Watch "Behind the Ballot: Cinematography" to get a behind-the-scenes look at the 85th annual Academy Awards.
In the video, cinematographers Mandy Walker (Australia, Red Riding Hood), Theo van de Sande (Blade, Wayne's World), and Saryn Okada (Mean Girls, Baby Mama) discuss the elements that contribute to Oscar-worthy cinematography. They address the necessity of collaboration, creating the ideal atmosphere, and ensuring visual consistency and style.
"What we have to create a new world, a new world that is based on the story of the script," says van de Sande.
Check out the video below, and be sure to watch the 2013 Academy Awards on 7NEWS on Feb. 24 at 5 p.m.