About this Episode
When your first feature is a $70 million, action-loaded sports film, there are reasons why. Salvatore Totino was hand-picked by Oliver Stone to lens “Any Given Sunday” and it’s been no secret since that Sal is one of the greatest talents in the business. Always allowing each piece to have a look of it’s own, Sal creates beautiful, rich imagery, whether on studio pictures or indies. An exceptional personality and working attitude, combined with tremendous lighting instincts has led Sal to where he is today…
1:50 – ANY GIVEN SUNDAY – Getting the job – welcome to Vietnam.
6:15 – Getting into cinematography
9:10 – CHANGING LANES – the film that kept Sal going.
11:15 – CINDERELLA MAN – discuss his plan of attack & figuring out how to film the boxing.
15:50 – FROST/NIXON – the parallels to Cinderella Man.
17:30 – PEOPLE LIKE US – Sal would go into any battle for this one and a couple emotional days on set.
21:50 – Words of advice to new filmmakers.