Junior Agyeman-Owusu

RISING STAR Filmography so far: Feature films: Boxing Day (2021) Branded content: YouTube Legacy, AXA, Swarovski, Shelter – Scotland, Juvenile Consciousness, Rejoice Resist, A Response to Music: Hope Tala – Cherries, Yonaka – Seize the Power, V9 – Do It When did you discover you wanted to work in film and what inspired you to … Read more

Simona Susnea / Audrey: More Than An Icon

STAR QUALITY Cinematographer Simona Susnea’s lensing of powerful dance sequences inspired by Audrey Hepburn’s love of ballet support a documentary’s narrative and focus on pivotal moments in the star’s life. Director Helen Coan adopted a different approach for Audrey: More Than an Icon, the feature documentary exploring the life of Hollywood star, fashion icon and … Read more

Chris Fawcett

UPWARD MOBILITY Innovation is often driven by a single idea or preoccupation. For Chris Fawcett it is ergonomics and, more specifically, human movement. This makes sense for someone who specialises in Steadicam shooting but Fawcett has used his experience as an operator and early training in architectural engineering to design devices and systems for enhancing … Read more

Rising star of Steadicam

Mel Noonan caught up with Junior Agyeman Owusu, an up-and-coming UK camera op/Steadicam® operator and associate member of ACO, who has been making waves in the production community. Was there anything in your youth that led you to your present career? In the environment that I grew up in I was always looking for some … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 102

Find out what’s inside our action-packed latest edition of British Cinematographer magazine – available digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 16th November 2020 onwards. On the Cover Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC on Death On The Nile In our latest cover story special, Adrian Pennington speaks to Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSC to find out … Read more

Legacy of Lies gets blockbuster treatment

“Anamorphic was a must to give us that blockbuster look,” said Rowling who tested a number of lenses based on what would be available from Patriot Rental in the Ukraine for location shooting before choosing Cooke Anamorphic/i zooms. “I knew what the Cooke lenses were capable of [since] I used them on my first anamorphic … Read more

Zac Nicholson BSC / The Personal History Of David Copperfield

Whimsical Worlds Zac Nicholson BSC / The Personal History Of David Copperfield Whimsical Worlds Zac Nicholson BSC / The Personal History Of David Copperfield BY: Valentina Valentini From the very first frames of The Personal History Of David Copperfield, it is clear that the film is going to be an aesthetic feast for its audience’s eyes. The … Read more

Eben Bolter BSC / Avenue 5

Satire In Space Eben Bolter BSC / Avenue 5 Satire In Space Eben Bolter BSC / Avenue 5 BY: Michael Burns With a spaceship-sized set, comic timing, a thousand-strong cast, integrated lighting, and a devastating fire, British cinematographer Eben Bolter BSC and the crew of Avenue 5 steered Armando Iannucci’s sci-fi epic to the screen. … Read more

How would you like to shoot a Bollywood movie?

DP Santonio Terzio contacted us about his work on the British-based production of Well Done Baby, and says he would like to connect BSC members to Indian filmmakers and production houses. “Well Done Baby is a £1.5m Indian film story about a modern couple who fail to understand the meaning and purpose of their relationship, … Read more

Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC / 1917

October 2019: Growing Up and Maturing

Growing Up and Maturing Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Growing Up and Maturing Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Lead image: Michael Cioni, global SVP of Innovation; Emery Wells, CEO – Frame.io Although the calendar stretch between All Hallows and Valentine’s Day (give or take a week or two) sees the run … Read more

December 2018: Open Houses and Holiday Gatherings

Open Houses and Holiday Gatherings Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Open Houses and Holiday Gatherings Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Lead image: Tiffen’s Tyson Galland walks a new user through a Steadicam demo at Tiffen Company’s open-house event in December Of late, each month’s column has appeared early the “following” month, … Read more

Sean Bobbitt BSC / Widows

Stealing Hearts Sean Bobbitt BSC / Widows Stealing Hearts Sean Bobbitt BSC / Widows BY: Trevor Hogg Upon graduating from Santa Clara University in California, Sean Bobbitt BSC headed back to England believing that he would go straight into directing television shows. “Everywhere I went, people were kind but laughed as the average age for … Read more

Eben Bolter / The Woman In White

Psycho Thriller Eben Bolter / The Woman In White Psycho Thriller Eben Bolter / The Woman In White BY: Ron Prince “What got me the job was saying that I didn’t want to do the job,” admits cinematographer Eben Bolter about his initial conversations with director Carl Tibbetts for the Origin Pictures/BBC drama series The … Read more

Tiffen at 80

Family Jewels Innovator / Tiffen Family Jewels Innovator / Tiffen Lead image: Nat Tiffen accepting the Scientific and Engineering Oscar BY: Kevin Hilton Not all companies start out in the business that they later become best known for. Tiffen began as a metal machining firm in New York, producing components that were used for fitting … Read more

Dan Laustsen DFF ASC / Proud Mary

Killer Instinct Dan Laustsen DFF ASC / Proud Mary Killer Instinct Dan Laustsen DFF ASC / Proud Mary BY: Trevor Hogg Shifting from a prolific and extremely efficient hitman unable to retire in John Wick: Chapter 2  to a female assassin with a crisis of conscious in Proud Mary, cinematographer Dan Laustsen DFF ASC has … Read more

April 2018:
Connecting with tech at NAB

Connecting with tech at NAB Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Connecting with tech at NAB Across The Pond / Mark London Williams As NAB 2018 wraps up, the show, with its multiple layers, programming tracks, and exhibit halls, seems like the “elephant” in the tale of the blind men and the pachyderm: Feeling … Read more

Tiffen To Host Open House & Warehouse Sale

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 12 pm – 5 pm, Tiffen Technical Center, Burbank Tiffen invites you to come check out the latest from Steadicam, Tiffen Filters, Domke, Lowel, Davis & Sanford and their other great brands. They will have live demonstrations on the new Steadicam M-1 Volt and Tiffen NATural ND Filters. BBQ and Refreshments … Read more

John de Borman BSC / Will

As You Like It John de Borman BSC / Will As You Like It John de Borman BSC / Will BY: Kevin Hilton Episodic TV drama usually follows a template for directorial style, camera technique and overall look that is laid down in the pilot. But there are always exceptions. The TNT production Will was … Read more

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