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Sony Venice used to capture Official Secrets

Boasting an impressive cast, including Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes and Matt Smith, and captured by cinematographer Florian Hoffmeister BSC, the upcoming political thriller Official Secrets used Sony Venice for principal photography. Image by Nick Wall.

Gareth Munden on She’s Missing

DP Gareth Munden, a former New Wave inductee, kindly wrote in with details about his work on the thriller, She’s Missing, shot on location in New Mexico and California, under the auspices of director Alexandra McGuinness.

Roy H. Wagner ASC launches online cinematography channel

Roy H. Wagner ASC, a regular contributor to British Cinematographer, has launched 'Beyond The Darkness' - an online cinematography resource of countless behind-the-scenes stories, film tests from the past and present, as well as on-set interviews with American and international partners.

Official poster of the 72nd Cannes International Film Festival revealed

The poster for the 72nd Cannes International Film Festival has been unveiled, and it features an iconic shot of the late filmmaker Agnes Varda on the set of her first film - 1954's La Pointe Courte.

Buy the limited edition BSC 70th Anniversary Collection

The British Society of Cinematographers have released an exclusive collection of specially branded merchandise as part of their 70th Anniversary celebrations.

IMAGO Award Winners Announced – Deakins Triumphs Again!

The winners were announced at the second IMAGO Awards ceremony, which took place in Belgrade, Serbia last Saturday (16th March), and Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC picked up another award for his work on Blade Runner 2049. Re-live the entire live broadcast, find out all the winners and see photos from the night right here at British Cinematographer.

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.

Special Recognition Awards Announced by IMAGO

Ahead of the second IMAGO International Awards for Cinematography ceremony, IMAGO have announced the recipients of their 'Special Recognition' awards, including Rachel Morrison ASC and Ed Lachman ASC.

Inside The New Issue: 92

In our latest cover feature, Ben Davis BSC speaks to us about teaming up with director Tim Burton for the first time to bring the live-action version of Dumbo to life. There's also features on Robert Richardson ASC, BSC President Mike Eley and Irish DP John Conroy ISC in another great new edition. Get a sneak preview of the content that subscribers can enjoy in the upcoming issue of British Cinematographer magazine - released from 18th March.

DP Stephen Murphy On Death and Nightingales

DP Stephen Murphy wrote in with details about his work on Death And Nightingales, the three-part BBC mini-series based on the novel of the same name, starring Jamie Dornan, Matthew Rhys and Ann Skelly.

Camerimage heading back to its roots

EnergaCamerimage are very excited to announce that the 27th edition of the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography CAMERIMAGE will be held between 9-16 November 2019 in the city of Toruń, Poland.

The making of They Shall Not Grow Old

The restoration work on Sir Peter Jackson’s First World War documentary film, They Shall Not Grow Old, was handled by Park Road Post Production in Wellington, New Zealand, and represents the post house’s largest-ever restoration project.

DP Stuart White on The Conversation

Up and coming DP, Stuart White, wrote in with details about his work on The Conversation, which was screened as a finalist at the BSC Emerging Cinematographers Night.

Early years of Queen lensed with vintage Cooke Speed Panchros

Newton Thomas Sigel ASC chose a full range of original Cooke Speed Panchros, with a slightly new housing and updated mechanics from ARRI Rental UK, to shoot the early years documented in the 20th Century Fox/Regency production of Oscar-winning Bohemian Rhapsody.

Cuarón’s Roma wins the Academy Award for CInematography

Alfonso Cuarón's Roma was a three-time Oscar winner at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday 24th February, including the trophy for 'Best Cinematography'. Image: Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.