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Reimagining Day-for-Night Scenes in 'Nope'

Cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema comes up with an original approach to night shoots

Every filmmaker knows how tricky it can be to film night scenes, especially outside and more specifically when capturing wide scopes and vast landscapes with no available lighting. That’s exactly where the director and writer Jordan Peele showed his mastery in the spectacular sci-fi horror feature “Nope”. In fact, a significant part of its story takes place after dark. So, cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema came up with an original approach to handle these kinds of sequences, essentially reinventing the old “Day-for-Night” trick.

Read the full article at CineD - Filming Night Scenes—Thinking Outside the Box on the Film “Nope”

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