One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who oversees or directs photography and camerawork in movie-making, especially one who operates the camera.‘the film has been shot by an award-winning cinematographer’‘a crew of daredevil underwater cinematographers’
- ‘This documentary took four years to produce, using more than a dozen cinematographers filming on every continent of the planet.’
- ‘He nodded as Post rushed back to talk to his cinematographer.’
- ‘The hardest thing when you make a short film is that you don't know a cinematographer who happens to be married to your sister.’
- ‘His training as a cinematographer is evident in his composition, and the film itself is more style than substance.’
- ‘I brought in footage from the same period done by the same cinematographer, and then I added some new footage.’
- ‘All three films share the same cinematographer.’
- ‘No offense to your cinematographer, but he's a stills photographer and you expect him to get up and use a movie camera.’
- ‘The veteran cinematographer is making his directorial debut.’
- ‘His goal was always to become a cinematographer rather than a writer or director.’
- ‘He has paired up with a new cinematographer that seems to think on equal creative plains.’
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