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

First use of Cooke Anamorphic/I SF lenses on Mark Felt

Cooke Optics has revealed the first use of its Anamorphic/i SF lenses - Adam Kimmel ASC used the brand new Anamorphic/i SF lenses to shoot Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House, a new motion picture portraying the story of Mark Felt, better known as Deep Throat

Digital Orchard delivers dailies workflow on Murder On The Orient Express

Following conversations whilst shooting Denial in 2016, DP Haris Zambarloukos BSC GASC and Callum Just, from Digital Orchard, set about developing a dailies workflow for 65mm film feature Murder On The Orient Express.

Martin Testar GBCT creates visuals for Song For Armageddon touring art installation

Cinematographer Marin Testar GBCT wrote in with details about the visuals he created for Song For Armageddon, a touring art installation film by artists Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson

Edward Ames GBCT shoots low-budget war drama The Last Witness

“Shooting the noir, post-war thriller, The Last Witness, was right up my street in terms of style and look,” notes DP Edward Ames GBCT.

BSC Operators Night Award Winners

Will Baldy matches the light on his first TV drama

DP Will Baldy tells British Cinematographer his experiences in lighting his first TV drama - series nine of S4C’s Gwaith Cartref, a series following the personal lives of teachers and students at a Welsh-speaking comprehensive school

Filmscape supports DP Piotr Śliskowski on Hurricane

Tiffen To Host Open House & Warehouse Sale

Tiffen will be holding an open house and warehouse sale at their Technical Center in California on 9th December.

VER delivers enhanced environments for Murder On The Orient Express

Working alongside cinematographer Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC, VER provided the bespoke Enhanced Environment installation that accompanied the sets used on Murder On The Orient Express.

Maverick TV uses Canon kit on C4 reality series Escape

Maverick TV included a range of Canon’s broadcast equipment in its kitbag as it headed into a variety of inhospitable environments for C4’s new reality show Escape.

Jake Polonsky BSC embarks on Billions Season Three

Cinematographer Jake Polonsky BSC writes in to British Cinematographer from New York with details about his work on Showtime’s Billions.

Congratulations to the Camerimage 2017 Winners!

Congratulations to Cinematographer Máté Herbai HSC, who has won the Golden frog at this year's 25th Anniversary Camerimage film festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland, for On Body And Soul.

GTC Bill Vinten Award Winners announced

Kodak Film Lab London opens at Pinewood

Kodak Film Lab London is now fully-operational in the Ken Adam Building at Pinewood Studios. Kodak and Pinewood have signed a long-term collaboration agreement on the facility, which will offer comprehensive 16mm, 35mm and 65mm colour negative processing.

Cooke helps shed light on The Morning After

Shanra J. Kehl’s The Morning After, shot with Cooke S4/i lenses, features eight intercut vignettes shot in eight locations in 11 days, telling the story of the moment when you wake up next to someone... the next morning.