Ford v Ferrari: A Lesson In Cinematography

In this mini video essay, I focus on the cinematography and filmmaking philosophy of cinematographer Phedon Papamichael, the DP on James Mangold’s Ford v Ferrari. I specifically look at the cinematography of the “perfect lap” clip from the film, as well as Ford v Ferrari’s general racing scenes.


Cinematography


Lighting


Wide Shots


Biography


Drama


James Mangold