Sony Venice used to capture Official Secrets

Sony’s Venice motion picture camera system has been used for principal photography on a new political thriller Official Secrets, directed by Gavin Hood, and produced by Ged Doherty, Elizabeth Fowler and Melissa Zuo. Entertainment One (eOne) produced and financed the film with Screen Yorkshire and Zuo’s company GS Media. Boasting an impressive cast, including Keira … Read more

Giles Nuttgens BSC / Colette

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Movietech Deploys Sony Venice on inaugural European feature

Camera, lens and grip specialist, Movietech, dispatched its newly-acquired Sony Venice camera to support cinematographer Florian Hoffmeister BSC on Official Secrets, the camera system’s debut on a European feature. Directed by Gavin Hood, Official Secrets, which stars Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes and Matt Smith, is based around the true story of Katharine Gun, the former … Read more

Óscar Faura / The Imitation Game

Enigma Variations Oscar Faura / The Imitation Game Enigma Variations Oscar Faura / The Imitation Game The Imitation Game is the highly-praised, British-American historical thriller about British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst and pioneering computer scientist Alan Turing. A key figure in cracking Nazi Germany’s Enigma code, that helped the Allies to win World War II, Turing … Read more

Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC / Anna Karenina

From Russia with Love Seamus McGarvey BSC, ASC / Anna Karenina From Russia with Love Seamus McGarvey BSC, ASC / Anna Karenina BY: David Heuring Anna Karenina, Tolstoy’s novel of love and jealousy in the pre-revolutionary Russian aristocracy, has been brought to the screen dozens of times. Particularly memorable is the 1935 MGM version starring … Read more

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