An interview with friend and cinematographer Bradford Young, who was recently invited to join the ASC, and has received nearly every other honor a cinematographer can receive in his short career.
Brad was one of the first people I met when I arrived for grad school at Howard University in late 1999, and we shot many projects together over the years. This brief video came out of our habit of holding hours-long conversations on subjects pertaining to the craft of film. For years we’d end the sessions sorry we hadn’t recorded them. On this day (it would’ve been late 2008?) we actually did press record.
This is what my dingy apartment looked like without all the image processing: