Joining Forces

IMAGO and ASC Join Forces Kees van Oostrum ASC, the president of the American Society Of Cinematographers, announced during the Camerimage 2019 opening ceremony in Torun, Poland, Saturday November 9th, that the Board of the American Society of Cinematographers ASC, has decided to join IMAGO as an associate member, an important step in increasing international … Read more

Bradford Young ASC / Solo: A Star Wars Story

Space truckin’ Bradford Young ASC / Solo: A Star Wars Story Space truckin’ Bradford Young ASC / Solo: A Star Wars Story BY: Ron Prince Set ten years before the original Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope  (1977), Solo: A Star Wars Story centres on the young scoundrel, Han Solo, and his inter-galactic … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 87

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 8th May 2018. On the Cover Bradford Young ASC on Solo: A Star Wars Story Set ten years before the original Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, the visuals on this summer’s big … Read more

Rina Yang

Long haul traveller Meet the New Wave / Rina Yang Long haul traveller Meet the New Wave / Rina Yang Filmography (so far): commercials for brands including Nike, Apple, Under Armour, Netflix, Lexus, Rimmel, Shiseido and Uniqulo. Music videos for Kendrick Lamar, FKA Twigs, Vince Staples, Loyle Carner, Rita Ora, Charli XCX, Dua Lipa and … Read more

Exclusive new 65mm format Prime DNA Lenses announced at Camerimage

At the Camerimage Festival of Cinematography, ARRI Rental has announced new lenses for its exclusive Prime DNA series, developed in-house for the ALEXA 65 camera system. Like the rest of the Prime DNA series, the new lenses are the result of collaborations with major cinematographers and have already been put to use on high-end productions. … Read more

DOPs provide feedback on ARRI Alexa 65 lens options

With the popularity of ARRI Rental’s exclusive Alexa 65 camera system increasing on high-end features, TV and commercial productions, the demand for richly varied lens options is strong. The line-up of four distinct 65mm lens series, first announced at Camerimage 2016, is now in use on multiple projects, with cinematographer feedback directly influencing technical developments … Read more

Mike Eley BSC elected as new BSC President

Cinematographer Mike Eley BSC has been elected the new president of the British Society Of Cinematographers. Eley, whose credits include Touching The Void (2003), Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang (2010), Ronaldo (2015) and My Cousin Rachel (2017), takes over the reins from Barry Ackroyd BSC who served as president from 2014. “It is an … Read more

Perry Evans

Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Perry Evans Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Perry Evans Fact file Age: 55 Born: West London Early years: Notting Hill, Ladbroke Grove Education: Henry Compton School, Fulham Lives: Staines-upon-Thames Big Break: Monty Python films, Time Bandits and Brazil Hobby/passion: I’ve always had a hobby … Read more

Kees van Oostrum ASC
“Works of heart”

Works of heart Letter from America / Kees van Oostrum ASC Works of heart Letter from America / Kees van Oostrum ASC Some of the movies that are in the running to compete for this year’s coveted Academy Award for Best Cinematography represent a less formulaic or traditional photographic style. As the saying goes, “The … Read more

BSC Expo 2017 Triumphs At Battersea Evolution

A wealth of exciting innovations and engaging presentations were enjoyed by the 4051 visitors to the BSC Expo two day show on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th February at Battersea Evolution. An amazing attendance of really high quality film personnel and a good mix of newcomers and students had a look of wonder and excitement … Read more

Come and Visit The BSC Expo 2017

Following the success of its 2016 edition, the BSC Expo is back, and is bigger than ever, at Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London (3-4 February 2017). Created by the British Society Of Cinematographers, the annual kit-fest is the UK’s leading event for film and television production – delivering the nation’s premier showcase for all manner … Read more

Camerimage 2016 Winners Announced!

At the just-concluded 24th International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, Camerimage, in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Saturday 19th November, Greig Fraser’s cinematography on director Garth Davis’ Oscar-contender Lion won the top prize, the Golden Frog. Bradford Young’s photography on Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi film Arrival took home the Silver Frog, whilst Anthony Dod Mantle’s work on … Read more

Bradford Young ASC / Arrival

Close Encounter Bradford Young ASC / Arrival Close Encounter Bradford Young ASC / Arrival BY: Trevor Hogg For the cinematographer known for Ain’t Them Bodies Saints and Selma where the personal journeys of the characters define the storytelling, the science fiction genre which tends to be laden with visual effects seemed to be an unlikely … Read more

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