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[on Darkest Hour
(2017)] There were in fact two things which were really interesting. The first one was Churchill's personality. He's just like a guy who has a lot of doubt, and on the other hand he's a bully. So, it was the first thing. How can we show something like that? Showing with light and composition, you see. And then the second thing was the actual spring of 1940 which was the sunniest ...
During post production on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
(2009), he was instructed by Warner Bros. to add more colors to the film, as his extensive use of color grading and de-focussing made it difficult to see things on screen. He and director David Yates
were at first reluctant to do so, as they didn't want to lose the "very European" look that Delbonnel brought to the film. However, ...
Often uses film stock with a very apparent, well-defined grain structure.