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The Team Deakins podcast is an ongoing conversation between acclaimed cinematographer Roger Deakins and James Deakins, his collaborator, about cinematography, the film business and whatever other questions are submitted. We start with a specific question and end....who knows where! We are joined by guests periodically. Followup questions can be posted in the forums at www.rogerdeakins.com.

Jan 17, 2021

EPISODE 81 - LARRY SHER - Cinematographer

Team Deakins speaks with cinematographer Larry Sher. We learn a lot about his many experiences with Todd Philips, including the movies The Hangover and The Joker. We talk about how color is an integral part of his work and how he loves location shooting with the mixtures of...


Jan 13, 2021

EPISODE 80 - MARY ZOPHRES - Costume Designer

Team Deakins sits down with Costume Designer, Mary Zophres for this episode. She shares how she works with actors, large amounts of extras, the production designer, and the DP. She describes the thrill of seeing the actor become the character in the fitting room. Camera tests...


Jan 10, 2021

EPISODE 79 - HARRY GRUYAERT - Still Photographer

Team Deakins speaks with the acclaimed stills photographer Harry Gruyaert. What a great conversation! We learn that when he started, he directed and shot for Flemish TV and he explains why he changed his path and became a stills photographer. He shares the importance of...


Jan 6, 2021

EPISODE 78 - CHRIS MILLER & PHIL LORD - Directors, Writers, Producers

Team Deakins speaks with another long term collaborative team - Phil Lord and Chris Miller. We cover a lot of topics, including the difference between directing live-action and animation, how they work together, the biggest disagreement they’ve had,...


Jan 3, 2021

EPISODE 77 - ED LACHMAN - Cinematographer

Team Deakins has a great conversation with Cinematographer, Ed Lachman. We talk about many things, including his working with Robby Mueller and what he learned from him, his feeling on operating the camera, and finding your language with the director. He also shares his working...