Autumn Durald Arkapaw lenses Teen Spirit

A small-town girl pursuing her dreams in a big city. A soft, romanticised countryside, followed by a dramatic and powerful stage. A lonely journey in front of millions of people. The fluid juxtaposition in Teen Spirit, written and directed by Max Minghella, with cinematography by Autumn Durald Arkapaw, brings style to the everyday and an … Read more

Pat Sweeney

Shining A Light On… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Pat Sweeney Shining A Light On… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Pat Sweeney BY: David Wood 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) … Read more

Jonny Franklin

Shining A Light On… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Jonny Franklin Shining A Light On… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Jonny Franklin BY: David Wood 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 … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 86

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 16th March 2018. On the Cover Rachel Morrison ASC on Black Panther and Mudbound Rachel Morrison ASC made Academy Award history this year as the first female nominee for the Best Cinematography Oscar, and she … Read more

Gaffer Jonny Franklin on Phantom Thread

We recently caught up with Jonny Franklin, gaffer on Paul Thomas Anderson’s much talked about new movie Phantom Thread, and learnt how he solved some key lighting problems during the production. “We faced many challenges on Phantom Thread: one of the trickiest locations was the Georgian property on Fitzroy Square, known in the film as … Read more