A few hours ago the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the list of nominees for 2015 Academy Awards®. It is our pleasure to inform that in the "Best Foreign Language" category one of the nominations went to Paweł Pawlikowski's "Ida", the film shot by Łukasz Żal and Ryszard Lenczewski who won Camerimage Golden Frog in 2013. After "Ida’s" success at Camerimage last year the film also won the Spotlight Award presented by tha American Society of Cinematographers.
Łukasz Żal with Golden Frogs, Camerimage 2013;
photo by Ewelina Kamińska
Among the Oscar nominations in "Best Foreign Language" there is also another Golden Frog Winner - Andrey Zvyagintsev's "Leviathan" that was screened in Camerimage Main Competition in 2014 and its cinematographer, Mikhail Krichman, was awarded Golden Frog for his work.
Mikhail Krichman with Golden Frog, Camerimage 2014;
photo by Paweł Skraba
Also two documengtary films presented at Camerimage 2013 were nominated for Academy Awards®: "Joanna", dir. Aneta Kopacz, cin. Łukasz Żal, and "The Reaper", dir. Gabriel Serra, cin. Carlos Correa.
Still from "Joanna"
Still from "The Reaper"
During Camerimage 2014 we also presented many other films nominated by the Academy, including the "Best Film" category: "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" (Main Competition), "Whiplash" (Directors' Debuts Competition), "The Grand Budapest Hotel" (European Panorama), "The Imitation Game" and "The Theory of Everything" (Special Screenings).
And here's what we have all been waiting for: the nominees in the "Best Cinematography" category: Łukasz Żal and Ryszard Lenczewski for "Ida", Robert Yeoman for "The Grand Budapest Hotel", Emmanuel Lubezki for "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)", Dick Pope for "Mr. Turner" and Roger Deakins for "Unbroken".
Congratulations to all the nominees!
Here (oscar.go.com/nominees) you can find the full list of nominations. The winners will be announced on February 22nd.