How I Shot That: The Cameras and Cinematography Behind Sundance’s Narrative Feature Films

Chris O'Falt

January 29, 2021

Mejía: We chose the equipment based on experience and the first option was the Arri Alexa Mini camera because it is versatile and I have been working with it for years and I knew that it would respond to the needs of the project. In terms of optics, I decided to work with the anamorphic spine lenses because it seemed to me that they fit perfectly in the characteristics of the story by having this combination of two places so diverse in two countries, besides that they are lenses that have their own personality that helped the film.

Mejía: We chose the equipment based on experience and the first option was the Arri Alexa Mini camera because it is versatile and I have been working with it for years and I knew that it would respond to the needs of the project. In terms of optics, I decided to work with the anamorphic spine lenses because it seemed to me that they fit perfectly in the characteristics of the story by having this combination of two places so diverse in two countries, besides that they are lenses that have their own personality that helped the film.