Longtime collaborators, Director, Melanie Laurent, and Director of Photography Arnaud Potier, AFC’s latest feature, GALVESTON, is out today in cinemas across France. Laurent’s English language debut stars Elle Fanning and Ben Foster as strangers running together from their crimes and the powerful man who profited from them. The film is out in the USA on 19 October.
The 2018 Camera Image Nominations for Best Cinematography and Music Video have been announced today, we are happy to share the following clients who have been selected: John Lynch, ISC for ALT-J “PLEADER”, directed by Isaiah Seret; Arnau Valls Colomer, AEC for DJ SNAKE “MAGENTA RIDDIM”, directed by Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia and, Steve Annis for LEON BRIDGES “BAD BAD NEWS”, directed by Natalie Rae. The festival takes place 10-17 November 2018.
Our congratulations go to Director of Photography Eric Gautier, AFC on winning the Silver Camera 300 Award at the Manaki Brothers International Cinematographers’ Film Festival in Macedonia, for his incredible work on ASH IS PUREST WHITE. Mattias Troelstrup, who presented the award, commented, “It is a rebellious and intimate story, and that is what the camerawork is too.”
Editor Olivia Neergaard-Holm has begun cutting Director, Ninja Thyberg’s feature, JESSICA. Produced by Plattform Produktion and Le Bureau, the story centres on 20-year-old Jessica who leaves a small town in Sweden for Los Angeles with the ambition to become the world’s next big porn star, unfortunately, her aspirations are dashed.
Our congratulations goes to the following clients whose work has been nominated at this year’s UKMVA’s: Francesca di Mottola has been nominated for Best Production Design for her work on KING KRULE “BISCUIT TOWN. Nominated for Best Pop Video UK: STORMZY “BLINDED BY YOUR GRACE PT.2 FT. MNEK” directed by Nez, shot by Director of Photography Nicolai Niermann with production design by Francesca di Mottola and costume design by Verity May Lane. Selected for Best Rock Video UK is ROYAL BLOOD “HOW DID WE GET SO DARK?” directed by The Sacred Egg and shot by Director of Photography Justin Brown. Nominated in the Best Alternative Video UK category are: THE HORRORS “SOMETHING TO REMEMBER ME BY” directed by Max Weiland and lensed by Director of Photography Ben Fordesman; KING KRULE “BISCUIT TOWN” shot by Director of Photography Ula Pontikos, BSC with production design by Francesca di Mottola and, ALT-J “PLEADER” directed by Isaiah Seret and lensed by Director of Photography John Lynch, ISC. Selected for Best Urban Video UK are: BIPOLAR SUNSHINE “EASY TO DO” directed by Matilda Finn and shot by Ben Fordesman; STORMZY “GANG SIGNS & PRAYER” directed by Rollo Jackson, shot by Director of photography Bobby Shore, CSC with costume design by Verity May Lane; TOM MISCH FEAT. LOYLE CARNER “WATER BABY” directed by Georgia Hudson shot by Ben Fordesman, with production design by Luke Moran-Morris, and JORJA SMITH “BLUE LIGHTS” directed by Olivia Rose and shot by Director of Photography Rina Yang. Nominated for Best Pop Video International is LEON BRIDGES “BET AIN’T WORTH THE HAND” directed by Natalie Rae and shot by Director of Photography Steve Annis. Selected for Best Rock Video International is JACK WHITE “OVER AND OVER” directed by Us and shot by Justin Brown, with costume design by BRATSK; For Best Alternative Video International video is BJÖRK “UTOPIA”directed by Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones and shot by Director of Photography Daniel Landin, BSC and, SEVDALIZA “HEAR MY PAIN HEAL”, directed by Ian Pons Jewell and shot by Director of Photography Mauro Chiarello. Nominated for Best Dance Video International are: CHAKA KHAN “LIKE SUGAR” directed by Kim Gehrig and with production design by Francesca di Mottola and, TSHEGUE “MUANAPOTO” directed by Pantera and shot by Steve Annis. Nominated for Best Urban Video International is KAMASI WASHINGTON “STREET FIGHTER MAS” directed by AG Rojas and lensed by Rina Yang. The award show will be held at The Roundhouse on Thursday 25 October.