Dimension enhances virtual production offering by hiring Adam Buckner and Tim Doubleday

XR entertainment studio Dimension has recruited senior leaders in VFX and mocap in response to soaring growth in demand for real-time filmmaking and virtual production services. With a career in motion pictures spanning over 25 years, Adam Buckner joins from Lipsync Post, where he was Senior VFX Producer, following over six years at Unity Technologies … Read more

Ronald Taylor BSC “Ronnie” 1924-2018

British Cinematographer is saddened to hear of the passing of respected operator and cinematographer, and former BSC President, Ronnie Taylor BSC last Friday (3rd August) at the age of 93. Our thoughts are with Ronnie’s family during this difficult time. Ronnie and his career featured last year in the ‘Clapperboard’ section of British Cinematographer magazine … Read more

Jamie Harcourt ACO GBCT Associate BSC

Following In The Footsteps Clapperboard / Jamie Harcourt ACO GBCT Associate BSC Following In The Footsteps Clapperboard / Jamie Harcourt ACO GBCT Associate BSC BY: David A. Ellis Camera operator and DP Jamie Harcourt ACO GBCT Associate BSC is the son of the late David Harcourt, a well-liked and much-respected camera operator, who worked with … Read more

John Keedwell GBCT
“Is vertical a new format?”

Is Vertical A New Format? GBCT News / John Keedwell Is Vertical A New Format? GBCT News / John Keedwell Cinema and television pictures have always been displayed in a horizontal (or landscape) format. Yes, there have been 4:3 aspect ratios that seem almost square to us now, and there have been various “flavours” of … Read more

Perry Evans

Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Perry Evans Shining a light on… Gaffers ‘R’ Us / Perry Evans Fact file Age: 55 Born: West London Early years: Notting Hill, Ladbroke Grove Education: Henry Compton School, Fulham Lives: Staines-upon-Thames Big Break: Monty Python films, Time Bandits and Brazil Hobby/passion: I’ve always had a hobby … Read more

How Pinewood Digital went rogue with Alexa 65

Pinewood Digital spent two years supporting Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – from the initial camera tests through to the VFX and drama pull delivery. The project, shot entirely on the Alexa 65 by Greig Fraser ACS ASC, presented the team with the opportunity to rethink its entire approach to dailies. “We have certain … Read more

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