Richard Greatrex BSC

The Storyteller Clapperboard / Richard Greatrex BSC The Storyteller Clapperboard / Richard Greatrex BSC Award-winning cinematographer Richard Greatrex BSC, now an honoury member of the BSC and these days a dedicated stills photographer, was responsible for the look of dozens of films, including Mrs Brown (1997), Flawless (2007), A Knight’s Tale (2001), Warriors (1999), The … Read more

Sir Sydney Samuelson CBE, BSC, Fellow BKSTS

Mr Sydney Clapperboard / Sir Sydney Samuelson CBE, BSC, Fellow BKSTS Mr Sydney Clapperboard / Sir Sydney Samuelson CBE, BSC, Fellow BKSTS Sir Sydney Wylie Samuelson CBE, BSC, Fellow BKSTS left school in December 1939, aged fourteen, and started out as a rewind boy at the newly-built Luxor Cinema, Lancing, in West Sussex, which opened … 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

Alec Mills BSC

Technical Master Clapperboard / Alec Mills BSC Technical Master Clapperboard / Alec Mills BSC Notable cinematographer Alec Mills BSC has been responsible for the look of many well-known movies, which include The McKenzie Break (1970), Death On The Nile (1978), Return Of The Jedi (1983), Christopher Columbus (1992), and worked on no fewer than seven … Read more

James B. Devis BSC

Willing and able Clapperboard / James B. Devis BSC Willing and able Clapperboard / James B. Devis BSC During a career stretching over 50 years, James Devis BSC operated on a healthy number of great films with many notable directors and cinematographers, including Moonraker  (1979, dir Lewis Gilbert) with Alec Mills BSC, The Shining  (1980, … Read more

Ronnie Taylor BSC

The Observer Clapperboard / Ronnie Taylor BSC The Observer Clapperboard / Ronnie Taylor BSC The brilliant and much-respected British cinematographer Ronnie Taylor BSC worked on a number of memorable films, with some of the biggest names in British, American and Italian cinema, during a career spanning fifty-eight years. Taylor’s credits as a camera operator include … Read more

John Rendall

Mr Reliable Clapperboard / John Rendall Mr Reliable Clapperboard / John Rendall John Rendall worked non-stop for 45 years in the world of film, TV and commercials production, earning great respect around the industry along the way. During this lengthy career, Rendall’s polite, calm and easy manner made him the perfect contact man for leading … Read more

Sir Sydney Samuelson CBE

Time Honoured Clapperboard / Sir Sydney Samuelson CBE Time Honoured Clapperboard / Sir Sydney Samuelson CBE On 22 September 2011 the British Cinema and Television Veterans (BCTV) will pay tribute to Sir Sydney Samuelson CBE, and his long career in filmmaking, an event supported by twelve other industry organisations including the BSC. BCTV was established … Read more