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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.

Dec 30, 2020

EPISODE 76 - MIKE LEIGH & DICK POPE - Director & Cinematographer

Team Deakins has the pleasure of sitting down with the long time collaborative team of Mike Leigh and Dick Pope. What a great conversation! Mike shares with us his method of working and delineates the difference between his work and that of the directors...


Dec 27, 2020

EPISODE 75 - JOHN WELLS - Director, Producer, Showrunner

Team Deakins has a great conversation with John Wells, a director, producer, and showrunner of such television as ER, West Wing, Third Watch, Southland, and Shameless. John spells out the responsibilities of the position of showrunner on television, and we get to...


Dec 23, 2020

EPISODE 74 - ADAM ARKAPAW - Cinematographer

Team Deakins catches up with cinematographer Adam Arkapaw. We learn a lot about the Australian film ANIMAL KINGDOM and how it was shot. Adam also tells us what he does during prep, how he works with a production designer and how he likes to give space to the actors. He also...


Dec 20, 2020

EPISODE 73 - ROB HARDY - Cinematographer

Team Deakins sits down with English cinematographer, Rob Hardy for a great, in-depth conversation. We cover many subjects, including his work on Boy A with John Crowley, the experience of the movie, Red Riding, with Michael Winterbottom, and his frequent collaboration with Alex...


Dec 16, 2020

EPISODE 72 - “BIGGLES” (JOHN HIGGINS) - Gaffer

Team Deakins sits down with Biggles (John Higgins, if you want to be formal) an accomplished gaffer that Roger has a long past with. Biggles talks about working with Ozzie Morris and different lighting styles. We get into a discussion about brute arcs, what they are,...