albert launches revamped production carbon calculator and certification toolkit

albert has launched its updated carbon calculator and certification toolkit. The two products form the cornerstone of albert’s offering to the industry, helping TV and film productions to measure their carbon impact as well as take active steps towards reducing it. The calculator was originally launched in August 2011 with the support of the albert … Read more

Cut it Power Saving Initiative launches at 2020 BSC Expo

The 2020 BSC Expo saw the launch of Cut It, the first crew-led initiative to tackle carbon emissions in film and TV production. Three of the organisation’s founding members – cinematographers Anna Valdez Hanks and Sarah Cunningham, and 1st AC Jason Henwood – were invited to speak on a panel about the industry’s response to … Read more

MBSinnovations

Most illuminating Spotlight / MBSinnovations Most illuminating Spotlight / MBSinnovations BY: Kevin Hilton Innovation in product development is a priority for lighting manufacturers. Increasingly it is also important for rental companies, which are not only aiming to build up and service a client base but also provide technology that best suits the needs of specific productions. As … Read more

Green Voltage

Green Is Good Spotlight / Green Voltage Green Is Good Spotlight / Green Voltage BY: Kevin Hilton As one of the great film and TV stars once sang, “It’s not easy being green.” And even though Kermit The Frog was not necessarily addressing environmentalism head-on, his attitude of dealing with a huge subject in one’s … Read more

BAFTA Albert Scheme

Carbon Footprint Spotlight / BAFTA Albert Scheme Carbon Footprint Spotlight / BAFTA Albert Scheme BY: Kevin Hilton Television programmes and feature films have helped to raise the issue of climate change and other ecological concerns over many years, through both drama and documentaries. Somewhat ironcially they are also part of the problem because studio and … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 94

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 17th July 2019 onwards. On the Cover Robert Richardson ASC on Once Upon A Time In Hollywood In our latest cover feature, Robert Richardson ASC speaks to us about teaming up with Quentin Tarantino for … Read more