Episode Twenty-Three: Writing with Movement

January 13, 2010 by cindy  
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Episode23_photoEver wonder what the difference is between a Director of Photography and a Cinematographer? The answer to that has more to do with film credits than the actual job description. Get ready for a tech geek out as we discuss the ins and outs of the DPs job during pre-production, which includes tasks such as hiring a grip and electric crew and choosing the kind of camera your film will be shot on.


Episode Twenty-Three Guests

Matthew Espenshade- Cinematographer

Matt_EspenshadeMatthew Espenshade was born in Pennsylvania and raised in Arizona, endowed with a passion and zeal for filmmaking at a young age Espenshade became an autodidact of the cinema, studying and practicing film method with whatever tools he could find.  He moved to Southern California where he attended and graduated from Columbia College Hollywood where he discovered his desired focus of cinematography.  Since, he has exercised his propensity for the world of independent cinema by serving as the cinematographer on two feature length films and several shorts, commercials, and music videos whilst continuing to diligently immerse himself in both the technical and artistic aspects related to cinematography.

Nick Oberlander- Cinematographer


Nick was born and raised in Bismarck, North Dakota. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a concentration in Film and New Media and immediately moved to Los Angeles where he’s been working as a Director of Photography, grip, electric, etc. He loves cameras and lights and pointing them at things.

For more information about Nick or to contact him visit his website at www.nickoberlander.com

Jenna Edwards- Resident Producing Advisor


For more information about Jenna see the About page or click here.

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