Interview with Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan is undoubtably my favourite director. I’ve enjoyed every one of his films and I love that he’s a stickler for doing things properly – like actually shooting on film, for a start.

Christopher Nolan in conversation

The Director’s Guild of America has a lengthy and enjoyable interview with Nolan, taking a break from editing The Dark Knight Rises, the third and final Batman film in Nolan’s trilogy (also edited by Nolan’s regular editor Lee Smith) to discuss his approach to filmmaking (he often shoots single camera), not using 2nd Units, working with actors, avoiding 3-D and his penchant for IMAX among many other topics.

Fore more Nolan related interviews, check out these two previous blog posts on editing The Dark Knight and Inception.

Editing Inception

The Dark Knight Post Production

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Jonny Elwyn - A freelance film editor, living and working in London.
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