In the Heights Cinematography with Alice Brooks

In The Heights Cinematography with Alice Brooks

IN THE HEIGHTS is the masterful musical movie of the summer! Cinematographer Alice Brooks shares her cinematic approach adapting Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit broadway show to the big screen.

Alice and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, break down how they filmed the big musical numbers, filming most of the movie on location, being inspired by local photographers, advice for aspiring cinematographers, and more!

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What you will learn:

  • Filming musical numbers on location (02:04)
  • Obstacles filming Abuela’s apartment on location (03:30)
  • Visuals inspired by local photographers (10:17)
  • Panavision DXL2 camera and NYC lighting (16:28)
  • “96,000” breakdown (19:57)
  • “When the Sun Goes Down” breakdown (30:08)
  • “Champagne” breakdown (37:45)
  • “Paciencia y Fe” subway breakdown (41:01)
  • Advice for young and female DPs (48:39)
  • And more!


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