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The Making of The Crown

Adriano Goldman, ASC, BSC, ABC and gaffer Andy Lowe take viewers behind the scenes of the acclaimed Netflix series.

Over six seasons, the Netflix series The Crown has enthralled viewers with its simultaneously intimate and epic portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family’s inner workings throughout the second half of the 20th century and into the early years of the 21st. Panavision and Panalux serviced the production throughout all six seasons, supplying cameras, optics and lighting equipment to lead director of photography Adriano Goldman, ASC, BSC, ABC; cinematographers Ole Bratt Birkeland, BSC; Stuart Howell, BSC; Fabian Wagner, ASC, BSC; Frank Lamm; Ben Wilson; Rasmus Videbæk; and Sophia Olsson, and their crews. In this video, Goldman and gaffer Andy Lowe welcome viewers on set and reflect on the evolution of the series’ camerawork and lighting.