Film School: The Cinematography of Roger Deakins

A collection of videos on the cinematography of Roger Deakins.

First, a retrospective from the cinematographer himself (via GQ):

Style Breakdown

A playlist of videos on the director of photography’s style and storytelling:

A playlist about Deakins’ Lighting Techniques (mostly via StudioBinder):


A playlist of interviews with Roger Deakins discussing Blade Runner 2049, visualising the script and more:

Roger and partner James Deakins offer over an hour of live commentary on a selection of scenes (via Cinematographers on Cinematography):

Try It Yourself

Rob Ellis recreates Deakins’ famous Cove Lighting technique:

Brady Bessette also demonstrates Deakins’ Cove Lighting technique:

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