Unusual Lenses

Lead image: Kevin Brari and 1st AC Lukas Fahnert shooting Lost in Time. (Photo: Steffen Schmitz) LENSES WITH CHARACTER Unusual bokeh, interesting flares, aberrations at the edges of frame – these are some of the artefacts which lens manufacturers once strove to suppress, but which are now prized by filmmakers seeking a unique look. Five … Read more

Tristan Oliver BSC / Isle Of Dogs

Man’s best friend Tristan Oliver BSC / Isle Of Dogs Man’s best friend Tristan Oliver BSC / Isle Of Dogs “From a cinematographic point-of-view there’s no difference between shooting stop-frame and live action,” says Tristan Oliver BSC, the DP on Wes Anderson’s stylish and highly-acclaimed animated feature Isle Of Dogs, distributed by 20th Century Fox … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 91

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 25th January 2019. On the Cover Dion Beebe ACS ASC on Mary Poppins Returns After previously teaming up on ‘Best Cinematography Oscar’ nominee Chicago and winner Memoirs Of A Geisha, Dion Beebe ACS ASC joins … Read more

May 2018:
Diversity, Dogs and Docudrama

Diversity, Dogs and Docudrama Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Diversity, Dogs and Docudrama Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Lead image: The Chapman Leonard Diversity Panel headed by (l-r): John Newby ASC, Donald A. Morgan, Patrick Cady ASC (c/o Chapman Leonard) We’re in the midst of that “advent calendar”-like season between NAB … Read more