BSC calls for drama submissions at new awards evening

Submissions for the British Society Of Cinematographers’ Award For ‘Best Cinematography In A TV Drama 2018’ are still open, but the deadline for submissions is Midnight, Sunday 6th January 2019. This year’s winner will follow in the footsteps of Mark Patten (above), who took the accolade last year for Series 1, Episode 4 of Taboo, … 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

Mike Eley BSC “Tipping point?”

Tipping point? Mike Eley BSC / President’s Perspective Tipping point? Mike Eley BSC / President’s Perspective Operators Night, one of the BSC’s premiere social evenings of the calendar, was held in early December last year. The venue was the Langham Hotel in the West End. A large ballroom, with thirty or so tables, each sitting … Read more

BSC Operators Night Award Winners

Congratulations go out from British Cinematographer magazine to the winners who were presented with their awards at the BSC Operators Awards, held on Friday 1st December. The Winners were: Marc Wolff (Aerial Photographer and Stunt Pilot) won the ARRI /BSC Bert Easey Technical Award Mark Patten won the award for Best Cinematography in a TV … Read more

Finalists Announced for the ACO/BSC/GBCT Operators Awards

The finalists have been announced for the ACO/BSC/GBCT Operators Awards in ‘Features’ and ‘TV Drama’, with the winners to be announced at the BSC Operators Night on December 1st.

Embracing change

Embracing change GBCT News / John Keedwell Embracing change GBCT News / John Keedwell Looking back a year ago, who would have thought we would be where we are now? I don’t want to get overly political here, although it’s clearly very difficult to ignore the events over the course of 2016, and it would … Read more

2016 BSC Operators Night

The 2016 BSC Operators Night took place on Friday 2nd December at The Langham Hotel, London. A warm welcome was extended to Laurie Rose and John Pardue who were recently invited to become full BSC members, and several awards were presented during the well-attended evening. The winner of the BSC Best Cinematography In A TV … Read more

BSC Operators Night 2015

A record number of 272 guests – BSC members, patrons and friends – gathered at the Langham Hotel, for the 64th annual BSC Operators Night, held on November 27th. The Langham is one of the largest grand hotels in London and the exterior has featured in a number of movies including GoldenEye (1995) when it … Read more