Virtual production

A NEW REALITY LED volumes are an exciting new tool in the cinematographer’s toolbox, mixing the real with the unreal. Four cinematographers who have already embraced the technology share their experiences.  The term “virtual production” encompasses practices like pre-visualisation and remote location reccies, but its most exciting branch is in filming itself: the ability to shoot … Read more

Watch cinematographers discuss mixed reality shooting in the ARRI/British Cinematographer hosted panel debate

Cinematographers shared their experiences of mixed reality shooting in a panel discussion brought to you by British Cinematographer and ARRI, supported by Creative Technology. In the must-watch discussion Greig Fraser ASC, ACS; Martin Ruhe ASC; Magdalena Gorka PSC, DNEG’s Paul Franklin and cinematographer-director Robert Payton explored shooting in mixed reality studios. Chaired by Zoe Mutter, … Read more

Filmmakers discuss mixed reality shoots in upcoming panel discussion, hosted by British Cinematographer and ARRI

Cinematographers share their experiences of mixed reality shooting in an upcoming panel discussion (screening on 7 July), brought to you by British Cinematographer and ARRI, supported by Creative Technology. Join Greig Fraser ASC, ACS; Martin Ruhe ASC; Magdalena Gorka PSC, DNEGʼs Paul Franklin and Robert Payton in this must-watch discussion about their early experiences shooting … Read more

Cooke Anamorphic/i primes help make Vice visually sing

Over the 50 years chronicled in Adam McKay’s Vice, cinematographer Greig Fraser ACS ASC had the challenges of photographing actors playing characters twice their age – with intense prosthetics, make-up and hair – whilst also making a potentially dull series of office-based scenes into a visually interesting story for audiences. To accomplish this feat, Fraser … Read more

Nominees Announced for IMAGO International Awards for Cinematography

The nominees have been announced for the second IMAGO Awards ceremony, which will take place in Belgrade, Serbia on 16th March 2019, with Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC aiming for yet another trophy for his work on Blade Runner 2049. Having garnered Oscar, ASC, BSC and BAFTA accolades last year, Deakins will be one of … Read more

Bradford Young ASC / Solo: A Star Wars Story

Space truckin’ Bradford Young ASC / Solo: A Star Wars Story Space truckin’ Bradford Young ASC / Solo: A Star Wars Story BY: Ron Prince Set ten years before the original Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope  (1977), Solo: A Star Wars Story centres on the young scoundrel, Han Solo, and his inter-galactic … Read more

DOPs provide feedback on ARRI Alexa 65 lens options

With the popularity of ARRI Rental’s exclusive Alexa 65 camera system increasing on high-end features, TV and commercial productions, the demand for richly varied lens options is strong. The line-up of four distinct 65mm lens series, first announced at Camerimage 2016, is now in use on multiple projects, with cinematographer feedback directly influencing technical developments … Read more

Mike Eley BSC elected as new BSC President

Cinematographer Mike Eley BSC has been elected the new president of the British Society Of Cinematographers. Eley, whose credits include Touching The Void (2003), Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang (2010), Ronaldo (2015) and My Cousin Rachel (2017), takes over the reins from Barry Ackroyd BSC who served as president from 2014. “It is an … Read more

Greig Fraser ACS ASC used Outsight Sky LEDs on Rogue One

Greig Fraser ACS ASC, cinematographer of features including Lion, Zero Dark Thirty, Foxcatcher, Snow White And The Huntsman and Mary Magdalene (currently in post-production), used Creamsource Sky, the water-resistant, five-colour 1200W LED light system from Outsight, for Lucasfilm’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Fraser first discovered Outsight LED lighting many years ago in Sydney, … Read more

Sandgren and Fraser scoop major awards in 2017

Linus Sandgren FSF was awarded the 2017 Academy Award for Best Achievement In Cinematography, and this year’s BAFTA Best Cinematography gong, for his work on La La Land. The Swedish cinematographer was also a nominee for the American Society Of Cinematographers’ Award for his work on the film. “I feel extremely humbled and honoured and … Read more

Lion Takes Top Prize at ASC Awards

Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS earned the coveted Theatrical Award for best cinematography in a motion picture for “Lion” at the 31st Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement. The ASC Spotlight Award was given to Gorka Gómez Andreu, AEC for “House of Others”. Winners in the TV categories included Fabian Wagner, BSC … Read more

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