MSE Dutti Dolly Perfect Match for Bulletproof Grips

Matthews Studio Equipment known for creating innovative state of the art Technology That Complements Your Imagination for the entertainment industry recently came to the rescue when Key Grip Michael Pizzuto of Bulletproof Grips needed to make a unique shot for a new series called Guest Book. Pizzuto (Blunt Talk, Secrets and Lies, The Goldbergs, Vegas, … Read more

Full Camerimage 2016 Schedule Announced!

Bydgoszcz will soon become the film capital of the world, hosting various distinguished professionals of the film industry and offering the festival participants the opportunity to watch many interesting films from all over the globe. The time has come to announce the full schedule of 24th edition of the International Film Festival of the Art … Read more

Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC / Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

Gripping yarn Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC / Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children Gripping yarn Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC / Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children No one loves dark fantasy perhaps more than director Tim Burton, and his latest movie, entitled Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, is no exception. The production is based on the … Read more

Benoît Delhomme AFC / Free State Of Jones

Noble intentions Benoît Delhomme AFC / Free State Of Jones Noble intentions Benoît Delhomme AFC / Free State Of Jones Free State Of Jones  is inspired by the life of Newton Knight and his armed rebellion against the Confederacy in Jones County, Mississippi, during the American Civil War (1861-65). Newton, a poor farmer serving as … Read more

Version 2 the new name in Television Lighting Rental

A new company, Version 2 – has entered the Television market headed up by former Aurora Lighting Hire Managing Director Nick Edwards. The exciting new brand will provide specialist equipment and support to the UK broadcast and event industry. The company boasts a new-state-of-the-art inventory covering the full spectrum of moving lights and LED technology … Read more

John Rendall

Mr Reliable Clapperboard / John Rendall Mr Reliable Clapperboard / John Rendall John Rendall worked non-stop for 45 years in the world of film, TV and commercials production, earning great respect around the industry along the way. During this lengthy career, Rendall’s polite, calm and easy manner made him the perfect contact man for leading … Read more

Salvatore Totino AIC ASC / Inferno

Man hunt Salvatore Totino AIC ASC / Inferno Man hunt Salvatore Totino AIC ASC / Inferno After a seven-year absence, Professor Robert Langdon has to solve another puzzle with deadly global consequences in the production of Inferno, which reunites the trio of actor Tom Hanks, veteran filmmaker Ron Howard and cinematographer Salvatore Totino ASC AIC … Read more

CFIC2016: 200+ Chinese Film Production Companies 1-1 Meeting

Organized by NIEC Group, official strategic supported by China Movie Capital, officially supported by Alliance of China Film Intelligent Property Authorization, Alliance of China Film Post Processing Industry, Alliance of China Film Derivative Industry, China International Film Industry Congress & Exhibition 2016 will be held on 17-19th November in Cineaste Garden Hotel in Beijing Huairou … Read more

Jungle  thriller puts Cooke Anamorphic/i lenses to the test

Cooke Optics has released details of how the forthcoming film Jungle, based on Yossi Ghinsberg’s memoir, “Jungle: A Harrowing True Story of Survival”, was shot using its Anamorphic/i lenses. The film recounts Ghinsberg’s 1982 journey through the Amazon where he ended up alone for three weeks, before being found and rescued. Jungle stars Daniel Radcliffe … Read more

Jani-Petteri Passi / The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Mäki

Knock out Jani-Petteri Passi / The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Mäki Knock out Jani-Petteri Passi / The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Mäki Finnish pugilist production The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Mäki, directed by first-time director Juho Kuosmanen, uses a vérité-style to tell the tale of the 1962 world … Read more

JP Caldeano

Living the dream Meet The New Wave / JP Caldeano Living the dream Meet The New Wave / JP Caldeano Filmography (so far): Features: Goitacá (2016), Hush Hush (2016, second unit DP), Guardians (2016, second unit DP). Shorts: Quetzal (2016), Pas De Deux (2015) When did you discover you wanted to be a cinematographer? I’ve … Read more

Blackmagic Design announces public beta for URSA Mini

Blackmagic Design has announced the availability of Blackmagic Camera 4.0 Public Beta. This public beta lets customers install and test Blackmagic’s major new camera operating system and user interface for the URSA Mini. Blackmagic Camera 4.0 Public Beta is available for download free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website for all Blackmagic URSA Mini … Read more

Wolfgang Suschitzy BSC – 29/8/1912 – 7/10/2016

Although born in Vienna, the photographer and cinematographer Wolfgang Suschitzky, who has died aged 104, forged his career in the UK where, as a Jew and a socialist, he took refuge in the 1930s. Suschitzky’s father, Wilhelm, and mother, Adele (nee Bauer), were secular Jews who owned a radical bookshop in Vienna. Wilhelm, a noted … Read more

Polish film director Andrzej Wajda dies

Oscar-winning Polish film director Andrzej Wajda has died aged 90, the Polish Filmmakers’ Association has confirmed. He made more than 40 feature films in a career spanning 60 years. Many of his films – including Kanal, Man of Marble, Man of Iron and Katyn – were inspired by Poland’s turbulent wartime and communist history. In … Read more

The Brexit Effect

The Brexit Effect GBCT News / John Keedwell The Brexit Effect GBCT News / John Keedwell It has now been several months since the decision for the UK to leave the European Union and, after the inevitable turmoil in the financial markets has died down, most stocks have returned to levels above the time of … Read more

Sachtler extends FSB line with new 100mm tripod

Sachtler, a provider of camera supports, accessories and bags, has introduced the FSB 10, a new entry-level 100mm fluid head. The FSB 10 builds on the legacy of the robust but lightweight FSB series to offer a solution for on-the-go camera operators working in areas such as news, documentaries and wildlife. Sachtler’s FSB line of … Read more

ARRI Rental offers rehoused Bausch & Lomb Super Baltar set

ARRI Rental UK has added a newly-rehoused set of vintage Bausch & Lomb Super Baltar lenses to its inventory. The lenses have been re-engineered by True Lens Services to ensure they can withstand the demands of modern-day use while still achieving their classic look. First introduced by Bausch & Lomb in the mid-1960s, Super Baltar … Read more

Celebrating Slocombe

To say that cinematographer Douglas Slocombe OBE BSC ASC, who passed away on 22 February 2016, aged 103, had a varied film career would be a huge understatement. Even from early-on in his career, his adventures behind the camera would become the stuff of legends, so much so that an entire page of Sight & … Read more