Noah Greenberg / Lizzie

Passion & Murder Noah Greenberg / Lizzie Passion & Murder Noah Greenberg / Lizzie Becoming a cinematographer was accidental for Noah Greenberg (Most Beautiful Island) who was originally a portrait photographer. “Craig William Macneill, the director of Lizzie, is very much to blame for this! We had become friends through work, and one day over … Read more

Larry Fong ASC / The Predator

Hunting Grounds Larry Fong ASC / The Predator Hunting Grounds Larry Fong ASC / The Predator After encountering warring Spartans in 300, battling superheroes in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and raging monsters in Kong: Skull Island, Larry Fong ASC collaborated with filmmaker Shane Black (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang ) and cast members Boyd … Read more

Spotlight Launches Hyperion LED Models at PLASA 2018

After previewing its new Hyperion LED series earlier this year, Spotlight will showcase the 6-Colour Fresnel, 6-Colour Profile and Warm White Fresnel models with new software at PLASA 2018, London, UK, 16th – 18th September. In addition, they will debut the new Tuneable White Profile. Developed to celebrate 50 years of the brand’s innovation, the … Read more

Worldwide Launch of Vista 3 by Chroma-Q

Chroma-Q®, who recently acquired and rebranded the Jands Vista lighting & media control system, has released the long anticipated Vista 3 software, which introduces a large number of exciting new features and improvements. After receiving extensive user feedback, Vista 3 has been developed to dramatically enhance existing functionality and introduce an array of intelligent new … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 89

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 10th September 2018. On the Cover Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC on Bad Times At The El Royale Having graced our cover back in January (#85) with The Greatest Showman, Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC’s latest production, Bad … Read more

Giles Nuttgens BSC / Colette

Novel Period Giles Nuttgens BSC / Colette Novel Period Giles Nuttgens BSC / Colette Top Image: Director of Photography Giles Nuttgens (l) and director Wash Westmoreland (r) on the set. Credit: Robert Viglasky / Bleecker Street By Trevor Hogg Whether it be children born on the day when India gained independence in Midnight’s Children, or … Read more

AC-ET Unveils Latest Lighting Solutions at IBC 2018

The A.C. Entertainment Technologies stand at IBC 2018 will feature an array of specialist TV, Broadcast & Film lighting solutions and related services from leading brands. Products showing include Chroma-Q’s new Studio Force II™ high intensity LED source and new Brute Force™ LED alternative to a traditional quarter ‘Wendy’ light; Quasar Science’s popular Q-LED Q-Rainbow … Read more

Cooke Optics launches Anamorphic/i Full Frame Plus range at IBC 2018

Cooke Optics will add further depth and character to its acclaimed Cooke Anamorphic/i lens family at IBC 2018, when it presents the 50mm focal length of the new Anamorphic/i Full Frame Plus range. This addition to the Anamorphic/i range has been designed to meet the growing appetite for large format production, while applying the popular … Read more

BB&S Intros Compact Beamlight Family at IBC 2018

BB&S Lighting of Denmark announces a new concept for professional studio, stage and architectural lighting, the Compact Beamlight (CBL 1). With a tiny 5.5” footprint, these versatile LED powerhouses draw just 40W yet produce up to 4000-lumen output at 97 CRI. The 14-fixture family offers four fixed color temperatures (2700°K, 3000°K, 4000°K and 5600°K) and … Read more

Mike Eley BSC “Meet… The Future”

Meet… The Future President’s Perspective / Mike Eley BSC Meet… The Future President’s Perspective / Mike Eley BSC I can remember the moment I fell in love with cinema. It was a hot summer’s day in the early seventies and I, aged eleven, was kicking around at home, restless and bored. On a whim, I … Read more

Cinec: More than just technology – a view beyond the horizon

Great technology will be shown at cinec from 22nd to 24th September in Munich, while cineCongress will present a variety of possibilities parallel to the trade fair with talks and workshops. The MOC in Munich will transform into a film studio in September. Outside of the halls, cranes in different sizes will welcome the visitors. … Read more

Take 2 Camera & Grip Rental

Covering All Bases Spotlight / Take 2 Camera & Grip Rental Covering All Bases Spotlight / Take 2 Camera & Grip Rental Take 2’s newly-installed managing director, Alan Piper, says he has noticed a distinct trend in camera and lens hire. With 40 years of experience in the film industry, and as head of one … Read more

August 2018:
Breaking Ground And Breaking Boundaries

Breaking Ground and Breaking Boundaries Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Breaking Ground and Breaking Boundaries Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Head Image: ASC President Kees van Oostrum and ARRI President and CEO Glenn Kennel preside over the groundbreaking ceremony for the ASC ARRI Educational Center (Lisa Muldowney – ignite)   If … Read more

Alan M. Trow BSC

Task Master Clapperboard / Alan M. Trow BSC Task Master Clapperboard / Alan M. Trow BSC Cinematographer Alan Trow BSC has been responsible for the cinematic look of many features and TV productions, including, Project Shadowchaser (1992), Monolith (1993), Chasing The Deer (1994), Cyberjack (1995) and Up ‘N’ Under (1998). Along with his work as … Read more

Phil Méheux to be special guest at Soundstage

Cinematographer Phil Méheux is to be a special guest at Soundstage on Wednesday September 19th. Soundstage is a unique regular and intimate film and arts event with a line-up of great guests, discussing their work and achievements, sometimes with inspiration and advice. At September’s event, held at an intimate London venue, he’ll be interviewed about … Read more

Remembering The Masters At Camerimage: Michael Ballhaus

The aim of “Remembering the Masters” is to accentuate the craft of all those brilliant cinematographers who passed away, and to provoke a discussion about the cinematic possibilities given by the films which over the years set the standards for what we watch today. “Remembering the Masters” became a celebrated Camerimage section, both by the … Read more

Panasonic at 100

Image Making Innovator / Panasonic at 100 Image Making Innovator / Panasonic at 100 Long-established companies generally change over the years, expanding into new markets as they present themselves. Panasonic, celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, is an instantly recognisable international brand known for television sets, consumer camcorders, hi-fi systems, mobile phones and digital stills … Read more