A Message From The Association of Studios and Production Equipment Companies (ASPEC)…

Since the Government issued their latest set of guidelines, the Members of A.S.P.E.C. (Association of Studios and Production Equipment Companies) have found themselves under a degree of pressure to re-open their businesses to production. The realisation dawned that, without camera, grip, lighting and ancillary equipment, any return to meaningful work was nigh on impossible. Therefore, … Read more

ScreenSkills fast-tracks training for safe return to production

New training is being fast-tracked to help film and high-end television return safely to production, the skills body ScreenSkills announced last week. The training is being developed in response to the new challenges facing an industry that saw at least £426 million worth of productions postponed or suspended when social distancing measures – followed by … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 99

British Cinematographer Issue 99

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 22nd May 2020 onwards. On the Cover Rob Hardy BSC ON DEVS In our cover story special, Ron Prince catches up with Rob Hardy BSC to discuss his time lensing Devs. The show – which … Read more

Tomasz Naumiuk PSC / Mr Jones

Unsung Hero Tomasz Naumiuk PSC / Mr Jones Unsung Hero Tomasz Naumiuk PSC / Mr Jones All photos: Robert Palka Working with writer/director Agnieszka Holland on the harrowing Mr. Jones has not only given Tomasz Naumiuk PSC a boost of confidence but has also earned him international recognition. Holland is known for making films brimming … Read more

Mark Jenkin / Bait

Hooked! Mark Jenkin / Bait Hooked! Mark Jenkin / Bait Captured on Kodak B&W 16mm film, director Mark Jenkin’s unique, ultra-low budget movie, Bait (2019), released in the UK by the BFI (British Film Institute), earned widespread critical acclaim, multiple awards and turned in impressive results at the box office. Here the director shares details … Read more

Maria von Hausswolff / A White, White Day

Splash Of Colour Maria von Hausswolff / A White, White Day Splash Of Colour Maria von Hausswolff / A White, White Day Director Hlynur Palmason’s second feature, A White, White Day (Hvítur, Hvítur Dagur), shot on Kodak in widescreen 2-perf Super35mm, is a story of heart-rending grief, revenge and unconditional love. While the film’s title … Read more

Rizwan Wadan / Mr Helix

Mover, not shaker Innovator / Rizwan Wadan / Mr Helix Mover, not shaker Innovator / Rizwan Wadan / Mr Helix All images: ©Pixeleyed Pictures Rizwan Wadan of Mr Helix is a self-taught technician with a passion for providing solutions that extend far beyond revolutionising the way shots are stabilised. From TV hits like Luther to … Read more