Bill Lovell Obituary
Bill Lovell, Head of Digital and 3D at ARRI Media in London, died suddenly on March 13 at the age of 58. For 17 years he had been a key figure in ARRI’s burgeoning engagement with video and digital technologies, helping colleagues and clients understand the science, and enabling cinematographers to embrace new tools.
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