Double Delight for Deakins: BAFTA and ASC Award Wins for British DP

There was double delight for British cinematographer Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC this past weekend as he picked up two big accolades for his lensing work on Blade Runner 2049.

Creative Skillset to deliver BFI’s Future Film Skills programme

The BFI recently announced that the UK’s industry skills body, Creative Skillset, will deliver the majority of the BFI’s Future Film Skills Programme, a key strategic priority of BFI2022, the five-year plan for UK film.

Re-live the BSC Expo 2018

Check out the sights, sounds and faces from photographer Richard Blanshard, at one of the biggest cinematography events of the year, the 2018 BSC Expo.

BSC mourns loss of Martin Hammond

It is with regret that the British Society of Cinematographers shares some tragic news about honorary friend, Martin Hammond.

Industry networking evening to feature practical guide on Funding, Finance & Tax for Productions

Creative England are playing host to their next ever popular Hertfordshire ProConnect crew networking evening at Elstree Studios on Thursday, 22nd February from 6:30pm.

Pinewood MBS Lighting delivers All-Weather Equipment Protection

Announcing Teradek RT Wireless Lens Control

8th Camerimage Winners Show In Los Angeles

Camerimage are pleased to continue the tradition of bringing selected films recognized by Camerimage juries to Los Angeles on February 9-11 2018.

Capturing snow leopards with VariCam LT for new BBC series

A new BBC natural history series following the life of big cats has made use of the Panasonic VariCam LT to track down the elusive snow leopards of Himachal Pradesh.

Vitec Group provides State-of-the-art equipment for Sundance Directors Lab

Sony returns to BSC Expo 2018 to showcase latest CineAlta line-up

Sony is returning to BSC Expo 2018 in Battersea, London to showcase its latest CineAlta line-up, including its first full-frame digital motion picture camera system, VENICE.

Panasonic proud to celebrate its 30th anniversary as an Olympic Games TOP sponsor

Panasonic will deliver a wide range of solutions and equipment for staging the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea next month.

History made as nominees for ‘Best Cinematography’ Academy Award are announced

A piece of Oscars history has been made, and there's a familiar name, as the nominations have been revealed today for the Academy Award in 'Best Cinematography' to be presented on March 4th 2018.

Inside The New Issue: 85

There's lots to discover from cover to cover in our biggest ever issue, featuring a stellar cast-list including McGarvey, Dod Mantle, Samuelson and Ackroyd, plus news, reviews and more. Get a sneak preview of what subscribers will discover in the new issue of British Cinematographer magazine - released 26th January.

Double Delight for Deakins: BAFTA and ASC Award Wins for British DP

There was double delight for British cinematographer Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC this past weekend as he picked up two big accolades for his lensing work on Blade Runner 2049.

Creative Skillset to deliver BFI’s Future Film Skills programme

The BFI recently announced that the UK’s industry skills body, Creative Skillset, will deliver the majority of the BFI’s Future Film Skills Programme, a key strategic priority of BFI2022, the five-year plan for UK film.

Re-live the BSC Expo 2018

Check out the sights, sounds and faces from photographer Richard Blanshard, at one of the biggest cinematography events of the year, the 2018 BSC Expo.

BSC mourns loss of Martin Hammond

It is with regret that the British Society of Cinematographers shares some tragic news about honorary friend, Martin Hammond.

Industry networking evening to feature practical guide on Funding, Finance & Tax for Productions

Creative England are playing host to their next ever popular Hertfordshire ProConnect crew networking evening at Elstree Studios on Thursday, 22nd February from 6:30pm.

Pinewood MBS Lighting delivers All-Weather Equipment Protection

Across the Pond

“A Moment Of Critical Mass” For Female Cinematographers

In this edition of ATP, Mark London Williams speaks to two women making names for themselves: production designer Hannah Beachler and her collaboration with Oscar-nominated DP Rachel Morrison, and DP Autumn Eakin's take on the female landscape in cinematography. He also catches a word or two with DP Bruno Delbonnel about Darkest Hour, and dips into the SciTech and ADG Awards.

Across the Pond

“The Mudbound Variation”

Mark London Williams picks the bones from the ASC award selections, including Rachel Morrison ASC's nod for Mudbound, and delves into Robert Elswit ASC's ideas behind Roman J. Israel, Esq., starring Denzel Washington.

On the Job

Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC / Wonder Wheel

Following his in-depth experiences of shooting Woody Allen’s Café Society, triple Oscar-winner Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC returns. Read more fascinating insights, this time on colour in his latest collaboration with Allen, Wonder Wheel.

Camera Creative

Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC / Murder On The Orient Express

Climb aboard, settle in and grab a cup of hot cocoa. Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC delivers the denouement of shooting 65mm large format film for Sir. Kenneth Branagh’s take on Agatha Christie’s iconic murder mystery, Murder On The Orient Express.

Close-Up

Ben Davis BSC / Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

London-native Ben Davis BSC takes time to talk to Trevor Hogg about his latest independent production, the dark comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - winner of four Golden Globes, including 'Best Drama Picture'.

Talking Heads

John Keedwell GBCT “What has space travel ever done for us?”

John Keedwell GBCT travels back 20 years and parties like its 1997, as he revisits the launch of the NASA Space Probe and the first iPhone to compare to the current and rapidly increasing demand for higher definition.

Talking Heads

Tim Potter GBCT “Not at any rate”

Chair of the GBCT, Tim Potter, muses on how much crew members are truly worth and the importance of sticking to the unions' published rate card.

Post-It Notes

Kevin Shaw

Colourist Kevin Shaw says there are many misguided beliefs about HDR, plus the current mixed offering to consumers further complicates progress in creating a better viewing experience.

Talking Heads

Mike Eley BSC “International illumination”

President Mike Eley's column from November's Issue 84 talks up international collaboration and the quirks of working with different crew whilst on location around the world.

Spotlight

Chimera Lighting

Born out of a desire to provide a kinder and more controllable light source for portrait photography, Chimera Lighting has become a significant name in movie and video lighting, but it’s never forgotten its roots.

Meet the New Wave

Rina Yang

Rina Yang takes a break from travelling the world to take centre stage as our latest 'New Wave' inductee.

Close-Up

Philipp Blaubach / Gunpowder

BBC TV mini-series Gunpowder exploded onto UK screens in October 2017 showing the legendary story of Guy Fawkes. Capturing the extremism and darkness of the events that unfolded was the job of cinematographer Philipp Blaubach.

Talking Heads

Roy H Wagner ASC “British Style”

Roy H Wagner ASC reflects on the influence of British cinematographers in the 1950s and '60s on his learning experiences and observations.

Gaffers R Us

Brandon Evans

Lighting may be in the blood and the family of gaffer Brandon Evans, but he has made his own name in the world of high-end television drama on series like Fortitude, Da Vinci's Demons and Taboo.

Close-Up

Fabian Wagner BSC ASC /
Justice League

The fifth instalment of the DC Comics Extended Universe, Justice League, was captured on Kodak 35mm by 2017 ASC Award winner Fabian Wagner BSC ASC. Read on as he reveals what is what like to take on the biggest movie of his career so far.

Close-Up

Danny Cohen BSC / Victoria and Abdul, Final Portrait and Disobedience

Get the gen on the distinctive looks of not just one, but three, projects lensed on RED cameras by versatile cinematographer Danny Cohen BSC, including the historical feature Victoria and Abdul.

Clapperboard

Tony Spratling BSC

During his lengthy career, notable cinematographer Tony Spratling BSC was involved in all aspects of the camera department on many well-known films. We delve into the legendary man's industry history.

Across the Pond

The Burning of Los Angeles

Mark London Williams is hot on the trail of more award-contenders, discussing Janusz Kaminski ASC's work on Steven Spielberg's The Post, and hears about the looks from Sam Levy onLady Bird, and Toby Oliver's take on a pair of 2017 horror films.

Close-Up

Linus Sandgren FSF /
Battle of the Sexes

Reigning Oscar-winning cinematographer Linus Sandgren FSF steps out of La La Land and onto the tennis court, as he lenses Battle Of The Sexes – based on the story of the infamous 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

Close-Up

Dan Laustsen DFF /
The Shape of Water

Trevor Hogg is on the pulse of the hottest productions in cinematography again, as he delves into the mind of Danish DP Dan Laustsen and his crew about their work on the acclaimed 'Golden Lion' winner The Shape of Water, which has just hit US theaters.

Camera Creative

Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC / Blade Runner 2049

Ron Prince talks in depth to Blade Runner 2049's legendary British cinematographer Roger Deakins, about setting the scenes, development of lighting ideas, HDR and comparisons to its predecessor.

Across the Pond

“A Moment Of Critical Mass” For Female Cinematographers

In this edition of ATP, Mark London Williams speaks to two women making names for themselves: production designer Hannah Beachler and her collaboration with Oscar-nominated DP Rachel Morrison, and DP Autumn Eakin's take on the female landscape in cinematography. He also catches a word or two with DP Bruno Delbonnel about Darkest Hour, and dips into the SciTech and ADG Awards.

Across the Pond

“The Mudbound Variation”

Mark London Williams picks the bones from the ASC award selections, including Rachel Morrison ASC's nod for Mudbound, and delves into Robert Elswit ASC's ideas behind Roman J. Israel, Esq., starring Denzel Washington.

On the Job

Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC / Wonder Wheel

Following his in-depth experiences of shooting Woody Allen’s Café Society, triple Oscar-winner Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC returns. Read more fascinating insights, this time on colour in his latest collaboration with Allen, Wonder Wheel.

Camera Creative

Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC / Murder On The Orient Express

Climb aboard, settle in and grab a cup of hot cocoa. Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC delivers the denouement of shooting 65mm large format film for Sir. Kenneth Branagh’s take on Agatha Christie’s iconic murder mystery, Murder On The Orient Express.

Close-Up

Ben Davis BSC / Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

London-native Ben Davis BSC takes time to talk to Trevor Hogg about his latest independent production, the dark comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - winner of four Golden Globes, including 'Best Drama Picture'.

Talking Heads

John Keedwell GBCT “What has space travel ever done for us?”

John Keedwell GBCT travels back 20 years and parties like its 1997, as he revisits the launch of the NASA Space Probe and the first iPhone to compare to the current and rapidly increasing demand for higher definition.

Issue 85 – January 2018

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