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The Independent Review: Britannia

It’s 43AD in Britain and the Imperial Roman Army is daring to return to the land Caesar feared to tread. This conflict is told from the perspectives of a Roman soldier forced into the army and about ready to desert it, an aforementioned girl who is the only person in her village to survive the […]

Boogie Mountain by Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures has set a March production start in South Africa for Action Park, the working title of a comedy starring Johnny Knoxville and Michael Snyman as DOP. Tim Kirkby will direct the script by John Altschuler & Dave Krinsky and Knoxville. Billy Gerber, Knoxville and Derek Freda are producing. Knoxville is producing through his […]

The Night Manager: Production

“I was immediately drawn to the huge ambition portrayed,” says DP Michael Snyman. “The images going through my head were spectacular and I knew I had to do it.” Read the full Creative Planet article here…

Susanne Bier’s Thriller ‘A Second Chance’

Starring “Game of Thrones” actor – aka Jaime Lannister – Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, as a Danish cop, the foreign-language film follows him as he tries to save a baby from its lot in life by kidnapping it from its troubled parents. Read the full Indiewire article here…

The Night Manager: Design

It’s a clever cat-and-mouse spy game, directed by Susanne Bier with a lushness not normally associated with le Carré. Production designer Tom Burton found striking locations in Mallorca (Spain), Marrakesh, (Morocco), Zermatt (Switzerland) and Hartland (Devon), and cinematographer Michael Snyman captured a a tantalizing beauty together with the inevitable chaos. Read the full Indiewire article […]

The Good Karma Hospital

Director Bill Eagles and cinematographer Michael Snyman discuss their work and partnership on ITV’s new India-set medical drama The Good Karma Hospital, and reveal the challenges of filming on location in Sri Lanka. For the cast and crew of a television drama, there can be worse places to spend a 12-week shoot than on location […]

The Art of the Director of Photography

When I read the initial scripts, I was immediately drawn to the huge ambition they portrayed. The images that presented themselves in my head were no short of spectacular. I have been fortunate to work with [director] Susanne [Bier] on a few projects prior to The Night Manager. We have a well-earned creative trust in […]

The Night Manager

A huge domestic and international hit, the BBC and AMC six-part drama The Night Manager was adapted from John le Carré’s espionage novel by David Farr and guided to the screen by producer Rob Bullock, director Susanne Bier, and cinematographer Michael Snyman. “When I read the initial scripts, I was immediately drawn to the huge […]