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

BSC Awards 2021 details revealed

Plans have begun for the BSC Awards 2021, one of the most superlative, and now virtual, events in the awards calendar.

Sigala and James Arthur music video shot with Blackmagic RAW

Electric Light Studios relied on the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 to create Sigala and James Arthur’s Lasting Lover music video.

Netflix’s Spanish original The Mess You Leave Behind shot with Cooke S7/i Full Frame Plus lenses

Cinematographer Isaac Vila plays with the lenses to capture naturalism and light to bring the landscape to life.

Disney+ feature Safety uses complete DaVinci Resolve Studio workflow

A complete DaVinci Resolve Studio workflow was utilised, from principal photography through to final delivery, incorporating an innovative digital asset management system on set built around Blackmagic Design’s switchers, recorders, routers and monitors.

ACS and Deakin University launch world’s first Camera Workforce Census in Australia

Census seeks to get a greater snapshot of the camera workforce and their working experiences. It covers equity, diversity and career progression of all camera professionals.

Shinfield Studios deal will bring £200m film studio to Reading

The campus is expected to open, subject to planning approval, in late 2022.

Rising star of Steadicam

Mel Noonan caught up with Junior Agyeman Owusu, an up-and-coming UK camera op/Steadicam® operator and associate member of ACO, who has been making waves in the production community.

Harbor adds Damien Vandercruyssen to growing colour talent roster

NY-based senior colourist will collaborate with filmmakers worldwide.

Feel Good Films – then and now

Feel Good Films has established itself as a production company to watch in the UK, producing video content that inspires emotional responses.

Netflix launches Documentary Talent Fund to inspire and discover a new generation of filmmakers

Netflix has announced a new Documentary Talent Fund to support emerging filmmakers from across the UK and to nurture the most innovative and creative minds of the future.

Universal Studios Florida’s stages and locations are open and ready for next round of productions

Now booking productions for 2021, offering expanded access to properties, resorts, and extensive support services.

Wooden Camera announces accessories for the Sony FX6

Wooden Camera has announced a full range of accessories compatible with the new Sony FX6, adding to their long line of modular parts for Sony cinema cameras.

DoPchoice’s new Snapbag light shapers for Astera Titan and Helios

DoPchoice has introduced two new Snapbags created for single tube Helios and Titan lights from Astera.

One of Us creates enchanting VFX for Pinocchio

Soho VFX studio One of Us created stunning visual effects for director Pinocchio, released in cinemas across the US from Christmas Day.

Keep both feet on the ground with Chroma-Q’s Pole Operated Pan & Tilt Yoke

Chroma-Q has launched of the Pole Operated Pan & Tilt Yoke accessory for their Space Force Octo and Space Force onebytwo fixtures.