Shabier Kirchner / Small Axe: Mangrove

THE TRUTH SHALL PREVAIL Mangrove – the first film in the monumental five-part Small Axe series unites cinematographer Shabier Kirchner with director Steve McQueen to tell personal stories of resilience and triumph that are both steeped in history and vibrant with culture. “If watching Small Axe can inspire one youth in the Caribbean to become … Read more

Sean Bobbitt BSC / Judas and the Black Messiah

A BRUTAL BETRAYAL The visual mastery of cinematographer Sean Bobbitt BSC supports an emotional narrative journey in Shaka King’s Judas and the Black Messiah, the true story of deceit, racial injustice, and the killing of Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton. Passionate and honest in its approach to recounting the events surrounding the betrayal and … Read more

The DP-Colourist Relationship

Colour My World The Craft / The DP-Colourist Relationship Colour My World The Craft / The DP-Colourist Relationship The final creative to have an impact on the look of a movie or television series is the colourist who works closely with the director and cinematographer. To better understand the dynamics and evolution of the grading … Read more

Dan Mindel BSC ASC SASC / Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Bojan Bazelli ASC turns on the style for 6 Underground

Although director Michael Bay leaned heavily on VFX for the Transformers movie series, the director’s reputation for spectacular action sequences shot in-camera remains undiminished. Case in point: 6 Underground, a high-concept blockbuster in the mould of The Rock, Pearl Harbour and Bad Boys. “He has definitely trademarked a certain kind of action film,” says Bojan Bazelli ASC who … Read more

Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC / 1917

Matthias Königswieser / Christopher Robin

Nature On Film Matthias Königswieser / Christopher Robin Nature On Film Matthias Königswieser / Christopher Robin “Before I started on the production, I knew in the back of my mind that film was the only way to show off the natural beauty of the enchanted forest,” says DP Matthias Königswieser, about his decision to mix … Read more

Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC / Nocturnal Animals

Mind games Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC / Nocturnal Animals Mind games Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC / Nocturnal Animals Stand by. You are going to get weirded-out. Tom Ford’s psychological thriller Nocturnal Animals  is coming to a screen near you soon. Amy Adams stars as Susan, an LA art gallery proprietor, who becomes haunted by a … Read more

Martin Ruhe /
American Pastoral

Splintered Martin Ruhe / American Pastoral Splintered Martin Ruhe / American Pastoral American Pastoral  marks the directorial feature debut of actor Ewan McGregor, who also takes the lead role in the movie of Swede Levov, a hard-working businessman, whose homely middle-class life is literally blown apart by the sudden, radical action of his politically-motivated daughter. … Read more