Leading Colourist Jet Omoshebi joins Goldcrest

IMAGO/FNF Digital Cinema Conference – Oslo 2017

Make sure to register your place, and join more than 200 cinematographers and experts, at the IMAGO/FNF Digital Cinema Conference this September.

Delivery of Leica Thalia Lenses Has Begun

CW Sonderoptic GmbH have shipped the first sets of serial production Leica Thalia lenses to half a dozen customers in L.A., New York, France and Sweden.

Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival finalists announced

Abraham Joffe films Kenyan big cats with Shogun Inferno 4K

Australian Cinematographer of the Year Abraham Joffe ACS made full use of the Atmos Shogun on his latest project.

John Toll to receive Camerimage Lifetime Achievement Award

Camerimage have announced that two-time Academy Award® winner John Toll ASC will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award in November.

Low-budget shooting on BBC Comedy Witless

DP Benedict Spence wrote in with details about his work on Witless, the low-budget but highly-successful BBC comedy series.

Official Poster of Camerimage 2017 Revealed

Camerimage have unveiled the official poster for the 25th edition of the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography in November 2017.

Clive Norman GBCT on shooting Starfish with sensitivity

Clive Norman GBCT gives his experience shooting Starfish, a low-budget British film starring Tom Riley and Joanne Froggatt.

Cooke lenses bring a period look to The Little Mermaid

DP Neil Oseman used Cooke S4/i lenses to their fullest to bring a 'classy look' to the 1930s period tale The Little Mermaid, a live-action film inspired by the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale.

DOPs provide feedback on ARRI Alexa 65 lens options

Prominent cinematographers Anthony Dod Mantle, Robert Richardson, Greig Fraser and Bradford Young extol the virtues of the Alexa 65 lens range.

New network promises jobs for established film crew

A brand new network for film crew has launched in the UK, providing free access to contacts, jobs and resources.

Filmscape move to new premises

UK rental house Filmscape is preparing to move to new, custom-designed, premises in West London.

InReal develops cinematic VR camera

Leading Colourist Jet Omoshebi joins Goldcrest

IMAGO/FNF Digital Cinema Conference – Oslo 2017

Make sure to register your place, and join more than 200 cinematographers and experts, at the IMAGO/FNF Digital Cinema Conference this September.

Delivery of Leica Thalia Lenses Has Begun

CW Sonderoptic GmbH have shipped the first sets of serial production Leica Thalia lenses to half a dozen customers in L.A., New York, France and Sweden.

Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival finalists announced

Abraham Joffe films Kenyan big cats with Shogun Inferno 4K

Australian Cinematographer of the Year Abraham Joffe ACS made full use of the Atmos Shogun on his latest project.

John Toll to receive Camerimage Lifetime Achievement Award

Camerimage have announced that two-time Academy Award® winner John Toll ASC will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award in November.

On the Job

Michael Seresin BSC NZSC / War For The Planet OF The Apes

War For The Planet Of The Apes is the third installment in the rebooted Planet Of The Apes franchise. Once more, cinematographer Michael Seresin BSC NZSC was lured into the fray to capture the action.

Close-Up

Darius Khondji AFC ASC / Okja

The work of Darius Khondji AFC ASC on Palme d'Or nominee Okja has been hailed as a vivid delight. Find out Khondji's views on the film's message, Netflix's backing and shooting for 4K.

Across the Pond

The need to greet the future

This month from L.A., Mark London Williams never stops, as he catches up with Steven Poster ASC, takes in the opening of Canon Burbank, visits Robert Kulesh at Matthews and gets reaction to Keslow's latest acquisition.

Camera Creative

Hoyte van Hoytema FSF NSC ASC / Dunkirk

Ron Prince talks to Dutch-Swedish cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema FSF NSC ASC about working on Christopher Nolan's WWII epic Dunkirk and the challenges of filming on 65mm IMAX and large-format 65mm film.

Special Report

CineGear Expo 2017 Review

Mark London Williams gives the run-down on the kit exhibitors were displaying at CineGear Expo 2017 at Paramount Studios last month, and found that it's not all strictly "cine".

Camera Creative

Ben Seresin BSC ASC /
The Mummy

We caught up with cinematographer Ben Seresin BSC ASC at his home in Los Angeles, to discover more about his take on reanimating The Mummy for 21st century audiences.

Special Report

Contemplations from Cannes

Richard Andry AFC, president of the French Society of Cinematographers, gives us the inside cinematographic track on the 70th Cannes Film Festival.

Across the Pond

The New Standard

This month from Hollywood, we get industry perspectives on where the trends and standards are heading for uses of cameras, lighting and lenses.

Close-Up

Lol Crawley BSC / The OA

Spotlight

PixiPixel

Close-Up

Mike Eley BSC /
My Cousin Rachel

Post-It Notes

Peter Doyle / Technicolor

Peter Doyle, supervising digital colourist at Technicolor, gives an insight into how HDR contributes to storytelling.

Gaffers R Us

Perry Evans

Talking Heads

Steven Poster ASC
“Buyer beware”

Steven Poster ASC says the appliance of new technologies can only be successful when it helps storytellers.

Clapperboard

James B. Devis BSC

During a career stretching over 50 years, James Devis BSC operated on a healthy number of great films with many notable directors and cinematographers. Read about his remarkable story.

Meet the New Wave

Chris O’Driscoll

Close-Up

George Richmond BSC / Unlocked

Across the Pond

Creating the old and the new

In the first of a new feature, Mark London Williams writes in from the USA to present British Cinematographer readers with a monthly perspective on all things gear and those using it.

On the Job

Henry Braham BSC /
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Shot by dazzling shot, line by irreverent line, Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 is witty, action-packed and spectacular. Cinematographer Henry Braham BSC guides us through his visual processes.

Talking Heads

Problems with modern day cinema & the rise of the drones

Talking Heads

Tim Potter GBCT “Taxing times”

Camera Creative

Jess Hall BSC /
Ghost In The Shell

Ghost In The Shell's creative and technical task of converting script into images, while paying homage to the original manga and anime versions, fell to cinematographer Jess Hall BSC.

Gaffers R Us

Julian White

We speak to gaffer Julian White on his career development, lighting approaches and the importance of creative collaboration.

Close-Up

Gary Shaw / Tommy’s Honour

Clapperboard

Ronnie Taylor BSC

The much-respected cinematographer Ronnie Taylor BSC worked on a number of memorable films, with some of the biggest names in a career spanning
fifty-eight years.

On the Job

Michael Seresin BSC NZSC / War For The Planet OF The Apes

War For The Planet Of The Apes is the third installment in the rebooted Planet Of The Apes franchise. Once more, cinematographer Michael Seresin BSC NZSC was lured into the fray to capture the action.

Close-Up

Darius Khondji AFC ASC / Okja

The work of Darius Khondji AFC ASC on Palme d'Or nominee Okja has been hailed as a vivid delight. Find out Khondji's views on the film's message, Netflix's backing and shooting for 4K.

Across the Pond

The need to greet the future

This month from L.A., Mark London Williams never stops, as he catches up with Steven Poster ASC, takes in the opening of Canon Burbank, visits Robert Kulesh at Matthews and gets reaction to Keslow's latest acquisition.

Camera Creative

Hoyte van Hoytema FSF NSC ASC / Dunkirk

Ron Prince talks to Dutch-Swedish cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema FSF NSC ASC about working on Christopher Nolan's WWII epic Dunkirk and the challenges of filming on 65mm IMAX and large-format 65mm film.

Special Report

CineGear Expo 2017 Review

Mark London Williams gives the run-down on the kit exhibitors were displaying at CineGear Expo 2017 at Paramount Studios last month, and found that it's not all strictly "cine".

Camera Creative

Ben Seresin BSC ASC /
The Mummy

We caught up with cinematographer Ben Seresin BSC ASC at his home in Los Angeles, to discover more about his take on reanimating The Mummy for 21st century audiences.

Issue 82 – July 2017

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