Case Study || Sean Bobbitt - Single Takes and 12 Years a Slave

Sean Bobbitt speaks about how the team filmed a period film in Louisiana that dealt with a serious subject matter. 12 Years a Slave won three Oscars, including ‘Best Picture’ ‘Best Supporting Actress’ and ‘Best Adapted Screenplay’. We also explore the use of one takes throughout Sean Bobbitt’s film career.


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Cinematographer Talks



Technique Analysis: Visual Storytelling

The Long Take

Historical Drama

Steve McQueen

12 Years A Slave