Guillermo Arriaga is a Mexican author, screenwriter, director and producer. Self-defined as “a hunter who works as a writer,” he authored Amores Perros, Babel, received a BAFTA Best Screenplay nomination for 21 Grams, and received the 2005 Cannes Best Screenplay Award for The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.
Janusz Kamiński is a cinematographer and film director. He twice won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan. He was nominated three additional times for Amistad, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, and War Horse. Janusz was also awarded at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival for his work on The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.
"Broken Night" was shot entirely on the groundbreaking Nikon D800, using legendary NIKKOR lenses. With a 36 megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor; spectacularly low noise and high dynamic range; full 1080p cinematic-quality video at 30/25/24p or 720p at 60/50p in AV format; and compatibility with over 60 NIKKOR lens options. For more, go to nikonusa.com/D800
Lenses used: AF DX Fisheye NIKKOR 10.5 f/2.8G ED AF Fisheye NIKKOR 16mm f/2.8D NIKKOR 24mm f/2.8 PC-E NIKKOR 24mm f/3.5D ED AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5 - 5.6G ED VR AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G PC-E Micro NIKKOR 45mm f/2.8D ED NIKKOR 50mm f/1.2 AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED AF Zoom NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8 ED VR II AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/3.5G ED VR Micro NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8 AF-S NIKKOR 600m f/4G ED VR
Guillermo Arriaga, the award-winning writer of Babel, 21 Grams and Amores Perros and two-time Academy award-winning cinematographer, Janusz Kaminski, the DP on Schindler’s List, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and Lincoln, have joined forces to create a story as frightening as it is drop dead beautiful. The result: Broken Night, a short film shot entirely on the Nikon D800.