DEDO WEIGERT: SPIRIT OF A CINEMATOGRAPHER

DEDO WEIGERT: SPIRIT OF A CINEMATOGRAPHER

This is the story of Dedo Weigert, the man behind the dedo lighting system.

This film tells of Dedo’s origins in small theatres, before apprenticing to cameraman John Baxter Peters.

“I was lucky to find a wonderful teacher, a British cameraman by the name of John Baxter Peters. He had done everything, and he was a very wonderful teacher, he was a very hard worker, and I copied as best as I could what he did. He was critical, he was demanding and it was wonderful. And it also gave me experiences that were very surprising, very amazing.”

This documentary provides a detailed insight into the life of cinematographer Dedo Weigert as a young man, and how this led to the development of the dedo lighting system.

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24th
May 2020

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