American Cinematographer - December 2014 - 53

tal Imax presentation is 1.90:1 and
2.40:1.) FotoKem produced the 35mm
'Scope film prints, which consisted of
the 35mm 'Scope camera negative, 4K
visual-effects elements (filmouts) from
'Scope and VistaVision that was
scanned at Warner Bros. MPI in
Burbank, digital 'Scope extractions from
8K Imax scans, and optical 'Scope
extractions directly from the 65mm
negative to a 35mm IP/IN. FotoKem
also created the 2.40:1 flat 4K DCPs
from 6K/4K over-scans of the 35mm
color-timed IP.
ASC associate member Mato
Der Avanessian performed the show's
photochemical color grade at FotoKem.
He and van Hoytema tested a variety of
different looks and processes, "but we
didn't want to enforce a look," says van
Hoytema. "We were more into finding
the core of the negative."
Even his preference in film stocks
was predicated more on function than
on achieving a particular style. "Kodak

stocks are very consistent," the cinematographer notes. "If you do exteriors
with a lot of sun, you shoot with 50D; if
you're inside [with] daylight, you go to
the 250D. For interiors [with] tungsten
and on stage, you shoot 500T. The
negative wants to register the light in its
purest form, so I was pretty conservative
with my exposures and processing."
The adjective "unromantic"
comes up throughout van Hoytema's
conversation with AC. "It's not always
the prettiest or most polished way of
doing things," he observes, "but it gets
us closer to the truth."
‚óŹ

TECHNICAL SPECS
2.40:1 and 1.43:1 Imax
65mm and 35mm Anamorphic
Imax MSM 9802;
Panavision Millennium XL;
Beaucam
Mamiya; Hasselblad;
Panavision Custom, C Series,
D Series, E Series, High Speed
Kodak Vision3 500T 5219,
250D 5207, 50D 5203

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