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Varicam helps meet deadlines on Crazy Rich Asians

Panasonic’s VariCam Pure was selected by DP Vanja Černjul ASC HFC as the primary camera for the romantic comedy-drama Crazy Rich Asians, which has already grossed over $150m.

Cooke Anamorphic/i lenses bring cinematic look to Doctor Who

Cooke Anamorphic/i lenses have brought a new cinematic look to latest series of BBC1’s Doctor Who. Cinematographer Denis Crossan BSC and director Jamie Childs shot the first episode that set the look and feel for the new series, which began its run on 7 October 2018.

BSC calls for drama submissions at new awards evening

Submissions for the British Society Of Cinematographers’ Award For 'Best Cinematography In A TV Drama 2018' are still open, but you only have just over a month to get your entry in.

Early Years of Freddie Mercury lensed with Vintage Cooke Speed Panchros

Newton Thomas Sigel ASC combined original glass with a special LUT to express the look of the period in Freddie Mercury/Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. Image credit: Alex Bailey

EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2018 Winners!

The fantastic EnergaCAMERIMAGE festival is over for another year, and we salute all the winners in Poland in 2018, including three BSC members.

26th Edition OF EnergaCAMERIMAGE officially opened

The 26th edition of the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, EnergaCAMERIMAGE, was officially opened on Saturday in the Opera Nova Congress Centre in Bydgoszcz. Highlights of the Opening Gala included Witold Sobociński receiving the Camerimage Lifetime Achievement Award. Photo: Paweł Skraba

Inside The New Issue: 90

We predict a riot as subscribers look to get a first look at our November edition featuring Dick Pope BSC's work on ENERGAcamerimage Golden Frog contended Peterloo, along with more historical productions from John Mathieson BSC, Newton Thomas Sigel ASC and Linus Sandgren FSF. Get a sneak preview of this, and more, that subscribers can enjoy in the new issue of British Cinematographer magazine - released 12th November.

ScreenSkills is born and launches ‘Giving Back’ initiative

Creative Skillset has adopted a new name, ScreenSkills, to more clearly reflect the work they do delivering a skilled workforce for the UK’s screen industries, and has launched with an initiative called 'Giving Back'.

Support Black T-Week In Honour of Mark Milsome

Black T-Week will take place between 18th and 24th November in support of the aims of the new Mark Milsome Foundation. Make sure to get your MMF T-Shirt today and wear it in support during Black T-Week.

Hollywood star Jack O’Connell receives Honorary Degree from University of Derby

Hollywood star Jack O’Connell became an Honorary Master of the Arts last night, when he received an Honorary Degree from the University of Derby at a special event held to mark QUAD’s tenth anniversary.

Have you registered for the Media Technology Day?

Media Technology Day, presented by the Procam Group, takes place on Thursday 1st November 2018. Find out more and register your place today to not miss out on this great event.

Polly Morgan BSC adopts Panasonic VariCam for Netflix’s drama 6 Balloons

6 Balloons, a grimly effective Netflix drama, tells the story of a young woman who attempts to help her brother cope with his heroin addiction. The American drama was shot by cinematographer Polly Morgan BSC using a number of VariCam 35 cameras. All images: © Tyler Boswell

Vitec Group supports East Anglian filmmaker and cast to produce debut feature film

Filmmaker Paul Cook was able to draw upon a wide range of production equipment from Vitec Group brands to produce his new film, Magpie.

Don’t Miss Cine Gear Expo Atlanta 2018

Cine Gear Expo kicks off its inaugural Hollywood-style event at the world-renowned Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayetteville, Georgia on October 6-7, 2018.