While it may have taken us all of almost five years to come to the moment
when we feel that we can submit something that has the words 'final' on
it, we also recognize the ephemeral nature of this moment. The history
of cinema in India has not as yet had a curtain call, and in some senses,
one might be forgiven for thinking that the game, insofar as the practice
of cinematography is concerned, is only just beginning.
readings In Available Light: Masters of Light, Servants of Shadow
Reflections on the History and Practice of Cinematography in India
by Shuddhabrata Sengupta (Presentations at the 'Border Crossings' Panel
on Bollywood Cinema ) Annual Meeting of the Association of Asian Studies,
narrative [January 1998]
Outlining some of our findings and concerns in the course of our research
in progress on Cinematography.
This questionnaire was prepared to encourage reflected responses on cinematographic
practice by practising cinematographers.