One of Us opens Paris VFX studio

One of Us has announced the opening of its Paris studio. The company has been looking to expand in the right way, and Paris presents the ideal opportunity. The creative possibilities, the VFX talent, and the projects underway in France make this an exciting moment. As the film industry recovers from the impact of the … 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

Glenn Freemantle

Aural Sex Innovator / Glenn Freemantle Aural Sex Innovator / Glenn Freemantle Innovations in cinematography are often not difficult to spot: fluid Steadicam moves, the contra-zoom, crane shots and matte effects all make an immediate impact. Similar innovation in sound is less apparent but no less effective. Specially created sound effects, subtle processing and, more … Read more

Salvatore Totino ASC AIC / Everest

Peak Practice  Salvatore Totino ASC AIC / Everest Peak Practice  Salvatore Totino ASC AIC / Everest A fatal blizzard that claimed the lives of eight mountain climbers attempting to reach the peak of Everest in May 1996 raised questions about the commercialisation of the world’s highest mountain and captured the imagination of Tim Bevan of … Read more