CVP appoints Camille Brayer as business development manager

CVP, one of the UK and Europe’s leading production solutions providers, has further strengthened the customer experience team located at its Newman House showroom in London with the appointment of a new business development manager, Camille Brayer.  Camille joins CVP from Panavision subsidiary Direct Digital, where she held a wide-ranging brief encompassing managing studio shoots, advising … Read more

The Camera Technician apprenticeship scheme reports progress and job offers

More than 200 young hopefuls who initially lodged their interest in the new Camera Tech Apprenticeship programme, reduced in number to 100 after the first sift, 56 at the second sift and just 42 were invited to the activity and selection day event hosted at the London Screen Academy on Wednesday 21 July.  In the … Read more

CVP to host ‘Canon in Motion’ week

CVP, one of the UK and Europe’s leading production solutions provider, is hosting a week dedicated to celebrating Canon cameras and its users, running from Monday 24th until Friday 28th May. Under the headline ‘Canon in Motion’, CVP has curated a series of exclusive online seminars, demos and new video content exploring the Canon ecosystem. In conjunction, CVP is offering a selection of exclusive deals – including the option to unlock free credit bonus’ when purchasing an eligible Canon product – allowing users to accessorise and build their … Read more

Join British cinematographer Geoff Boyle NSC as he shares his life lessons

This Friday (19th), CVP, in association with Rise, Panavision and CML, are hosting a special event which will see cinematographer Geoff Boyle NSC share his life lessons. During this 40 minute ‘fireside chat’, Boyle will share candid, colourful and anecdotal stories, reflecting on his experiences and sharing his life lessons. Of course, there will also … Read more

CVP to host ‘Making an impact in the industry’ session to celebrate female talent

CVP will host a free session titled ‘Making An Impact in the Industry’ with panellists Aga Szeliga, Erica McEwan, Svetlana Miko, Joanna Cuper and Nicki Fisher. At 11am-12.30pm on Monday 8 March, the CVP Common Room session will be hosted via Zoom and hosted by CVP’s Melissa Bowen. CVP has curated panel experts from a … Read more

CVP improves business and sets up Brexit taskforce during lockdown to help customers during uncertain times

Businesses in the film and TV industry have felt the impact of COVID in many ways, from productions having to halt and safety protocols being put in place through to tighter budgets. And then Brexit added additional uncertainty. CVP, one of the UK and Europe’s leading production solutions providers, has shown great resilience and resourcefulness … Read more

VMI helps launch UK’s first apprenticeship standard for camera technicians

Back in 2019, VMI managing director, Barry Bassett, contacted the TV industry body ScreenSkills to investigate whether it might be possible to set up a formal apprenticeship standard for UK camera rental companies. The idea was that this programme would include a high level of training to enable school leavers to enter the industry and … Read more

Sony and CVP team up for ‘Rate my Rig’ social media competition

CVP and Sony have joined forces to offer a selection of prizes for the most interesting and original camera rigs. Running until Sunday 28 February 2021 across CVP’s social media channels, they are inviting users to share (and tag) pictures of their Sony FS7 and FX9 cameras rigged with all of their favourite accessories. Prizes … Read more

Nominees Announced for 2020 IMAGO International Awards for Cinematography

The nominees have been announced for the third IMAGO Awards ceremony, which will take place in Brussels, Belgium on 14th March 2020, with Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC aiming for yet another trophy for his work on 1917. Having garnered Oscar, ASC, BSC and BAFTA accolades this year, Deakins will be one of three nominees … Read more

CVP unveil Summer Kit Festival to showcase 2019 product launches from 30 leading manufacturers

CVP, the leading broadcast and professional video solutions provider in the United Kingdom and Europe, is proud to present its inaugural Summer Kit Festival, showcasing the latest and best content production equipment launched in 2019. The event takes place across CVP’s two London showrooms on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th July. Attendance is free and … Read more

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Metamorphosis Spotlight / CVP Metamorphosis Spotlight / CVP For over 30 years, CVP has been equipping directors of photography with the camera, lens and grip brands that keep the industry moving. But, a look beyond the digital façade reveals far more than a simple ‘online box shifter’. Young, vibrant and passionate, this is a company … 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

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