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

Ben Davis BSC uses Blackmagic Micro Camera for Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel, the 21st instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first with a female lead superhero, features action sequences shot by DP Ben Davis BSC using the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera.

Howard Mills on Alien celebratory short Containment

Last year, 20th Century Fox commissioned six short films to celebrate 40 years of the Alien franchise. DP Howard Mills shot one of the films - Containment - and here you can watch it, and read more about Mills' work.

Women Behind The Camera Website Launches

Camera operators Ilana Garrard ACO, Lucy Bristow ACO and Aga Szeliga Assoc ACO, have set-up a new website providing a network and showcase for women who work in the camera department in the UK film and TV production industry.

The Winners at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival

The 72nd Cannes Film Festival has concluded and all the winners have been announced - see them all, including the coveted Palme d'Or. Image © Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images

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.

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.

Delbonnel to receive Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography

Angénieux has been paying a tribute to a prominent director of photography during the 'Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography' ceremony at Cannes Film Festival, and this year it is the turn of Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC.

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

With two weeks to go, Hollywood’s premier industry event, Cine Gear Expo, is ready to deliver with hundreds of exhibits, master classes, film competition, awards ceremony, and special film screenings. Read on to see what's in the pipeline.

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, including the CantarMini 16 track digital audio field recorder with the latest HYDRA wireless interface system.

Inside The New Issue: 93

It's not 'gonna be a long long time' until subscribers can get their hands on the new May edition of British Cinematographer, starring Rocketman - the Elton John biopic lensed by George Richmond BSC - alongside productions by Alan Stewart, Nancy Schreiber ASC, and the BSC's Gavin Finney, Michael Coulter and Maja Zamodja. Get a sneak preview of the content that subscribers can enjoy in the upcoming issue of British Cinematographer magazine - released 16th May.

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.

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.

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.

Kim and McCrae first time winners at BAFTA Television Craft Awards 2019

DPs Woo-hyung Kim and Lindsay McCrae were first time winners at the BAFTA Television Craft Awards this past weekend, taking home the accolades for The Little Drummer Girl and BBC's Dynasties respectively.

Cooke Anamorphic/i primes help make Vice visually sing

Over the 50 years chronicled in Adam McKay’s Vice, cinematographer Greig Fraser ACS ASC had the challenges of photographing actors playing characters twice their age. To accomplish this feat, Fraser relied on Kodak 200T & 500T film and Cooke Optics’ Anamorphic/i prime lenses.