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

Harvey Harrison BSC

Check The Gate Clapperboard / Harvey Harrison BSC Check The Gate Clapperboard / Harvey Harrison BSC In a career spanning more than five decades, Harvey Harrison BSC worked on a great number of movies with some of the biggest names in the filmmaking business, including Nic Roeg, The Wachowski’s, Mickey Moore and Ken Russell. During … Read more

Sights of the BSC Expo 2020

DoP and photographers Richard Blanshard and John Daly BSC were on-hand to capture the action, the collaboration and the excitement, as 8,000 people over two days attended the latest BSC Expo at Battersea Evolution earlier this month, and you can take in the sights and faces from this year’s show right here at British Cinematographer … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 97

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 29th January 2020 onwards. On the Cover Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC on 1917 In our latest cover feature, Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC speaks to us about the multi-awarded nominated production, 1917. Deakins tells … Read more

BSC EXPO 2020 – Have You Registered Yet?

BSC Expo 2020 – Europe’s Premier International Event for Film & TV Production Equipment & Technology – returns to Battersea Evolution on Friday 31st January & Saturday 1st February. This international ‘Kit Fest’ will bring another year packed full of new technology presented by over 150 companies. The BSC Expo is a unique event that … 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

Inside The New Issue: 92

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 18th March 2019 onwards. On the Cover Ben Davis BSC on Dumbo In our latest cover feature, Ben Davis BSC speaks to us about teaming up with director Tim Burton for the first time to … Read more

Sights of the BSC Expo 2019

DoP and photographer Richard Blanshard was on-hand once more to capture the action, the collaboration and the excitement, as 5600 people over two days attended the latest BSC Expo at Battersea Evolution earlier this month, and you can take in the sights and faces from this year’s show right here at British Cinematographer – both … Read more

Oscar winner Guillermo Navarro ASC to headline Red Masterclass at BSC Expo

RED Digital Cinema will present a Masterclass featuring Oscar®-winner Guillermo Navarro, ASC at the upcoming BSC Expo in London. Navarro will be discussing his approach to cinematography in the digital age during the seminar that will take place Saturday, February 2, at 16.00. BSC Expo 2019 runs Feb. 1-2 at the Battersea Evolution. Navarro won … Read more

BSC Expo 2019 announces seminar schedule

To compliment the 150 + exhibiting companies at BSC Expo 2019, the final seminar schedule has been announced for its 2019 event which is returning to Battersea Evolution on the 1st & 2nd February. The distinguished line up of presenters at this year’s event boasts award winning and renowned cinematographers including two Academy Award winners. … Read more

Panavision Showcases Complete Imaging Ecosystem at BSC Expo

Panavision, the world-class provider of end-to-end solutions that power the creative vision of filmmakers, will return to BSC Expo (1-2 February) with a demonstration of the company’s comprehensive and expanding ecosystem for feature film, television and commercial productions. Along with Panalux and LEE Filters, the array of integrated technologies – ranging from lenses, camera systems, … Read more

A.C. Entertainment Technologies Unveils Leading Film & TV Solutions at BSC Expo

A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd. (AC-ET) will demonstrate exclusive highlights from its one-stop inventory of complete Lighting, Control, Grip, Infrastructure and Consumables solutions for the world of Film, TV & Broadcast – at BSC Expo 2019, Battersea Evolution, London, 1st – 2nd February. The company’s large inventory of options spans the needs of the owner operator, … Read more

Frances Russell BSC

First Lady Clapperboard / Frances Russell BSC First Lady Clapperboard / Frances Russell BSC Header image: Frances (centre) with Helen MacLean (l) and Audra Marshall (r) at the 2016 BSC Summer Luncheon. For 37 years, Frances Russell worked as company secretary for the British Society Of Cinematographers, before deciding on semi-retirement from the role in … Read more

Visiting BSC Expo & Talking Safety

IMAGO at the 2018 BSC Expo IMAGO was strongly represented at the 2018 BSC Expo in Battersea, London in early February. The job done by the BSC is impressive. The Expo was highly successful, and it is so valuable for cinematographers to be able to meet to discuss, to attend masterclasses and to see new … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 86

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 16th March 2018. On the Cover Rachel Morrison ASC on Black Panther and Mudbound Rachel Morrison ASC made Academy Award history this year as the first female nominee for the Best Cinematography Oscar, and she … Read more

Re-live the BSC Expo 2018

Over 5,500 visitors attended the BSC Expo 2018 at Battersea Evolution on 2nd and 3rd February, but don’t worry if you couldn’t make it as we have some of the best sights and sounds of the event for you to enjoy. DoP and photographer Richard Blanshard was on-hand to capture the action, the collaboration and … Read more

Sony returns to BSC Expo 2018 to showcase latest CineAlta line-up

Sony is returning to BSC Expo 2018 in Battersea, London to showcase its latest CineAlta line-up, including its first full-frame digital motion picture camera system, VENICE. BSC presents one of the first opportunities to see the next generation CineAlta camera system in the UK, ahead of its arrival to the customers in February. Designed to … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 85

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 26th January 2018. On the Cover Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC on The Greatest Showman Seamus McGarvey takes centre stage to talk lights, cameras and action on his first musical film, The Greatest Showman, inspired by … Read more

Come and Visit The BSC Expo 2018

Following the success of its 2017 edition, the BSC Expo is back, and is bigger than ever, at Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London (2-3 February 2018). 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