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

Women Behind The Camera

Women Behind The Camera (WBTC) is a platform showcasing the skills of women working in the camera, lighting and grip departments of the UK film and TV industry - created by three camera operators – Lucy Bristow, Ilana Garrard and Agnieszka Szeliga.

Camera Assistant to host Casino-Themed Charity Fundraiser

Camera Assistant Louise Ben-Nathan is to host a casino-themed charity fundraiser on Sunday 3rd November, in aid of Chai Cancer Care and The Institute of Cancer Research, with prizes sponsored by Digital Orchard and Panavision.

How DP Si Bell evolved the visuals for Peaky Blinders 5

Having completed its run to rave reviews on BBC One, Peaky Blinders Series 5 debuts on Netflix on October 4th. The show's lead creatives, including cinematographer Si Bell, tell us about how the visual storytelling evolved for the latest season.

Canon UK to launch new generation of Cinema EOS at exclusive event

Canon UK is proud to extend an invitation to an exclusive, invitation only product launch event which will take place on Monday 30th September 2019, where they will share details of their latest innovations within the new generation of Cinema EOS.

Chernobyl’s Jakob Ihre FSF wins NFTS ‘Sue Gibson Cinematography’ Award

Cinematographer Jakob Ihre FSF has won the 3rd Annual Sue Gibson Cinematography Award for his work on the HBO miniseries Chernobyl, following in the footsteps of Charlotte Bruus Christensen and Roger Deakins.

Mike Eley BSC “Elbow Room”

In his July edition column, BSC President Mike Eley says it's beholden on cinematographers to stress the need of their involvement from prep to post, as well as their collaborators-of-choice, to producers

Inside The New Issue: 95

In the new September 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 13th September.

Luke Palmer and his cinematography on Amaurosis (The Unseen)

DP Luke Palmer wrote in with details about his work on Amaurosis (The Unseen), a psychological thriller dealing with love, loss and obsessive compulsion.

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.