‘1917’ Explained by Cinematographer Roger Deakins

Far too many showbiz newcomers don’t seem to understand what cinematographers – also known as Directors of Photography – do. Here, one of the true greats in the field (with 2 Oscars, 5 BAFTAs, and 15 Oscar nominations for Best Cinematographer) gives us the inside scoop.

Here at TVWriter™ we believe it’s especially important to know what every crew member does because it’s the writer’s job to please the crew every bit as much as it’s the crew’s to please the writer.