March 2021: Nominations and innovations

Here in British Cinematographer’s Hollywood bureau, we await our second Pfizer shot, while gearing up to attend – virtually, of course – the coming ASC and Oscar awards. Normally, this column would be reporting on how they were. You will have been well-versed in the nominees by the time this runs, naturally, and it would … Read more

Nominees in the BSC Awards Best Cinematography in a Theatrical Feature category revealed

We’re excited to announce the BSC Awards nominees for the Best Cinematography in a Theatrical Feature Release category are… Sean Bobbitt BSC for Judas and the Black Messiah Joshua James Richards for Nomadland Alwin Küchler BSC for The Mauritanian Erik Messerschmidt ASC for Mank Dariusz Wolski ASC for News of the World   The nominees … Read more

Hatti Beanland

Lead image: Hatti Beanland filming Listen, pictured with grip Adam Zimmerman (Photo credit Alfie Samba) ART AND CRAFT Filmography so far: Feature films: Listen (2020), Ashland (2018) and Dark Fibre (2018). Documentaries: Brother from Another (2019). Various shorts. When did you discover you wanted to be a cinematographer? As the daughter of two painters, I … Read more

Julian White

Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Julian White Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Julian White FACT FILE Age: 50 Born: Amersham, July 1966 Early years: Senegal, West Africa/Stockholm, Sweden/Bombay, India/Seville, Spain Education: Cambridgeshire Comprehensive & Liverpool Art College BA (hons) Lives: Fitzrovia, London Big Break: Venus Hobby/passion: Painting Selected filmography: … Read more

Alwin Küchler BSC / R.I.P.D.

Dynamic Fun Alwin Kulcher BSC / R.I.P.D Dynamic Fun Alwin Kulcher BSC / R.I.P.D For a filmography as impressive and varied as Alwin Küchler’s, one must wonder if he’s been choosing the films or the films have been choosing him. Let’s not kid ourselves of course, we all realise the luck that comes with the … Read more