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Conrad Hall
June 21, 1926 - January 4, 2003
Nationality: American
Category: Artist
Subcategory: American Artist

There are a lot of directors who are knowledgeable about images, and others who aren't.


It took a while for me to grasp that my colleagues believe I have made an impact on the history of cinema.


I can still recall the thrill of shooting my first film.


But at heart, I am more than a cinematographer.


Manipulating shadows and tonality is like writing music or a poem.


The audience has to understand that if the film is going to have any meaning for them. If they are going to empathize with the characters, they have to visualize the process of concentration involved in making every move.


My peers say I have made a difference. That means more to me than winning an Oscar.


Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten.


My first semester, I got a D in creative writing.


There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors... it's an extraordinarily subtle language. Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job.


I was very happy sitting alone at a dining room table, writing a script.


It was 100 feet of 16 mm black-and-white film of a car coming to a stop sign, and driving off. I had to decide how to frame and light it. It was magic. There was a sense of mystery.


That's why I like fast film. It gives you more freedom to light more naturally.


I knew exactly how I wanted it to play, but you are never sure until you watch the projected images reflect off the screen. That's when you know it worked.


I suppose I would still be a communicator, maybe a musician.


Every once in a while, when the audience is expecting to see one thing, you have to show them something else.


I don't think of myself as a director or writer. I think of myself as a filmmaker.


Contrast is what makes photography interesting.


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