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Janusz Kaminski

“I Get Emotionally Involved in Telling a Story”: DPs From ‘Avatar: The Way of Water,’ ‘The Fabelmans,’ ‘The Woman King’ and the THR Cinematographer Roundtable

Gather together a group of award-winning cinematographers, as THR did on Nov. 6 when it assembled a virtual roundtable that represents some of the year’s most visually striking films, and you might expect a lot of shop talk about lenses and camera rigs, or about the relative merits of live-action filmmaking versus the newest virtual […]

Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski to Exec Produce Ukrainian Refugee Crisis Doc (Exclusive)

Oscar-winning cinematographer and long-time Steven Spielberg collaborator Janusz Kaminski has boarded a new short documentary examining the Ukrainian refugee crisis as executive producer. Ukrayintsi u Vyhnanni (Ukrainians in Exile) comes from director Janek Ambros and was shot in March in the Polish city of Przemysl. Due to its location near the Ukrainian border, Premzsyl became […]

Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’: Film Review

The 1957 musical masterwork is sumptuously reimagined, with Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler as the young lovers torn apart by a climate of hate and intolerance.

Ruth Wilson and Andrew Scott in HBO’s ‘Oslo’: TV Review

Ruth Wilson and Andrew Scott star as the Norwegian diplomats who organized 1993 back-channel peace talks between Israel and Palestine in J.T. Rogers’ adaptation for HBO of his Tony-winning play.

Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski Warns That Directors of Photography Are Losing Control of Images They Shoot

"To some degree, it's not moviemaking for me," he added of some of the CG techniques used in 'Ready Player One.'

Cinematographer Roundtable: 6 Pros on Happy Accidents and Being “Fed Up” With the Film-vs.-Digital Debate

The lensing experts behind 'Blade Runner 2049,' 'Dunkirk,' 'Mudbound,' 'The Post,' 'Roman J. Israel, Esq.,' 'The Shape of Water' and 'Suburbicon' open up about their craft and finding a balance with their directors: "He does his thing, I do my thing. Somehow we both see this movie the same way."