Chernobyl’s Jakob Ihre FSF wins NFTS ‘Sue Gibson Cinematography’ Award

Cinematographer Jakob Ihre FSF has won the 3rd Annual Sue Gibson Cinematography Award for his work on the HBO miniseries ‘Chernobyl’. The award recognises a member of NFTS Cinematography Alumni who has advanced the profession of Cinematography in a significant way. Sue Gibson, who sadly passed away in 2016, was herself an award-winning NFTS alumna … Read more

Oscar Winner Roger Deakins Receives 2nd Annual Sue Gibson BSC Cinematography Award

NFTS Alumnus Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC (Blade Runner 2049, Skyfall, Sicario) came to the school to receive the second annual ‘Sue Gibson Cinematography Award’ and to deliver a masterclass to a packed audience of NFTS Alumni and guests from the industry, including sponsors ARRI and ARRI Rental and the British Society of Cinematographers. Roger … Read more

Frances Russell BSC

First Lady Clapperboard / Frances Russell BSC First Lady Clapperboard / Frances Russell BSC Header image: Frances (centre) with Helen MacLean (l) and Audra Marshall (r) at the 2016 BSC Summer Luncheon. For 37 years, Frances Russell worked as company secretary for the British Society Of Cinematographers, before deciding on semi-retirement from the role in … Read more

NFTS Announces Inaugural Winner of ‘The Sue Gibson BSC Cinematography Award’

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) has announced that Charlotte Bruus Christensen is the inaugural winner of ‘The Sue Gibson BSC, Cinematography Award.’ The award recognises a member of NFTS Cinematography Alumni who has advanced the profession of Cinematography in a significant way. Sue Gibson, who sadly passed away last year, was herself an … Read more

Remembering Sue Gibson BSC

Sue Gibson BSC passed away peacefully in her sleep the morning of 27th July, following a brave battle against cancer. Her illness happened suddenly, as only last year she was shooting in Guadeloupe for the BBC television series Death In Paradise. Born in Derbyshire in 1957, she took up photography at Newport College Of Art … Read more