BSC announce nominees for 2018 ‘TV Drama’ award

The BSC (British Society of Cinematographers) are pleased to announce the 2018 nominations for the BSC ‘Best Cinematography in a TV Drama’ award, which will be announced at this year’s special 70th Anniversary Awards Dinner & Awards on Friday 15th February 2019 at The Grosvenor House Hotel. This year’s winner will look to follow in … Read more

Paul McGeachan

Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Paul McGeachan Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Paul McGeachan Lead image: Into The Woods (2014) Fact file Age: 46 Born: Bridgeton, Glasgow School: Sacred Heart Primary Lives: Marlow, Buckinghamshire Status: Married with two children Passions: Golf Big break: Lee Lighting, London & Glasgow Selected … Read more

Danny Cohen BSC / Victoria and Abdul, Final Portrait and Disobedience

One DP… Three Distinct Looks Danny Cohen BSC / Victoria and Abdul, Final Portrait and Disobedience One DP… Three Distinct Looks Danny Cohen BSC / Victoria and Abdul , Final Portrait and Disobedience Cinematographer Danny Cohen BSC exhibits versatility in crafting stories for different directors, and those skills were brought to task when shooting three … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 84

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 10th November 2017. On the Cover Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC on Murder On The Orient Express Climb aboard, settle in and grab a cup of hot cocoa. Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC delivers the denouement of … Read more

Danny Cohen BSC / Florence Foster Jenkins

Pitch Imperfect Danny Cohen BSC / Florence Foster Jenkins Pitch Imperfect Danny Cohen BSC /Florence Foster Jenkins Florence Foster Jenkins  is the absurd, amusing and tender true-to-life tale about the eponymous New York heiress and amateur operatic soprano, who was ridiculed for her lamentable singing abilities. Jenkins used her wealth to support a singing career … Read more

Danny Cohen BSC / X+Y

That’s Life Danny Cohen BSC / X + Y That’s Life Danny Cohen BSC / X + Y Real life stories have long been the inspiration for films. The decision facing filmmakers is how to present the story, particularly if the subject is still alive. The biopic is an established form, as is the semi-documentary … Read more

Danny Cohen BSC / Les Misérables

Perfect Harmony Danny Cohen BSC / Les Miserables Perfect Harmony Danny Cohen BSC / Les Miserables Les Misérables, Victor Hugo’s classic 1862 novel, takes places against the baroque backdrop of early 19th century France. This latest cinematic version of the oft-told tale is based on the hugely successful theatrical musical, which has been seen by … Read more

Danny Cohen BSC / The King’s Speech

Heightened reality Danny Cohen BSC / The King’s Speech Heightened reality Danny Cohen BSC / The King’s Speech Period films are a standard entry on the filmographies of most cinematographers these days but few have spanned the centuries like Danny Cohen BSC. From Revolutionary America through the austere years of Britain in the 1940s and … Read more