Ivory trade exposé and Chris Packham earn top wildscreen gongs

A documentary exposing the brutality and corruption of the global ivory trade, made with backing from Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, was named as the 2016 winner of the WWF Golden Panda Award, the international wildlife film and TV’s industry highest accolade. The Ivory Game (2016, DP Richard Ladkani), a Netflix … Read more

Cate Blanchett presents Hope Dickson-Leach with £50k bursary

The first ever £50,000 IWC Filmmaker Bursary Award, in association with the BFI, was awarded to Hope Dickson-Leach, writer and director of The Levelling (2016, DP Nanu Segal) from a shortlist of four nominees. The award was presented by Cate Blanchett during a star-studded gala dinner at London’s Rosewood hotel, hosted by Rob Brydon and … Read more

DP James Hawkinson wins an Emmy

Cinematographer James Hawkinson won the 2016 Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography On A Single-Camera Series, for the first season of Amazon Studios’ The Man in the High Castle. “To receive this recognition for the show is a great honour, and it’s a fantastic achievement for the whole crew,” Hawkinson said. “I’m delighted to … Read more

Lachman, Garcia, Rousselot and Schreiber honoured by ASC

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced the honourees for the 31st annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Edward Lachman ASC, Ron Garcia ASC, Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC and Nancy Schreiber ASC will be recognised for their contributions to the art of cinematography during the organisation’s awards gala on February 4, 2017, taking place … Read more

Passing of Fred Goodich ASC

Fred Goodich ASC, the cinematographer who worked on Kevin Costner’s For Love Of The Game, and shot nearly 1,000 commercials, died at his home in Los Angeles in September, aged 77. Born in the Bronx, Goodich worked on the Oscar-winning short film Board And Care (1980). Goodich’s list of credits also include the films Lay … Read more

News from the IMAGO General Assembly

IMAGO had a successful Annual General Assembly in Bitola, Macedonia, arranged during the great Manaki Brothers Cinematographers Festival in mid-September. Forty-seven IMAGO delegates participated, representing international cinematographic societies from as far afield as Australia, New Zealand and Japan in the east, to Canada and Mexico in the west. The Macedonian Film Professionals Association was IMAGO’s … Read more

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