Category British Cinematographer

Final Pixel launches VP course for DPs and FP+ Global Membership Platform

Final Pixel, an innovation agency & creative filmworks with verticals across innovation, production, worldbuilding and training. The company  launches a new Final Pixel Academy training course for DoPs who want to learn Unreal Engine as a pre-vis tool working in virtual production. Final Pixel Academy as the training arm provides solutions internationally to deliver stage ... Read more The post Final Pixel launches VP course for DPs and FP+ Global Membership Platform appeared first on British Cinematographer.

NFTS’ annual fundraising gala raises £525,000

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) announce that its annual fundraising gala, held at Old Billingsgate in London last night (25th June) and hosted by Dermot O’Leary, raised a record-breaking total of £525,000. All proceeds will go directly towards funding scholarships and bursaries to support emerging talent in film, television, and games to attend the NFTS ... Read more The post NFTS’ annual fundraising gala raises £525,000 appeared first on British Cinematographer.

UAL chooses CVP as its exclusive supplier for professional equipment and services

CVP has announced a strategic partnership with UAL (University of the Arts London), who is renowned for its innovative programs and ranked in the Top 2 Universities globally for Art and Design by QS World University Rankings. The framework agreement ensures that the academic team and students at UAL faculties have access to the industry’s ... Read more The post UAL chooses CVP as its exclusive supplier for professional equipment and services appeared first on British Cinematographer.

Disguise and MARS Volume launch VP training course at the MARS West London Facility

Disguise is partnering with MARS Volume, created by Bild Studios, to launch an Accelerator course that lets students get hands-on with the same MARS LED volume used on 3 Body Problem, Culprits, Gangs of London and more. The course — Disguise’s 23rd Accelerator to date — follows the success of its other training programs in Los Angeles, New York, Barcelona, ... Read more The post Disguise and MARS Volume launch VP training course at the MARS West London Facility appeared first on British Cinematographer.

CVP and Canon announce 2024 Stories In Motion Young Filmmakers Awards winners

CVP and Canon UK & Ireland announce the winning projects for the prestigious Stories in Motion Young Filmmakers Awards. The awards have been established to encourage and promote the creative talent of emerging filmmakers – aged from 18 to 25 years old – to recognise the best short films produced by the most exciting new ... Read more The post CVP and Canon announce 2024 Stories In Motion Young Filmmakers Awards winners appeared first on British Cinematographer.

London Film School scores unique success at Cannes Film Festival 2024

The unprecedented selection of three LFS student films over three consecutive years marks a unique achievement in the history of film schools at the Cannes Film Festival. This year’s film, Praeis from Lithuanian director, Dovydas Drakšas features in La Cinef (formerly known as Cinéfondation), created in 1998 in a bid to discover new young international cinematographic talent, with only 15-20 short films ... Read more The post London Film School scores unique success at Cannes Film Festival 2024 appeared first on British Cinematographer.

Climate Spring’s The Hot House development lab returns

Climate Spring announces the return of its The Hot House development lab for scripted long-form TV and feature film projects. Following a hugely successful 2023 run with nearly 500 submissions, this year’s lab spotlights ‘stories of the climate transition’, incentivising screenwriters to craft engaging and relatable climate stories set in a near future without fossil ... Read more The post Climate Spring’s The Hot House development lab returns appeared first on British Cinematographer.

The Sean Connery Talent Lab announces first participants

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) and the Sean Connery Foundation announce the first intake of 26 emerging filmmakers who will join the prestigious Sean Connery Talent Lab, set to begin later this month in Leith, Edinburgh. In an exciting development, the Talent Lab is also proud to welcome Prime Video as its newest ... Read more The post The Sean Connery Talent Lab announces first participants appeared first on British Cinematographer.

NFTS hosts talent from Ghetto Film School for week of hands on learning

Europe’s top film school, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) teamed up last week with Ghetto Film School, an award-winning storytelling charity, to offer world-class, hands-on teaching for 18  young Londoners. The young storytellers from Ghetto Film School, who come from a range of backgrounds, including those less commonly found within the media and film industries, had access ... Read more The post NFTS hosts talent from Ghetto Film School for week of hands on learning appeared first on British Cinematographer.

Distortion Studios opens brand new virtual production studio in Bristol

Award-winning visual content production company Distortion Studios has acquired and fitted out brand new studios in Bristol, the current UNESCO City of Film. The (200m2) studios will enable producers across all disciplines – television, film, advertising, music, corporate and events – to create original IP utilising the cutting-edge technology of Virtual Production and the power ... Read more The post Distortion Studios opens brand new virtual production studio in Bristol appeared first on British Cinematographer.