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Café Society DP Vittorio Storario: The First Image Doesn’t Have to Be Perfect, Just the Starting Point

Veteran cinematographer Vittorio Storaro talks about shooting Woody Allen’s latest film, Café Society, in digital after shooting 58 movies on film.

“In cinematography the first image doesn’t have to be perfect, it just has to be the starting point,” he tells FilmLight. “And it is moving in time until you reach the end. So when you see an image through Baselight, you have to think about what you really want to achieve. This is somehow a visual journey, which follows the path of the world where the characters interact, or the music plays. It is fantastic to have color correction in real time. Baselight through the 4K 16-bit video projector gave me my first taste of this great opportunity.”

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