Spielberg’s cinematographer creates 11 short films with Hollywood’s best

Oscar-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski has directed 11 original short films for The New York Times Magazine‘s Movies issue, each starring a well-known actor or actress and each lasting roughly a minute in length. In spite of their brevity, these vignettes, as Kaminski himself describes them, convey a delightful sense of his filmmaking expertise while stimulating the viewer’s imagination to construct the full story arcs that are only hinted at. There’s great variety in genre — from Robert Redford’s comedically over-the-top breakfast preparation to Forest Whitaker’s poignant case of writer’s block, we’re taken on a whirlwind tour of the finest traditions of cinematography.

The New York Times Magazine is doing this mini project…

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