Autumn Durald Arkapaw / Loki

NEW TRICKS AND CLOSE COLLABORATIONS The unintended pandemic break gave cast and crew additional time to plan how to shoot Loki. Cinematographer Autumn Durald Arkapaw reveals how she helped create that world. “We were lucky because we had COVID in the middle of our shoot. It allowed us that break in between for conversations about … Read more

DP Michael Snyman delivers a cinematic treatment to The Night Manager

A huge domestic and international hit, the BBC and AMC six-part drama The Night Manager was adapted from John le Carré’s espionage novel by David Farr and guided to the screen by producer Rob Bullock, director Susanne Bier, and cinematographer Michael Snyman. “When I read the initial scripts, I was immediately drawn to the huge … Read more

Ben Davis BSC / Avengers: Age Of Ultron & Genius

Super Hero Ben Davis BSC / Avengers: Age of Ultron & Genius Super Hero Ben Davis BSC / Avengers: Age of Ultron  & Genius As much as big action blockbusters are often derided for being all visual effects and noisy set pieces, the genre is hugely popular and successful, which can be only good for … Read more

Florian Hoffmeister / The Deep Blue Sea

English Affair Florian Hoffmeister / The Deep Blue Sea English Affair Florian Hoffmeister / The Deep Blue Sea Regardless of who wrote them, some plays are doomed never to be staged again after their first production. Others are blessed with regular revivals. Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea falls into the second category. Since the … Read more

Janusz Kaminski ASC / War Horse

Inside Track Jausz Kaminski ASC / War Horse Inside Track Jausz Kaminski ASC / War Horse Janusz Kaminski and Steven Spielberg have collaborated on more than a dozen films. Their latest is War Horse, the story born as a children’s novel by Michael Morpurgo. It was adapted into a successful theatrical production that featured state-of-the-art … Read more

Haris Zambarloukos BSC / Thor

Thor de Force Haris Zambarloukos BSC / Thor Thor de Force Haris Zambarloukos BSC / Thor Last year we ran a piece about Haris Zambarloukos BSC and his production work on the Kenneth Branagh-directed Thor. A year on, Ron Prince caught up with the cinematographer via Skype, as he was grading the film in Los … Read more