Don Burgess ASC chats with Jarred Land and Naida Albright on past and present technology from Red.
Don shares his first experience shooting with digital cinema cameras and learning digital workflow. Don discusses the role of a cinematographer on set, the relationship with the director, and how important knowing the camera technology is to be successful every day.
Don Burgess ASC is an American cinematographer who was nominated for the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography for Forrest Gump (1994), directed by frequent collaborator Robert Zemeckis. Burgess was director of photography for films including Cast Away (2000), Spider-Man (2002), The Polar Express (2004) Enchanted (2007), Book Of Eli (2009), Source Code (2011), The Muppets (2011), The Conjuring 2 (2016), Aquaman (2018), Sextuplets (2019), The Witches (2020), and Pinocchio (2022) among others.