BSC award winner Maceo Bishop comments on unique Uncut Gems experience

Maceo Bishop worked as a camera operator and a second unit DP on the much lauded Safdie Brothers film Uncut Gems. Bishop recently shared his experience with British Cinematographer on the frenetic and vibrant film. Bishop reminisced: “The process of working on Uncut Gems was refreshingly unique in so many ways. To begin with, Darius Khondji thought … Read more

Nominees in the BSC Awards Best Cinematography in a Theatrical Feature category revealed

We’re excited to announce the BSC Awards nominees for the Best Cinematography in a Theatrical Feature Release category are… Sean Bobbitt BSC for Judas and the Black Messiah Joshua James Richards for Nomadland Alwin Küchler BSC for The Mauritanian Erik Messerschmidt ASC for Mank Dariusz Wolski ASC for News of the World   The nominees … Read more

Oscars nominations: the complete list

Actor-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas and singer, songwriter and actor Nick Jonas announced the 93rd Oscars nominations in 23 categories live from London, via a global live stream. Nominees in the Cinematography category are Judas and the Black Messiah (Sean Bobbitt BSC); Mank (Erik Messerschmidt ASC); News of the World (Dariusz Wolski ASC); Nomadland (Joshua James … Read more

Dariusz Wolski ASC / Sicario: Day Of The Soldado

Point & Shoot Dariusz Wolski ASC / Sicario: Day Of The Soldado Point & Shoot Dariusz Wolski ASC / Sicario: Day Of The Soldado Long before cinematographer Dariusz Wolski ASC had even read the script for Sicario: Day Of The Soldado, he says he had heard great things about the film’s Italian director, Stefano Sollima. … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 88

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 13th July 2018. On the Cover Rob Hardy BSC on Mission: Impossible – Fallout In the sixth incarnation of the Tom Cruise-starring series, Ethan Hunt finds himself in a race against time, hunted by assassins … Read more

Pat Sweeney

Shining A Light On… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Pat Sweeney Shining A Light On… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Pat Sweeney Fact file: Age: 51 Born: Glasgow Training: Lee Lighting Early career: Motor Mechanic Lives: West London Hobbies/passions: Family, football, skiing Selected filmography (as gaffer, unless otherwise stated): The Voyage Of Doctor Doolittle (2019) Holmes And Watson … Read more

Issue 88 (July 2018): An Advance Look

Issue 88 of British Cinematographer magazine is set to be released on July 13th, and we are giving you an advance look at some of the great content we are set to feature* in the next edition. (*All articles are subject to change.) GRAB A SUBSCRIPTION TODAY! Purchase a Print subscription (from £40) or Print … Read more

Jonny Franklin

Shining A Light On… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Jonny Franklin Shining A Light On… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Jonny Franklin Fact file: Age: 33 Born: Kings Lynn, Norfolk Education: South Bank University Lives: Queens Park, West London Hobby/Passion: Travelling Selected filmography: Chaos Walking (2019) Teen Spirit (2018) Patient Zero (2018) Phantom Thread (2017) The Mummy … Read more

Julian White

Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Julian White Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Julian White FACT FILE Age: 50 Born: Amersham, July 1966 Early years: Senegal, West Africa/Stockholm, Sweden/Bombay, India/Seville, Spain Education: Cambridgeshire Comprehensive & Liverpool Art College BA (hons) Lives: Fitzrovia, London Big Break: Venus Hobby/passion: Painting Selected filmography: … Read more

Dariusz Wolski ASC / Prometheus 3D

Outer Space Dariusz Wolski ASC / Prometheus 3D Outer Space Dariusz Wolski ASC / Prometheus 3D Prometheus  takes the audience on a 3D journey to a planet in outer space with a group of explorers who are on a quest to find the secret to the origins of life on Earth. The spaceship is named … Read more