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Image Makers

The Adventures of America’s Pioneer Cinematographers

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Trailer

Overview

Genre
History and Arts
Synopsis

The epic tale we tell in Image Makers—the saga of American cinematography—is the origin story of American movies. It’s rooted in the fearless personalities of camera-cranking visionaries who saw possibilities for the art form that couldn’t be contained in Thomas A. Edison’s peepshows. Pioneer cinematographers spring to life in Image Makers. Using every means at hand, including archival images and sound as well as new interviews with family members and great contemporary cinematographers, we bring texture and shadow to our portraits of virtuosos like Charles Rosher, Karl Struss, William Daniels, Gregg Toland, and James Wong Howe.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
92 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Adama Films, Turner Classic Movies
Country
United States
Years of Production
2019

Distribution Details

Release year
2019
Festivals
Camerimage
Distribution
Premiered on Turner Classic Movies, November 6, 2019
Broadcast (Prod.)
Turner Classic Movies
Broadcast (Acq.)
Turner Classic Movies
Language
English
Subtitles
Polish

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