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half on film and digitally. For the film
portions, the production shot both 4-perf
35mm and Super 16mm, using Aaton
Penelope and XTR Prod cameras,
respectively, and framing for the 2.39:1
aspect ratio; Ackroyd shot with Kodak
Vision3 500T 5219/7219 for interiors and
250D 5207/7207 for day exteriors. The
16mm stock "was used for flashbacks and
some elements of the Athens riot
sequence," Driscoll notes.
Arri Alexa XT digital cameras were
employed "for the night stuff," the
cinematographer explains. "It comes from
the second unit wanting to shoot digitally
so they could have instant replay on the
technical stuff, and multiple cameras."
The Alexas recorded ArriRaw files
to internal Codex XR Capture Drives.
Film negative was processed at I Dailies
and scanned at Pinewood Digital, the
latter of which provided dailies in Pix
format. Clive Noakes served as dailies
colorist.
Second-unit cinematographer Igor
Meglic, ZFS - whose history with
Ackroyd began on the 2012 crime thriller
Contraband - added other cameras
beyond the Alexa. "The reason I usually
have to go to different cameras is because
we either need a lot of them or they're in
harm's way," says Meglic. "Once you start
to bring in six or eight additional cameras,
it's a cost thing." Red Epic Dragon units
were used mainly for plate photography in
vehicles, with Canon's Cinema EOS
C500 used for other vehicle and handheld
work. For applications requiring an ultralightweight camera, such as helmet
mounting, Meglic opted for Blackmagic
Design's Pocket Cinema Camera fitted
with Kowa 8.5mm glass. "It's a pretty
amazing little camera," he notes. "Weightwise, it was little more than an iPhone!"
The 2nd unit often recorded
internally - particularly in the case of the
XT and Dragon - while external Codex
recorders were sometimes used for the
Dragon, C500 and Pocket Cinema
Camera. "When needed, we did it both
ways," says Meglic. "We did vibration
tests, [and] I was a little nervous, but it
turned out we never had a problem."
For large sequences such as the Las

Top: Agent Robert Dewey (Tommy Lee Jones) and Lee discover that Bourne is back.
Middle: Ackroyd, Greengrass and crew line up the camera for a scene with Vikander aboard a
plane. Bottom: Bourne confronts Dewey.

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