November 2021: Tragedy strikes

As readers here already know too well, there’s been a death in the communal family since last time we posted.  The circumstances around that death – the entirely preventable killing, really – of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins continue to emerge, but they paint an increasingly bleak picture of conditions on the set of Alec Baldwin’s Rust.  As we embarked on this … Read more

July 2021: Summer tolls and 3am strolls

Normally, we aim to get the end-of-June column in ahead of the 4th of July, so everything can be edited and laid out ahead of the holiday, which of course isn’t one at British Cinematographer’s home office. But here in the LA field bureau, we still have some of those familiar calendar rhythms to mark … Read more

American Society of Cinematographers re-elects president Stephen Lighthill

The board of governors of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has voted on the organisation’s 2021-2022 officers and Stephen Lighthill has been re-elected president. He will serve his next one-year term alongside vice presidents Amy Vincent, Steven Fierberg and John Simmons; treasurer Steven Poster; secretary Gregg Heschong; and sergeant-at-arms Jim Denault. Lighthill was elevated … Read more

July 2020: A Return To High Office

A Return To High Office Across The Pond / Mark London Williams A Return To High Office Across The Pond / Mark London Williams It is of course election season in America, and many have wondered, “could someone who previously occupied those same corridors of power be returned to high office?” We refer, of course, … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 100

Take a look at what’s inside the landmark 100th edition of British Cinematographer magazine – available digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 21st July 2020 onwards. SPECIAL CONTENTS THE CHANGING FACE OF CINEMATOGRAPHY: PART 1 As part of our milestone edition, we reflect on how the world of cinematography and the live’s of … Read more

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