Cinematographer Louis Obioha talks lighting our neo-noir film, Pickings.
"Pickings" Cinematographer Louis Obioha discusses a neo noir lighting setup for a scene from the feature film, Pickings.
Pickings is a neo noir, independent crime film by Usher Morgan. The movie was released to theaters in the US on March 2nd, 2018; in this video - cinematographer Louis Obioha discusses his neo noir lighting techniques.
This neo-noir meets Spaghetti Western crime drama pushes the boundaries of style and takes the viewers on a thrilling ride into the story of Jo Lee Haywood - a single mother and neighborhood bar owner who spent years trying to escape her violent past. But when a local mobster and his gang of thugs come knocking on her door, Jo is forced to embrace her inner demons and confront her deadly history in order to protect her family and property. Still waters run deep in this stylistic, neo-noir crime saga.
Pickings was nominated for several Best Cinematography awards (including Best Cinematography at the Riverside International Film Festival) and won "Best Cinematography" at the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival and Sunny Side Up Film Festival.
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