Roger Deakins

Birthday of Skyfall cinematographer Roger Deakins [1949]

May 24th, 2016 by

Roger Deakins whose work on Skyfall was widely acclaimed, was born on 24th May 1949 in Torquay. Having worked with Sam Mendes on  Jarhead and Revolutionary Road, he was invited by the director to work on the 23rd James Bond film. Skyfall was the first Bond film to be shot digitally.

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Confirmation Roger Deakins turned down Bond 24

March 24th, 2014 by

While it was recently widely reported that Roger Deakins was not returning for Bond 24 after Kristopher Tapley (HitFix.com) tweeted that Deakins broke the news to him at dinner, it turns out the news had already broken by that stage. 48 hours or so before Tapley tweeted the news, Deakins had already been quoted as […]

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Roger Deakins turns down Bond 24

February 19th, 2014 by

Roger Deakins, who won so much praise for his cinematography work on Skyfall, will not be returning for Bond 24 according to one industry commentator on Twitter last night. Kristopher Tapley of HitFix.com tweeted: At dinner with Deakins last night I learned some news that makes me sad: He won’t be shooting the next Bond. — Kristopher […]

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Don’t keep it reel: why there’s life after 35mm [guardian.co.uk]

November 30th, 2011 by

An article published on The Guardian’s website discusses the current move from 35mm film stock to digital photography. With Skyfall being shot digitally, the article says: Even that master of cinematography, Roger Deakins, is shooting Skyfall, the next Bond film, on Red’s rival, the Arri Alexa, according to the IMDb. If Deakins is doing it, […]

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Roger Deakins confirms Bond 23

May 3rd, 2011 by

Cinematographer Roger Deakins has confirmed that he will be working alongside Sam Mendes on Bond 23. Deakins responded to a question on his own website in which he was asked whether a Hollywood Reporter article was correct in naming him as Director of Photography on Bond 23. “Yes, I can say that I am doing […]

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