Ep 23 – Jaron Presant, ASC – Talks Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Rampage, Brick, USC Film School, 1st Unit vs. 2nd Unit and Working with Director Rian Johnson

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The Cinematography Podcast Episode 23 – Jaron Presant, ASC

Director of Photography Jaron Presant, ASC

From giant feature films like Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Rampage, to indie darlings such as Brick and Don Jon, over the past 20-years Jaron Presant, ASC has amassed a notable body of work.  In this interview Jaron discusses his career including his days in USC’s prestigious film program 1st unit vs. 2nd unit, and his work on the feature films of Rian Johnson.

The War Story is from Robert Mclachlan, ASC

Our featured cinematographer Robert McLachlan found a photograph of himself posing with “Girl With a Pearl Earring” from 30 years ago. Take another listen to the “War Story” here to find out its significance and see his Instagram post about it here: https://www.instagram.com/p/BnQ9RRjFJnk/?tagged=robertmclachlancsc

Yes that is the original “Girl with a Pearl Earring.”

Illya’s Short End this week is the Univisium.

Ben’s Short End this week is the the software “Fade In.”

Podcast Credits:

Episode Sponsors
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Editor in Chief:  Illya Friedman
Host: Ben Rock
Producer: Alana Kode
Editor: Mike Willbanks
Composer: Kays Alatractchi

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