The Wandering DP Podcast: Episode #262 – Alan Jacobsen

On today's show, we talk to experienced cameraman Alan Jacobsen.

Alan has worked on a wide variety of projects, from his high-performing documentaries to commercial appearances. In this episode, we discuss his approach to lighting, how documentary work can make you a better dp, and more.

Take a look at a small selection of Alan's work below and stay tuned for all of his projects in the future.


If you are interested in commercial cinematography and want to get the most out of preproduction, this course is for you.

In this course, I created a step-by-step action plan to access commercial production radars and level up your projects by maximizing the prep time you have.


Commercial Cinematography – The Foundation

The Patreon Group is now fully informed about the framework and explains how you can use it to get the most out of your cinematography. We'll now start by branching into select situations where you might want to break the rules.

In this week's Patreon breakdown, we watch a challenging scene from the Netflix movie The Trial of the Chicago 7 to see the pros pepper it up a bit to keep things interesting.

Some will like the look, some not so much.

To see the pictures and listen to the special breakdown podcast, click the link below:

The Greenscreen DP Patreon

Personal website: Alan Jacobsen


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