Paul Sanchez has worked as camera operator and director of photographer on a wide range of films and TV shows including the last two Matrix films, Walk the Line, Nash Bridges, Mad Men, and the Crazy Ones. Recently he was the second unit director of photography on Oz the Great and Powerful, shooting the stylish black and white opening to the film. He was also the director of photography on the independent period piece No God, No Master, starring David Strathairn.
Paul’s IMDb photo
In this interview, Paul talks about the challenges of working with visual effects, how to plan for a period piece, and what are some of the tradeoffs between shooting a big-budget film and shooting an indie.
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