Cinematography of Mad Max Fury Road (with David Burr)

Today we discuss the brilliant cinematography of Mad Max: Fury Road with second unit Director of Photography David Burr. We get a behind the scenes look into all of the incredible challenges and innovations that made this film an instant classic.

You Will Learn:

  • The switch from 3D to 2D
  • Using Alexa cameras
  • The challenges of shooting in the desert
  • Using Canon 5DII and Olypus OM-D for crash cams
  • How a leaf blower became their essential tool
  • A crane dug into the sand was the key to one of the most iconic shots
  • The strategy behind center framing and super fast cuts
  • Shooting day for night
  • The responsibilities of a second unit on a film production
  • and more…

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