Joining Forces

Joining Forces

IMAGO and ASC Join Forces Kees van Oostrum ASC, the president of the American Society Of Cinematographers, announced during the Camerimage 2019 opening ceremony in Torun, Poland, Saturday November 9th, that the Board of the… Read more

Festivals, Conferences and the Way Forward

Festivals, Conferences and the Way Forward

Manaki Brothers Film Festival The Manaki Brothers International Cinematographer’s Film Festival was arranged from 14th to 21st of September in Bitola, Macedonia. It was the festival’s 40th anniversary and, established in 1979, it is the… Read more

Three things need fixing… now!

Three things need fixing… now!

1. Cinematographers Need Control Of Their Images In many countries, cinematographers are still not recognised as authors and are therefore not protected by the copyright laws. If a stills photographer and a cinematographer make an… Read more

Author’s Rights

Author’s Rights

Thanks to Google and Apple, we are all Authors and Creative Artists! By Dr. Cristina Busch, legal advisor of IMAGO and the IMAGO Author Rights Committee Nice new world. But the reality is different. We… Read more

IMAGO goes international

IMAGO goes international

Imago goes International During the IMAGO Annual General Assembly in Belgrade on March 14th and 15th, the assembly voted anonymously in favour of the IMAGO Board´s proposal for IMAGO to change its name from the… Read more

Stronger Together

Stronger Together

Working Conditions in film production In collaboration with FERA (the European Federation of Film Directors) IMAGO initiated a broad, two-day conference on Working Conditions in Vienna in the last week of January. The conference was… Read more

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

As we head into 2019, a lot happened for IMAGO in the year that has just passed. The federation has started building-up to be able to focus more intensely on cinematographer’s authorship rights and on-set… Read more

Activities and priorities

Activities and priorities

Working conditions Together with FERA, the European Federation of Film Directors, IMAGO will strengthen its focus on working conditions for cinematographers, directors and our other colleagues in the film business. In September, FERA and IMAGO… Read more

Hive Of Activity

Hive Of Activity

IMAGO and FERA joins forces IMAGO and FERA, the European Federation Of Film Directors, will join forces to focus on film workers’ working conditions. The cultural and creative industries are a driving force behind the… Read more

Forming Bonds

Forming Bonds

International Cinematographer´s Summit 2018 Forty cinematographic societies, and more than 100 international cinematographers, were present during the 2018 International Cinematographer´s Summit (ICS) in Los Angeles in June. Arranged biannually, by the American Society Of Cinematographers,… Read more

Worldwide Collaboration

Worldwide Collaboration

IMAGO now counts 53 national cinematographic societies, and more than 4,500 professional cinematographers, from the four corners of the world among its members. Professional cinematographers often have, more or less, the same challenges over the… Read more

Visiting BSC Expo & Talking Safety

Visiting BSC Expo & Talking Safety

IMAGO at the 2018 BSC Expo IMAGO was strongly represented at the 2018 BSC Expo in Battersea, London in early February. The job done by the BSC is impressive. The Expo was highly successful, and… Read more

Oh What A Lovely Year!

Oh What A Lovely Year!

In our 25th anniversary year, both the number of IMAGO’s activities and our number of members grew. IMAGO now includes 53 national societies and close to 4,500 professional cinematographers as members. During the last IMAGO… Read more

Recognition

Recognition

“Why the hell not the cinematographer?” As former BSC president Barry Ackroyd BSC wrote it in a recent article in this magazine, the sentence, “Why the hell not the cinematographer?” is a question more and… Read more

Into the Autumn

Into the Autumn

IMAGO Awards 2017 Almost 100 feature films, TV dramas and documentaries from all corners of the world have so far been nominated by IMAGO´s member societies for consideration by the IMAGO Award juries. The IMAGO… Read more