James Laxton ASC on working with Panavision for The Underground Railroad

Published in 2016, Colson Whitehead’s novel The Underground Railroad examines America’s history of slavery through a fictional lens that imbues the story’s terrible truths with a touch of mythology. After its main character, Cora, escapes from a plantation in Georgia, she embarks on an arduous journey northward, toward the promise of freedom. Cora travels on the Underground … Read more

James Laxton ASC / The Underground Railroad

THE ROAD TO FREEDOM Ambitious 10-part Amazon series The Underground Railroad sees James Laxton ASC and Barry Jenkins unite once again, this time to tell a powerful story rooted in the history of the American South and atrocities of slavery. Cinematography with a unique tonal quality and authenticity documents courageous Cora’s epic journey as she … Read more

Take a sneak peek inside the July 2021 issue of British Cinematographer

The July 2021 issue of British Cinematographer is now here! You can find out more about just some of the fascinating interviews and articles you can expect to find inside our latest edition now by reading on… JAMES LAXTON ASC ON THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD In our cover story special, we catch up with cinematographer James Laxton ASC to find out more … Read more

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