Union VFX builds Guantánamo for Amazon Prime’s The Mauritanian

Based on the NY Times best-selling memoir ‘Guantánamo Diary’ by Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Directed by Kevin Macdonald and lensed by Alwin Küchler BSC , The Mauritanian is the true story of Slahi’s fight for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the US Government for years.   Slahi, born in Mauritania in 1970, … Read more

March 2021: Nominations and innovations

Here in British Cinematographer’s Hollywood bureau, we await our second Pfizer shot, while gearing up to attend – virtually, of course – the coming ASC and Oscar awards. Normally, this column would be reporting on how they were. You will have been well-versed in the nominees by the time this runs, naturally, and it would … Read more