July 2018:
True Inspirations

True Inspirations Across The Pond / Mark London Williams True Inspirations Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Not all Presidencies in America are on the precipice of collapse. Kees van Oostrum (above), the DP behind films such as Gettysburg, series like Return to Lonesome Dove or the current The Fosters, as well as director … Read more

Cooke S7/i Full Frame Plus Lens First Choice to Showcase Sony VENICE CineAlta Camera

With only a four-day advance notice, and under strict non-disclosure, cinematographer Gianluca Bertone of Bertone Visuals in El Segundo, CA had to plan out the nighttime aerial production that would eventually show off Sony’s new VENICE CineAlta camera system — as well as the new Crystal LED Display System — at Sony’s NAB press event … Read more

Mike Eley BSC “Fool’s Gold?”

Fool’s gold? President’s Perspective / Mike Eley BSC Fool’s gold? President’s Perspective / Mike Eley BSC First up, huge congratulations to Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC for winning the Academy Award at this year’s ceremony. His work on Blade Runner 2049 was rightly recognised for its imagination, control and subtlety. After missing out on an … Read more

CVP

Metamorphosis Spotlight / CVP Metamorphosis Spotlight / CVP For over 30 years, CVP has been equipping directors of photography with the camera, lens and grip brands that keep the industry moving. But, a look beyond the digital façade reveals far more than a simple ‘online box shifter’. Young, vibrant and passionate, this is a company … Read more

Sam McCurdy BSC / Lost In Space

Blast Off Sam McCurdy BSC / Lost In Space Blast Off Sam McCurdy BSC / Lost In Space BY: Adrian Pennington To reboot 1965 TV series Lost In Space, Netflix returned to the source material, in the form of the novel ‘Swiss Family Robinson’ published in 1812, and combined it with a visual treatment straight out of the … Read more

Frances Russell BSC

First Lady Clapperboard / Frances Russell BSC First Lady Clapperboard / Frances Russell BSC Header image: Frances (centre) with Helen MacLean (l) and Audra Marshall (r) at the 2016 BSC Summer Luncheon. BY: Ron Prince For 37 years, Frances Russell worked as company secretary for the British Society Of Cinematographers, before deciding on semi-retirement from … Read more

Eben Bolter / The Woman In White

Psycho Thriller Eben Bolter / The Woman In White Psycho Thriller Eben Bolter / The Woman In White BY: Ron Prince “What got me the job was saying that I didn’t want to do the job,” admits cinematographer Eben Bolter about his initial conversations with director Carl Tibbetts for the Origin Pictures/BBC drama series The … Read more

Remi Adefarasin OBE BSC / Juliet, Naked

On the Record Remi Adefarasin OBE BSC / Juliet, Naked On the Record Remi Adefarasin OBE BSC / Juliet, Naked BY: Trevor Hogg Best known for historical epics, Elizabeth, Band of Brothers and The Pacific, British cinematographer Remi Adefarasin OBE BSC learned how to develop and print black and white film from his grandfather which … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 88

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 13th July 2018. On the Cover Rob Hardy BSC on Mission: Impossible – Fallout In the sixth incarnation of the Tom Cruise-starring series, Ethan Hunt finds himself in a race against time, hunted by assassins … Read more

Aaron Reid / 10×10

Cramped Aaron Reid / 10×10 Cramped Aaron Reid / 10×10 BY: Valentina Valentini The psychological thriller 10×10 seesaws from quiet to bombastic, light-and-airy to dark, all cramped into the space of 90 minutes. Suzi Ewing’s first feature, the film stars Luke Evans and Kelly Reilly in a battle between right, wrong and all the grey … Read more

James Oldham

Musically-Minded Meet The New Wave / James Oldham Musically-Minded Meet The New Wave / James Oldham Feature Image: James Oldham on a night shoot in Rochdale for Tobi Sunmola | Music Video | Credit – Howard Wilkinson Photography Filmography (so far): The Flying Lesson (short) (2013) and CTRL Z (short) (2017) When did you discover … Read more

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