Bristol International Festival of Cinematography

The Cinefest has released the program of the festival. A great number of workshops, panel discussions will occur during the 5 days in bristol.
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Here is the program

Tuesday, September 20

OPENING PANEL: The State of Cinematography
An insight into the current landscape of cinematography with Billy Williams BSC OBE, Nigel Walters BSC, Ula Pontikos BSC, Roberto Schaefer ASC and David Heuring.

Wednesday, September 21
10.00 - 12.00
An in-depth lighting Masterclass with industry hero Billy Williams (Gandhi, Women in Love, On Golden Pond) delivered live in our purpose-built set.

12.30 - 13.30
IN DISCUSSION: Philippa Lowthorpe & Matt Gray BSC
BAFTA winning Director Philippa Lowthorpe (Swallows and Amazons, Call the Midwife), and DoP Matt Gray BSC (The Living and the Dead, Broadchurch) discuss their work together, and the collaborative process.

14.00 - 15.00
PANEL: Cinematography & Art
Roberto Schaefer, Debbie Lander, Cathy Greenhalgh, Rod Stoneman and CineFest Director, Terry Flaxton will discuss the multi-faceted relationship between art & cinematography.

15.30 - 17.00
MASTERCLASS: Dave Alex Riddett, Aardman
An in depth lighting masterclass with Dave Alex Riddett exploring his stop motion work at Aardman.

19.00 - 21.00
An evening celebrating the outstanding work of Chris Menges (The Mission, The Reader, Notes on a Scandal, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close). Chris will be in discussion with Nigel Walters BSC and Peter Florence (Hay Festival).

Thursday, September 22
10.00 - 12.00
MASTERCLASS: Roberto Schaefer ASC
An in-depth lighting masterclass with globally respected DoP Roberto Schaefer (Miles Ahead, Quantum of Solace, Monster’s Ball) delivered live in our purpose-built set.

12.15 - 13.15
WORKSHOP: ACES with Geoff Boyle FBKS
A session exploring the functions and applications of Academy Colour Encoding System (ACES) with Geoff Boyle.

13.30 - 14.30
In depth lighting case study with Chris Menges demonstrating his use of illumination.

15.00 - 16.00
PANEL: Women in Cinematography
A discussion of work by women behind the camera. With DoPs Rina Yang, Caroline Bridges, Mary Farbrother, (Illuminatrix), and Lulu Elliott (Reel Angels) and chaired by CineFest Producer, Sarah Sparke.

16.30 - 17.30
CASE STUDY: Roberto Schaefer ASC deconstructs ‘Miles Ahead’
Roberto Schaefer and award-winning journalist, David Heuring will discuss Roberto’s work on the recent film, ‘Miles Ahead’, an exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis.

Friday, September 23
10.00 - 12.00
An in-depth lighting masterclass with highly regarded DoP Nic Knowland (Berberian Sound Studio, Duke of Burgundy, Institute Benjamenta) delivered live in our purpose-built set.

12.30 - 13.30
IN DISCUSSION: Rina Yang ‘Emerging with Established’
Rina Yang, prolific and upcoming cinematographer will discuss work and careers with Roberto Schaefer ASC.

14.00 - 15.00
WORKSHOP: HDR with Marc Price
Marc Price (formerly of BBC R&D and Bristol Vision Institute), Jimmy Simons (SohoNet) and Jonathan Smiles (Digital Safari Technology) present the most recent developments and issues in the emerging field of High Dynamic Range (HDR) cinematography. Followed by panel discussion with Nic Knowland BSC and chaired by CineFest Director Terry Flaxton RWA.

15.30 - 17.00
CASE STUDY: Nic Knowland BSC deconstructs recent work
Nic Knowland will discuss his recent works including Berberian Sound Studio, The Duke of Burgundy and Institute Benjamenta – in discussion with CineFest Director Terry Flaxton.

19.00 - 21.00
NETWORKING: Prince Street Social
Mingle with fellow guests and visiting cinematographers in the festival’s main networking event at The Prince Street Social.

Saturday, September 24
10.30 - 12.00 IMG_8366
PANEL: ‘Why Shoot Film?’
Esther May Campbell, (BAFTA-winning short-form film-maker), John Mahtani (CFO at CineLab London), Richard Wallace (Research Fellow at University of Warwick) and cinematographer Nic Knowland BSC (Berberian Sound Studio, Duke of Burgundy, Institute Benjamenta) will discuss photochemical film production and exhibition options with Andrew Spicer (Professor of Cultural Production, UWE).

12.30 - 13.30
NETWORKING: Arnolfini Auditorium
An opportunity to continue informal discussion and meet speakers from the ‘Why Shoot Film’ panel in the Arnolfini Auditorium.

14.00 - 16.00
PANEL: Cinematography & ‘The Black Poetic Voice’
This session gathers filmmakers, artists and cultural commentators to discuss the legacy of being Black and British and how cinematography can generate new, expressive interpretations of this identity.