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ASC Awards: 1917 Takes Top Prize: Fifth time triumph for Deakins

The Theatrical Award for best cinematography in a motion picture went to Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC for 1917 at the 34th American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards, whilst there was also successes for BSC member Colin Watkinson and Jarin Blaschke.

Cinelab London Appoints Joce Capper as Creative Director

Cinelab London have announced the full-time appointment of Joce Capper in the key position of Creative Director/Strategic Business Development.

Inside The New Issue: 97

In the opening edition of British Cinematographer in this new decade, our cover story features one of the star cinematographers of the last, and other, decades - Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC, and his multi-award nominated 1917. Read on to get a sneak preview of the content that subscribers can enjoy in the upcoming issue of British Cinematographer magazine - released 29th January.

BSC’s Roger Deakins Is Oscar Contender Again As 2020 Nominations Are Revealed

Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC is in contention to collect a second Oscar in three years in the 'Best Cinematography' category after being chosen in the 92nd Academy Awards nominations for his work on 1917. There was also arguably a surprise contender in the mix, as the final five were revealed earlier today.

BSC EXPO 2020 – Have You Registered Yet?

BSC Expo 2020 - Europe's Premier International Event for Film & TV Production Equipment & Technology - returns to Battersea Evolution on Friday 31st January & Saturday 1st February.

Nominations announced for 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

BSC member Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC is amongst five nominees named for the ‘Cinematography’ award at the 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards, taking place on Sunday 2nd February. Photo credit: Francois Duhamel

ASC Announces Feature Film Nominees for 34th Awards

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has nominated eight feature films in the Theatrical and Spotlight categories of the 34th ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards, including 1917, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and The Irishman.

Helicopter Film Services chooses to balance its Carbon Emissions in a ‘First in The Sector’ Move

In what is a first-in-sector move, Europe’s leading aerial filming company, Helicopter Filming Services, (HFS) announces it will offset its carbon emissions with the help of award-winning partner, C Level.

EnergaCamerimage 2019: Joker wins Golden Frog, Richardson, Tarantino and BSC honoured

The 2019 EnergaCamerimage festival in Toruń, dedicated to the art of cinematography, concluded at a gala closing-night ceremony on Saturday 16th November, with Joker taking away the prestigious 'Golden Frog', while there was recognition for Robert Richardson ASC and the BSC's 70th Anniversary. Photo credit: Krzysztof Wesolowski

Inside The New Issue: 96

In the new November edition of British Cinematographer, we've got Downton, Deakins, disaster and a Danish DP among the delights to delve into. Read on to get a sneak preview of the content that subscribers can enjoy in the upcoming issue of British Cinematographer magazine - released 11th November.

Sony returns to Camerimage 2019 with Venice masterclass from Balazs Bolygo BSC

At Camerimage 2019, Sony will showcase its flagship next generation motion picture camera system VENICE, as well as the newly-launched FX9 Full-Frame 6K sensor camera.They will also present several workshops, seminars and panel discussions with leading filmmakers and DoPs, including Balazs Bolygo BSC HSC.

Experience Panavision’s End-to-End Ecosystem at 2019 Camerimage

Panavision and its family of companies return to the EnergaCamerimage International Film Festival from November 9-16 in Torun, Poland, with an immersive, end-to-end experience for attendees.

Andy Alderslade loves long takes on I’m Not In Love

DP Andy Alderslade wrote in with details about I’m Not in Love, a romantic comedy set in North London, directed by Col Spector, starring Al Weaver and Cristina Catalina.

Manuel Billeter sparks creativity with Lightbridge CRLS

The process of creating images with different tools and challenging himself with new approaches as they become available, are a big part of cinematographer Manuel Billeter's approach - as seen in his use of the Lightbridge CRLS.

Cooke S4/I Prime Lenses convey the horrors of war in Catch-22

For the Hulu, six-episode Catch-22 drama, directed by Grant Heslov, Ellen Kuras ASC and George Clooney, cinematographer Martin Ruhe relied on two sets of Cooke Optics’ S4/i prime lenses matched with two ARRI Alexa Mini cameras.