Latest Articles

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The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

Director of Photography Andrew Dunn BSC had to dodge a hurricane to lens historic drama The Butler in New Orleans. Which is greater - ...

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Cracking The Code

Cracking The Code

How director Don Shades and cinematographer Alberto Balazs got back to folk basics with Ross Wilson and Blue Rose Code. How many...

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Breaking The Curse

Breaking The Curse

Director of photography Taina Galis braves the unforgiving Moroccan sun to film Fujifilm Shorts Best Film winner The Curse. “It ...

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Pushing The Envelope

Pushing The Envelope

How recent NFTS graduates Ben Hecking and Andrew Alderslade really showed what film could do. You might think that making a show reel ...

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The World At His Feet

The World At His Feet

Director of photography Adam Etherington talks about filming 2012 FujiFilm Shorts Best Cinematography winner, The World Turns. You wou...

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Cut To the Chase

Cut To the Chase

Recent NFTS graduate Andrew Alderslade embraced the grainy, analogue spirit of Lomography for a viral pursuit across cobbled London.

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Picking Up Speed

Picking Up Speed

Renowned cinematographer Chris Doyle, HKSC, takes on a challenge of shorter scale with The Boy And The Bus… Few people in this ...

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It's all in the quiff

YMC16 competition winner Karan Kandhari and cinematographer Bjorn Bratberg comb back the Rockabilly subculture in Flight of The Pompad...

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Let’s Get Physical

Let’s Get Physical

Tim Sidell explains why film – and 16mm in particular – is still the most exciting format for the moving image. Cinematogr...

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In the trenches… literally

In the trenches… literally

Director of Photography Stephen Murphy brings the full grisly spectacle of the First World War to David Roddham's short film , Cow...

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Monkey Magic

Monkey Magic

Swedish director of photography Linda Wassberg illuminates the cut and thrust of young women's relationships in Lisa Aschan's ...

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Getting Vaccinated

Getting Vaccinated

Director Oliver Murray and cinematographers Vanessa Whyte and Toby Ross-Southall hit the road with The Vaccines. When English indie ro...

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Archived Articles

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Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

Next year marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Ian Dury, one of Britain’s most original and influential singer-songwriters...
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Private Peaceful

Private Peaceful

Veteran cinematographer Jerzy Zielinski ASC, reunites with director Pat O'Connor and rediscovers a love of 16mm on the set of Priv...
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The Four Seasons

The Four Seasons

Family matters as Mike Leigh and Dick Pope BSC collaborate for the ninth time on Another Year. It’s been almost 40 years si...
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Only The Lonely

Only The Lonely

 After an award-winning short by East London-born filmmaker Gerard Johnson caught the attention of BAFTA-laden writer-producer Pa...
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