers  |  Gillo Pontecorvo
10. The Thing  |  dir. John Carpenter
11. Rashamon  |  dir. Akira Kurosawa
12. Polytechnique  |  dir. Denis Villeneuve
13. Days of Heaven  |  dir. Terrence Malick
14. Safe  |  dir. Todd Haynes
15. La Haine  |  dir. Mathieu Kassovitz
16. Vitalina Varelli  |  dir. Pedro Costa
17. White Material  |  dir. Claire Denis
18. Trouble Every Day  |  dir. Claire Denis
19. Breathless  |  dir. Jean-Luc Godard
20. A Face in the Crowd  |  dir. Elia Kazan
 

Favorite Films of 2010s

1. Incendies  |  dir. Denis Villeneuve
2. The Master  |  dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
3. Ida  |  dir. Paweł Pawlikowski
4. Biutiful  |  dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu
5. Good Time  |  dir. Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie
6. Oslo, August 31st  |  dir. Joachim Trier
7. A Separation  |  dir. Asghar Farhadi
8. Under the Skin  |  dir. Jonathan Glazer
9. Snowtown Murders  |  dir. Justin Kurzel
10. Son of Saul  |  dir. László Nemes
11. Burning  |  dir. Lee Chang-dong
12. Loveless  |  dir. Andrey Zvyagintsev
13. Mad Max: Fury Road  |  dir. George Miller
14. Mandy  |  dir. Panos Cosmatos
15. The White Ribbon  |  Michael Haneke
16. Winter's Bone  |  dir. Debra Granik
17. Shoplifters  |  dir. Hirokazu Koreeda
18. You Were Never Really Here  |  dir. Lynne Ramsay
19. Nightcrawler  |  dir. Dan Gilroy
20. White Material  |  dir. Claire Denis

Favorite Films of 2019
1. The Lighthouse | dir. Robert Eggers

2. The Nightingale | dir. Jennifer Kent
3. Ash is the Purest White | dir. Jia Zhangke
4. High Life | dir. Claire Denis
5. Share | dir. Pippa Bianco
6. Parasite | dir. Bong Joon-ho
7. 1917 | dir. Sam Mendes

8. The Irishman | dir. Martin Scorcese

9. Climax | dir. Gaspar Noé

10. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood | dir. Quentin Tarantino