March 2020: Just One Language – Visual Language

Just one language – visual language Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Just one language – visual language Across The Pond / Mark London Williams By the time you read this in March – which side of the “Ides” you find yourself on – the Oscars and award season itself will be, as previously … Read more

John Mathieson BSC / Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Film Noir John Mathieson BSC / Pokémon Detective Pikachu Film Noir John Mathieson BSC / Pokémon Detective Pikachu Captured on Kodak 35mm film, Pokémon Detective Pikachu, directed by Rob Letterman and shot by British cinematographer John Mathieson BSC, demonstrates that it’s both eminently feasible and financially profitable to shoot a VFX-laden, CG character-led film on celluloid, as … Read more

Ben Davis BSC / Dumbo

Tusk master Ben Davis BSC / Dumbo Tusk master Ben Davis BSC / Dumbo WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the March 2019 issue (92) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you purchase a year’s digital subscription from just £30, or a year’s all-inclusive … Read more

Will Baldy

Stargazer Meet The New Wave / Will Baldy Stargazer Meet The New Wave / Will Baldy Filmography (so far): TV dramas… S4C Home Work (2017, dir. Ed Thomas), BBC Doctor Who 11 (2nd Unit) (2018, dir. Jamie Childs), and Sky Atlantic Curfew (action unit) (2018, dir. Colm McCarthy). Shorts… The Words (2018, dir. Ben Mankin), … Read more

Esther Vardy

Tripping The Light Fantastic Meet The New Wave / Esther Vardy Tripping The Light Fantastic Meet The New Wave / Esther Vardy Filmography (so far): TV drama: CBBC Katy (2017, dir. John McKay); Lillian Bilocca (2018, dirs. Maxine Peake/Vanessa Stockley). Shorts: Shattered and Time Away (both 2017, dir. Maxine Peake). Camera operator/dailies on TV dramas … Read more

Gary Shaw / Mute

Future-noir Gary Shaw / Mute Future-noir Gary Shaw / Mute Mute , the latest feature from director Duncan Jones, is a dark, despairing thriller, exploring themes of parenthood and hope. Set in a futuristic version of Berlin, circa 2050, the story follows a mute bartender played by Alexander Skarsgård, who goes up against the city’s … Read more

Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC / Blade Runner 2049

More Human Than Human Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC / Blade Runner 2049 More Human Than Human Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC / Blade Runner 2049 Three decades after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s … Read more

Chris O’Driscoll

So into it… Meet The New Wave / Chris O’Driscoll So into it… Meet The New Wave / Chris O’Driscoll Filmography (so far): The Pass  (2016), PostJump  (2015), Selfie  (2014), Last Tango In Croydon  (2012) and Balzan’s Contract  (2012). When did you discover you wanted to be a cinematographer? Originally, I trained as a building … Read more