Influencers: Ellen Kuras Shows that Shooting from a Blueprint Can Capture Any Emotion

Published on Dec 03, 2019

Influencers: Ellen Kuras Shows that Shooting from a Blueprint Can Capture Any Emotion

In a world where only 18 (a number that’s doubled in the last seven years) of the 390 members of the American Society of Cinematographers are women, the trailblazing career of Ellen Kuras has long been a guiding light, but not simply because of the odds she overcame, but the work itself.

“Her work told me it was possible not just to be a female Dp, because all that is is a gender, but she’s good at what she does,” said “Black Panther” cinematographer and devoted Kuras fan Rachel Morrison. “Her work really spoke to me and spoke to the masses, and I liked that the work wasn’t gendered.”

Kuras has given us cinematography as bold as the films she’s drawn to, and the directors who are drawn to her. When we look back at what was best about independent films from the 1990s it’s often best

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Author: Eric Kohn