At Lemonlight, we recognize that every role in the intricate dance of video production plays a crucial part in the final result. Yet, within this collaborative tapestry, certain individuals shoulder an extra responsibility, guiding the production towards success with a unique blend of technical prowess and artistic vision. The Director of Photography is like the linchpin the video production process, breathing life into concepts, transforming ideas into a visual language that speaks to the heart of the audience.
The role itself provides an outlet for professionals to express their creative individuality, all the while bringing to life the imaginative dreams of others. Jarrett Rogers knows this truth all too well. We recently caught up with him to discuss his time working with Lemonlight and how it’s shaped his approach to his craft overall. Check out the full interview below:
How long have you worked with Lemonlight?
I’ve had the privilege of working with Lemonlight for the past three years.
What, in your opinion, stands out as the most rewarding aspect of collaborating with Lemonlight?
The consistent flow of work is undeniably the best part.
Can you share what you love most about the video production industry overall?
It gives me a chance to showcase my creative identity while simultaneously making someone else’s creative dream come to life.
On a lighter note, do you have any favorite crew snack or meal while on shoots?
Single serving chips are my go-to!
How has working at Lemonlight influenced or shaped your approach to video production?
Lemonlight brings me closer to the clients, which teaches me how to collaborate with anyone despite their creative backgrounds.
What’s a behind-the-scenes story or anecdote from a project that you think best represents the video production process at Lemonlight?
I have a recurring crew that I work with, and whenever the lot of us are on set together, it feels more like a party of creatives than a job.
For those just starting out in the industry, what advice do you have, based on your own experiences?
Dive in headfirst! Embrace every opportunity and try your hand at every job. The more versatile your experience, the more you’ll learn and grow.