Matthew Jensen ASC / Wonder Woman 1984

All images: Credit: Clay Enos WORLD OF WONDER Matthew Jensen ASC reunites with director Patty Jenkins to help bring a vision of an optimistic, pure, pop-oriented movie to fruition, enhanced by bold colour, authentic ‘80s styling and action sequences of epic proportions. The year is 1984 and a 12-year-old Matthew Jensen is immersed in film … Read more

OMNIMAGO produces super 8K content from restored S35mm classic footage using dft’s new OXScan 14K scanner

Full-service, German post production house, OMNIMAGO, has completed work to digitise 35mm films with a native resolution of 8K for NHK, Japan’s national broadcaster. Best known for its documentaries and factual series, NHK has also become synonymous with high-resolution broadcasting, pioneering the move to higher resolutions. Launching the world’s first 8K channel, NHK BS8K, in … Read more

Yorick Le Saux AFC / Little Women

Soul Sisters Yorick Le Saux AFC / Little Women Soul Sisters Yorick Le Saux AFC / Little Women The chemistry between the performers, plus the alchemy of 35mm film for capturing nature and human portraits, have conspired to make Little Women, director Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic American novel, a contender across … Read more

Robbie Ryan BSC ISC / Marriage Story

Uncoupling Robbie Ryan BSC ISC / Marriage Story Uncoupling Robbie Ryan BSC ISC / Marriage Story Shot on Kodak 35mm film, director Noah Baumbach’s tragi-comedy Marriage Story earned multiple nominations during the 2020 awards season. Its sure-footed cinematography was composed by Robbie Ryan BSC ISC. Baumbach’s sensitive and sharp-witted bi-coastal narrative centres on a marriage … Read more

Benoît Debie SBC / The Beach Bum

Miami vibe Benoît Debie SBC / The Beach Bum Miami vibe Benoît Debie SBC / The Beach Bum “Life’s a f***in’ rodeo! I’m gonna suck the nectar out of it, and f*** it raw dog, ’til the wheels come off,” proclaims Moondog, the permanently stoned, drop-out poet at the heart of provocateur helmer Harmony Korine’s crazy 35mm … Read more

Charlotte Bruus Christensen DFF / A Quiet Place

Shhh!! Charlotte Bruus Christensen DFF / A Quiet Place Shhh!! Charlotte Bruus Christensen DFF / A Quiet Place Shot on Kodak 35mm, the suspenseful horror feature A Quiet Place  earned fearsome acclaim worldwide when it released in April 2018, and has since put in a frighteningly good performance at the global box office too. Following … Read more

Rob Hardy BSC / Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Top Gun Rob Hardy BSC / Mission: Impossible – Fallout Top Gun Rob Hardy BSC / Mission: Impossible – Fallout Your mission… Rob Hardy BSC… should you choose to accept it… is to spend the next year and a bit, shooting the most highly-anticipated action movie of 2018, starring Tom Cruise, who will perform nerve-jangling … Read more

Sean Bobbitt BSC / On Chesil Beach

The Facts Of Life Sean Bobbitt BSC / On Chesil Beach The Facts Of Life Sean Bobbitt BSC / On Chesil Beach “Although there were some physical and logistical challenges, it was a really charming film to work on,” is Sean Bobbitt BSC’s immediate recollection about his time spent as cinematographer on On Chesil Beach, … Read more

Janusz Kaminski ASC / The Post

Truth Will Out Janusz Kaminski ASC / The Post Truth Will Out Janusz Kaminski ASC / The Post It wouldn’t have been awards season without Steven Spielberg somewhere in the mix, and his most recent movie The Post, shot on Kodak 35mm film by Janusz Kaminski ASC, was every inch a contender. The production was … Read more

Howard Colin reports on GBCT Film Loading course

Camera loader Howard Colin recently completed the GBCT’s 16mm/35mm film loading course, and wrote in with details of his experience. “It was a frosty start to Monday the 4th of December, I prayed to the traffic gods for an easy journey. I was heading to London to attend the GBCT Film Loading course, hosted at … Read more

Fabian Wagner BSC ASC / Justice League

Positive Vibes on Film Negative Fabian Wagner BSC ASC / Justice League Positive Vibes on Film Negative Fabian Wagner BSC ASC / Justice League Filmed on Kodak 35mm film, and directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League  is Warner Bros. Pictures’ latest superhero feature, and the fifth instalment of the DC Comics Extended Universe. Releasing in … Read more

Linus Sandgren FSF / Battle of the Sexes

Game, Set & Mismatch Linus Sandgren FSF / Battle of the Sexes Game, Set & Mismatch Linus Sandgren FSF / Battle of the Sexes Battle Of The Sexes , directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris and written by Simon Beaufoy, is based on the infamous 1973 tennis match between World No.1 Billie Jean King … Read more

Kodak Film celebrates film resurgence during awards season

This year nine movies, variously captured on Kodak 35mm and 16mm filmstocks, received 29 Academy Award nominations. Nine of the 14 Motion Picture Golden Globes were also captured on Kodak celluloid, and eight movies captured on film received no fewer than 34 BAFTA nominations. The titles included La La Land (DP Linus Sandgren FSF), Fences … Read more