One of Us opens Paris VFX studio

One of Us has announced the opening of its Paris studio. The company has been looking to expand in the right way, and Paris presents the ideal opportunity. The creative possibilities, the VFX talent, and the projects underway in France make this an exciting moment. As the film industry recovers from the impact of the … Read more

Maja Zamojda BSC / The Spanish Princess

Colour Contrast Maja Zamojda BSC / The Spanish Princess Colour Contrast Maja Zamojda BSC / The Spanish Princess Unlike the matches that are made for political and monetary gain in The Spanish Princess, the partnerships behind the scenes of the Starz production, shot in England, were mutual and instant. When cinematographer Maja Zamojda BSC met with director … Read more

Cuarón’s Roma wins the Academy Award for CInematography

Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma was a three-time Oscar winner at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday 24th February, including the trophy for ‘Best Cinematography’. The semi-biographical take on legendary Mexican filmmaker’s upbringing in the nation’s capital, held off competition from The Favourite (DP Robbie Ryan BSC ISC), Cold War (DP Łukasz Żal PSC), A Star Is … Read more

IBC2016 Triumphs in Transformation

From a record attendance to the first standing ovation for an award winner, IBC2016 was a great success by any measure. In the opening keynote session Dominique Delport of Havas Media warned the audience that “the 50 year party is over”, but underlying IBC’s global theme of transformation, he – and every delegate and visitor … Read more

Emmanuel Lubezki garners historic triple trio of awards wins

Whilst they may not have come as a complete surprise, this year’s best cinematography wins by Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki AMC ASC at the Oscars, BAFTA and ASC Awards, for his work on Alejandro G. Inarritu’s The Revenant, certainly made history. Lubezki has become the first cinematographer to achieve the same trio of awards, over three consecutive … Read more

Emmanuel Lubezki AMC ASC /
The Revenant

Grizzly Adventure Emmanuel Lubezki AMC ASC / The Revenant Grizzly Adventure Emmanuel Lubezki AMC ASC / The Revenant A “revenant” is a spirit that returns seemingly from the dead. Whilst exploring the snowy wilderness of Wyoming during the 1820s, fabled frontiersman and trapper Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) sustains terrible injuries during a brutal assault by … Read more