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Thrilling backstage master class

Culture - 16 March 2016 - by Whodunit

PHILIPPE ROS, A FRENCH DIRECTOR OF THE PHOTOGRAPHY, CAME TO SHARE ABOUT HIS ENRICHING EXPERIENCES.

The renowned Director of Photography Philippe Ros came to teach a Master Class to EICAR International students on Wednesday, March 16th.

Philippe Ros worked for more than seven years as Cinematography Supervisor on Oceans, by Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud, and he shared many technical details and anecdotes about the crafting of the film.

The film was shot in over 56 different locations, implying very advanced technologies which sometimes were a product of military and scientific advance research.

Shoulder-held camera work became his area of specialisation. With his knowledge of dynamics and rhythm, Ros soon started shooting live concerts and also worked on music documentaries, commercials and corporate films as lighting director.

As a director of photography, Ros has worked on a number of TV movies and feature films as part of the crew, including the renowned TV series, Kaamelott, for which he was responsible for lighting design.

Students responded with enthusiasm to the different stories and the thrilling backstage videos Ros has shown.