Alan Stewart BSC / Tom and Jerry

CAT AND MOUSE GAMES Breaking away from the trend of photorealism is the big screen adaption of Tom and Jerry which honours the cartoon heritage of the cat and mouse rivals while placing them within live-action environments. The hybrid approach employed by filmmaker Tim Story (Barbershop) was an interesting challenge for Tom and Jerry cinematographer … Read more

Charlotte Bruus Christensen ASC / Black Narcissus

SPIRITUAL JOURNEY Delicate camera movement and a palette inspired by the early Technicolor filmmaking process tell a story of stifled desires unfolding in a colourful world almost removed from reality.  Cinematographer Charlotte Bruus Christensen ASC ventured into directorial territory for the first time when making three-part mini-series Black Narcissus – the BBC, DNA Films and FX co-production based … Read more

Alan Stewart / Aladdin

Magic Lamps Alan Stewart / Aladdin Magic Lamps Alan Stewart / Aladdin WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the May 2019 issue (93) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you purchase a year’s digital subscription from just £30, or a year’s all-inclusive subscription from … 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

Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC / Darkest Hour

Never Surrender Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC / Darkest Hour Never Surrender Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC / Darkest Hour French cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel AFC ASC says he was encouraged by the creative vision of innovative director Joe Wright to shoot what initially seemed an unlikely choice of project: the story of the newly-appointed British Prime Minister … Read more

DP Adam Scarth reports on Daphne

Cinematographer Adam Scarth wrote in with details of his work on Peter Mackie Burns’ indie-drama Daphne, starring Emily Beecham. The movie follows a young woman negotiating the tricky business of modern life. Caught in the daily rush of her restaurant job and kaleidoscopic nightlife of new faces, Daphne is the life of the party, but … 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

Peter Doyle / Colouring Inside Llewyn Davis

Bruno Chrome Peter Doyle / Inside llewyn Davis Bruno Chrome Peter Doyle / Inside llewyn Davis With a career spanning over twenty years, Peter Doyle is one of the film industry’s most distinguished supervising digital colourist. Now supervising colourist at Technicolor, he is renowned for his remarkable handling of digital colour-grading and pioneering approach to … Read more