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. During three days of special screenings, they will present five fiction features, three documentaries, three student shorts, and one TV pilot awarded at the 25th Camerimage Film Festival. From February 9-11 2018 an American audience will get … Read more

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. Shooting over five weeks in the freezing temperatures of Northern India, where snow leopards inhabit areas where rocky outcrops provide perfect camouflage, meant the production … Read more

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

As an Official Provider of Sundance Institute, the Vitec Group supplied mobile power and camera support systems from four of its industry-leading brands — Anton/Bauer, OConnor, Sachtler, and Vinten — for the 2017 Sundance Institute Directors Lab last year, marking several consecutive years of Vitec Group support for this important filmmaking event. Thirteen new independent … Read more

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. BSC presents one of the first opportunities to see the next generation CineAlta camera system in the UK, ahead of its arrival to the customers in February. Designed to … Read more

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

Panasonic Corporation, a TOP1 sponsor for the Olympic Games and Official Worldwide Paralympic Partner, announced today their full lineup of equipment and a wide range of solutions that the company will provide to support the staging of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games (Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018) and XII Paralympic Winter Games (PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic … Read more

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

History has been made as the nominations have been announced for the ‘Best Cinematography’ Oscar at the 90th Academy Awards, to take place on 4th March 2018 at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood. Rachel Morrison ASC has become the first woman to ever be nominated for the ‘Best Cinematography’ title in the Awards’ 90-year history – … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 85

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 26th January 2018. On the Cover Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC on The Greatest Showman Seamus McGarvey takes centre stage to talk lights, cameras and action on his first musical film, The Greatest Showman, inspired by … Read more

ASC to Honor Angelina Jolie with Board of Governors Award

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced Oscar®-winner Angelina Jolie as the recipient of the 2018 ASC Board of Governors Award. The presentation will be made at the organization’s 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement on Feb. 17 at Hollywood & Highland’s Ray Dolby Ballroom. The ASC Board of Governors Award is given … Read more

SyFy’s The Expanse Relies on Cooke 5/i Primes for its Beautiful Visuals

In 2014, when Syfy announced a commitment to 10 one-hour episodes of The Expanse, it was (and still is) the most expensive show the channel has ever produced. Based on the bestselling book series collectively known as The Expanse, written by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (under the pen name James S. A. Corey), critics … Read more

Come and Visit The BSC Expo 2018

Following the success of its 2017 edition, the BSC Expo is back, and is bigger than ever, at Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London (2-3 February 2018). Created by the British Society Of Cinematographers, the annual kit-fest is the UK’s leading event for film and television production – delivering the nation’s premier showcase for all manner … Read more

January 2018:
“The Mudbound Variation”

“The Mudbound Variation” Across The Pond / Mark London Williams “The Mudbound Variation” Across The Pond / Mark London Williams With what might be called “The Mudbound Variation,” the ASC announced its slate of nominees for its 32nd annual awards, just hours after the BAFTA nominees were known. BAFTA, of course, serves as England’s comprehensive … Read more

Big weekend for Cinematographers in Brussels

On January 12th and 13th, Eye Lite and TV Connections – rental companies in Belgium – held their event, Action 18, for the fifth time. This was a unique opportunity in Belgium for Cinematographers, gaffers, grip and camera technicians to meet manufacturers and be introduced to new equipment, like the Cooke S7/i, RED Monstro, Sony … Read more

Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC / Wonder Wheel

Who’s Afraid Of Red, Green and Blue? Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC / Wonder Wheel Who’s Afraid Of Red, Green and Blue? Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC / Wonder Wheel By the master himself, triple Oscar-winning cinematographer, Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC, shares his experiences of shooting Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel digitally, and offers more sage advice for … Read more

Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC / Murder On The Orient Express

All Aboard Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC / Murder On The Orient Express All Aboard Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC / Murder On The Orient Express BY: Ron Prince A sumptuous steam-train journey through the wintery mountains of Eastern Europe comes to a grinding halt after an avalanche impedes its progress, and the dramatic discovery of a … Read more

Aaton Digital-Transvideo to exhibit their latest innovations at BSC Expo 2018

Aaton-Digital will present its latest developments for the Cantar family of location audio mixer-recorders at BSC Expo 2018 in London, UK, on the 2nd and 3rd of February, including: – The new Cantaress, advanced mixing surface with a super large screen and slim form factor. – The integration of Sennheiser AMBEO™ with A-B conversion and … Read more

Ben Davis BSC / Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Signs of the Times Ben Davis BSC / Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Signs of the Times Ben Davis BSC / Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri BY: Trevor Hogg Combining dark subject matter with a sense a humour is a trademark of filmmaker and playwright Martin McDonagh who, in his third cinematic effort, explores the … Read more

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

What has space travel ever done for us? GBCT News / John Keedwell What has space travel ever done for us? GBCT News / John Keedwell Question: What do the following films have in common? Men In Black, Event Horizon, The Full Monty, LA Confidential, Seven Years In Tibet, Boogie Nights, Good Will Hunting, Titanic … Read more

American Society of Cinematographers Unveils Nominees for 32nd ASC Awards

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced the nominees in all categories of the 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Winners will be revealed at the organization’s February 17 ceremony, which will be emceed this year by Ben Mankiewicz, a longtime host on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). The event will be held at … Read more

Kevin Shaw

HDR in Practice Post-it Notes / Kevin Shaw HDR in Practice 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. Whilst anyone who sees well-mastered images on a 4,000-nit monitor instantly appreciates … Read more