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What film does Gregory Crewdson use?

Jeff Sylvia , Sep 30, 2003; 12:29 p.m.

I am interested in finding out what film Gregory Crewdson uses to make the surreal "one frame movie" images he makes. I know about how he makes them - with lots of assistants etc - but not the technical details such as film type, I think he uses 8x10, developing, etc...

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Ellis Vener , Sep 30, 2003; 12:43 p.m.

8x10 color negative from Kodak. I believe it is Portra 160NC, standard c-41 process

james driscoll , Sep 30, 2003; 01:58 p.m.

whatever one his "cinematographer" tells him to.....

Eric Rose , Sep 30, 2003; 10:39 p.m.

I took a look at his Crewdson's stuff. Can anyone spell BORING! Well at least IMHO.

jim Heathcott , Oct 01, 2003; 01:31 a.m.

This Crewdson guy looks like he is stepping on Jeff Wall's territory...

james driscoll , Oct 01, 2003; 06:22 p.m.

I took a look at his Crewdson's stuff. Can anyone spell BORING! Well at least IMHO.

your not the only one who thinks so by a long shot...

and about cindy sherman....she should be at standing next to him while his ass is being kicked.....

Jeff Sylvia , Oct 02, 2003; 07:00 p.m.

Thanks Ellis - that is the kind of information I was looking for. I also found this article about how he did the HBO Six Feet Under Poster.

http://www.peimag.com/pdf/pei03/pei0506_03/millardpei0506_03.pdf

Edgar Njari , Jun 24, 2006; 09:39 p.m.

I don't get why someone would find it boring. The scenes maybe don't show much, but the colors, the tones, the lighting makes it worth staring at

Peter Nigarishnad , Jun 23, 2008; 08:44 p.m.

i think his stuff is amazing! the moodiness and all those tones, the one of that boy under the bridge? ok so his production is a bit over the top, but you have to respect the scale of it all....

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