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EnergaCamerimage 2019: Joker wins Golden Frog, Richardson, Tarantino and BSC honoured

The 2019 EnergaCamerimage festival in Toruń, dedicated to the art of cinematography, concluded at a gala closing-night ceremony on Saturday 16th November, with Joker taking away the prestigious 'Golden Frog', while there was recognition for Robert Richardson ASC and the BSC's 70th Anniversary. Photo credit: Krzysztof Wesolowski

Inside The New Issue: 96

In the new November edition of British Cinematographer, we've got Downton, Deakins, disaster and a Danish DP among the delights to delve into. Read on to get a sneak preview of the content that subscribers can enjoy in the upcoming issue of British Cinematographer magazine - released 11th November.

Sony returns to Camerimage 2019 with Venice masterclass from Balazs Bolygo BSC

At Camerimage 2019, Sony will showcase its flagship next generation motion picture camera system VENICE, as well as the newly-launched FX9 Full-Frame 6K sensor camera.They will also present several workshops, seminars and panel discussions with leading filmmakers and DoPs, including Balazs Bolygo BSC HSC.

Experience Panavision’s End-to-End Ecosystem at 2019 Camerimage

Panavision and its family of companies return to the EnergaCamerimage International Film Festival from November 9-16 in Torun, Poland, with an immersive, end-to-end experience for attendees.

Andy Alderslade loves long takes on I’m Not In Love

DP Andy Alderslade wrote in with details about I’m Not in Love, a romantic comedy set in North London, directed by Col Spector, starring Al Weaver and Cristina Catalina.

Manuel Billeter sparks creativity with Lightbridge CRLS

The process of creating images with different tools and challenging himself with new approaches as they become available, are a big part of cinematographer Manuel Billeter's approach - as seen in his use of the Lightbridge CRLS.

Cooke S4/I Prime Lenses convey the horrors of war in Catch-22

For the Hulu, six-episode Catch-22 drama, directed by Grant Heslov, Ellen Kuras ASC and George Clooney, cinematographer Martin Ruhe relied on two sets of Cooke Optics’ S4/i prime lenses matched with two ARRI Alexa Mini cameras.

Mike Eley BSC “Under A Bushel”

In the September 2019 edition of British Cinematographer, Mike Eley BSC told us in his president's column that he believes more must be done to extol the skills and talents of the UK's skilled and talented filmmaking crews.

Women Behind The Camera

Women Behind The Camera (WBTC) is a platform showcasing the skills of women working in the camera, lighting and grip departments of the UK film and TV industry - created by three camera operators – Lucy Bristow, Ilana Garrard and Agnieszka Szeliga.

Camera Assistant to host Casino-Themed Charity Fundraiser

Camera Assistant Louise Ben-Nathan is to host a casino-themed charity fundraiser on Sunday 3rd November, in aid of Chai Cancer Care and The Institute of Cancer Research, with prizes sponsored by Digital Orchard and Panavision.

How DP Si Bell evolved the visuals for Peaky Blinders 5

Having completed its run to rave reviews on BBC One, Peaky Blinders Series 5 debuts on Netflix on October 4th. The show's lead creatives, including cinematographer Si Bell, tell us about how the visual storytelling evolved for the latest season.

September 2019: Emmy Night Elation

Mark London Williams is catching up with some of the success stories from the recent Creative Emmy Awards, and hears from DP on Russian Doll Chris Teague and the VFX crew behind the finale of the epic Game of Thrones.

Canon UK to launch new generation of Cinema EOS at exclusive event

Canon UK is proud to extend an invitation to an exclusive, invitation only product launch event which will take place on Monday 30th September 2019, where they will share details of their latest innovations within the new generation of Cinema EOS.

Chernobyl’s Jakob Ihre FSF wins NFTS ‘Sue Gibson Cinematography’ Award

Cinematographer Jakob Ihre FSF has won the 3rd Annual Sue Gibson Cinematography Award for his work on the HBO miniseries Chernobyl, following in the footsteps of Charlotte Bruus Christensen and Roger Deakins.

Mike Eley BSC “Elbow Room”

In his July edition column, BSC President Mike Eley says it's beholden on cinematographers to stress the need of their involvement from prep to post, as well as their collaborators-of-choice, to producers