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Each month, the Black TV & Film Collective interviews industry veterans.
In September we sat down with award winning Cinematographer Shawn Peters.
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Shawn shares experiences in the field. Some of those experiences being exciting, some being frustrating and teaching him valuable lessons. He also gives some tips on what makes an enticing screenplay from a Cinematographer’s perspective.
More about Shawn Peters:
This year Peters was named one of 25 New Faces of Independent Film, last year he was a Creative Capital Moving Image Award Recipient. While the list of accolades and awards are a testament to his pursuit of excellence, they are also a reflection of the passion and pride he brings to the work.
Having worked as cinematographer for visionary director Terence Nance — among other works, he lensed Nance’s lovesick, doc/fiction An Oversimplification of her Beauty and his more recent, gorgeously inscrutable Swimming in Your Skin Again — Shawn Peters is no stranger to pushing perceived boundaries in storytelling.
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