Special Report

In-depth reports delving further into the past, present and future of cinematography

The Changing Face Of Cinematography

In our milestone 100th edition, we reflected on how the world of cinematography and the live’s of DPs have changed and evolved over the last two decades since we released our very first edition back in 2002 in the first installment of a two-part Special Report.

“Every story has its own language” – Ed Lachman ASC

As a DP who worked with some of the most prominent German New Wave filmmakers, as well as with the most influential American independents, Ed Lachman ASC finds for each story its own cinematic language. At the 71st Cannes Film Festival, he was awarded the 'Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography'. Birgit Heidsiek spoke with him about his preferred projects, paintings and perspectives.
Photo © Pauline Maillet

2017 Camerimage Diary

British Cinematographer magazine editor Ron Prince takes us through his wonderous journey at the 25th Camerimage festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

ARRI: 100 Years Young

In celebration of its 100th birthday, ARRI invited British Cinematographer's Ron Prince and Alan Lowne for a behind-the-scenes tour of its Munich headquarters. Read their journal of a very special jaunt speaking to ARRI’s key players, their past, their present and their future.

CineGear Expo 2017 Review

Mark London Williams gives the run-down on the kit exhibitors were displaying at CineGear Expo 2017 at Paramount Studios last month, and found that it's not all strictly "cine".

Contemplations from Cannes

Richard Andry AFC, president of the French Society of Cinematographers, gives us the inside cinematographic track on the 70th Cannes Film Festival.

Secrets of the Master
(Part 2 Of 2)

The concluding part of triple Oscar-winning cinematographer Vittorio Storaro experiences of shooting Woody Allen’s Café Society.

Secrets of the Master
(Part 1 Of 2)

Over two parts, Triple Oscar-winning cinematographer, Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC, shares experiences of shooting Woody Allen’s Café Society and offers advice for up-and-coming cinematographers.

Camerimage 2016 Diary

Cine Gear Expo 2016

Past, Present & Future of Cinematography (Part 4)

Past, Present & Future of Cinematography (Part 3)

Past, Present & Future of Cinematography (Part 2)

Past, Present & Future of Cinematography (Part 1)

The Skills Gap