Joining Forces

IMAGO and ASC Join Forces Kees van Oostrum ASC, the president of the American Society Of Cinematographers, announced during the Camerimage 2019 opening ceremony in Torun, Poland, Saturday November 9th, that the Board of the American Society of Cinematographers ASC, has decided to join IMAGO as an associate member, an important step in increasing international … Read more

Festivals, Conferences and the Way Forward

Manaki Brothers Film Festival The Manaki Brothers International Cinematographer’s Film Festival was arranged from 14th to 21st of September in Bitola, Macedonia. It was the festival’s 40th anniversary and, established in 1979, it is the world´s oldest and first cinematographer’s film festival. And what a celebration it was. The festival´s anniversary Award For Lifetime Achievement … Read more

Evelin van Rei

Visceral Artist   Meet the New Wave / Evelin van Rei Visceral Artist   Meet the New Wave / Evelin van Rei Header image: Evelin van Rei on a recce in Mexico. Photo credit – dir. Adriaan Louw Filmography (so far):   100 Vaginas (2019, C4), Changeling (2019), Innozenz (2017), Night Light (2017), I’ll Probably … 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

Ula Pontikos BSC / Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool

Femme fatale Ula Pontikos BSC / Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool Femme fatale Ula Pontikos BSC / Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool Set in the late 1970s and early 1980s, the critically-acclaimed Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool retells the biographical account of actor Peter Turner and his brief but passionate relationship with … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 85

Feast your eyes on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 26th January 2018. On the Cover Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC on The Greatest Showman Seamus McGarvey takes centre stage to talk lights, cameras and action on his first musical film, The Greatest Showman, inspired by … Read more

BSC Expo 2017 Triumphs At Battersea Evolution

A wealth of exciting innovations and engaging presentations were enjoyed by the 4051 visitors to the BSC Expo two day show on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th February at Battersea Evolution. An amazing attendance of really high quality film personnel and a good mix of newcomers and students had a look of wonder and excitement … Read more

Come and Visit The BSC Expo 2017

Following the success of its 2016 edition, the BSC Expo is back, and is bigger than ever, at Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London (3-4 February 2017). Created by the British Society Of Cinematographers, the annual kit-fest is the UK’s leading event for film and television production – delivering the nation’s premier showcase for all manner … Read more