Paul Cameron is widely remembered for shooting the first major digital feature film. He helped usher in the digital revolution with his cinematography in the 2004 Michael Maan film Collateral. Ever since then we have seen the change away from shooting on film which has rapidly gained momentum. As we all know, film isn't dead, thankfully.
Paul Cameron is helping keep film alive, despite his involvement with the start of its decline. Westworld is the new hit from HBO which Paul Cameron is the cinematographer on. It is based on the Michael Crichton film of the same name. Cameron, despite all of the advances in digital cinema, still chose to shoot Westworld on 35mm film.
In an interview with Filmmaker Magazine, Cameron talked about why he chose the look of film versus digital.
Cameron also discussed with Movie Plot about his choices in regards to the medium.
The interview with Filmmaker Magazine goes on to talk about why he chose the stocks that he utilized and what issues that accompanied them in regards to the large amount of light needed.