Jack Cardiff

Justin BowyerConversations with Jack Cardiff – Jack Cardiff was undoubtedly the greatest of all cinematographers. His career spanned more then 80 years – from his first film as a child star in 1918 to his last work in 2002. Published to critical acclaim in 2003 by Batsford, the book was based on more than 20 hours of one-on-one interviews between myself and Jack.

Conversations with Jack Cardiff: Art, Light and Direction in Cinema is available from Amazon.co.uk

Jack’s continued influence on film and filmmakers cannot be underestimated. He has worked with the finest directors and most accomplished actors to create a body of work – approaching 100 features, shorts and documentaries – that is unequalled in its breadth, depth or artistry…