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

Digital Orchard Supports 65MM Renaissance

Film and digital workflow specialist, Digital Orchard, has brought high-speed 65mm film scanning to the UK with its new Lasergraphics ScanStation 65.

Single MoVi shot captures Commonwealth Games handover in Birmingham

MöVi expert/camera operator James Davis was involved with the ground-breaking shot from Birmingham which went out live to over 1 billion viewers world-wide on the BBC as part of the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony.

Cinelab London Installs DFT 4K HDR Scanity

Cinelab London has completed the installation of a new DFT (Digital Film Technology) Scanity 4K HDR scanner, alongside a 300TB Pixit Media Pixstor SAN, which creates a high-tech capability in film scanning for both new and archive film projects.

Illuminatrix Launches Illuminatrix Rising

llluminatrix, the UK collective of professional female cinematographers, has introduced Illuminatrix Rising, a new platform to promote emerging women cinematographers.

Official 2018 Cannes Festival Line-Up Revealed

The 71st Cannes film festival, to be held from 8 to 19 May, has announced a 2018 selection that features big names and a truly global outlook.

The poster for the Festival de Cannes 2018 revealed

The poster for the Festival de Cannes 2018 has been revealed, and it features a woman and a man engaged in a passionate kiss.

Production Guild of Great Britain seeks Training Manager

The Production Guild of Great Britain has opened recruitment for the position of Training Manager to develop the Production Guild’s training provision and strategy.

Record-Breaking Year For International Film And TV Production In The UK

Record-breaking figures released at the end of January 2018 highlight the strength and creativity of the UK’s film and high-end TV industries, with inward investment spend from major international productions topping £2.37 billion ($3.35 billion).

Remembering Martin Hammond – The Filmmaker’s Friend

It was with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of Martin Hammond, who was well-known around the industry and a true friend of filmmakers far and wide. Read some of the tributes and messages of condolences from around the world.

Creative England hosts Film Industry Networking Evening

Creative England is hosting another of its popular Hertfordshire ProConnect crew networking evenings at Elstree Studios on Wednesday 11th April, 18:00.

Vizio sponsors Behind-The-Scenes clip of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

In advance of the March 27 Blu-ray launch of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Vizio have shared a behind-the-scenes breakdown of the epic battle between Finn vs. Captain Phasma.

Watch the Mark Milsome Memorial Tribute

Now available to watch is the emotional memorial tribute to Mark Milsome GBCT ACO, who passed away last November, which was held at BAFTA on 4th February.

Inside The New Issue: 86

Having previously featured two 2018 Oscar nominees in the last few issues, we complete the set this month as we talk to Rachel Morrison, Bruno Delbonnel and Dan Laustsen, and there's plenty of other great content to enjoy. Get a sneak preview of what subscribers will discover in the new issue of British Cinematographer magazine - released 16th March.

Sebastian Wintero’s U2 tour visuals

Working with director Anton Corbijn, DP Sebastian Wintero was responsible for shooting the backdrop visuals for U2’s most recent ‘Innocence & Experience’ tour using the ARRI Alexa 65 large format camera system.

14th time lucky as Deakins collects the Oscar for Blade Runner 2049

British cinematographer Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC has won the Oscar at the 90th Academy Awards for his work on Blade Runner 2049, finally striking lucky at the 14th time of asking.