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

Inside The New Issue: 101

Our action-packed September edition features the second part of our special report reflecting on how the world of cinematography and the live’s of DPs have changed over the last two decades. Ben Davis BSC talks about his time lensing The King's Man in our cover feature and there's also exclusive interviews with the likes of Peter Deming ASC on The New Mutants, Łukasz Żal PSC on I'm Thinking Of Ending Things and Kit Fraser on Eternal Beauty plus much, much more.

Brompton Technology Powers Virtual Film Environments

Chris Deighton, CTO of Brompton Technology, a specialist designer/manufacturer of cutting-edge LED video processing products for the live events, film and broadcast industries, gives an insightful & quite incredible overview using LED screens.

Director Lukas Galle & DP Jan Anderle On Apart

Director Lukas Galle and cinematographer Jan Anderle recently wrote in with details about their collaboration on Galle’s short film Apart, the story of a young woman living in a post-apocalyptic world.

Inside The New Issue: 100

In our milestone edition, we reflect on how the world of cinematography and the live’s of DPs have changed and evolved over the last two decades since we released our very first issue back in 2002. We also interview Shelly Johnson ASC on Greyhound, Judd Apatow & Robert Elswit ASC talk The King Of Staten Island and DP Brendan Galvin ISC discusses his time lensing Unhinged plus much, much more.

Helicopter Film Services Introduces COVID-Safe Aerial Filming Measures

Helicopter Film Services has introduced COVID-safe measures to ensure safety for crew, production teams and subjects, so that filming projects can continue in what we hope to be the aftermath of a worldwide pandemic.

100 Editions Young…

We have been overwhelmed with joy to receive so many kind messages and calls – from readers and advertisers alike – about our 99th edition in May. Editor Ron Prince expresses his gratitude during these challenging times.

A Message From The Association of Studios and Production Equipment Companies (ASPEC)…

ASPEC Acting Chair, J. Barry Measure, writes with an update from the association during the current epidemic which continues to impact & present challenges for productions around the world.

ScreenSkills fast-tracks training for safe return to production

New training is being fast-tracked to help film and high-end television return safely to production, the skills body ScreenSkills announced last week.

British Cinematographer Issue 99

Inside The New Issue: 99

Rob Hardy BSC is the focus of our cover feature in our action-packed May edition. Ron Prince catches up with him to discuss his time lensing FX series Devs and working alongside Director Alex Garland. Find out what else you'll find in the upcoming 99th Issue of British Cinematographer magazine - released 22nd May.

DP George Burt on G-LOC

DP George Burt wrote in with details about his work on the low-budget sci-fi thriller G-LOC, directed by Tom Paton - the fifth movie he has shot for the director.

DP Sverre Sørdal FNF on County Lines

DP Sverre Sørdal FNF wrote in with details about his work on director Henry Blake’s County Lines, a coming-of-age thriller about a 14-year-old boy who is groomed into a county lines criminal network.

Cooke S7/i Full Frame Plus lenses bring beauty to the story of Cuba

Peter Chang, known for his IMAX and giant-screen work as cinematographer on Jerusalem and America Wild: National Parks Adventure, has completed his latest film, Cuba, with Cooke S7/i large format lenses playing an important part.

Cut it Power Saving Initiative launches at 2020 BSC Expo

The 2020 BSC Expo saw the launch of Cut It, the first crew-led initiative to tackle carbon emissions in film and TV production.

A Letter From Our Editor, Ron Prince…

During this difficult time, British Cinematographer Editor, Ron Prince, shares a heartfelt letter expressing our deepest thanks & gratitude to everyone connected with our magazine - far and wide - for your support.

New Covid-19 Film and TV Emergency Relief Fund set up

The BFI and The Film and TV Charity have partnered to create the new fund, established with a £1m donation from Netflix, to help support the creative community, which has been devastated by the pandemic.