Prachurya Das

An avid reader and a life-long lover of blue skies, I like to spend my time with obscure poetry and dissecting films. Currently besotted with Maupassant, art history and all things Nolan, you can find me spacing out to Queen while I look for new things to obsess with.

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15 Best Assassin Films To Add To Your Watchlist

From The Killers (1946) to Collateral (2004), these are some of the best assassin movies. (Updated: Sept…

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How To Shoot In Natural Light: 13 Tips For Cinematographers

We discuss how to shoot in natural light and why it’s one of the most appealing aesthetic…

What Does Cinematography Do In An Animated Film: A Study Of Pixar Movies

Pioneered by individuals like the Lumière brothers, Georges Méliès and Walt Disney, hand drawn animation…

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Euphoria Cinematography: Centering Teenage Experience

Frequently touted as one of the most groundbreaking and angst-ridden shows aimed at teens in…

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West Side Story Cinematography Analysis

Jerome Robbins’ West Side Story, conceived in 1957 with Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein and Arthur…

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14 Best Cinematography Schools In The World

Keeping up with the newest skills and credentials in demand may be difficult in a…

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The Batman (2022): Will The Real Caped Crusader Please Stand Up?

(Spoilers) How exactly does one best approach Matt Reeves’ The Batman, is the question I found…

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12 Types Of Camera Rigs In Film And How They Work

Film gear is wildly expensive — there, someone said it. It’s no secret that traditional…

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iPhone 13’s Cinematic Mode: All You Need To Know

With continuous progress in both technological and narrative storytelling, phone filmmaking is becoming more and…

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Framing Characters: How To Frame Heroes And Villains

One of the core strengths of a medium like cinema is that it can communicate…

10 Great Films You Didn’t Know Were Shot On iPhones

With constant innovations in both technology and cinematic narratives, filmmaking on phones is the most…

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The French Dispatch Cinematography Analysis

There is hardly any other filmmaker working today whose style is as instantly recognizable as…

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What Is B Roll: Everything You Need To Know

The art of storytelling as seen through films and television is largely contingent upon how…

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21 Most Beautifully Shot Films Of 2021

With the Academy Awards for the year just around the corner, it’s time to reappraise…

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Everything You Need To Know About Anamorphic Lenses

While shooting a film, a cinematographer will have to make a few choices regarding how…