January 7, 2022

Updates from the set - David Katznelson BSC DFF on 'The Rescue'


Article by David Katznelon BSC DFF

“I first got involved in the documentary not long after the actual rescue took place in Thailand. A good director friend of mine, Kevin Macdonald, was attached to the project, and asked me if I would be interested in joining him on the adventure.

We discussed what we would do stylistically for the interviews and decided to have a subtle “cave theme” in the set ups. We shot on one of the bigger stages at Three Mills Studios, and hung see-through fabric from the ceiling, which we back lit with some 650w fresnels. We also had a couple of moving lights to create a water ripple effect.

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