Barry Ackroyd BSC /
Jason Bourne

Gun and run Barry Ackroyd BSC / Jason Bourne Gun and run Barry Ackroyd BSC / Jason Bourne Jason Bourne  is the fifth film in the successful Bourne spy thriller series, and the sequel to The Bourne Ultimatum  (2007) and The Bourne Legacy  (2012). The title of the film was officially revealed to the world on February … Read more

Spoilt for choice

Spoilt for Choice President’s perspective / Barry Ackroyd Spoilt for Choice President’s perspective / Barry Ackroyd I recall, about 10 or 12 years ago, reluctantly taking my son and a bunch of his mates to see a blockbuster movie at The Empire, Leicester Square. First I tried to subtly steer them away from the popcorn … Read more

Past, Present & Future of Cinematography (Part 1)

Past, Present & Future Special Report / Cinematography Part 1 Past, Present & Future of Cinematography Special Report / Part 1 There’s been a great deal of change during the time since British Cinematographer magazine first launched in 2004, so we asked leading cinematographers around the world to give us their takes on the past, present and future … Read more

Schaefer applauds Ackroyd’s bravura

Cinematographer Roberto Schaefer ASC AIC recently wrote in from the US to share his thoughts on Barry Ackroyd BSC’s President’s Perspective column in the March 2016 issue of British Cinematographer Magazine. “I am moved to write to you to comment on the bravura of Barry Ackroyd BSC. I find it rare in these days of … Read more

Diversity – the spice of life

Diversity – the spice of life President’s perspective / Barry Ackroyd Diversity – the spice of life President’s perspective / Barry Ackroyd The diversity storm that stirred this year’s Oscar ceremony has already begun to ring the changes. But who would have thought that the first responder would have been Thomas The Tank Engine? Yes, … Read more

Cause for celebration

Cause for celebration Letter from America / Richard Crudo ASC Cause for celebration Letter from America / Richard Crudo ASC Discover the 2015 Camerimage Festival of Cinematography, through the first-time experiences of Richard Crudo ASC, president of the ASC. If you’re not aware of the Camerimage International Film Festival, you ought to be. And if … Read more

Not making the grade

Not making the grade President’s perspective / Barry Ackroyd Not making the grade President’s perspective / Barry Ackroyd It’s been a tough start to 2016 for cinematography. We have lost some of the greatest-ever exponents of our art – Haskell, Vilmos and most lately Douglas Slocombe OBE BSC. Each of them so great and, in … Read more

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