Giving the Digitally Shot 'Nebraska' a Filmic Look

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Cinematographer Phedon Papamichael talks to The Verge about how he achieved the distinctive film look in Nebraska, shot digitally on the ARRI Alexa and presented in black-and-white.

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He says, "We actually shoot film grain. It’s not something you achieve electronically through some kind of software...It feels very organic, and it also covers up some of the digital artifacts. And that in combination with these older lenses that don’t resolve as sharply, and have some fall-off on the edges, you really get this film feel for it.”

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