Roberto Benigni to receive Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at the 78th Venice International Film Festival

The Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (taking place in early September) has been awarded to the director, actor, and screenwriter Roberto Benigni. The decision was made by the board of the Biennale di Venezia, which embraced the proposal of the festival’s director, Alberto Barbera. Roberto Benigni, in accepting, commented, “My heart is full … Read more

Venice International Film Festival announces call for Venice Gap-Financing Market

La Biennale di Venezia (Venice International Film Festival) has announced the call for the Venice Gap-Financing Market, being launched on the website. The call will remain open until 16 May 2021. The eighth edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market will be held between 3-5 September 2021, as part of the Venice Production Bridge of the … Read more

Director Bong Joon Ho will be president of the International Jury of the Competition at Venice International Film Festival

Director Bong Joon Ho will be the president of the International Jury of the Competition at the 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1 – 11, 2021), which will assign the Golden Lion for Best Film, as well as other official awards. The decision was made by the Board of Directors of the Biennale di … Read more

Vladimír Smutný / The Painted Bird

Apocalypse Then Vladimír Smutný / The Painted Bird Apocalypse Then Vladimír Smutný / The Painted Bird Vladimír Smutný’s exquisite B&W photography on director Václav Marhoul’s traumatically beautiful The Painted Bird is a towering achievement and represents the veteran Czech cinematographer’s most personal work to date. The Painted Bird, based on a controversial novel from notorious … Read more

Robbie Ryan BSC ISC / Marriage Story

Uncoupling Robbie Ryan BSC ISC / Marriage Story Uncoupling Robbie Ryan BSC ISC / Marriage Story Shot on Kodak 35mm film, director Noah Baumbach’s tragi-comedy Marriage Story earned multiple nominations during the 2020 awards season. Its sure-footed cinematography was composed by Robbie Ryan BSC ISC. Baumbach’s sensitive and sharp-witted bi-coastal narrative centres on a marriage … Read more

Piotr Sobociński Jr PSC / Corpus Christi

Colours Of Faith Piotr Sobociński Jr PSC / Corpus Christi Colours Of Faith Piotr Sobociński Jr PSC / Corpus Christi After forging for himself a reputation of one of the leading Polish cinematographers, Piotr Sobociński Jr PSC is on the fast track to astonish the world. Jan Komasa’s internationally applauded Corpus Christi is all the … Read more

Alfonso Cuarón / Roma

Ghostly Past Alfonso Cuarón / Roma Ghostly Past Alfonso Cuarón / Roma WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the January 2019 issue (91) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you purchase a year’s digital subscription from just £30, or a year’s all-inclusive subscription from … Read more

Dick Pope BSC / Peterloo

Out For Blood Dick Pope BSC /Peterloo Out For Blood Dick Pope BSC /Peterloo WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the November 2018 issue (90) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you purchase a year’s digital subscription from just £30, or a year’s all-inclusive … Read more