Ed Lister: Self-starter

February 12th, 2023

Ed Lister decided it was high time he upgraded his kit, although he wasn’t sure what would make the cut

Mo-Sys scores at the World Cup

February 7th, 2023

Mo-Sys successfully delivered a major LED virtual production studio for Plazamedia, ahead of its prestigious Fifa World Cup broadcast

Cinematic broadcasting

February 4th, 2022

Discover the gear that meets the demand for broadcast cameras that offer a crossover with the world of cinema

Official figures from the BFI reveal the...

January 30th, 2020

The BFI has revealed that international investment in film and television in 2019 generated a huge uplift for the UK economy with £3.07 billion.

The New Boy

April 13th, 2024

Australian filmmaker Warwick Thornton describes writing, directing and shooting his latest project The New Boy

In The Summers

April 9th, 2024

The cinematographer of  Sundance winner In the Summers details his role in delivering poignant Latin-American storytelling with beauty

Masters of the Air

April 6th, 2024

Masters of the Air tells the story of the men of the Eighth Air Force and their role in WWII. Will Lawrence goes behind...

Griselda

April 4th, 2024

Griselda blends seventies glamour and gruesome gang warfare.  Cinematographer Armando Salas tells Nicola Foley about the show’s look 

Euro Cine 2024 Preview

June 20th, 2024

We look ahead to Euro Cine Expo and discuss what to expect from the event

Cine Gear 2024 Preview

May 26th, 2024

Cine Gear Expo returns to its sunny Californian roots, and we can expect a bigger splash than ever before

Speaker and Programme Updates for Media ...

May 1st, 2024

Discover the latest in broadcast media, production, and technology. Featuring top speakers, diverse content, and emerging technologies

Media Technology Production Show 2024

April 12th, 2024

Get ready for the titans of TV and film, at the UK’s premier broadcast media, production and technology show

True Colours

June 2nd, 2024

Phil Rhodes takes a look at the challenges & solutions for achieving LED colour control 

Sony Burano Review

May 15th, 2024

We put the VENICE’s smaller, more affordable sibling through its paces, finding a revelatory camera perfectly suited to indie production

Samsung X Ducati

May 7th, 2024

With a history in technical excellence, Samsung and motorcycle giant Ducati made for a dream duo in a key shoot with the Samsung Portable...

The Lens I Can't Live Without

March 23rd, 2024

Leading cinematographers zoom in on their favourite lenses and offer advice on choosing the perfect fit for your next project

UK Screen Alliance X Animation UK Awards

May 25th, 2024

The 20th anniversary of the Outstanding Contribution Awards honours VFX, animation, post-production, skills development, and diversity

BFI National Lottery Short Form Animatio...

May 24th, 2024

The BFI's Short Form Animation Fund offers up to £120,000 for UK-based animators over 18

Sony Pictures and Apollo bid on Paramoun...

May 24th, 2024

Sony Pictures and Apollo Global's billion-dollar bid to take Paramount Global private, to reduce Hollywood's major studios to four

BAFTA announces TV Craft Awards

May 24th, 2024

Discover the winners of BAFTA's Television Craft Awards 2023, celebrating excellence in photography, lighting, editing, directing

Euro Cine 2024 Preview

June 20th, 2024

We look ahead to Euro Cine Expo and discuss what to expect from the event

Trailblazers #GALSNGEAR

June 20th, 2024

Nicola Foley sits down withAmy DeLouise, the founder of an initiative working hard to bring parity to women in screen media 

Creating The Gentlemen

June 13th, 2024

Get behind-the-scenes insights on the visual and audio elements of Netflix's 2024 series, The Gentlemen, directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Theo James

The Last of Us

June 8th, 2024

Will Newman explores how the cloud drives real collaboration for today’s high-end television

Trailblazers #GALSNGEAR

June 20th, 2024

Nicola Foley sits down withAmy DeLouise, the founder of an initiative working hard to bring parity to women in screen media 

Grading Ripley

June 4th, 2024

Company 3’s Stefan Sonnenfeld and Cody Baker discuss collaborating with Steven Zaillian with Robert Elswit on Netflix’s Ripley

Ripley

May 28th, 2024

Murderous monochrome thriller Ripley is a masterclass in tone and tension. Nicola Foley sits down with the series’ Academy Award-winning cinematographer Robert Elswit, ASC to...

Production: The Crown

May 13th, 2024

We speak to The Crown's DOP Adriano Goldman on both establishing and evolving the look of this hugely successful historical drama

Godox Showcases Advanced Lighting Techno...

June 15th, 2024

Explore Godox's newest cinematic lighting solutions presented at Cine Gear LA 2024, with live demonstrations by industry professionals Travis Wears and Jameson Brooks

Canon Unveils New EOS Cinema Camera & Le...

June 10th, 2024

Discover the new Canon EOS C400 cinema camera, featuring an RF mount and advanced CN7x17 KAS T lens, designed to redefine versatility

Aputure Light Storm 600c Pro II

June 6th, 2024

High-end performance at an affordable price, the upgrade to Aputure’s industry workhorse light brings functionality to production

Industry briefings: April 2024

March 28th, 2024

Find honours, awards, bursaries and more in this month's industry news round-up

Drop dead gorgeous

September 26th, 2022

How VFX played a surprisingly large role in making the latest season of Only Murders in the Building an aesthetic tour de force

Sound of Metal: Aural pleasure

April 13th, 2021

Nicolas Becker and Carolina Santana discuss recording inside the human body and emulating deafness

Fake pixels?

April 1st, 2021

We speak to DOP, Eben Bolter, about the growing trend of 4K restoration of early digital cinema

Creative haven

January 23rd, 2020

Production and post innovator, HARBOR, offers clients a forward-thinking environment, while its award-winning talent...

Creating The Gentlemen

June 13th, 2024

Get behind-the-scenes insights on the visual and audio elements of Netflix's 2024 series, The Gentlemen, directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Theo James

The Last of Us

June 8th, 2024

Will Newman explores how the cloud drives real collaboration for today’s high-end television

3 Body Problem

May 31st, 2024

A trio of DOPs discuss their roles in transporting viewers between real and virtual worlds in David Benioff, DB Weiss & Alexander Woo’ s...

The Gentlemen

May 9th, 2024

DOP Callan Green describes his four-episode stint on The Gentlemen, Guy Ritchie’s latest blood-soaked action-comedy

Roundtable: The Future of Lighting

June 5th, 2024

A panel of industry experts examine the latest developments and consider what could be next

Roundtable: Sustainability in Production

May 7th, 2024

A trio of film experts share their thoughts on how we can achieve a more environmentally friendly future and examine what’s standing in the...

Bridging the Virtual Production Skills G...

March 21st, 2024

Finding VP talent with the right skills is a growing problem, so leading practitioners in the field weigh in on what we can do...

Data Storage & Management

February 13th, 2024

Our esteemed panel of experts from various corners of the industry reveal what’s making the wide world of data tick – and what’s in...

The Def Guide to: Batteries

January 25th, 2024

We hear from battery distributors on the latest trends, tech and tribulations in the world of charging solutions

The Def Guide to: Film Festival Success

September 15th, 2023

Kicking off a new regular feature, our round table of programming pros offer advice for applying to festivals with the best results

Thought Leadership: Scan

April 18th, 2024

Carl Noble, manager of Scan Pro Graphics, delves into bespoke solutions for virtual production

Thought Leadership: Pixotope

April 5th, 2024

Marcus B Brodersen, CEO at Pixotope, chronicles the impact of VP 

Solo stories: Cloud-based operations

March 13th, 2024

Atomos marketing director Steve Wise discusses the benefits of cloud-based tools, no matter how small your operation

Hidden artistry

January 25th, 2024

We’re entering a golden age of invisible VFX, says Christopher Nichols, director of special projects at Chaos Innovation Lab 

Codex Production Suite 4.5 delivers one ...

April 19th, 2016

Codex is launching Codex Production Suite 4.5, their latest update for the the all-in-one software package that enables the colour grading, review...

Toolkit: April 2024

April 16th, 2024

Our kitbag is full to the brim this month, with some explosive product launches and a couple of AI-powered solutions given special focus

Toolkit: Strada

April 12th, 2024

Michael Cioni gives Nicola Foley the lowdown on Strada, a new AI-enabled cloud platform for creatives 

Toolkit: Sora

April 7th, 2024

Nicola Foley reports on the launch of OpenAI’s new text-to-video model, Sora

Toolkit: March 2024

March 24th, 2024

Explore new cameras from RED, a lighting launch from Cineo & more in this month’s round-up of must-have gear

Women in Virtual Production

April 10th, 2024

WiVP is a new initiative designed to amplify the voices of women working in virtual production & create opportunities for career development. We find out more from...

A real fake story

November 23rd, 2022

The man behind a documentary about Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson explains why deepfake is not taboo

Mind the gap

November 3rd, 2022

Virtual production has transformed from an alternative to traditional production – and is now the accepted norm. But there’s a shortage of people who...

Tech support: CVP and virtual production

September 26th, 2022

In the era of virtual production, the role of first AC has changed, says Jim McLean. He recounts the exciting challenge of a recent...