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[on shooting Weekend
(2011)] We decided to shoot on the Canon 5D Mark II stills camera, kitting it out with cinema lenses. We shot handheld but with a rig to keep the camera steady. The reasons for choosing the camera was partly financial but it certainly has a beautiful look if it is used properly. With my cinematographer, Urszula Pontikos
, we devised a very firm set of ideas of how to make the ...
He spent a year at the Los Angeles Film School, "basically to get equipment in my hands" before directing his first feature, Greek Pete