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John Alton (1901–1996)Worked with the directors Vicente Minnelli, Anthony Mann,
1958 The Brothers Karamazov  1957 Designing Woman 1956 The Catered Affair  1955 The Big Combo 1952 Talk About a Stranger  1950 Mystery Street 1949 Border Incident 1948 He Walked by Night 1948 Raw Deal  1947 T-Men 
Nicholas Musuraca (1892–1975)1953 The Blue Gardenia1951 Roadblock 1950 Where Danger Lives  1949 The Woman on Pier 13  1947 Out of the Past 1946 Deadline at Dawn  1945 The Spiral Staircase  1943 The Seventh Victim  1943 The Fallen Sparrow  1942 Cat People  1940 Stranger on the Third Floor
Burnett Guffey (1905–1983)He made almost 100 movies, between them nineteen noirs.1967 Bonnie and Clyde(Oscar winner - Best Cinematography)1962 Birdman of Alcatraz 1956 The Harder They Fall  1954 Private Hell 36 1954 Human Desire1953 From Here to Eternity (Oscar winner - Best Cinematography)1952 Scandal Sheet   1950 In a Lonely Place 1949 All the King’s Men  1949 The Reckless Moment

John Alton (1901–1996)
Worked with the directors Vicente Minnelli, Anthony Mann,

1958 The Brothers Karamazov  
1957 Designing Woman 
1956 The Catered Affair  
1955 The Big Combo 
1952 Talk About a Stranger  
1950 Mystery Street 
1949 Border Incident 
1948 He Walked by Night 
1948 Raw Deal  
1947 T-Men 

Nicholas Musuraca (1892–1975)
1953 The Blue Gardenia
1951 Roadblock 
1950 Where Danger Lives  
1949 The Woman on Pier 13  
1947 Out of the Past 
1946 Deadline at Dawn  
1945 The Spiral Staircase  
1943 The Seventh Victim  
1943 The Fallen Sparrow  
1942 Cat People  
1940 Stranger on the Third Floor

Burnett Guffey (1905–1983)
He made almost 100 movies, between them nineteen noirs.

1967 Bonnie and Clyde(Oscar winner - Best Cinematography)
1962 Birdman of Alcatraz 
1956 The Harder They Fall  
1954 Private Hell 36 
1954 Human Desire
1953 From Here to Eternity (Oscar winner - Best Cinematography)
1952 Scandal Sheet   
1950 In a Lonely Place 
1949 All the King’s Men  
1949 The Reckless Moment

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John F. Seitz (1892–1979)
More than 160 made as a cinematographer, nine of them were noir films. His best films were made with the directors Billy Wilder, Preston Sturges and King Vidor.

1954 Rogue Cop 
1951 Detective Story   
1950 Sunset Blvd. 
1949 The Great Gatsby  
1948 The Big Clock 
1945 The Lost Weekend 
1944 Hail the Conquering Hero  
1944 Double Indemnity   
1944 The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek 
1943 Five Graves to Cairo  
1942 Lucky Jordan  
1942 This Gun for Hire 
1941 Sullivan’s Travels 
1939 Another Thin Man 
1928 The Patsy  
1928 Across to Singapore  
1927 The Fair Co-Ed   
1921 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 

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Gordon Willis (1931–2014)
1997 The Devil’s Own  1993 Malice  1990 The Godfather: Part III 1990 Presumed Innocent  1988 Bright Lights, Big City  1987 The Pick-up Artist  1986 The Money Pit  1985 Perfect  1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo  1984 Broadway Danny Rose 1983 Zelig  1982 A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy 1981 Pennies from Heaven  1980 Stardust Memories 1980 Windows  1979 Manhattan  1978 Comes a Horseman  1978 Interiors  1977 September 30, 1955  1977 Annie Hall 1976 All the President’s Men  1975 The Drowning Pool  1974 The Godfather: Part II 1974 The Parallax View  1973 The Paper Chase  1972 Up the Sandbox  1972 Bad Company  1972The Godfather  1971 Klute 1971 Little Murders  1970 The People Next Door 1970 The Landlord  1970 Loving  1970 End of the Road
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Janusz Kaminski
2014 The Judge  2012 Lincoln  2011 War Horse  2010 How Do You Know  2009 Funny People  2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull  2007 Hania  2007 Le scaphandre et le papillon  2005 Munich 2005 War of the Worlds  2004 The Terminal  2002 Catch Me If You Can 2002 Minority Report  2001 Artificial Intelligence: AI  1998 Saving Private Ryan(Oscar winner - Best Cinematography)  1997 Amistad  1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park 1996 Jerry Maguire  1995 How to Make an American Quilt  1995 Tall Tale  1994 Little Giants  1993 Schindler’s List (Oscar winner - Best Cinematography) 1993 Mad Dog Coll  1993 The Adventures of Huck Finn  1993 Trouble Bound  1992 All the Love in the World  

Janusz Kaminski

2014 The Judge  
2012 Lincoln  
2011 War Horse  
2010 How Do You Know  
2009 Funny People  
2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull  
2007 Hania  
2007 Le scaphandre et le papillon  
2005 Munich 
2005 War of the Worlds  
2004 The Terminal  
2002 Catch Me If You Can 
2002 Minority Report  
2001 Artificial Intelligence: AI  
1998 Saving Private Ryan(Oscar winner - Best Cinematography)  
1997 Amistad  
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park 
1996 Jerry Maguire  
1995 How to Make an American Quilt  
1995 Tall Tale  
1994 Little Giants  
1993 Schindler’s List (Oscar winner - Best Cinematography) 
1993 Mad Dog Coll  
1993 The Adventures of Huck Finn  
1993 Trouble Bound  
1992 All the Love in the World  

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Tonino Delli Colli (1922–2005)
Known as the cinematographer of Sergio Leone, Pasolini, Fellini, Mario Monicelli, Rossellini, Dino Risi, Marco Ferreri, Roman Polanski, Steno and Lina Wertmüller.More than 140 features made.
1997 Life Is Beautiful 1995 Facciamo paradiso  1994 Death and the Maiden  1992 Bitter Moon 1990 La voce della luna  1988 Stradivari  1987 Fellini’s Intervista 1986 The Name of the Rose 1986 Ginger and Fred  1984 Il futuro è donna  1984Once upon a time in America 1981 Tales of Ordinary Madness 1981 Fantasma d’amore  1981 Cuarto de hotel  1980 Soy fotogénico  1980 Rosy el huracán  1979 Viaje con Anita 1979 Caro papá 1978 Amor, muerte, tarantela y vino  1978 Casi una historia de amor 1977 Viva Italia! 1977 Almas perdidas  1976 Caro Michele  1975 Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom 1975 Seven Beauties   1974 Lacombe, Lucien  1972 The Canterbury Tales  1971 Homo Eroticus  1971 The Decameron  1969 Porcile  1968Once Upon a Time in the West 1968 Spirits of the Dead (segment “William Wilson”)  1968 Capriccio all’italiana (segment “Che cosa sono le nuvole?”)  1968 El día de la lechuza  1966 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 1966 The Hawks and the Sparrows 1965 The Camp Followers  1964 The Gospel According to St. Matthew 1964 The World’s Most Beautiful Swindlers(segment “La Feuille de Route”)  1964 Love Meetings (Documentary)  1963 El verdugo  1963 Rogopag (segment “La ricotta”)  1962 Mamma Roma 1961 Accattone 1957 Belle ma povere  1957 Poor But Beautiful  1956 Donatella 1954 Dov’è la libertà…? 1952 Toto and the Women 1951 Fame and the Devil 

Tonino Delli Colli (1922–2005)

Known as the cinematographer of Sergio Leone, Pasolini, Fellini, Mario Monicelli, Rossellini, Dino Risi, Marco Ferreri, Roman Polanski, Steno and Lina Wertmüller.
More than 140 features made.

1997 Life Is Beautiful 
1995 Facciamo paradiso  
1994 Death and the Maiden  
1992 Bitter Moon 
1990 La voce della luna  
1988 Stradivari  
1987 Fellini’s Intervista 
1986 The Name of the Rose 
1986 Ginger and Fred  
1984 Il futuro è donna  
1984Once upon a time in America 
1981 Tales of Ordinary Madness 
1981 Fantasma d’amore  
1981 Cuarto de hotel  
1980 Soy fotogénico  
1980 Rosy el huracán  
1979 Viaje con Anita 
1979 Caro papá 
1978 Amor, muerte, tarantela y vino  
1978 Casi una historia de amor 
1977 Viva Italia! 
1977 Almas perdidas  
1976 Caro Michele  
1975 Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom 
1975 Seven Beauties   
1974 Lacombe, Lucien  
1972 The Canterbury Tales  
1971 Homo Eroticus  
1971 The Decameron  
1969 Porcile  
1968Once Upon a Time in the West 
1968 Spirits of the Dead (segment “William Wilson”)  
1968 Capriccio all’italiana (segment “Che cosa sono le nuvole?”)  
1968 El día de la lechuza  
1966 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 
1966 The Hawks and the Sparrows 
1965 The Camp Followers  
1964 The Gospel According to St. Matthew 
1964 The World’s Most Beautiful Swindlers(segment “La Feuille de Route”)  
1964 Love Meetings (Documentary)  
1963 El verdugo  
1963 Rogopag (segment “La ricotta”)  
1962 Mamma Roma 
1961 Accattone 
1957 Belle ma povere  
1957 Poor But Beautiful  
1956 Donatella 
1954 Dov’è la libertà…? 
1952 Toto and the Women 
1951 Fame and the Devil 

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Nicola Pecorini

Known as the cinematographer of Terry Gilliam’s movies and one of the first steadicam operators.

Cinematographer:
2014 Incompresa  
2013 The Zero Theorem  
2011 Ra.One  
2010 Problema (Documentary)  
2010 La prima cosa bella  
2009 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus 
2008 Tutta la vita davanti  
2005 Tideland  
2003 The Order  
2000 Harrison’s Flowers  
2000 Rules of Engagement 
1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 
1997 Rhinoceros Hunting in Budapest 

Steadicam operator:
2005 Tideland
2000 Harrison’s Flowers 
1998 Bulworth
1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 
1996 Stealing Beauty 
1995 The American President 
1995 French Kiss 
1994 Death and the Maiden  
1994 Mario und der Zauberer 
1994 Only You  
1993 Little Buddha 
1993 Cliffhanger 
1992 Max & Jeremie 
1992 Bitter Moon 
1992 Back in the U.S.S.R.  
1991 La setta  
1990 The Sheltering Sky  
1990 The Comfort of Strangers  
1990 Il sole anche di notte  
1990 Due occhi diabolici  
1989 Miss Firecracker 
1989 La chiesa
1989 Bye bye chaperon rouge 
1987 Opera 
1987 The Last Emperor 
1985 Phenomena  

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Convergent Design Odyssey7Q Raw OLED Monitor & Recorder $2295

AJA Ki Pro Mini Compact Field Recorder $1995
AJA Ki-PRO Portable ProRes File Recorder $3995
AJA Ki Pro Quad Solid State 4K Recorder $3995

Atomos Ninja 2 Video Recorder $695
Atomos Samurai Blade 5” SDI Monitor & Recorder $995
Atomos Ninja Blade 5” HDMI On-Camera Monitor & Recorder $995
Atomos Ronin Portable Recorder / Player / Monitor $1295
Atomos Shogun 4K HDMI/12G-SDI Recorder and 7” Monitor $1995

Video

Sony a7S

35mm Exmor CMOS sensor  (35.8 x 23.9mm)
12.2 effective megapixel - Direct pixel readout
ISO 100 - 409,600
Dynamic Range 15.3 stops

Video Resolution :
XAVC S Full HD /24p 30p 60p @50Mbps 
XAVC S HD - 1280 x 720/120p @50Mbps 

Uncompressed 4:2:2 Full HD and 4K QFHD 8 bit 4:2:2 output via HDMI
Sony E-Mount
Shutter Speeds : 1/8000 to 30 seconds, bulb
S-Log2 Gamma
LCD Display 3.0” (1,229k dots) Xtra Fine tiltable
Zebra, Histogram, Peaking
Connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi® or NFC

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Cucoloris, (kookaloris, cookaloris, cucalorus) or just cookies are panels that creates shadow patterns.
The horizontal blinds were often used on noir films.

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Cameras prices comparison: (body only)

Sony Alpha a7S Mirrorless Digital Camera $2.500
Sony NEX-FS700R Super 35 Camcorder $7.700
Sony NEX-FS700R and Odyssey7Q Pack $12.300
Sony PMW-F3 (with S-Log Gamma) $15.000
Sony PMW-F5 CineAlta Digital Cinema Camera $16.490
Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta 4K Digital Cinema Camera $28.990

Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera $995
Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera 2.5K $1995
Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K $2.495
Blackmagic Design URSA 4K Digital Cinema Camera $5.995

Canon EOS Rebel T3i DSLR Camera $500
Canon EOS 60D DSLR Camera $700
Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR Camera $700
 EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera $1.000
Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera $3.399
Canon EOS C300 Cinema Camcorder $11.999