In this Film Ireland podcast, Paul Farren talks to Nick McLean, one of the most acclaimed camera operators in American cinema, shooting many classics including McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Heaven Can Wait, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Deer Hunter, Marathon Man, Being There and The Goonies and television shows including Evening Shade, Cybill, and Friends.
Nick is the subject of a book by Irish film journalist and author Wayne Byrne, co-written with McLean himself. Nick McLean – Behind the Camera: The Life and Works of a Hollywood Cinematographer by Nick McLean and Wayne Byrne takes readers on an entertaining journey through five decades of Hollywood filmmaking.
You can watch the interview below. Thanks to Paul for putting this together.
Nick McLean – Behind the Camera: The Life and Works of a Hollywood Cinematographer by Nick McLean and Wayne Byrne is published by McFarland Books