LAST TO LEAVE PODCAST

Join your hosts, Heather Elaine Abbott & Zoey Danielson, as they chat with Jason Oldak about his work as the Director of Photography on episodes 3, 4, 7 and 8 of Lessons in Chemistry! In this episode, Zoey and Heather dive into the world of cinematography through Jason’s process of conceptualizing the show’s unique aesthetic while working with a Co-DP! They also get the tea about what it takes to craft the most magical set gifts.

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AWARDS RADAR MAGAZINE

Interview: ‘LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY’ cinematographer Jason Oldak discusses representing grief on screen

If you’ve ever been curious about just how things work on a period show or even just a streaming show, this is the interview to read. Oldak spent a ton of time extensively breaking down the visual language of his four episodes of Lessons in Chemistry…

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JUST SHOOT IT PODCAST

ASC – nominated Cinematographer, Jason Oldak, hops on the pod this week to chat with Matt & Oren about his career leading up to working on the hit AplleTV show, Lessons in Chemistry, starring Brie Larson!

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CREATIVE INDUSTRY INSIGHT PODCAST

Lessons in Chemistry (2023) with Cinematographer Jason Oldak

Today we welcome cinematographer Jason Oldak who joins us to talk about his work on Lessons in Chemistry. Jason will talk us through what it is like shooting a period set show and the various challenges he faced shooting episodes from different perspectives.

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POST MAGAZINE

Lessons in Chemistry: DP Jason Oldak

Jason Oldak served as director of photography on Episodes 3, 4, 7 and 8 of the limited series, which spans eight episodes. Oldak was nominated for The ASC Award for his work on the series and recently shared insight into the show’s challenges.

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PLSN MAGAZINE

Lessons in Chemistry

PLSN recently spoke with Jason Oldak, just prior to the ASC Awards, for which Oldak was nominated in the Limited Or Anthology Series Or Motion Picture Made For TV category for his evocative work on Lessons in Chemistry’s episode 107 “Book of Calvin.”

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GOLD DERBY

Emmy Spotlight:  Making of ‘Lessons in Chemistry’: 6 Artisans Explain How They Transported the Audience Back in Time

But how did the artists behind the scenes transport us to the era? We spoke with editor Geraud Brisson, hair department head Teressa Hill, cinematographer Jason Oldak, composer Carlos Rafael Rivera, supervising sound editor Perry Robertson, and production designer Cat Smith for a special “Making Of” panel.

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INDIEWIRE: SXSW 2024

SXSW 2024: How 41 cinematographers shot their narrative features

IndieWire’s camera surveys are finally messing with Texas. We reached out to the cinematographers behind the feature films premiering at SXSW and asked which cameras, lenses, and formats they used and why they chose them to create the looks and meet the production demands of their films.

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ASC AWARDS INTERVIEW

Jason Oldak speaks with American Cinematographer’s Tara Jenkins about his ASC Award nominated work on Lessons in Chemistry.

FYC APPLE TV+

A conversation with Jason Oldak, cinematographer of Lessons in Chemistry. Moderated by Will Mavity

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POST PERSPECTIVE MAGAZINE

Lessons in Chemistry DP Jason Oldak Talks Light, Lenses and More

Oldak was nominated for the ASC award for Limited or Anthology Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for his work on Episode 7, titled Book of Calvin. We reached out to Oldak to talk about that particular episode and his other work on the show.

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FRAME & REFERENCE PODCAST

This week on F&R we’re joined by Jason Oldak to talk about his work on the Apple TV+ show Lessons in Chemistry starring Brie Larson!

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ASC CLUBHOUSE CONVERSATIONS

In this episode, cinematographers Matthew Jensen, ASC, Jason Oldak and Zachary Galler, John Guleserian and Cliff Charles are joined by interviewer Suki Medencević, ASC, ASBiH, SAS to discuss their latest respective works for Apple TV+ – Extrapolations, Lessons in Chemistry, Platonic and Swagger.

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DEFINITION MAGAZINE

Cinematographer Jason Oldak tells Nicola Foley about lensing the AppleTV + adaption of hit novel Lessons in Chemistry.

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ICG MAGAZINE

Oldak says he “sometimes felt like a musical conductor trying to figure out how to get the orchestra to play a soft and gentle note. It was often about getting the light to form a certain edge, at which point the light wraps that edge.

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NOFILMSCHOOL

‘Lessons In Chemistry’ Cinematographer Jason Oldak Finds Beauty in Unlikely Friendships

As DP of the seventh episode in the series, Oldak takes us through his process.

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AWARDS DAILY

Cinematographer Jason Oldak, splitting lensing responsibilities with Zachary Galler, helped develop a visual palette for the series that, among other attributes, reinforced the power dynamics frequently on-screen as Zott takes on the male-dominated scientific community.

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FILMMAKER U

In this episode we talk with Jason Oldak, one of the cinematographers from “Lessons in Chemistry.” Tune in to hear Jason talk about the episodes he shot, how his roles as a DP, working with other DP’s on a show, how he got started in the industry, and much more!

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PRODUCTION HUB

SHOOTING EMOTIONAL JOURNEY OF LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY WITH DP JASON OLDAK

Jason Oldak is the cinematographer behind episodes 103, 104, 107, and 108 of Apple TV+’s newest show Lessons in Chemistry, starring Brie Larson, Lewis Pullman, Kevin Sussman, Aja Naomi King, and more.

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