Preproduction for Commercial Cinematography

Preproduction is one of those things, that if rushed can destroy any potential in a project.

In this article, I’d like to give a glance at what preproduction at budgets of around 10.000 – 100.000 Euros looks like. This is based off my experience in the German commercial industry, your experience may vary.

Q&A: to "enhance and augment", taming the sun and our inner 3D-renderer.

Just a couple of days ago I received an e-mail by a fellow cinematographer asking me about my process and approach to cinematography. I enjoyed answering his questions as it helped me reflect on my own thought processes and the reasons I do things. This is our conversation in form of a Q&A.