Open Dialogue with “Moon Knight” cinematographer Andrew Droz Palermo.

EoM contributor Thomas Manning recently interviewed cinematographer Andrew Droz Palermo about his work on the Marvel Studios series Moon Knight.


L-R: Oscar Isaac as Marc Spector/Steven Grant and May Calamawy as Layla El-Faouly in Episode 4 of Marvel Studios’ MOON KNIGHT. Photo by Csaba Aknay. ©Marvel Studios 2022. All Rights Reserved.

Over the course of this 20-minute conversation, Palermo speaks about the challenges of working with a visual style that relies so heavily on reflections, the on-location filming in Budapest, and capturing Oscar Isaac’s idiosyncratic performance.

Official Synopsis:

When Steven Grant, a mild-mannered gift-shop employee, becomes plagued with blackouts and memories of another life, he discovers he has dissociative identity disorder and shares a body with mercenary Marc Spector. As Steven/Marc’s enemies converge upon them, they must navigate their complex identities while thrust into a deadly mystery among the powerful gods of Egypt.

Moon Knight airs weekly on Disney+ beginning March 30th, 2022.


Thomas Manning is a member of the NCFCA and SEFCA, and also the co-host of the television show and radio program “Meet Me at the Movies.” He has served as a production assistant and voting member on the Film Selection Committee for the Real to Reel Film Festival. He is currently studying film, television, and English at Gardner-Webb University.

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