March 2019: A subtle shift in focus

A subtle shift in focus Across The Pond / Mark London Williams A subtle shift in focus Across The Pond / Mark London Williams The first new column of spring finds us, once again, “between frames,” as it were. In the annual calendar’s relentless march – NAB! Cine Gear! Emmy! Oscar! – there is a … Read more

Rob Hardy BSC / Annihilation

Jungle Boogie Rob Hardy BSC / Annihilation Jungle Boogie Rob Hardy BSC / Annihilation 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 involve heavy experimentation … Read more

Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC / Wonder Wheel

Who’s Afraid Of Red, Green and Blue? Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC / Wonder Wheel Who’s Afraid Of Red, Green and Blue? Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC / Wonder Wheel By the master himself, triple Oscar-winning cinematographer, Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC, shares his experiences of shooting Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel digitally, and offers more sage advice for … Read more

David Tattersall BSC /
Death Note

The Dark Side David Tattersall BSC / Death Note The Dark Side David Tattersall BSC / Death Note “It’s a bit different for sure,” says cinematographer David Tattersall BSC about Netflix’s Death Note. “An R-rated, wish-fulfilment, teen-horror with a detective-thriller twist and plenty of blood and guts – the kids are going to love it.” … Read more

John Toll ASC / Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Presence of mind John Toll ASC / Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk Presence of mind John Toll ASC / Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk Three-time Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee harnessed his extraordinary powers to create extraordinary visual images for Sony Pictures’ Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Using new camera technologies, shooting at 4K in … Read more

Secrets of the Master
(Part 2 Of 2)

Secrets of the Master (Part 2 of 2) Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC / Café Society Secrets of the Master (Part 2 of 2) Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC / Café Society Triple Oscar-winning cinematographer, Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC, continues to share his experiences of shooting Woody Allen’s romantic comedy Café Society digitally, and offers more sage advice for … Read more

Secrets of the Master
(Part 1 Of 2)

Secrets of the Master (Part 1 of 2) Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC / Café Society Secrets of the Master (Part 1 of 2) Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC / Café Society Triple Oscar-winning cinematographer, Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC, shares his experiences of shooting Woody Allen’s romantic comedy Café Society digitally, and offers some sage advice for up-and-coming cinematographers. … Read more

Woody Allen goes digital with Sony F65

Sony has confirmed that filmmaker Woody Allen has chosen Sony CineAlta F65 for his first-ever digital shoot, to be lensed by Vittorio Storaro AIC ASC. The currently untitled production will be mastered in 4K. Storaro, the three-time Academy Award winning cinematographer for Apocalypse Now, Reds and The Last Emperor, has dedicated his professional work to … Read more