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

EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020 Review

THE SHOW MUST GO ON While the filmmaking industry strived to overcome 2020’s obstacles to continue to create magic on screen, the event sector was also impacted by pandemic restrictions. Like many festival organisers, the dedicated team behind the 28th edition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE – the cherished event celebrating cinematography which attracts filmmakers and film enthusiasts … Read more

Join EnergaCAMERIMAGE online for seminars and panels with the masters of modern cinema

This year’s edition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE Film Festival may by fully online, but it’s still packed with fascinating seminars and discussion panels. Here is a preview of just some of the live events the holders of entry cards can participate in during the festival week (with no limitation on the number of virtual seats). • On … Read more

Delbonnel to receive Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography

Since 2013, as an official partner of the Cannes Film Festival, Angénieux has been paying a tribute to a prominent director of photography during the ‘Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography’ ceremony. This event turns the spotlight on worldwide masters of light, directors of photography, without whom cinema would not exist. After Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC … 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 BY: Ron Prince 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 … 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

“Every story has its own language” – Ed Lachman ASC

“Every story has its own language” Ed Lachman ASC “Every story has its own language” Ed Lachman ASC Lead Image: Credit – Mary Cybulski BY: Birgit Heidsiek As a Director of Photography who worked with some of the most prominent German New Wave filmmakers, as well as with the most influential American independents, Ed Lachman … Read more

Lachman to receive Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography

Every year, the “Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography” ceremony turns the spotlight on a director of photography whose work has marked the history of world cinema. Since its inception in 2013 tribute has been paid to Philippe Rousselot (AFC, ASC), Vilmos Zsigmond (HSC, ASC) in 2014, Roger A. Deakins (BSC, ASC) in 2015, Peter Suschitzky … Read more

Christopher Doyle, HKSC to get Angenieux Award At Cannes 2017

The 2017 Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography award at the 70th Cannes Film Festival will go to Christopher Doyle, HKSC. Born in Australia, living in Hong Kong, Chris is also called Du Ke Feng (“Like the Wind”). His distinctive work with color and contrast and light can be seen in more than sixty films directed by Zhang Yimou, … 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

Lachman, Garcia, Rousselot and Schreiber honoured by ASC

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced the honourees for the 31st annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Edward Lachman ASC, Ron Garcia ASC, Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC and Nancy Schreiber ASC will be recognised for their contributions to the art of cinematography during the organisation’s awards gala on February 4, 2017, taking place … Read more

Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC / The Nice Guys

Tough Stuff Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC / The Nice Guys Tough Stuff Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC / The Nice Guys BY: Ron Prince The bruising action in The Nice Guys  spins like a modern Raymond Chandler yarn, through different parts of 1970s Los Angeles and different social classes. Directed by Shane Black, from an original screenplay he wrote with … Read more