The Winners at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival

For 12 days, the 72nd edition of the Festival de Cannes has celebrated artists and films from different perspectives, making cinema a celebration of discovery and reunions shared all around the world. Tonight, on the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, Édouard Baer, the Master of Ceremonies, welcomed the Feature Films Jury headed by Alejandro … Read more

Claudio Miranda ASC to Receive Cine Gear Expo Visionary Achievement Award

This year Cine Gear pays tribute to Academy Award®-winning cinematographer Claudio Miranda ASC for Visionary Achievement in Cinematography. A pioneer in digital filmmaking, he embraces the latest technology to capture some of the big screen’s most groundbreaking imagery. He shot the first entirely digital feature, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button for which he earned … Read more

BBC Dynasties

Animal magic Close-Up / BBC Dynasties Animal magic Close-Up / BBC Dynasties BY: Valentina Valentini Directing wildlife documentaries is wholly different from directing any other documentary. First off, they’re unusually talented camera operators; and second, when it comes to BBC Natural History Unit (NHU, basically the be-all and end-all of wildlife filmmaking), directors are called … Read more

Women in Film & Television International launches several new partnerships and programs

2019 is proving to be a groundbreaking year for Women in Film and Television International. The organization is launching several new partnerships and programs at the Cannes Film Festival, including the WIFTI Channel and WIFTI Talks. These are added to the recently launched program 10% for 50/50, which was introduced at the Berlinale, and which … Read more

Creamsource Lighting

Method LED Spotlight / Creamsource Lighting Method LED Spotlight / Creamsource Lighting BY: Michael Burns The developing story of the Creamsource brand of high-power LED luminaires began on the backlot of an animated film set in Antarctica, but its roots lie with a teenage inventor from the New Zealand bush honing his skills in Middle … Read more

Benoît Debie SBC / The Beach Bum

Miami vibe Benoît Debie SBC / The Beach Bum Miami vibe Benoît Debie SBC / The Beach Bum BY: Ron Prince “Life’s a f***in’ rodeo! I’m gonna suck the nectar out of it, and f*** it raw dog, ’til the wheels come off,” proclaims Moondog, the permanently stoned, drop-out poet at the heart of provocateur helmer Harmony … Read more

Delbonnel to receive Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography

Since 2013, as an official partner of the Cannes Film Festival, Angénieux has been paying a tribute to a prominent director of photography during the ‘Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography’ ceremony. This event turns the spotlight on worldwide masters of light, directors of photography, without whom cinema would not exist. After Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC … Read more

Cine Gear Expo to Feature Exhibits, New Tech, Seminars, Awards, Movie Screenings and more

With two weeks to go, Hollywood’s premier industry event is ready to deliver with hundreds of exhibits, dozens of complimentary influencer led seminars, master classes, film competition, awards ceremony, and special film screenings. It is the one event that offers attendees the opportunity to network with industry pros within a world-famous Hollywood studio environment. Exhibits … Read more

Aaton-Digital’s award-winning sound recorders to appear at Cine Gear 2019

Aaton-Digital will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Cine Gear Expo at The Studios at Paramount, Los Angeles, on May 31st – June 1st. On the Aaton-Transvideo booth 60C you can see and try the latest Aaton-Digital products: – The CantarMini 16 track digital audio field recorder with the latest HYDRA wireless interface system including the … Read more

Otto Nemenz

Take 40 Innovator / Otto Nemenz Take 40 Innovator / Otto Nemenz BY: Mark London Williams Header Image (l-r): Fritz Heinzle, Marketing Manager; Otto Nemenz, Founder; Alex Wengart, General Manager Although we like to think of innovation often as a “light bulb” moment for the innovator (perhaps an “LED moment,” in the world of modern … Read more

Aaron Rogers

Cooking up looks Meet the New Wave / Aaron Rogers Cooking up looks Meet the New Wave / Aaron Rogers Filmography (so far): Shorts – Pommel (2018), Last Christmas (2018), Thinking In Time (2018), Pollution Of The Heart (2016), Last Leg (2015) When did you discover you wanted to be a cinematographer? When I was … Read more

Mike Eley BSC “Works Of Heart”

Works Of Heart President’s Perspective / Mike Eley BSC Works Of Heart President’s Perspective / Mike Eley BSC The greatest film ever made? For much of the twentieth century it was universally acknowledged to be Citizen Kane. And in the making of that classic, Orson Welles recognised the essential truth of cinema by paying Gregg … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 93

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 16th May 2019 onwards. On the Cover George Richmond BSC on Rocketman In our latest cover feature, George Richmond BSC speaks to us about teaming up again with director Dexter Fletcher to style the visuals … Read more

Roy Wagner ASC shoots Stand! with Blackmagic Design cameras

Cinematographer Roy H. Wagner ASC shot the upcoming musical drama Stand! using several Ursa Mini Pro cameras for principal photography, along with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K for select shots. The story of Stand! revolves around the general strike that occurred in Winnipeg in 1919, an event that inspired such modern causes as the … Read more

Suzie Lavelle BSC ISC / Curfew

Crashbangwallop! Suzie Lavelle BSC ISC / Curfew Crashbangwallop! Suzie Lavelle BSC ISC / Curfew BY: Valentina Valentini Cinematographer Suzie Lavelle BSC ISC shot almost a dozen short films before she shot her first feature in 2009. For the next few years, she continued to bounce back and forth between arthouse feature films and shorts, before … Read more

Dan Atherton

First Dan Meet the New Wave / Dan Atherton First Dan Meet the New Wave / Dan Atherton Filmography (so far): Features – We The Kings (DP additional photography, 2018). Shorts – The Passenger (2019), Ivy (2018), Love Pool (2018), Sweet Maddie Stone (2016), Fuel To Fire (2016), Barry Glitter (2015) When did you discover … Read more

Sony Venice and Panchro/I classics perfect for Skam France

Cinematographer Xavier Dolléans chose the Sony Venice paired with Cooke Panchro/i Classic lenses to shoot seasons three and four of Skam France, the French version of the acclaimed and innovative Norwegian youth series Skam, following a group of teenagers through their everyday lives of school, love and leisure time. Dolléans and director David Hourrègue have … Read more

Revealed: The Jury of the 72nd Festival de Cannes

This year’s prestigious Festival de Cannes competition from 14-25 May will be appraised by the next Jury – four women and four men, from four continents and from seven different nationalities – invited this year under the first ever presidency of a Latino-American filmmaker, Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu. Pierre Lescure and Thierry Frémaux said: “The Cannes’ … Read more

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