A busy autumn

A busy autumn

IMAGO focus on diversity at Camerimage IMAGO cooperated closely with Camerimage to arrange several seminars and conferences during the 2016 grand celebration of cinematography in Bydgoszcz, Poland. IMAGO also cooperated with Illuminatrix, the UK-based collective… Read more

News from the IMAGO General Assembly

News from the IMAGO General Assembly

IMAGO had a successful Annual General Assembly in Bitola, Macedonia, arranged during the great Manaki Brothers Cinematographers Festival in mid-September. Forty-seven IMAGO delegates participated, representing international cinematographic societies from as far afield as Australia, New… Read more

The passion of Jost Vacano

The passion of Jost Vacano

One man’s struggle for justice came to a conclusion in Munich recently when cinematographer Jost Vacano BVK ASC achieved a landmark decision, which also has important ramifications for cinematographers everywhere. He was awarded half a… Read more

Together we stand

Together we stand

Britain has decided to leave the EU. The decision has been received with bewilderment in many countries. But whatever happens from here on, the need to stand together in this world has never been more… Read more

The year ahead for IMAGO

The year ahead for IMAGO

IMAGO is the European Federation of Cinematographers, a collaborative, global umbrella for the world’s cinematographic societies. It was created to bring European cinematographers together to discuss and find solutions to challenges of common interest, to… Read more

International Cinematographers Summit in Los Angeles

International Cinematographers Summit in Los Angeles

Many IMAGO board members attended the ASC International Cinematographers Summit in Los Angeles at the beginning of June. With around 70 cinematographers from around the world participating, the summit discussed common challenges like the future… Read more

Micro Salon Italia 2016

Micro Salon Italia 2016

The fourth edition of Micro Salon Italia was an absolute success – simply by evaluating it from the point of view of the number of attendees, who packed the house on Saturday from morning to… Read more

Embracing diversity

Embracing diversity

In so many surveys on gender and diversity representation, both in front of and behind the camera, the percentages are both staggeringly low and hardly changing. This is out-of-touch and misrepresents the world we actually… Read more

Upwards Down Under

Upwards Down Under

The rise and rise of Australian Cinematography Whilst it’s small by European or American standards, the Australian film and television industry produces a steady stream of beachy soaps, epic dramas, quirky comedies, and children’s and… Read more

IMAGO in 2016

IMAGO in 2016

IMAGO will intensify its work, but especially in the following areas: Authorship and working conditions: With the help of, amongst others, former BSC president Gavin Finney BSC, we are in the process of working out… Read more

New vice presidents

New vice presidents

IMAGO is very proud to announce not one but two new vice presidents – Nina Kellgren BSC and Rolf Coulanges BVK. Nina and Rolf’s great experience and determination to use their energies for the greater… Read more

WORKING CONDITIONS IN GREECE

WORKING CONDITIONS IN GREECE

“I woke up today in my home in Athens and realised my situation at age 61. In the morning I work as a DP on a TV series, in the afternoon I videotape lectures and… Read more

Difficult times in Portugal

Difficult times in Portugal

Portugal’s neighbour Spain has gained considerable international exposure and its cinema and is well known worldwide. Names such as Pedro Almodovar and Luis Buñuel amongst others are immediately recognised. But Portuguese cinema is regarded to… Read more

Oslo Digital Cinema Conference 2015

Oslo Digital Cinema Conference 2015

Far from those hyper-days of 2006, when the Oslo Digital Cinema Conference was held for the very first time, this fifth edition marked the total acceptance and consolidation of the electronic image in the industry.… Read more

Film is beautiful

Film is beautiful

The Manaki Brothers Festival ended its 36th year of celebrating cinematography by awarding the Golden Camera 300 to Matyas Erdely HSC for his incredible craftsmanship in shooting the film Son Of Saul. This award, to… Read more