A Message From The Association of Studios and Production Equipment Companies (ASPEC)…

Since the Government issued their latest set of guidelines, the Members of A.S.P.E.C. (Association of Studios and Production Equipment Companies) have found themselves under a degree of pressure to re-open their businesses to production. The realisation dawned that, without camera, grip, lighting and ancillary equipment, any return to meaningful work was nigh on impossible. Therefore, … Read more

ScreenSkills fast-tracks training for safe return to production

New training is being fast-tracked to help film and high-end television return safely to production, the skills body ScreenSkills announced last week. The training is being developed in response to the new challenges facing an industry that saw at least £426 million worth of productions postponed or suspended when social distancing measures – followed by … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 99

British Cinematographer Issue 99

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 22nd May 2020 onwards. On the Cover Rob Hardy BSC ON DEVS In our cover story special, Ron Prince catches up with Rob Hardy BSC to discuss his time lensing Devs. The show – which … Read more

Carolina Schmidtholstein

Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Carolina Schmidtholstein Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Carolina Schmidtholstein BY: David Wood Fact file Age: 51 Born: Black Forest, Germany School: Abitur Bremen, Germany Training: German TV & Film School / UK as electrician with City & Guilds 2360 Certificate Early career: Outside Broadcast … Read more

Martin Smith

Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Martin Smith Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Martin Smith BY: David Wood Fact file Age: 43 Born: Brighton, Sussex Training: City & Guilds Electrical Apprenticeship Early career: Electrician at Sovereign Electrical Lives: Shoreham-by-Sea Hobbies: Flying Selected filmography (as gaffer, unless otherwise stated): 6 Underground … Read more

BSC calls for drama submissions at new awards evening

Submissions for the British Society Of Cinematographers’ Award For ‘Best Cinematography In A TV Drama 2018’ are still open, but the deadline for submissions is Midnight, Sunday 6th January 2019. This year’s winner will follow in the footsteps of Mark Patten (above), who took the accolade last year for Series 1, Episode 4 of Taboo, … Read more

Rob Hardy BSC / Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Top Gun Rob Hardy BSC / Mission: Impossible – Fallout Top Gun Rob Hardy BSC / Mission: Impossible – Fallout BY: Ron Prince Your mission… Rob Hardy BSC… should you choose to accept it… is to spend the next year and a bit, shooting the most highly-anticipated action movie of 2018, starring Tom Cruise, who … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 88

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 13th July 2018. On the Cover Rob Hardy BSC on Mission: Impossible – Fallout In the sixth incarnation of the Tom Cruise-starring series, Ethan Hunt finds himself in a race against time, hunted by assassins … Read more

Issue 88 (July 2018): An Advance Look

Issue 88 of British Cinematographer magazine is set to be released on July 13th, and we are giving you an advance look at some of the great content we are set to feature* in the next edition. (*All articles are subject to change.) GRAB A SUBSCRIPTION TODAY! Purchase a Print subscription (from £40) or Print … Read more

Rob Hardy BSC / Annihilation

Jungle Boogie Rob Hardy BSC / Annihilation Jungle Boogie Rob Hardy BSC / Annihilation BY: Michael Burns When the cinematographer and writer-director responsible for one of the most visually striking films of modern times come together again to work on a new movie, based on a contemporary sci-fi classic, you know that the look will … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 85

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 26th January 2018. On the Cover Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC on The Greatest Showman Seamus McGarvey takes centre stage to talk lights, cameras and action on his first musical film, The Greatest Showman, inspired by … Read more

Julian White

Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Julian White Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Julian White FACT FILE Age: 50 Born: Amersham, July 1966 Early years: Senegal, West Africa/Stockholm, Sweden/Bombay, India/Seville, Spain Education: Cambridgeshire Comprehensive & Liverpool Art College BA (hons) Lives: Fitzrovia, London Big Break: Venus Hobby/passion: Painting Selected filmography: … Read more

BSC Expo 2017 Triumphs At Battersea Evolution

A wealth of exciting innovations and engaging presentations were enjoyed by the 4051 visitors to the BSC Expo two day show on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th February at Battersea Evolution. An amazing attendance of really high quality film personnel and a good mix of newcomers and students had a look of wonder and excitement … Read more

Come and Visit The BSC Expo 2017

Following the success of its 2016 edition, the BSC Expo is back, and is bigger than ever, at Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London (3-4 February 2017). Created by the British Society Of Cinematographers, the annual kit-fest is the UK’s leading event for film and television production – delivering the nation’s premier showcase for all manner … Read more

Rob Hardy BSC / Ex Machina

Face Off Rob Hardy BSC / Ex Machina Face Off Rob Hardy BSC / Ex Machina BY: Ron Prince The extraordinary British sci-fi thriller Ex Machina is set in one central location and has just three speaking parts. Its premise is based on the central theme of what it is to be human – to … Read more

Rob Hardy BSC / Shadow Dancer

Betrayal in Belfast Rob Hardy BSC / Shadow Dancer Betrayal in Belfast Rob Hardy BSC / Shadow Dancer James Marsh’s Shadow Dancer is a heart-wrenching thriller set in 1990’s Belfast about a young mother forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son. Scripted by Tom Bradby, who adapted his own … Read more

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