Behind the Scenes of Anthropoid

Photograpy by director Sean Ellis and photographer James Lisle

Written by Shannon Rednour

ANTHROPOID director and cinematographer Sean Ellis recently shared some behind-the-scenes photography along with his point-of-view for shooting historical dramas:

I just don’t think period dramas work very well when they’re shot on the waxy, clean, sort of digital format. There’s too much detail, and it doesn’t feel real to me. Film is a little bit more forgiving and has a little bit more soul in it; there’s something beautiful in the grain.

You can a few examples of Ellis' and photographer James Lisle's photos below, but be sure to visit The New York Times for a full photo gallery from the set of ANTHROPOID.


Photos from the set of Anthropoid

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  • Jamie Dornan

    Jamie Dornan

  • Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan

    Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan

  • Cillian Murphy on set

    Cillian Murphy on set

  • Anna Geislerova

    Anna Geislerova

  • Jamie Dornan and Charlotte Le Bon

    Jamie Dornan and Charlotte Le Bon

  • Tobey Jones

    Tobey Jones

  • Cillian Murphy and Sean Ellis

    Cillian Murphy and Sean Ellis


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