Technicolor explores new worlds with colour and sound for His Dark Materials season two

Technicolor teams provided dailies as well as picture and sound finishing using Technicolor PULSE and TechStream to complete the series safely and remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Production Guild of Great Britain announces winners of 2020 Innovation Awards

Commended productions include First Day: On Set, Jurassic World: Dominion, War of the Worlds and The Pursuit of Love.

Powerful dance sequences help tell the story in Audrey: More Than an Icon

Cinematographer Simona Susnea shares the creative and technical production processes behind the powerful dance sequences inspired by Audrey Hepburn’s love of ballet that support the narrative and focus on pivotal moments in the star’s life.

DP Derango weathers -35° on Fatman with help from Teradek & SmallHD

Teradek’s wireless system has been a staple on all four features DP Johnny Derango has helmed for the Nelms Brothers writing/directing team.

Limelite Lighting Limited advocates MDG for television and film production

Directors Ed Railton and Matthew Mountier purchased 10 MDG Atmosphere haze generators at the outset and are still using the same machines 13 years later.

DNEG highlights collaboration between science and the silver screen with new black hole imagery

Custom software designed by DNEG’s research and development team created a new way of visualising the gravitational lensing of a black hole.

Dimension and 80six launch new XR studio at Future of Film Summit

Capturing content in an XR studio means a performer or host can see and interact with the content around them in a natural way, with realistic light provided by the LED screens.

OMNIMAGO produces super 8K content from restored S35mm classic footage using dft’s new OXScan 14K scanner

The OXScan 14K scanner delivered 8K images with precise RGB colour sampling, ensuring they closely represented the original film material.

Gareth Spensley joins Company 3 as senior colourist

Gareth Spensley joins from Molinare where he established a reputation as a versatile colourist across episodic television and feature films.

EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020 winners revealed

The 28th EnergaCAMERIMAGE has drawn to a close and the festival's competition winners have been announced.

BAFTA announces Breakthrough UK and US talent 2020

BAFTA has revealed the UK and USA Breakthrough participants revealed across the film, games and television industries.

Cooke Panchro/i Classic lenses bring The Chosen to life

Naturalistic cinematography offered a new dimension to the depiction of well-known Bible stories.

4Wall deploys Brompton Technology processing for GUM Studios

GUM turned to 4Wall Entertainment to provide lighting and video equipment for its new virtual production facility.

Band Pro to host one world open house virtual event

Band Pro's guest of honour for the event will be award-winning cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel AFC.

Technicolor explores new worlds with colour and sound for His Dark Materials season two

Technicolor teams provided dailies as well as picture and sound finishing using Technicolor PULSE and TechStream to complete the series safely and remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Production Guild of Great Britain announces winners of 2020 Innovation Awards

Commended productions include First Day: On Set, Jurassic World: Dominion, War of the Worlds and The Pursuit of Love.

Powerful dance sequences help tell the story in Audrey: More Than an Icon

Cinematographer Simona Susnea shares the creative and technical production processes behind the powerful dance sequences inspired by Audrey Hepburn’s love of ballet that support the narrative and focus on pivotal moments in the star’s life.

DP Derango weathers -35° on Fatman with help from Teradek & SmallHD

Teradek’s wireless system has been a staple on all four features DP Johnny Derango has helmed for the Nelms Brothers writing/directing team.

Limelite Lighting Limited advocates MDG for television and film production

Directors Ed Railton and Matthew Mountier purchased 10 MDG Atmosphere haze generators at the outset and are still using the same machines 13 years later.

DNEG highlights collaboration between science and the silver screen with new black hole imagery

Custom software designed by DNEG’s research and development team created a new way of visualising the gravitational lensing of a black hole.

Camera Creative

Shelly Johnson ASC / Greyhound

Pre-production on $50 million WWII drama, Greyhound, commenced back in January 2018. Shelly Johnson ASC was in charge of lensing the gripping drama which was inspired by actual events during the Battle Of The Atlantic. He tells us all about his experiences shooting the film and working alongside director and former DP Aaron Schneider ASC.

Special Report

The Changing Face Of Cinematography

In our milestone 100th edition, we reflected on how the world of cinematography and the live’s of DPs have changed and evolved over the last two decades since we released our very first edition back in 2002 in the first installment of a two-part Special Report.

Talking Heads

Lockdown in a film studio

In March 2020, with 38 productions ongoing, Sandstorm Films MD Tom Ward decided the best way to safely complete the projects was for some of the team to move into the studios to finish the work. Tom shares the 'Sandstorm vs Lockdown' story.

Across the Pond

October 2020: Birnam Wood And Other Considerations

Mark London Williams writes to us from L.A. following this year's iconic and rather unique presidential election as he ponders what lies ahead for the industry in uncertain times.

Across the Pond

September 2020: Comfort Is King

In the latest installment of his every-popular column, Mark London Williams writes to us from L.A. following this year's virtual Emmy awards which saw the winners accept their gongs from the comfort of their own homes.

On the Job

Judd Apatow & Robert Elswit ASC / The King Of Staten Island

Judd Apatow & Robert Elswit ASC tell us about their time lensing the semi-autobiographical comedy-drama, The King Of Staten Island, shot on Kodak 35mm film.

Meet the New Wave

Molly Manning Walker

Molly Manning Walker talks to us about her industry heroes, her best & worst moments on set and the biggest challenge on her latest production.

Close-Up

Jessica Lee Gagné, Pepe Avila del Pino & Chris Teague / Mrs America

Jessica Lee Gagné, Pepe Avila del Pino & Chris Teague discuss their time lensing miniseries Mrs. America which premiered on Hulu earlier this year.

Close-Up

Newton Thomas Sigel ASC / Da 5 Bloods

DP Newton Thomas Sigel ASC tells us all about his time lensing war drama Da 5 Bloods and working alongside director Spike Lee

Close-Up

Brendan Galvin ISC / Unhinged

Unhinged is the first movie to be developed, produced and released by Solstice Studios. Irish DP Brendan Galvin ISC tells us all about his experiences lensing the film and working alongside director Derrick Borte.

Gaffers R Us

Lee Walters

We shine a light on Lee Walters in this edition of Gaffers 'R' Us. He talks to us about his time learning the trade, the fundamentals of the gaffer/DP relationship and keeping up with the latest innovations in lighting.

Clapperboard

Phil Méheux BSC

Offering an imaginative and intelligent approach to cinematography, award-winning DP Phil Méheux BSC has enjoyed a stellar filmmaking career spanning the best part of six decades. Ron Prince caught up with the man himself to discuss his incredible career.

Close-Up

Denson Baker ACS NZCS / The Luminaries

Starring Eva Green and Eve Hewson, The Luminaries is set on the wild west coast of New Zealand’s South Island at the height of the 1860’s gold rush. Denson Baker ACS NZCS tells us all about his time lensing the series and working alongside director (and wife) Claire McCarthy once again.

Across the Pond

August 2020: Volumes & Bathtubs

Mark London Williams writes to us from L.A. ahead of September's Emmy awards and catches up with DP Greig Fraser ASC on his Emmy-nominated work lensing Disney’s The Mandalorian in the latest installment of Across The Pond.

Close-Up

Benjamin Kračun / Promising Young Woman

If you crossed Vertigo (1958) with Clueless (1995) then you’d begin to get an idea of what cinematographer Benjamin Kračun’s job entailed on Emerald Fennel’s directorial debut, Promising Young Woman, releasing later in 2020.

Close-Up

Hélène Louvart AFC / Never Rarely Sometimes Always

French cinematographer Hélène Louvart AFC discusses her time lensing writer/director Eliza Hittman’s powerful and intimate drama Never Rarely Sometimes Always.

Gaffers R Us

Andy Long

Andy Long talks to us about his journey to becoming a gaffer, his trusted crew and working on Christopher Nolan's Inception alongside Wally Pfister ASC in our latest installment of Gaffers 'R'Us.

Camera Creative

Rob Hardy BSC / Devs

In our cover story special from BC99, Rob Hardy BSC discussed his time lensing Devs. The show – which centres on computer engineer Lily Chan (Sonoya Mizuno) – premiered on Hulu in March before airing on the BBC. Hardy tells us about working with Director Alex Garland, his selection of camera, lenses & aspect ratios and using ‘specially-expanded’ Anaorphic lenses.

Close-Up

Denis Crossan BSC / Our Ladies

Cinematographer Denis Crossan BSC had previously worked with director Michael Caton-Jones on a brace of movies, plus a hit TV series, before linking up once again to shoot the Hollywood veteran helmer’s personal passion project, Our Ladies.

Close-Up

MacGregor / Vivarium

DP MacGregor (Miguel de Olaso) tells us all about his time working alongside director Lorcan Finnegan to shoot sci-fi thriller Vivarium which premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

Across the Pond

July 2020: A Return To High Office

It's election season in America and there's a new chapter at the ASC as Mark London Williams writes to us from Los Angeles in the latest installment of Across The Pond.

Close-Up

Eric Gautier AFC / The Eddy

French DP Eric Gautier AFC tells us all about flawlessly recreating Paris’ French Jazz scene entirely on Kodak Vision3 16mm film and working alongside director Damien Chazelle for Netflix drama The Eddy.

Camera Creative

Shelly Johnson ASC / Greyhound

Pre-production on $50 million WWII drama, Greyhound, commenced back in January 2018. Shelly Johnson ASC was in charge of lensing the gripping drama which was inspired by actual events during the Battle Of The Atlantic. He tells us all about his experiences shooting the film and working alongside director and former DP Aaron Schneider ASC.

Special Report

The Changing Face Of Cinematography

In our milestone 100th edition, we reflected on how the world of cinematography and the live’s of DPs have changed and evolved over the last two decades since we released our very first edition back in 2002 in the first installment of a two-part Special Report.

Talking Heads

Lockdown in a film studio

In March 2020, with 38 productions ongoing, Sandstorm Films MD Tom Ward decided the best way to safely complete the projects was for some of the team to move into the studios to finish the work. Tom shares the 'Sandstorm vs Lockdown' story.

Across the Pond

October 2020: Birnam Wood And Other Considerations

Mark London Williams writes to us from L.A. following this year's iconic and rather unique presidential election as he ponders what lies ahead for the industry in uncertain times.

Across the Pond

September 2020: Comfort Is King

In the latest installment of his every-popular column, Mark London Williams writes to us from L.A. following this year's virtual Emmy awards which saw the winners accept their gongs from the comfort of their own homes.

On the Job

Judd Apatow & Robert Elswit ASC / The King Of Staten Island

Judd Apatow & Robert Elswit ASC tell us about their time lensing the semi-autobiographical comedy-drama, The King Of Staten Island, shot on Kodak 35mm film.

Meet the New Wave

Molly Manning Walker

Molly Manning Walker talks to us about her industry heroes, her best & worst moments on set and the biggest challenge on her latest production.

Issue 102 – November 2020

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