CINEMATOGRAPHY AND MYSTERY | FILMMAKING: How Deakins Creates Tension in Blade Runner 2049!

CINEMATOGRAPHY AND MYSTERY | FILMMAKING: How Deakins Creates Tension in Blade Runner 2049!

In this episode, ‘How Deakins Creates Tension on Blade Runner 2049’, we examine how Denis Villeneuve, in his movie, Blade Runner 2049, uses his collaboration with Oscar winning director of photography, Roger Deakins, to create mystery and tension.

We examine how Villeneuve and Deakins use camera movement, in Blade Runner 2049, at just the right time to aid in the protagonist’s journey in solving his mystery.

In 2018, Roger Deakins won his first Academy Award for his cinematography on Blade Runner 2049, and in this video we take a quick peak at what could be part of the reason behind the success of his stunning visuals.

There are a few spoilers in this episode, so if you haven’t seen the Denis Villeneuve film, Blade Runner 2049, starring Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas , give the film a watch and then come back and join in the discussion.

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If you can think of other examples where cinematography has helped to sell the mood of a film, then comment below!

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