‘Fargo’ and ‘Legion’ cinematographer Craig Wrobleski on his ‘incredible playground’ at FX [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]

“It was an incredible playground to work in,” divulges cinematographer Craig Wrobleski during our recent webcam chat (watch the exclusive video above) about his work on “Legion.” Created by Noah Hawley, this FX series stars Dan Stevens as a troubled young man whose schizophrenia may actually be supernatural powers. “Noah had given us a lot of rope to work in this world and to create unique visuals,” adds Wrobleski, “always serving story and character of course, because that’s always the priority with Noah’s work.”

The cameraman also works on Hawley’s anthology series “Fargo,” currently in its third season on FX. Since every iteration, “is a complete reboot in terms of where we’re at,” the DP had to explore a different visual approach from the year before. Whereas last season took place in 1979, this season centers on twin brothers (Ewan McGregor) feuding over a valuable postage stamp circa 2010. “It was a little more contemporary,” he explains, “in terms of lighting the spaces and taking more of a modern approach to the photography.”

Wrobleski won the Canadian Society of Cinematographers Award for the short film “June” (2010), and competed for his work on the performance film “Synthesis” (2014), as well as for the second season of “Fargo” (2016). Is his first Emmy bid next? Check out our full interview above for more about his work on “Legion” and “Fargo.”

Be sure to make your Emmy predictions. Weigh in now with your picks so that Hollywood insiders can see how their TV shows and performers are faring in our Emmy odds. You can keep changing your predictions until just before nominees are announced on July 13. And join in the fierce debate over the 2017 Emmys taking place right now with Hollywood insiders in our TV forums. And visit our home page for the latest entertainment news.

Related: Watch our interview with Mary Elizabeth Winstead (“Fargo”)

Related: “Fargo” Emmy FYC Event – Watch red carpet interviews

Related: Watch our interview with composer Jeff Russo (“Fargo” and “Legion”)

Sign up to get Gold Derby’s free newsletter with
experts’ latest predictions and breaking news

More News from GoldDerby