Talking Heads

The views of influential figures in the industry, including those of the current BSC President

Tim Potter GBCT “Subjects matter”

Tim Potter, chair of the GBCT, with his latest column on the wider economic picture of film and television production and the advent of 'infotainment'.

What politicians can learn from filmmakers

John Keedwell GBCT compares filmmaking to electioneering, with observations on how the film business can teach others some essential lessons about making a success.

Barry Ackroyd BSC “Preserving the Image”

Out-going president of the BSC, Barry Ackroyd, bid farewell in his July column for British Cinematographer magazine - reflecting on the past three years and where the world of cinematography is heading to in future.

Roy H Wagner ASC
“Basic instincts”

Roy H Wagner ASC says cinematography is a discovery process, and it's the cinematographer's duty to rely on their intuition and be able to turn on a sixpence.

Steven Poster ASC
“Buyer beware”

Steven Poster ASC says the appliance of new technologies can only be successful when it helps storytellers.

Problems with modern day cinema & the rise of the drones

Tim Potter GBCT “Taxing times”

Barry Ackroyd BSC “Intellectual Property”

Roy H Wagner ASC
“Nothing but the truth”

Roy H Wagner ASC tells us the old ones are the best and why filmmakers need to freshen up their ideas.

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Barry Ackroyd BSC
“Matter Of Life And Death”

Tim Potter GBCT
“The Plot Thickens”

Kees van Oostrum ASC
“Works of heart”

Kees van Oostrum ASC presents his perspectives on the nominees for the 2017 Academy Award for 'Best Cinematography'.

Embracing change

John Keedwell GBCT says anticipating change and working together is key - in the industry and during production.

Tim Potter GBCT
“A fair camera shake”