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Report: Cinematographer John Schwartzman returning for Jurassic World 3

The website Omega Underground is reporting that Jurassic World Cinematographer John Schwartzman is returning in the same role for Jurassic World 3.

With J.A. Bayona directing the second film in the new trilogy, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, he brought along Oscar Faura to be his cinematographer. But for the final film in the new trilogy, Colin Trevorrow is returning to the director’s chair and it makes sense he would turn back to someone he has prior experience with.

In addition to Jurassic World, Schwartzman has worked on numerous other films including Saving Mr. Banks, Armageddon, The Book of Henry and Seabiscuit, which he was nominated for an Academy Award.

Jurassic World 3 is slated to hit theaters on June 11, 2021.

Thank you to Matt for the heads up on this report.

Source: Omega Underground

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12 thoughts on “Report: Cinematographer John Schwartzman returning for Jurassic World 3

  1. Yessss. This makes me super happy . I love the cinematography of Jurassic World. This is good news for me.

    1. Agreed. I’m pretty upset they’re going back to Trevarrow. I was hoping that they moved past him and his crew. All three films are supposed to be different so returning to the same crew is not the best idea…

  2. Yes, I think the framing of JW was very functional but not as painterly and artistic as Fallen Kingdom. Depending on the story requirements, JW3 could look at the compositions in E.T. and Schindler’s List, Saving Private Ryan, Life of Pi, Legends of the Fall, Out of Africa, to name a few.
    I hope they’d film some scenes for JW3 in IMAX 15/70 film and utilise that big 1.43:1 aspect ratio for framing tall dinosaurs. Watching the final JW film on 15/70 will be an event in itself, if the filmmakers decide on that.

  3. the cinematography in JW felt very off for me… that doesnt mean that it cant be different in the next one.. but to be honest, after having Bayona and Faura in Fallen Kingdom ( and by the trailers we can tell how amazing it looks) this feels like a step back

  4. Nice! I love how all these people are coming back for JW III. Is Spielberg returning as exclusive producer?

  5. Honestly the cinematography in Jurassic World was a problem for me personally and maybe mutually through the fandom. That’s possibly why some say the dinosaur shots felt strange compared to the previous films. For Fallen Kingdom’s astonishingly brilliant shots by Faura this is a step back as others have said, plenty of the shots from almost all the trailers are brill. Differences between JW and FK is the shots, definitely, the only shots i liked from the fourth film is the gate sequence, the visitors centre, the fight and well some of the running sequences. FK will have the pick of the crop with great scenes for sure. This is a sad change, but lets hope this guy learned from Bayona.

  6. It’s like they are *determined* to revert back to the lack in quality that was Jurassic World. Sure, we haven’t seen Fallen Kingdom, but we do have eyes and have seen enough trailers and TV spots to know that the direction and cinematography far surpass what Trevorrow and Schwartzman brought to the table.

    Well, what’s done is done and I can only hope they step up their game.

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