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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.

Sep 30, 2020

EPISODE 50 - JOSH BROLIN - Actor

Team Deakins sits down with long time friend, actor Josh Brolin. We learned so much from him - how going into law is similar to being an actor (who knew?) and how acting is like golf (learned something new!). He also tells us how his interest in human behavior drew him to acting and he...


Sep 27, 2020

EPISODE 49 - NICOLETTA MANI - Script Supervisor

Team Deakins has the pleasure of talking with Nicoletta Mani, script supervisor, with whom they worked on the film 1917. We get the chance to discover the wide range of this role in production from the breakdown of the script, day breakdown, script timing, editor notes,...


Sep 23, 2020

EPISODE 48 - ROB LEGATO - VFX Supervisor

Team Deakins speaks with VFX Supervisor, Rob Legato. He walks us through some of the changes in VFX over the years and is quite vocal on his feelings on the different approaches - CG effects or model work. We learned a lot about his work on Jungle Book, The Lion King, Titanic and...


Sep 20, 2020

EPISODE 47 - TIM ROBBINS - Actor

Team Deakins has a great conversation with actor, director (and punk rocker, as you learn in the episode!), Tim Robbins. Tim shares a lot of his thoughts on acting, the importance of “generous actors” and how fame can lead you astray. We learn about overcoming the temptation to take...


Sep 16, 2020

EPISODE 46 - ED ZWICK - Director

Team Deakins has the opportunity in this episode to sit down with director, writer, producer Ed Zwick and discuss a wide range of subjects. Ed tells us what is important to him as a director and why he thinks scale is important in a movie. He also speaks of the value of finding the...