19.8.1932 – 23.5.2002
Photo Caption: Roy Field BSC, first recipient of the BSC Charles D. Staffell Award for Visual Effects.
ROY FIELD BSC
One of Britain’s best known Visual Effects cameramen who, from 1962, worked on films such as: Dr. No (1962 Directed by Terence Young), From Russia with Love (1963 Directed by Terence Young), Goldfinger (1964 Directed by Guy Hamilton), Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (1965 Directed by Ken Annakin), Thunderball (1965 Directed by Terence Young), You Only Live Twice (1967 Directed by Lewis Gilbert), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968 Directed by Ken Hughes), On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969 Directed by Peter Hunt), Diamonds are Forever (1971 Directed by Guy Hamilton), The Man with The Golden Gun (1974 Directed by Guy Hamilton), The Omen (1976 Directed by Richard Donner), Superman (1978 Directed by Richard Donner – shared Oscar and BAFTA awards for Visual Effects), Dark Crystal (1984 Directed by Jim Henson & Frank Oz – BAFTA Nomination for Visual Effects), Labrynth (1986 Directed by Jim Henson – BAFTA Nomination for Visual Effects). His last credit was for the TV movie Hornblower: Mutiny (2001 Directed by Andrew Grieve).
Roy Field was the inaugural recipient of the British Society of Cinematographers Charles D. Staffell Award for Visual Effects sponsored by Kevin Francis in 2001.