Director of Photography, Niklas Johansson, FSF, has shot the pilot for the new docudrama, WHEN WE RISE, which airs tonight on ABC. Directed by Gus Van Sant, the series chronicles the personal and political struggles of a diverse family of LGBTQ people who helped pioneer an offshoot of the Civil Rights Movement from its infancy in the 20th century to present day.
Director of Photography, Ole Bratt Birkeland has begun shooting Director, Bart Layton’s new film, AMERICAN ANIMALS. Produced by AI Films, Film4 and Lava Bear Films, the feature stars Evan Peters, and focuses on a mostly true story of four young men who mistook their lives for a movie and attempted one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history.
Our congratulations goes to following films on their wins at this year’s Academy Awards. Director of Photography James Laxton, who shot Barry Jenkin’s MOONLIGHT won: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay; and to Director of Photography Jody Lee Lipes, whose cinematography on Kenneth Lonergan’s MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, contributed to its Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay awards.
Director Philipp Kadelbach’s SS-GB, begins tonight on BBC One. The five-part drama imagines a version of Forties Britain under Nazi occupation after victory in the Second World War. Shot by Director of Photography Stuart Bentley, the series has been adapted from a 1978 thriller by historian and spy novelist Len Deighton.
Editor, Valerio Bonelli, starts work on Director, Joe Wright’s new feature, DARKEST HOUR. Produced by Working Title Films, the film stars Gary Oldman as Sir Winston Churchill in the early days of World War II.