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.

Mystery & mist: Kohrra

December 4th, 2023

Indian thriller Kohrra showcases innovative VFX techniques to create an atmosphere shrouded in mystery. The team at FutureWorks explains how such an enigmatic look...

Against all odds: Culprits

November 29th, 2023

Rain, reshoots and Rothko – the team behind heist drama Culprits faced a number of hurdles

The saga continues: The Hunger Games

November 27th, 2023

As the latest instalment in The Hunger Games series hits screens, Trevor Hogg speaks to cinematographer Jo Willems to learn more about the making...

Galactic gear: Cooke’s role in Encount...

November 9th, 2023

We chat with DOP Tim Cragg on shooting the cinematic sci-fi documentary Encounters with Cooke’s full-frame anamorphic lenses

Flint Forum: How to Dump Diesel

February 29th, 2024

Be part of the conversation and contribute to the movement toward sustainable content production by joining the Flint Forum on 29 February

BSC Expo 2024: Best in show

February 12th, 2024

A regular calendar fixture, BSC Expo once again hits London’s Battersea Park. Here’s what we can expect at this year’s pro cine event

Registration opens for the Media Product...

March 30th, 2023

Discover a world of interactivity with an impressive line-up of compelling speakers, content and new exhibitors, as a visitor or to showcase your products

ISE: Run the show

December 22nd, 2022

ISE brings together the core sectors that make up the global AV and systems integration industry. Here’s what to expect in 2023

Samsung: Chasing the stars

March 5th, 2024

Motorbike man Stuart Holland needs to move fast to keep up with the action. Luckily, the Samsung Portable SSD T9 can match his pace

Best supporting role

March 5th, 2024

In the spirit of award season, we’ve picked our winners for best supporting role – a category comprised of grips, stabilisers and remote systems

Kitchen storage

January 4th, 2024

Commercial filmmaker Beth Smythe samples the tasty new Samsung Portable SSD T9 during a food-based advertisement campaign

Samsung: Professor Green

December 1st, 2023

For a massive chroma key shoot, DOP Adrian Weinbrecht found the Samsung Portable SSD T9 the perfect partner

Back from the dead: Hammer Films

February 15th, 2024

The iconic Hammer Films has risen from beyond the grave, promising a spinechilling revamp and a new slate of films. Nicola Foley finds out...

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

Get Exclusive Black Friday Offers!

November 21st, 2023

Get access to exclusive offers from the biggest brands this Black Friday

Join the exclusive Datacolor webinar fea...

November 8th, 2023

The webinar focuses on Spyder Checkr video and Blackmagic DaVinci

Trailblazers: Girls in Film's Nikola Vas...

March 4th, 2024

Definition hears from producer Nikola Vasakova about founding Girls in Film, championing young creatives and eradicating gender bias, one woman at a time

More than a feeling: All of Us Strangers

March 4th, 2024

Andrew Haigh’s poignant picture All of Us Strangers is a portrait of grief, loneliness and the power of love. We hear from DOP Jamie...

Cold as ice: Ghostbusters

March 4th, 2024

Eric Steelberg, ASC spills the ectoplasm on Frozen Empire, the new Ghostbusters film hitting theatres in March

Flint Forum: How to Dump Diesel

February 29th, 2024

Be part of the conversation and contribute to the movement toward sustainable content production by joining the Flint Forum on 29 February

Trailblazers: Girls in Film's Nikola Vas...

March 4th, 2024

Definition hears from producer Nikola Vasakova about founding Girls in Film, championing young creatives and eradicating gender bias, one woman at a time

CV stories: Lawrence Sher

November 1st, 2023

Lawrence Sher ASC is an American cinematographer and film director best known for his work on Joker, The Hangover and Garden State. He’s recently...

Tanya Marar: Wonder woman

April 12th, 2023

Tanya Marar reveals how she smashed through the glass ceiling

Phone chiller

December 21st, 2022

Ricardo de Gracia, DOP on critically acclaimed Netflix Spanish teen drama Élite, explains how he brought horror to the north-west of England

Industry briefings: February 2024

February 15th, 2024

Our regular Industry Briefings feature rounds up what’s new in the biz, from Golden Globes to rumoured mergers

Cineo to Unveil Reflex R10 at 2024 BSC E...

February 14th, 2024

The Reflex R10 is a compact and powerful LED fixture with innovative liquid-cooling technology, modular design, and advanced colour science

Creamsource Changes the Game

February 13th, 2024

Creamsource's latest innovations (the Vortex Softs and Vortex24), provide high-output soft panels and powerful lighting solutions that enhance versatility for filmmakers

Get Exclusive Black Friday Offers!

November 21st, 2023

Get access to exclusive offers from the biggest brands this Black Friday

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...

More than a feeling: All of Us Strangers

March 4th, 2024

Andrew Haigh’s poignant picture All of Us Strangers is a portrait of grief, loneliness and the power of love. We hear from DOP Jamie...

Cold as ice: Ghostbusters

March 4th, 2024

Eric Steelberg, ASC spills the ectoplasm on Frozen Empire, the new Ghostbusters film hitting theatres in March

A demigod among men: Percy Jackson and t...

February 20th, 2024

Turning YA phenomenon Percy Jackson into a TV series was the ultimate quest for cinematographer Pierre Gill, CSC. Sticking to the source material, with...

Blow tide: Boat Story

February 16th, 2024

A thrilling series likened to the works of modern Hollywood heavyweights, Boat Story showcases innovative narrative and stylistic elements, enhanced by Vine FX’s visual...

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: 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

Cloud forecast

November 2nd, 2022

From camera to cloud to remote post-processing, is the industry’s physical media on its last legs? If so, what’s in store – and when?...

Mixing realities

January 14th, 2022

We talk to industry specialists to explore how virtual production is transforming the craft of filmmaking

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

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 

Unlocking Sustainable Success

January 25th, 2024

BAFTA albert project manager Steve Smith weighs in on the game-changing Studio Sustainability Standard initiative

Illuminating diversity

November 3rd, 2023

The production industry has always struggled with inherent bias. Thanks in large part to technological advancements in lighting, we’re finally seeing inclusivity on-screen

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: February 2024

February 14th, 2024

Level up your gear with these pioneering product launches, ranging from studio lights and filters to VFX tools

Toolkit: January 2024

February 12th, 2024

A universal animation studio, lens flare testing tool and rolling light kit are just a taste of the best new gear launched lately

Toolkit: December 2023

January 25th, 2024

From lenses to lighting, we round up the latest must-have gear to get on your radar

Samsung: Getting an upgrade?

June 23rd, 2023

Lighting cameraman Ed Lister puts the Samsung Portable SSD T7 Touch through its paces for a quick-turnaround skincare commercial

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...

Rift: Animation continuum

September 9th, 2022

Bridging Unreal Engine and DaVinci Resolve, director Haz Dulull broke the mould with new feature film Rift. Its exciting workflow is more efficient, supremely...