BSC Awards News



The winners of the 67th British Society of Cinematographers Awards were announced at our new venue of the Royal Lancaster Hotel in Mayfair, with almost 400 guests in attendance.


Part one of the ceremony 

Part two of the ceremony 


(pictured L to R - Terry Gilliam - May Pratt - Roger Pratt BSC - Suki)

Photo by Richard Blanshard

BSC Lifetime Achievement Award 2023

Roger Pratt BSC

The evening began with an emotional tribute by Oliver Stapleton BSC and Terry Gilliam to this year's lifetime achievement recipient - Roger Pratt BSC. Roger who was been a member of the society since 1986 and has shot such acclaimed films as "Batman", "Mona Lisa", "Brazil", "The Fisher King", "12 Monkeys", "Shadowlands", "The End of the Affair" and much more becomes the 18th member of the society to be awarded Lifetime Achievement.

After dinner the Awards continued:


BSC Short Film Cinematography Award 2021

Student winner – Jack Edwards (National Film and Television School) for Whiteboy

BSC Club winner – Michael Filocamo for Baba

Award sponsored by ARRI


The Operators Award - Television Drama 2022

Vince McGahon ACO Assoc BSC for Slow Horses "Bad Tradecraft"

Award sponsored by Ronford Baker


BSC Bert Easey Technical Award 2023


founder Lawrence Sher ASC

Award sponsored by PKE Lighting


The Operators Award - Feature Film 2022

Daniel Bishop ACO Assoc BSC SOC for All Quiet on the Western Front

Award sponsored by Panavision


BSC Special Achievement Award 2023

Jost Vacano ASC BVK

In gratitude for his life long fight to

secure author’s rights for Cinematographers

Award sponsored by CVP


(pictured L to R - Ben Wheeler BSC and Steve Knight)

Photo by Richard Blanshard

Cinematography In A Television Drama 2022

Ben Wheeler BSC for The Tourist "Episode One"

Award sponsored by PixiPixel


BSC ARRI John Alcott Memorial Award 2023

Deanne (Dee) Edwards 


Award sponsored by ARRI


(pictured L to R - Kate Reid BSC - James Friend ASC BSC - Adrian Bull)

Photo by Richard Blanshard

Cinematography In A Feature Film 2022

James Friend ASC BSC for All Quiet on the Western Front

Award sponsored by Cinelab Film & Digital


(pictured L to R - Michael Filocamo - Jack Edwards - Ben Wheeler BSC - Jost Vacano ASC BVK - James Friend ASC BSC -             Daniel Bishop ACO Assoc BSC SOC)
Photo by Richard Blanshard

Thank you to everyone who supported these awards and came to our 67th celebration






BSC Dinner and Awards - Held on February 26th 2022 - LONDON


Thank you to all our award sponsors!


BSC Best Cinematography in a Feature Film 2021

Ari Wegner ACS | The Power of the Dog

Ari is the first female cinematographer to win this award! 

Award sponsored by MBS Equipment UK


BSC Best Cinematography in a TV Drama 2021

Erik Alexander Wilson BSC | Landscapers

Award sponsored by Pixipixel

Operators Award - TV Drama

Photo: Richard Blanshard

Daniel Bishop | Your Honor Ep1

Sponsored by Ronford Baker – RED – Panavision – MK-V – SceneClipper – Oconnor


Operators Award - Features 

Mitch Dubin | John 'Buzz' Moyer

Sponsored by Panavision – RED – Ronford Baker – MK-V – SceneClipper – Oconnor


BSC ARRI John Alcott Memorial Award

Recipient - Mike Eley BSC 


BSC Special Achievement Award 

Screen Craft Rights

to ensure that craft rightsholders of British Productions benefit wherever possible

Sponsored by CVP


BSC Lifetime Achievement Award

Phil Méheux BSC


BSC Bert Easey Technical Award 

Astera LED Technology

Sponsored by Universal Production Services


BSC Short Film Cinematography Award 2021

Student winner – Eng Tek Ng (London Film School) for Caravan. BSC Club winner – Tasha Back for Enjoy


Photographs by Richard Blanshard here


Full coverage by British Cinematographer here


NBC Universal - Sponsor of the BSC Bert Easey Technical Award

Universal Production Services UK offers a wide range of advanced state-of-the art LED technology and traditional lighting, generator, and rigging equipment at an expansive new facility located in Elstree Borehamwood Studios. We have a vast global network of industry veterans providing services to make productions of all sizes a reality. Led by Rob Garvie, Universal Production Services UK is committed to efficiency, quality equipment, sustainable production practices, and industry leading client care.

CVP - Sponsor of the BSC Special Achievement Award

Established over 35 years ago, CVP is one of the leading independent resellers of production equipment for the Media and Entertainment sector in Europe. 

With the largest available stock of new and used production gear across its facilities in both the UK and Belgium and a state of the art manufacturer approved ProRepairs centre which boasts a network of dedicated advisors and technical consultants, CVP is committed to delivering exceptional customer experience. 

Its sales and support infrastructure delivers creative consultation, financial advice, technical service and training specifically for TV & Film, cinematography and production and its unique central London showrooms (Newman House and CVP | ARRI Creative Space), provides a personalised ‘hands on’ environment to connect creative vision with the latest technology.


MBS Equipment Co

Proud to support the British Society of Cinematographers

MBSE is a world leading provider of lighting equipment and associated facilities to the global film and television production industry. Our service combines decades of experience with an unrivalled collection of cutting edge production solutions that embraces both the conventional and the very latest in advanced lighting technology.

Through ongoing investment in people and products we have created one of the industry’s premier lighting resources, perfectly placed to service any production type, wherever you may be - studio or location, anywhere in the world.

We are proud to support the BSC, both at the BSC Expo and throughout the year.


3rd British Society of Cinematographers Awards

BSC Best Cinematography in a Theatrical Feature Release Award 2020 

Erik Messerschmidt ASC for Mank

sponsored by MBSE


BSC Best Cinematography in a TV Drama 2020

Suzie Lavelle BSC ISC for Normal People - Season 1 Eps 1

sponsored by Sony Digital Motion Picture


Operators Award - Feature 2020

Maceo Bishop - Uncut Gems

sponsored by Panavision


Operators Award - TV Drama 2020

Benjamin Treplin - Das Boot – Auf Der Anderen Seite

sponsored by Ronford Baker Engineering


BSC Bert Easey Techinical Award 2021


for innovative concepts

in furthering the Art of Cinematography

sponsored by FUJINON


BSC Special Achievement Award 2021


for encouraging and supporting young people

     to thrive in the British Film and TV industry

In Memory of Mark

sponsored by CVP


BSC ARRI John Alcott Memorial Award 2021


sponsored by ARRI


BSC Short Film Cinematography Compeition Winners

Dan Atherton - BSC Club Winner for The Passenger

Tamas Apor Meder - Student Winner for Summer Shade


We would like to thank everyone for attending our Awards Night 2021

Especially to all those Nominees that managed to tune in Live and of course our sponsors.