Camera Creative

International cinematographers provide in-depth insights on their latest productions

Bradford Young ASC / Solo: A Star Wars Story

The visuals on this summer’s big hit in the Star Wars franchise, Solo: A Star Wars Story, were left in the capable hands of Arrival cinematographer, Bradford Young ASC. Hear from the man himself on bringing his ‘naturalistic’ look to the cultural institution, why the film was ‘more about the glass’ than the capture format, and the work-life balance during his relocation to London.

Rachel Morrison ASC / Black Panther and Mudbound

Rachel Morrison ASC made Academy Award history this year as the first female nominee for the Best Cinematography Oscar, and she takes time to talk to British Cinematographer about her latest Blockbuster release Black Panther and reflects on the differences to her nominated-work on Mudbound – discussing directors, lighting and location shooting.

Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC / The Greatest Showman

Seamus McGarvey takes centre stage to talk lights, cameras and action on his first musical film, The Greatest Showman, inspired by the story of 1800s entertainer extraordinaire PT Barnum and the lives of his circus’s star attractions.

SyFy’s The Expanse Relies on Cooke 5/i Primes for its Beautiful Visuals

Jeremy Benning CSC reveals his use of Cooke 5/i Prime lenses on SyFy's space opera The Expanse and why he continues to shoot the majority of effects in-camera.

Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC / Murder On The Orient Express

Climb aboard, settle in and grab a cup of hot cocoa. Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC delivers the denouement of shooting 65mm large format film for Sir. Kenneth Branagh’s take on Agatha Christie’s iconic murder mystery, Murder On The Orient Express.

Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC / Blade Runner 2049

Ron Prince talks in depth to Blade Runner 2049's legendary British cinematographer Roger Deakins, about setting the scenes, development of lighting ideas, HDR and comparisons to its predecessor.

Hoyte van Hoytema FSF NSC ASC / Dunkirk

Ron Prince talks to Dutch-Swedish cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema FSF NSC ASC about working on Christopher Nolan's WWII epic Dunkirk and the challenges of filming on 65mm IMAX and large-format 65mm film.

Ben Seresin BSC ASC /
The Mummy

We caught up with cinematographer Ben Seresin BSC ASC at his home in Los Angeles, to discover more about his take on reanimating The Mummy for 21st century audiences.

Jess Hall BSC /
Ghost In The Shell

Ghost In The Shell's creative and technical task of converting script into images, while paying homage to the original manga and anime versions, fell to cinematographer Jess Hall BSC.

Linus Sandgren FSF / La La Land

Although it was produced for a modest $30million, La La Land has big production panache. Ron Prince caught up with Swedish cinematographer, Linus Sandgren FSF.

Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC / Nocturnal Animals

Stand by. You are going to get weirded-out. Tom Ford’s psychological thriller Nocturnal Animals is coming to a screen near you soon.

Bradford Young ASC / Arrival

The science fiction genre seemed to be an unlikely fit, but Bradford Young ASC was drawn towards a cinematic adaptation about a linguist figuring out if an alien presence is hostile.

Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC /
Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

No one loves dark fantasy perhaps more than director Tim Burton, and his latest movie, entitled Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, is no exception.

Barry Ackroyd BSC /
Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne is the fifth film in the successful Bourne spy thriller series, and the sequel to The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) and The Bourne Legacy (2012).

Anthony Dod Mantle DFF BSC ASC / Our Kind Of Traitor

Tapping into our perennial passion for spooks and secret agents, British spy thriller Our Kind Of Traitor is adapted from John le Carré's 2010 novel of the same name.