September 2019: Emmy Night Elation

Emmy Night Elation Across the Pond / Mark London Williams Emmy Night Elation Across the Pond / Mark London Williams And so, as we head into “contender” season for the Oscars, ASC awards, and the other stops in L.A.’s late winter rondele of weekends-in-formal-wear, we pause to gather some insights from the current crop of … Read more

Tony Richmond BSC ASC / Restoring Don't Look Now

4K and HDR Restoration Tony Richmond BSC ASC / Don’t Look Now 4K and HDR Restoration Tony Richmond BSC ASC / Don’t Look Now A prolific and versatile figure in cinematography, Tony Richmond is known for his association with director Nicolas Roeg, whose science fiction allegory The Man Who Fell to Earth has been restored … Read more

Canon UK to launch new generation of Cinema EOS at exclusive event

Canon UK is proud to extend an invitation to an exclusive, invitation only product launch event which will take place on Monday 30th September 2019, at 4pm until 7pm at The Hospital Club, London, WC2H 9HQ. They are excited to be able to share with you details of their latest innovations within the new generation … Read more

Pawel Pogorzelski / Midsommar

Daylight Dread Pawel Pogorzelski / Midsommar Daylight Dread Pawel Pogorzelski / Midsommar If Ari Aster’s directorial debut, Hereditary (2018), left audiences and critics alike in paroxysms of horrific delight, then his sun-drenched, hallucinatory follow-up feature, Midsommar, looks set to cast a similar spell. And perhaps, in the fullness of time, it may turn out to … Read more

Dean Cundey ASC / Restoring Escape From New York

4K and HDR Restoration Dean Cundey ASC / Escape from New York 4K and HDR Restoration Dean Cundey ASC / Escape from New York In the first of an ongoing series looking at the 4k and HDR restoration of classic films, Kevin Hilton talks to Dean Cundey ASC about shooting John Carpenter’s Escape from New … Read more

BAFTA Albert Scheme

Carbon Footprint Spotlight / BAFTA Albert Scheme Carbon Footprint Spotlight / BAFTA Albert Scheme Television programmes and feature films have helped to raise the issue of climate change and other ecological concerns over many years, through both drama and documentaries. Somewhat ironcially they are also part of the problem because studio and on-location productions can … Read more

Christopher Ross BSC / Yesterday

Tomorrow Never Knows Christopher Ross BSC / Yesterday Tomorrow Never Knows Christopher Ross BSC / Yesterday When the whole world experiences a random and momentary blackout, hapless Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is hit by a bus, rendering him unconscious. He awakens to find that he is the only person on Earth who knows The Beatles … Read more

Chernobyl’s Jakob Ihre FSF wins NFTS ‘Sue Gibson Cinematography’ Award

Cinematographer Jakob Ihre FSF has won the 3rd Annual Sue Gibson Cinematography Award for his work on the HBO miniseries ‘Chernobyl’. The award recognises a member of NFTS Cinematography Alumni who has advanced the profession of Cinematography in a significant way. Sue Gibson, who sadly passed away in 2016, was herself an award-winning NFTS alumna … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 95

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 13th September 2019 onwards. On the Cover Ben Smithard BSC on Downton Abbey and Blinded By The Light In our latest cover feature, Ben Smithard BSC speaks to us about his ‘double whammy’ of shooting … Read more

Nicolaj Brüel DFF / Dogman

Pet Project Nicolaj Brüel DFF / Dogman Pet Project Nicolaj Brüel DFF / Dogman Dogman is the atmospheric and critically-acclaimed 2018 film by Gomorrah director Matteo Garrone, which manages to display both documentary grit and cinematic richness at the same time. This is no small part due to the look and lighting created by Nicolaj … Read more