Pete Kozachik ASC
A Captivating Tour Behind the Camera on Some of Hollywood's Most Beloved Films
Tales from the Pumpkin King's Cameraman is a thrilling and entertaining memoir that relates the behind-the-scenes on some of the most renowned cult classic films ever produced including The Nightmare Before Christmas, Corpse Bride, and Star Wars. Author and long-time cinematographer, Pete Kozachik writes about his personal experience working as a cameraman alongside some of the most acclaimed directors and producers including Tim Burton and Henry Selick.
Exclusive Look. With a career spanning nearly four decades as director of photography specializing in stop-motion and filming model trick recordings, Kozachik compellingly combines his extensive expertise with his funny and colloquial prose to enchant readers in this inside look into the film industry. With insightful and technical details juxtaposed with the author's personal interludes about filmmaking, the memoir also includes a collection of rare photographs, both in front and behind the camera on sets including:
• The Nightmare Before Christmas
• Corpse Bride
• James and the Giant Peach
• The Matrix Reloaded
Lights, camera, action. Kozachik's autobiography is filled with personal observations and unique anecdotes sure to inspire and educate. With great intimacy, Kozachik offers a divulging tour off camera for the very first time.
Pete Kozachik ASC is a prolific American cinematographer having worked on some of Hollywood's most renowned films and film sets. Specializing in stop-motion and filming model trick recordings, Kozachik was the director of photography on The Nightmare Before Christmas. In 1994, his work on Nightmare earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Visual Effects.
River Grove Books 9781632993793 1632993791
Pub Date: 6/1/2021 $17.95
Biography & Autobiography/Personal Memoirs
We Know Jack Show Podcast episode about Pete Kozachik