David Procter / Pokerstars Epic Downtime

SOARING AMBITIONS The scale and originality of the concept for Pokerstars Epic Downtime commercial was an instant draw for cinematographer David Procter – notably director Iain Morris’ ambition to achieve it all in one continuous shot. “The extreme technical challenge was a real allure, moving from a downtown LA rooftop, through Manhattan streets, various backlot sets … Read more

David Sinfield

Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / David Sinfield Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / David Sinfield BY: David Wood Fact file Age: 39 School: Thamesmead, Shepperton/Strodes College, Egham Training: Lee Lighting/City Of Westminster College Early career: Lee Lighting at Shepperton Studios First Job: To Kill A King with gaffer John ‘Biggles’ … Read more

DP Stephen Murphy On Death and Nightingales

DP Stephen Murphy wrote in with details about his work on Death And Nightingales, the three-part BBC mini-series directed by Allan Cubitt and produced by Jonathan Cavendish for Imaginarium. Based on the novel of the same name, written by Eugene McCabe and set in rural Fermanagh in 1883, it stars Jamie Dornan, Matthew Rhys and … Read more

ARRI: 100 Years Young

ARRI: 100 Years Young Munich Diary / Ron Prince ARRI: 100 Years Young Munich Diary / Ron Prince BY: Ron Prince In celebration of its one-hundredth birthday, ARRI invited British Cinematographer Magazine editor Ron Prince and co-publisher Alan Lowne, for a behind-the-scenes tour of its Munich headquarters during flaming June. Here’s a journal about what … 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