Succession Season 3 Cinematography

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On the latest Go Creative Show podcast, Succession season 3 cinematographers Christopher Norr and Patrick Capone talk about the show’s multi-camera handheld-style and natural lighting.

Christopher, Patrick, and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, share why they film close-up shots first, showing vulnerability through cinematography, working as co-cinematographers, and a lot more.

Above you can listen to the entire episode.

Topics Covered

  • In-the-moment handheld visual approach (01:10)
  • Deciding what to shoot handheld (08:38)
  • Perfectly timing lens zooms (10:32)
  • Having such a variety intakes (14:50)
  • Choosing to shoot close-ups first (21:21)
  • Why Succession is shot on film (28:04)
  • 360º approach to lighting (30:41)
  • Vulnerability through cinematography (38:25)
  • Filming Kendall differently in season 3 (42:34)
  • Working together as cinematographers (45:01)
  • Challenging scenes in Succession (47:58)

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