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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.

Panasonic Varicam supports the look for comedy After Life

Panasonic’s VariCam range was used to help create an aesthetically pleasing look, supporting the comedic narrative, of Ricky Gervais’ latest Netflix Original comedy series, After Life.

Ben Davis BSC uses Blackmagic Micro Camera for Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel, the 21st instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first with a female lead superhero, features action sequences shot by DP Ben Davis BSC using the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera.

Howard Mills on Alien celebratory short Containment

Last year, 20th Century Fox commissioned six short films to celebrate 40 years of the Alien franchise. DP Howard Mills shot one of the films - Containment - and here you can watch it, and read more about Mills' work.

Women Behind The Camera Website Launches

Camera operators Ilana Garrard ACO, Lucy Bristow ACO and Aga Szeliga Assoc ACO, have set-up a new website providing a network and showcase for women who work in the camera department in the UK film and TV production industry.

May 2019: Cine Gear Hurlyburly

Mark London Williams has been about all things Cine Gear this past month, and he gives us a flavour of what was happening at this year's gathering, with words from event honoree George Spiro Dibie ASC; as well as taking a look at director Joanna Hogg's upcoming autobiographical film The Souvenir. Image by George Leon/Filmcastlive.

The Winners at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival

The 72nd Cannes Film Festival has concluded and all the winners have been announced - see them all, including the coveted Palme d'Or. Image © Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images

Claudio Miranda ASC to Receive Cine Gear Expo Visionary Achievement Award

This year Cine Gear pays tribute to Academy Award®-winning cinematographer Claudio Miranda ASC for Visionary Achievement in Cinematography.

Women in Film & Television International launches several new partnerships and programs

2019 is proving to be a groundbreaking year for Women in Film and Television International. The organization is launching several new partnerships and programs at the Cannes Film Festival, including the WIFTI Channel and WIFTI Talks.

Delbonnel to receive Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography

Angénieux has been paying a tribute to a prominent director of photography during the 'Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography' ceremony at Cannes Film Festival, and this year it is the turn of Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC.

Cine Gear Expo to Feature Exhibits, New Tech, Seminars, Awards, Movie Screenings and more

With two weeks to go, Hollywood’s premier industry event, Cine Gear Expo, is ready to deliver with hundreds of exhibits, master classes, film competition, awards ceremony, and special film screenings. Read on to see what's in the pipeline.