Alexander Dynan / After Love

Lead image: Credit: ©RÅN studio – Cinematographer Alexander Dynan (left) and writer-director Aleem Khan (right) with Joanna Scanlan as Mary JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY As After Love’s secrets are unveiled, heightened elements and naturalistic lighting are used to emphasise pivotal moments in an emotional journey and reflect the protagonist’s perspective. Following the sudden death of her … Read more

How would you like to shoot a Bollywood movie?

DP Santonio Terzio contacted us about his work on the British-based production of Well Done Baby, and says he would like to connect BSC members to Indian filmmakers and production houses. “Well Done Baby is a £1.5m Indian film story about a modern couple who fail to understand the meaning and purpose of their relationship, … Read more

Michael Coulter BSC / The Hustle

Trick of the Light Michael Coulter BSC / The Hustle Trick of the Light Michael Coulter BSC / The Hustle Many films are not always shot where they are set. The main action of new comedy The Hustle takes place on the French Riviera, but cinematographer Michael Coulter BSC concedes that “not a frame was … Read more

Alan Stewart / Aladdin

Magic Lamps Alan Stewart / Aladdin Magic Lamps Alan Stewart / Aladdin WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the May 2019 issue (93) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you purchase a year’s digital subscription from just £30, or a year’s all-inclusive subscription from … Read more

Gavin Finney BSC / Good Omens

Apocalypse Not Now Gavin Finney BSC / Good Omens Apocalypse Not Now Gavin Finney BSC / Good Omens As the end of time grows near with the approaching Apocalypse, an angel and a demon join forces to find a way to save the world. That’s the premise behind Good Omens, the visually-energetic Amazon Prime/BBC co-production, … Read more

George Richmond BSC / Rocketman

A Star Is Born George Richmond BSC / Rocketman A Star Is Born George Richmond BSC / Rocketman WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the May 2019 issue (93) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you purchase a year’s digital subscription from just £30, … Read more

Robert Richardson ASC / A Private War

A Matter Of Life And Death Robert Richardson ASC / A Private War A Matter Of Life And Death Robert Richardson ASC / A Private War WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the March 2019 issue (92) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you … Read more

Laurie Rose BSC / Stan & Ollie

Double Act Laurie Rose BSC / Stan & Ollie Double Act Laurie Rose BSC / Stan & Ollie Stan & Ollie follows the world’s most famous comedy duo, Laurel & Hardy, as they attempt to reignite their dwindling film careers, during a gruelling music hall tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland in 1953. The … Read more

Early years of Queen lensed with vintage Cooke Speed Panchros

Newton Thomas Sigel ASC chose a full range of original Cooke Speed Panchros, with a slightly new housing and updated mechanics from ARRI Rental UK, to shoot the early years documented in the 20th Century Fox/Regency production of Oscar-winning Bohemian Rhapsody. Sigel needed to capture the idealistic energy of Freddie Mercury and his future bandmates … Read more

Dion Beebe ACS ASC / Mary Poppins Returns

Spellbound Dion Beebe ACS ASC / Mary Poppins Returns Spellbound Dion Beebe ACS ASC / Mary Poppins Returns She’s back! Set in 1930s London, three decades after the events of the original film, Walt Disney Pictures’ $130m musical fantasy sequel, Mary Poppins Returns, sees the former nanny of Jane and Michael Banks reappear in Cherry Tree Lane, … Read more

Newton Thomas Sigel ASC / Bohemian Rhapsody

A Kind Of Magic Newton Thomas Sigel ASC / Bohemian Rhapsody A Kind Of Magic Newton Thomas Sigel ASC / Bohemian Rhapsody WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the November 2018 issue (90) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you purchase a year’s digital … Read more

Early Years of Freddie Mercury lensed with Vintage Cooke Speed Panchros

Newton Thomas ‘Tom’ Sigel ASC chose a full range of original Cooke Speed Panchros, with a slightly new housing and updated mechanics from ARRI Rental UK, to shoot the early years documented in the 20th Century Fox/Regency production of Bohemian Rhapsody. Sigel needed to capture the idealistic energy of Freddie Mercury and his future bandmates … Read more

October 2018: “The Dizziness of a Cinematograph”

The Dizziness of a cinematograph Across The Pond / Mark London Williams The Dizziness of a cinematograph Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Lead image: Cinematographer Ruben Impens and Director Felix van Groeningen on Beautiful Boy. Credit: Amazon Studios “They made a sort of shuddering veil, almost recalling the dizziness of a cinematograph,” wrote … Read more

Jess Hall BSC / Serenity

Our Man In Mauritius Jess Hall BSC / Serenity Our Man In Mauritius Jess Hall BSC / Serenity WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the September 2018 issue (89) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you purchase a year’s digital subscription from just £30, … Read more