Adam Suschitzky BSC / Adrift

CUT ADRIFT  Adam Suschitzky BSC and director Samuel de Ceccatty discuss filming a dramatic short in one shot with one lens on an impossibly complicated location. Tasked by Fujifilm with showcasing the capabilities of Fujinon’s new Premista 19-45mm T2.9 zoom, Adam Suschitzky BSC and director Samuel de Ceccatty went overboard in creating a dramatically teasing, technically ambitious short filmed in … Read more

Charlotte Bruus Christensen ASC / Black Narcissus

SPIRITUAL JOURNEY Delicate camera movement and a palette inspired by the early Technicolor filmmaking process tell a story of stifled desires unfolding in a colourful world almost removed from reality.  Cinematographer Charlotte Bruus Christensen ASC ventured into directorial territory for the first time when making three-part mini-series Black Narcissus – the BBC, DNA Films and FX co-production based … Read more

Phedon Papamichael ASC GSC / The Trial of the Chicago 7

A SNAPSHOT OF HISTORY Phedon Papamichael, ASC GSC, has been making good use of the 1960s lately, gaining BAFTA and ASC nominations for his work on Ford v Ferrari, and now, a year after that film’s release, finding himself at the tail end of that storied decade with Netflix’s The Trial of the Chicago 7, … Read more

Cooke S7/i Full Frame Plus lenses add visual clarity to Behind Her Eyes

Cinematographer Felix Wiedemann, BSC chose Cooke Optics’ S7/i Full Frame Plus prime lenses to shoot Behind Her Eyes, a six-part mystery-drama for Netflix. Based on the eponymous novel by Sarah Pinborough, the story follows Louise, a single mum with a son and a part-time job in a psychiatrist’s office. Louise begins an affair with her … Read more

DP James Kniest on The Haunting of Bly Manor

After an au pair’s tragic death, the owner of an English country Manor, Henry Wingrave, hires a young nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew. But all is not as it seems as centuries of dark secrets of love and loss are waiting to be unearthed. Horror series The Haunting of Bly Manor … Read more

Cooke S7/i Full Frame Plus lenses bring beauty to the story of Cuba

Peter Chang, known for his IMAX and giant-screen work as cinematographer on Jerusalem and America Wild: National Parks Adventure, has completed his latest film, Cuba, which won the Best Documentary award at the 34th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival and has begun releasing to museums, educational institutions and other giant screen and IMAX venues. … Read more

Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC / 1917

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Metamorphosis Spotlight / CVP Metamorphosis Spotlight / CVP For over 30 years, CVP has been equipping directors of photography with the camera, lens and grip brands that keep the industry moving. But, a look beyond the digital façade reveals far more than a simple ‘online box shifter’. Young, vibrant and passionate, this is a company … Read more

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