At this year's SXSW Film Festival, first-time feature filmmaker Michael O'Shea's coming-of-age vampire film, The Transfiguration, made quite a well-received splash. For our latest Q&A feature, Daily Dead caught up with the film's cinematographer, Sung Rae Cho, aka Soichi (who used Canon Cinema Eos C500 and Eos 1D C, as well as Canon cinema zooms and primes on the project), to discuss what went into the making of the independent horror film.
Thanks for taking the time to answer some questions for us, Shoichi. How did you initially get involved as the cinematographer on The Transfiguration?
Shoichi: Thank you! Susan Leber (the producer) contacted me about two years before we actually shot the film and asked me if I’d be interested. I’m not usually too keen on shooting horror/slasher type of films, but knowing her filmography, and taking into account that someone as established as »
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