I would really love to know which movie do you personally consider to be the masterpiece of cinematography?
Asked by Atėnė Strazdas Drozdaitė
It will probably be less popular choice, even thought that movie cast is from A+ list.
I think “Revolutionary Road” is at the top end of fictional filmmaking. The cinematography and story goes so well that it’s hard to think of a better example. It’s not the ‘eye-candy’ film spectacle or very light story. But the duo of Sam Mendes (director) and Roger Deakins (DOP) made a masterpiece in my eyes.
Pic: behind the scenes from the set with Roger using his quite basic but very powerful lighting technique.
Since these days everything (almost) can be done in films by visual effects (VFX) most people think this is the best way to do it. However, VFX work because of its complexity can get so expensive that it may be more expensive to fake it than to do it for real.
Like in an example below. It was cheaper to buy and crash a real 747 plane than to generate that in a computer.
Creative Artists Agency has signed the CGI character to be represented for modelling, film and influencer work. #tookmyjob
This is going to accelerate digital personas’ creation as they can be perfectly tailored for specific users to be liked and followed. Now photoshoped and fake Instagram life may look not so alien, right?
Miquela, aka “Lil Miquela,” launched on Instagram in April 2016 without explanation — and today she has 2.2 million followers, plus almost 550,000 on TikTok. The freckle-faced, CGI-generated teen robot is the invention of startup Brud, which positions her as a “Gen Z tastemaker” and has inked brand partnerships for Miquela with companies including Samsung, Prada, Calvin Klein and YouTube.