American Cinematographer’s Iain Stasukevich talks with cinematographer Jost Vacano, ASC, about his work on Robocop (1987), directed by Paul Verhoeven. He breaks down his visual approach, his careful use of the subjective camera, the withholding of a full shot of Robocop until late in the film, and his use of a custom-built handheld camera rig.
Episode 56: Robocop (1987)
34 minutes | audio
Jost Vacano, ASC, cinematographer
Iain Stasukevich, host