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

Steven Poster ASC “Rise of the Robots”

On the eve of standing down as national president of the International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600, Steven Poster ASC says education, development, and standardisation remain crucial as a new age of technology dawns.

Watts Up With DoPchoice?

Belgium-based Tom Van den Abbeele is busy working on feature films, episodic television and occasionally, commercials. DoPchoice make some of his favourite tools to utilise, as he explains to us here.

Nigel Bennett Promoted to Managing Director at Molinare

Leading supplier of post-production service Molinare have this week announced the promotion of Nigel Bennett to the new role of Managing Director and as part of this restructure, Julie Parmenter has left the company.

Oscar Winner Roger Deakins Receives 2nd Annual Sue Gibson BSC Cinematography Award

Oscar winner Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC visited the National Film and Television School to receive the second annual ‘Sue Gibson Cinematography Award’ for his work on Blade Runner 2049 and to deliver a masterclass to a packed audience.

Adam Etherington on shooting Gwen

DP Adam Etherington contacted British Cinematographer Magazine with details about Snowdonia-based feature Gwen - which premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival - and was released in cinemas on 19th July.

Cooke Lens Systems depict different worlds for David Makes Man and The Perfection

Find out how Cooke lenses played a crucial role in the works of ASC member DPs Todd A. Dos Reis ASC on David Makes Man and Vanja Černjul ASC on The Perfection.

Tim Ives ASC goes back to the future for Stranger Things 3

Netflix’s wildly-popular, horror fantasy series, Stranger Things, has returned for its third run, featuring aesthetic and technical differences that move the show into new territory. Director of Photography Tim Ives ASC talks us through them.

Revealed: The official poster of EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2019

On the occasion of 100 days before this year's edition of the EnergaCAMERIMAGE festival in Toruń, the striking poster for the event has been revealed taking its inspiration from a local medieval legend.

Apollo 11 mission : Destination Moon for Angénieux

This past weekend, the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. The retransmission of the incredible images remains one of the most significant broadcast events of all time, and to create them NASA selected, among other equipment, the lenses of a small French company: Angenieux optics. Read on to discover more.

Inside The New Issue: 94

We're partying like it's 1969 with the cover feature of the new July edition of British Cinematographer, as we get-down with Robert Richardson ASC to talk about Quentin Tarantino's latest blockbuster Once Upon A Time In Hollywood. Throw in an eclectic mix of productions from DPs John Mathieson BSC, Caleb Deschanel ASC, Fred Elmes ASC and more, and it's a must not-miss. Read on to get a sneak preview of the content that subscribers can enjoy in the upcoming issue of British Cinematographer magazine - released 17th July.

CVP unveil Summer Kit Festival to showcase 2019 product launches from 30 leading manufacturers

CVP has presented details of its inaugural Summer Kit Festival to take place on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th July - working with 30 leading manufacturers to showcase the latest and best content production equipment launched in 2019.

June 2019: Neon Noir, New Members and Never Forgotten

In his latest column from L.A.'s cinematography scene, Mark London Williams gets into the 'Neon Noir' look of Amazon's new series Too Old To Die Young from the show's supervising colorist Ian Vertovec, doffs his cap to some of the ASC's new membership and pays a fond farewell to Matthews Studio Equipment President Ed Phillips.

ARRI in cooperation with Volucap organizes 2nd International Broadcast Day

ARRI and the volumetric studio, Volucap, organized the second International Broadcast Day - an exchange platform to discuss top technology trends affecting the media and broadcast industry including VR/AR applications - which took place at the Babelsberg Studios in Potsdam, Germany on June 26–27.

Autumn Durald Arkapaw lenses Teen Spirit

Filmed entirely on location in London, shooting on two ARRI Alexa Minis with Panavision Anamorphic C-series lenses, DP Autumn Durald Arkapaw produced the cinematography on musical drama Teen Spirit in just 33 days.

Glasgow goes country with George Steel’s work on Wild Rose

Delivering a fresh take on the ever-popular sub-genre of musical drama, Film4/BFI’s indie offering Wild Rose saw cinematographer George Steel BSC reuniting with director Tom Harper and Time Based Arts colourist Simone Grattarola.