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Jody Lee Lipes: 'It's About Just Helping Tell a Story' Video description

Jody Lee Lipes: 'It's About Just Helping Tell a Story'

"Every time you do a new project, and that could be like shooting a wedding or it could be directing a show for HBO, it gets you somewhere." In this episode of Cinematographers in Focus, our series that highlights DPs with great stories, Jody Lee Lipes ("Bluebird") shares what he's learned about filmmaking.

Cinematographer Jody Lee Lipes (HBO's Girls, Tiny Furniture, Martha Marcy May Marlene) talks about finding his way into the film business and what he's learned about cinematography and the choices he made in shooting the TFF 2013 film Bluebird.

"Perspective is a really important part of cinematography...what you need to see and what you don't need to see is really what the job is about."

The Cinematographers in Focus program celebrates the work of Directors of Photography.This episode of Cinematographers in Focus is sponsored by Sony, and was shot on the Sony F55 CineAlta 4K Digital Motion Picture Camera.


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