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All the latest news, reports, developments and announcements in the industry concerning DoPs

BSC holds 70th Anniversary Dinner and Awards Evening

On Friday 15th February 2019, the BSC held its special Awards Night at the Grovesnor House Hotel in Mayfair, London and there was further success for DPs James Friend BSC and Alfonso Cuarón, plus triumphs for operators James Layton and Des Whelan Assoc. BSC. All images by Richard Blanshard.

Sights of the BSC Expo 2019

DoP and photographer Richard Blanshard was on-hand once more to capture the action, the collaboration and the excitement of the latest BSC Expo at Battersea Evolution earlier this month, and you can take in the sights and faces from this year's show here at British Cinematographer.

ASC Protests Academy’s Decision on Cinematography Oscar Presentation

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and their president Kees Van Oostrum have protested Monday's decision by AMPAS to present four Oscar categories, including Cinematography, during commercial breaks in the 91st Academy Awards' telecast on 24th February. Image: Michael Tran/FilmMagic

Nominees Announced for IMAGO International Awards for Cinematography

The nominees have been announced for the second IMAGO Awards ceremony on 16th March 2019, with Roger Deakins aiming for yet another trophy for his work on Blade Runner 2049.

Success for Shepperton Studios as Council support plans

Spelthorne Borough Council's Planning Committee has resolved to grant outline planning permission for the improvement and expansion of the world-renowned Shepperton Studios site in Surrey, England.

Alfonso Cuarón takes the BAFTA for Cinematography

The Favourite walked away with the most awards at this year's BAFTAs with seven, but it was Roma and DP Alfonso Cuarón who took the award for 'Best Cinematography' as one of four successes.

BSC members Friend and Goldman Triumph At ASC Awards

BSC members James Friend and Adriano Goldman triumphed in two of the television categories at the 33rd ASC Awards, held Saturday 9th February 2019, but there was disappointment for Robbie Ryan BSC ISC and The Favourite as he missed out to Łukasz Żal PSC's Cold War in the 'Theatrical Release' category.

Cine Gear Expo Returns to Paramount Studios on May 30th-June 2nd

Cine Gear Expo Hollywood will once again be held at historic Paramount Studios May 30-June 2, 2019. Now in its 24th year, this must-go-to event fills the actual sound stages and New York Street location sets of this revered venue.

Oscar winner Guillermo Navarro ASC to headline Red Masterclass at BSC Expo

RED Digital Cinema will present a Masterclass featuring Oscar winner Guillermo Navarro ASC at the upcoming BSC Expo in London. Navarro will be discussing his approach to cinematography in the digital age during the seminar that will take place Saturday, February 2, at 16.00.

BSC announce nominees for 2018 ‘TV Drama’ award

Following the announcement of the nominations for the 'Feature Film' accolade, the BSC have announced the 2018 nominations for the BSC 'Best Cinematography in a TV Drama' award.

BSC Expo 2019 announces seminar schedule

To compliment the 150 + exhibiting companies at BSC Expo 2019, the final seminar schedule has been announced for its 2019 event and it includes Oscar-winning cinematographers Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC and Guillermo Navarro ASC AMC.

Roger Pratt BSC receives Special BAFTA Award

Oscar-nominated Cinematographer Roger Pratt BSC was recognised with a Special Award for outstanding contribution to cinematography at a BAFTA tribute event to him last Sunday (20 January). Image credit: BAFTA/Danny Cozens

Panavision Showcases Complete Imaging Ecosystem at BSC Expo

Panavision, the world-class provider of end-to-end solutions that power the creative vision of filmmakers, will return to BSC Expo (1-2 February) with a demonstration of the company’s comprehensive and expanding ecosystem for feature film, television and commercial productions.

BSC’s Robbie Ryan Is Oscar Contender As Nominations Are Revealed

Robbie Ryan BSC ISC is in contention to make it consecutive Oscars for BSC members in the 'Best Cinematography' category after being chosen in the 91st Academy Awards nominations for his work on The Favourite. There was also arguably a surprise contender in the mix, as the final five were revealed earlier today.

BSC announce nominees for 2018 ‘Feature Film’ award

The BSC have announced the 2018 nominations for the BSC 'Best Cinematography in a Feature Film' award, which will be announced at this year's special 70th Anniversary Awards Dinner & Awards at The Grosvenor House Hotel.