Philippe Rousselot ASC AFC

LIGHT FANTASTIC Philippe Rousselot ASC, AFC has been fêted with BAFTA, Cesar and Oscar and was the 2020 recipient of the Camerimage Lifetime Achievement Award. The distinguished French cinematographer tells British Cinematographer about his filmmaking philosophy. “I was sent to a winter camp aged 11,” recalls Rousselot of his cinematic awakening in 1956. “I was … Read more

Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC / Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald

Wizarding World Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC / Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald Wizarding World Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC / Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald Header Image by Jaap Buitendijk “I probably work best under a sense of terror, and feel that way when I start every single job,” remarks Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 91

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 25th January 2019. On the Cover Dion Beebe ACS ASC on Mary Poppins Returns After previously teaming up on ‘Best Cinematography Oscar’ nominee Chicago and winner Memoirs Of A Geisha, Dion Beebe ACS ASC joins … Read more

Peter Doyle / Technicolor

Colourful tales Post-It Notes/ Peter Doyle / Technicolor Colourful tales Post-It Notes/ Peter Doyle / Technicolor Peter Doyle, supervising digital colourist, Technicolor, on how HDR contributes to storytelling. It has been an eventful couple of years for those members of the creative community who have been experimenting with High Dynamic Range (HDR). As the technology … Read more

UK independent films enjoy a blockbuster box office year

fFigures published recently by the BFI show that UK independent films held their own in a record year for the UK box office, as independent films and blockbuster franchises, including UK-made Star Wars: The Force Awakens and SPECTRE, pulled in record cinema audiences in 2015. UK film production remained strong throughout the year, with UK … Read more