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DP Lily Grimes on Horsepolish

DP Lily Grimes on Horsepolish

London-based cinematographer, and NFTS graduate, Lily Grimes wrote in with details about her work on the artist film Horsepolish. “I always say ‘yes’ to artist films, they’re full of brilliant surprises. These are people who don’t know how to think inside a box. They...

DP Erik Messerschmidt ASC on Mank

DP Erik Messerschmidt ASC on Mank

LA Story By Ron Prince Earning your stripes as a cinematographer can be hard enough. But the prospect of shooting your first movie with a Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning director, about one of the greatest films of all time, starring some of the...

DP Roger Horrocks on My Octopus Teacher

DP Roger Horrocks on My Octopus Teacher

Natural history films have a reputation for entertaining viewers with breathtaking images of the natural world, whilst informing them about the lives of the animals and plants they are watching. But the best films are also able to engage their audiences emotionally –...

Dariusz Wolski ASC on News Of The World

Dariusz Wolski ASC on News Of The World

Read All About It By Ron Prince Whilst director Paul Greengrass addresses themes about personal discovery, belonging, the power of fake news and propaganda, in News Of The World, he has also, together with renowned cinematographer Dariusz Wolski ASC, fashioned what...

Michał Sobociński PSC on shooting The Disciple

Michał Sobociński PSC on shooting The Disciple

Heart's Desire By Darek Kuźma With director Chaitanya Tamhane’s Venice, Toronto and Lisbon-awarded film The Disciple, Polish cinematographer Michał Sobociński PSC is proving to be one of the most versatile young cinematographers out there. But how does a 33-year-old...

DP Darran Bragg on shooting PLATZSPITZBABY

DP Darran Bragg on shooting PLATZSPITZBABY

DP Darran Bragg wrote in about his work on Platzspitzbaby (Needle Park Baby), a £3million, Zurich-set story, directed by Pierre Monnard, about a drug-dependent mother, Sandrine (Sarah Spale), who is relocated to the countryside, along with her long-suffering child,...

Joshua James Richards on shooting Nomadland

Joshua James Richards on shooting Nomadland

GOD’S BEST LIGHT By Ron Prince Universally-admired as a sublime contemporary Western, and a hauntingly-beautiful character study, director Chloé Zhao’s remarkable, hybrid, docu-fiction drama, Nomadland, follows Fern, a woman who has lost pretty much everything -...

Sam Care goes 2:1 with Sony Venice on Marcella – Season 3

Sam Care goes 2:1 with Sony Venice on Marcella – Season 3

Cinematographer Sam Care wrote in with details about his work on ITV’s ‘Nordic-noir’ detective series Marcella (season 3), starring Anna Friel as Detective Sergeant Marcella Backland, which airs on ITV from Tuesday 26th January 2021. “When director Gilles Bannier...