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Norwegian cinematographer. Since the 1950s, he has been working in the USA. Documentary films have brought him greatest recognition. Nominated for Oscar seven times, he won the award in 1969 for his cinematographic work on Why Man Creates. He has been collaborating with director Terry Sanders for many years. Their credits include Fighting for Life. Erik Daarstad attended two edition of the Plus Camerimage Festival. In 2009, he was on the jury of Short Documentary Films Competition. The Festival audience could see his work in Terry Sanders' films during the director's retrospective in 2009. The films screened included Never Give Up, Portrait of Zubin Mehte, or Slow Fires.
Polish cinematographer, born in 1955 in Tarnowskie Góry. Member of the Polish Society of Cinematographers PSC. He worked on over twenty theatrical and TV features. Cooperated, among others, with: Alexandar Petrović, Andrzej Wajda, Paweł Pawlikowski. Photographed numerous documentaries directed by Bogdan Dziworski and Paweł Pawlikowski, awarded with prestigious international awards. He collaborates with leading advertising companies and agencies in Poland and abroad on commercials. He is a lecturer at the Cinematography Faculty of Łódź Film School, and co-author of several books, including Polish-English motion pictures dictionary. In 1984 he received an Individual Award for the Best Cinematography at the Polish Film Festival for Wir. Wit Dąbal is a frequent guest of Camerimage festival. In 2018 he was among the jury members of the Documentary Feature Films Competition.
American actor, born in 1955, in Appleton, Wisconsin. Nominated for the Academy Award twice: for his roles in Oliver Stone's Platoon, and E. Elias Merhige's Shadow of the Vampire. He has collaborated with some of the greatest American filmmakers, including David Lynch (Wild at Heart), Martin Scorsese (The Last Temptation of Christ), Michael Cimino (Heaven's Gate), and William Friedkin (To Live and Die in LA). He has also played in some Hollywood blockbusters, such as Speed 2: Cruise Control and Spider-Man. Willem Dafoe participated in the Camerimage Festival in 2002. He received the Camerimage Special Award from Cinematographers to an Actor for Visual Valour of Work. Films starring Dafoe have been selected for the Main Competition: in 2000, it was American Psycho, and in 2001 - Shadow of the Vampire. His talent could be admired during special screenings, for example in Alan Parker's Mississippi Burning.
British film, theatre and TV director and producer, born in 1960 in Dorset. Graduate of the Sheffield University. He began his career while working in Gate Theatre and Royal Court Theatre in London. He directed his first short film in 1998, and two years later he made his feature debut – awarded with BAFTA and Oscar nomination Billy Elliot. His next film, The Hours, starring Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore and Meryl Streep gained nominations for BAFTA, Golden Globe and Oscar. His credits also include such films as The Reader, starring Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes and Trash with Adriano Golman’s cinematography. Stephen Daldry attended the Camerimage Festival in 2014. That year he was recognized with the Excellence in Directing Award.
British director, editor, producer, born in 1955 in London. He has edited, directed, produced, and commissioned documentaries for over 40 years. He directed his first film for the BBC in 1980 and went on to produce and direct there for the next 18 years. In 1998, he went to Channel 4 to become head of documentaries, where he commissioned documentaries and fiction, as well as work by a number of NFTS graduates. In 2005, he conceived and launched More4, Channel 4’s third digital channel. In September 2008, he set up his own independent production company, Rare Day, dedicated to producing quality documentaries and dramas. In 2018, he was appointed Head of Documentaries at the UK’s National Film and Television School. In addition to his role at the NFTS. Peter Dale attended Camerimage festival in 2018. He was among the jury members of the Documentary Shor Films Competition.
Directing duo - Daniel Kwan, and Daniel Scheinert. Creators of short films, commercials for such brands as Levi's, and music videos: The Manchester Orchestra's Simple Math, Chromeo's When The Night Falls, The Shins' Simple Song, and Foster The People's Don't Stop. They've attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2011. The Manchester Orchestra's music video Simple Math won Best Music Video Award in the Music Videos Competition.
Polska specjalistka od marketingu, dziennikarka, blogerka. CEO agencji marketingowej OFFON Agency, ewangelista video marketingu, wieloletnia dziennikarka, blogerka skupiająca się na tematyce video marketingu. Realizowała kampanie dla takich marek jak: Samsung, Bosch czy Viessmann oraz wielu podmiotów administracyjnych. Opiekun merytoryczny studiów podyplomowych na kierunku „Marketing Internetowy” Akademii Górniczo-Hutniczej w Krakowie oraz wykładowca na takich uczelniach jak Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego czy Szkoła Główna Handlowa w Warszawie. Jest autorką publikacji na temat produkcji filmowej oraz budowania strategii video marketingowych w najważniejszych polskich magazynach branżowych. Prowadzi swój kanał YouTube, na którym przeprowadza wywiady z najbardziej znanymi osobowościami polskiej branży marketingowej oraz twórcami YouTube. Autorka pierwszej w Polsce książki dotyczącej video marketingu (Video marketing nie tylko na YouTube), która ukazała się nakładem wydawnictwa OnePress i niemal natychmiast stała się bestsellerem. Magdalena Daniłoś była gościem festiwalu Camerimage w roku 2016. Pełniła wówczas funkcję jurora Konkursu Spotów Reklamowych „Fundusze Europejskie w Kadrze”.
American music video director, born in 1976 in Berkeley. His directorial portfolio includes music videos for such bands as Interpol (No I in Threesome), Feist (I Feel It All, Mushaboom), Kings of Leon (King of the Rodeo, Four Kicks), and Department of Eagles (Nobody Does It Like You). In 2009, Depeche Mode's music video Wrong, directed by him, was recognized with the Best Cinematography in a Music Video Competition.
American actor, born in 1969 in Travers, Michigan. Distinguished with Emmy award for his role in TV series Justified. His credits include roles in such films as Nell by Michael Apted, Twister by Jan de Bont, Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg, The Million Dollar Hotel by Wim Wenders, Solaris by Steven Sodenbergh or Dogville by Lars von Trier. Jeremy Davies attended the Festival in 2000, when The Million Dollar Hotel, a film he appeared in, was presented in the Main Competition.
British cinematographer, born in 1949 in Torquay. A five-time Oscar nominee for films such as the Coen brothers' True Grit, Frank Darabant's The Shawshank Redemption. He has collaborated with Joel and Ethan Coen on 11 films. He was also responsible for the visual side of such films as A Beautiful Mind, directed by Ron Howard, or Stephen Daldry's The Reader. Roger A. Deakins has been the guest of the Camerimage Festival three times already. In 2001, he chaired the Main Competition jury. In 1995, his cinematography in The Shawshank Redemption received the Bronze Frog award. In 2008, he was nominated for the Golden Frog award - his photography in Doubt was selected for the Main Competition. That year Deakins ran the Arri workshops. In 2001, at the 9th Camerimage Festival, Roger Deakins and the Coen brothers received the Special Award to a Team for Outstanding Achievements in the field of the Art of Cinematography. The next time his film was screened in the Main Competion was 2015, when Sicario by Denis Villeneuve with Deakins's cinematography was among the competitive films.
Belgian cinematographer, member of the Belgian Society of Cinematographers (SBC). He gained worldwide recognition thanks to productions like “Irreversible” and “Enter the Void”, both directed by Gaspar Noé, “Get the Gringo” by Adrian Grunberg or “The Lost River” by Ryan Gosling. He recently has worked on Wim Wenders’ “Everything Will Be Fine” and Gaspar Noé’s “Love”. He has also made the cinematography for music videos for 30 Seconds to Mars (together with Jared Leto, Rob Witt and Daniel Carberry, he got an MTV Music Video Award for “Hurricane”) and Rihanna, among others Benoît Debie attended the Camerimage Festival in 2010, where Gaspar Noé’s “Enter the Void” with his cinematography was in the Main Competition. In 2015 he received the Grand Prix of the 3D Films Competition for the work in “Love”, also directed by Noé. During the 23th edition of the Festival another film with his cinematography was screened – “Enter the Void” by Wim Wenders, and the music video for Rihanna’s song “Bitch Better Have My Money” (which he also made cinematography to) participated in the Music Videos Competition.
Cinematographer, born in 1954 in Paris, working in the USA. Awarded for his work in Lone Scherfig's An Education at the Sundance Festival. He has collaborated with Peter Chelsom on several films, including Shall We Dance. He has been the cinematographer on more than thirty feature films. He recently cooperated with Dustin Hoffman on Quartet. John de Borman has attended the Festival eight times. He has been on the Festival jury several times: in 2002, on the Main Competition jury, in 2003 and 2012, on the Student Etudes Competition jury, and in 2015, that of the Music Videos Competition. His cinematography has been featured in special screenings. In 2004, it was Shall We Dance, and in 2006, Oliver Parker's Fade to Black. In 2009, de Borman participated in the special screening of An Education.
French cinematographer, born in 1949 in Maitenon. He began his career as assistant to Sven Nykvist on Luis Malle's Black Moon, and Roman Polański's The Tenant. He did cinematographic work for short films and music videos (e.g. Marianne Faithfull's). Winner of César Award for Best Cinematography in Bertrand Travenier's A Sunday in the Country. His collaborations with Trevenier include Life and Nothing But (César nomination), and Round Midnight. He also worked with Volker Schlöndorff on The Ogre, and Mark Peploe on Victory. Bruno de Keyzer attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2010, where he was on the jury of the Cinematographers' Debut Competition. The audience had a chance to see his cinematography in The Ogre during Volker Schlöndorff retrospective in 2009, and the world panorama in 1996. In 2010, Bertrand Travanier's The Princess of Montpensier was screened as part of the world panorama.
French cinematographer, born in 1957 in Nancy. Member of the French Society of Cinematographers. Initially photographing commercials, in 1993 he worked on his first feature film. He won international acclaim with Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Amélie. His cinematography for that film was recognized with the European Film Award, as well as nominations for the Academy Award (2001), César, and BAFTA awards. He has won two more Oscar nominations: for A Very Long Engagement (2004; he received the César award for that film), and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009). Bruno Delbonnel has participated in the Camerimage Festival four times already. In 2006, he was on the Main Competition jury, and in 2009, on the Polish Films Competition. His cinematography for Across the Universe won him the Silver Frog award at the 15th Plus Camerimage Festival, and in 2013 he was recognized with the Bronze Frog for his cinematography in Inside Llewyn Davies by Ethan and Joel Coen.
Brazilian cinematographer. Member of the Brazilian Society of Cinematographers. He mostly works in Brazil, and the US. His credits include Jayme Monjardim's Olga, Andrucha Waddington's The House of Sand, Heitor Dhalia's Adrift, and Robert Cohen's Alex Cross. He has been nominated for the Satellite award for his cinematography in The House of Sand. Ricardo Della Rosa participated in the Camerimage Festival in 2006. He received the Bronze Frog award for his work on The House of Sand.
Italian cinematographer, born in 1922 in Rome. A four-time winner of the distinguished Italian David di Donatello award. In 2005, the ASC recognized him with Lifetime Achievement Award. He started his career before the war. He often collaborated with Pier Paolo Pasolini, photographing such films as The Gospel According to St. Matthew. The list of directors he worked with includes Sergio Leone (The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Once Upon a Time in America), Federico Fellini (Extraordinary Stories, The Voice of the Moon), and Roman Polanski (Death and the Maiden, Bitter Moon). The last film he made was the Oscar-winning Life is Beautiful, directed by Roberto Benigni. He died in 2005. In 2005, at the 13th Camerimage Festival, Tonino Delli Colli was recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
American PR and marketing specialist, born in 1977 in Wooster, Ohio. Deputy director of Rogers&Cowan PR agency, responsible for its strategic projects and campaigns. Both as a global campaigns organizer or jury member he has cooperated with several international film festivals, including The Zurich Film Festival, Bahamas IFF or Aruba IFF. He regularly participates in Berlin, Cannes, Toronto and Sundance festivals. Dennis Dembia has attended the Camerimage festival four times so far. Each time he was member of the jury - during the 20th edition it was Students Etude Competition jury, the year after - Polish Films Competition jury, and in 2014 - Cinematographers' Debuts Competition jury.
American cinematographer, born in 1957. Winner of Film Independent Award, and an award at Sundance, Deming has photographed two of David Lynch's films: Mulholland Dr., and Lost Highway. He has also worked on such productions as Philip Kaufman's Amnesia, Daniel Algrant's People I Know, Hughes brothers' From Hell, or the Sundance-winning Reginald Hudlin's, and Ellen Brown's House Party. Since his debut in the 1980s, he has photographed more than fifty film productions. Peter Deming has attended two editions of the The Festival. In 2002, he was on the jury of the Student Etudes Competition. Films he has done camerawork for contended in the Main Competition twice - in 2001, it was David Lynch's Mulholland Dr., and in 2010 Massa Tadjedin's Last Night. During the 10th edition of the Festival, as part of the special screenings, the audience had a chance to see his camerawork in People I Know.
Portuguese director, born in 1908 in Porto. Recognized at the film festivals in Cannes and Venice. Winner of the European Film Award. He debuted in 1930, and has been making films ever since. His credits include such classics as The Strange Case of Angelica, Magic Mirror, I'm Going Home, Voyage to the Beginning of the World, and The Convent. He has worked in the capacity of scriptwriter, editor, and producer on many of his own films. Died in 2015. Manoel de Oliveira attended the Camerimage Festival in 2004, when he accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award for the Director with Special Visual Sensitivity. He also conducted student workshops that year. In 2008, to celebrate his 100th birthday, a retrospective review of his work was organized. It featured such films as Belle Toujours, Magic Mirror, Anxiety, and A Talking Picture.
American cinematographer, born in 1944 in Philadelphia. Awarded with honorary degree of American Film Institute and Lifetime Achievement Award presented by American Society of Cinematographers. Five times Oscar nominee. He was behind the cinematography of such films as The Right Stuff by Phillip Kaufman, Anna and the King by Andy Tennant, Message in a Bottle by Luis Mandoka, The Patriot by Roland Emmerich or The Passion of the Christ by Mel Gibson. Caleb Deschanel participated in the Camerimage festival in 2013 for the first time. He was the president of the Student Etudes Competition jury then. He attended the Festival also in 2014, when he received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Russian director, born in 1980 in Moscow. Graduate of Moscow University, and School of Scriptwriters and Film Directors in Moscow. His short The Line won him the second award at Meeting Rimini Film Festival in 2006. He specializes in digital productions. His body of work encompasses such productions as I Plant a Tree, Hotel, as well as television series, such as School Number One, and Hot Ice. He has also created music videos. Boris Dobrovolskij attended the Camerimage Festival in 2006, where he received the Nokia Movie Competition Jury Award for his work on Alone Together.
British cinematographer living in Denmark. Born in 1955 in Oxford. He has been responsible for cinematography in several of the Dogma 95 films, including Dogville (by Lars von Trier), and Celebration (by Thomas Vinterberg). Winner of the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire. The film has also earned him the BAFTA award, the ASC award, the European Film Award and other distinctions. He has collaborated with Danny Boyle on such films as 127 Hours, Millions, and 28 Days Later. He often works with Scandinavian directors, including Lars von Trier (Antichrist, Manderlay), and Thomas Vinterberg (It's All About Love). Anthony Dod Mantle has participated in six editions of the Plus Camerimage Festival. In 2008, he won the Golden Frog award for his work on Slumdog Millionaire. His cinematography has also been evaluated in the Main Competition. In 1998, it was Celebration (directed by Thomas Vinterberg), in 1999, Mifune (by Soren Kragh-Jacobsen), and in 2010, 127 Hours (by Danny Boyle). The Festival audience has had many chances to get acquainted with his work. 2006 Danish Cinema Review featured von Trier's Dogville, and Vinterberg's It's All About Love. Special screenings that year presented The Last King of Scotland (directed by Kevin McDonald). The previous edition of the Festival screened Dear Wendy (directed by Vinterberg) as part of the European Panorama.
Australian director, scriptwriter, and producer, born in 1945 in Ballarat. He has been working in the US since the 1980s. Best known for such films as The Bounty (1984, he was nominated for the Golden Palm award for that film), Cocktail (1994), Dante's Peak (1997), and The Bank Job. His directing and producing credits encompass over twenty features. At the 19th Plus Camerimage Festival Roger Donaldson chaired the jury of the Main Competition. His film Seeking Justice was presented during special screenings in 2011.
Director, screenwriter and visual effects specialist of Dutch origins. He works in Singapore and USA. As a VFX he co-created such blockbusters as The Avengers, Rogue One, Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi, Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Transformers: Age of Extinction. As a director he works on short films and music videos. He is also the founder of the international Art Collective 'The Luminarium'. Jorik Dozy attended the Camerimage Festival in 2018. That year, The Music Video Competition featured two of his films (directed together with Sil Van Der Woerd): Novo Amor & Ed Tullett Terraform and Novo Amor Birthplace. The latter won him The Best Music Video Award in 2018.
German director, born in 1963 in Gera. He has received the Berlin Silver Bear for Grill Point and Best Director Award at Karlovy Vary for Whisky with Vodka. In 2013 he was among the jurors of the IFF in Berlin. His credits include also such titles as Summer in Berlin, Stopped on Track, Cloud Nine or Nightshapes. Andreas Dresen attended the Camerimage Festival in 2014. He was a member of the Student Etudes Competition jury. His films have been screened during the Festival several times, including Grill Point and Night Shapes (Main Competition) or Summer in Berlin and Stopped on Track (European Panorama).
French cinematographer, born in 1959 in Tours. He has been nominated for a Cezar Award three times – he was appreciated for his work in Two Brothers by Jean-Jacques Annaud, Girl on the Bridge by Patrice Leconte and Unpredictable Nature of the River by Bernard Giraudeau. He frequently collaborates with Jean-Jacques Annaud and Patrice Laconte. He has made documentary films and successful commercials for the largest companies in the world. The Jean-Jacques Annaud’s film Wolf Totem with his cinematography was his second project made in China. Earlier he has worked in China on the Dai Sijie’s Balzac and the little Chinese Seamstress.
Jean-Marie Dreujou has attended the Camerimage Festival twice. In 2015 he was a member of the Polish Films Competition jury and the film Wolf Totem with his cinematography was screened both in the Main Competition and in the 3D Films Competition. In 2018, together with Jean-Jacques Annoud, he was awarded with The Cinematographer-Director Duo Award. The same year he also served as a member of the Main Competition jury, and his cinematography in "The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair" was presented as part of the Special Screenings.
British cinematographer, working in the USA and New Zealand. He was born in London, in 1952. He won international acclaim, working with Jane Campion on The Piano and The Portrait of a Lady. Working in Hollywood, he has created cinematography for such blockbusters as Bridget Jones Diary. He was also behind the cinematography of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by Ben Stiller. Stuart Dryburgh is a prominent figure in the Plus Camerimage Festival's history, being the first recipient of the Golden Frog Award. His work on Jane Campion's The Piano won him that award in 1993. A year later, he was chairman of the Main Competition jury. At the 20th edition of the festival he served on the jury of the Cinematographers` Debut Competition. He visited the Festival again in 2013, where he served as the member of the Polish Films Competition jury. He also participated in the special screening of the film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
Polish director, scriptwriter, graphic designer, and creator of animated films. Born in 1959 in Warsaw. Lecturer of the PWSFTviT (The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School) in Łódź, Harvard University in the US, and Konstfack University College of Arts Crafts and Design in Stockholm. Recipient of numerous awards at the festivals in Krakow, Zagreb, and Madrid. He has invented new techniques of creating animated films. Best-known for such films as Nerwowe Życie Kosmosu, Walls, A Gentle Spirit, and Franz Kafka. Piotr Dumała attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2007. He was member of the Main Competition jury. That year the festival audience could see his work during the Animation Review.
Polish cinematographer, born in 1981 in Chorzów. Graduate of the University of Silesia's Faculty of Radio and Television. Member of PSC. Recipient of the Kodak Award at Polish Films Festival in Los Angeles, and an award for young cinematographer at Young Film Festival in Wrocław. The list of films with his cinematography includes Łukasz Palkowski's Wojna żeńsko-męska (Male-Female War), Szymon Jakubowski's Jak żyć (How to Live), Rafael Kapelinski's The Ballad of Piotrowski, or Maciej Prykowski's Zgorszenie publiczne (Public Outrage). Paweł Dyllus attended six editions of the Festival. His camerawork in Julia Ruszkiewicz's etude Wild Duck Season won him a Golden Tadpole in 2006. That picture also earned him The David Samuelson Student Award for Best Picture Technique in the Panavision Student Films Competition. In 2014 Documentary Short Films Competition featured Superjednostka - a film by Teresa Czepiec with Dyllu's cinematography, and the same competition in 2015 featured Plus Minus or Fly's Trip to the East by Bogdan Dziworski, also ith Paweł's cinematography. During the 23rd edition his cinematography could be also seen in The Mother by Lee Mackintosh Jnes, screened as part of the European Panorama.
Polish cinematographer, director, and documentary screenwriter, born in 1958 in Wrocław. Professor of visual arts, she teaches at the Cinematography and Television Production Department of PWSFTviT (Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School) in Łódź, and the Department of Image Composition and Cinematography of the The Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Her cinematography in Mariusz Grzegorzek's Converstation with a Cupboard Man earned her the Golden Lion award in 1993. Her cinematographic output encompasses such films as Przemysław Wojcieszek's Louder Than Bombs, Down the Colourful Hill, Made in Poland, Adam Guziński's The Boy on the Galloping Horse. She received the Eagle Polish Film Award for her cinematography in Agnieszka Holland's In Darkness. Member of the Polish Film Institute and European Film Academy. She has attended six edition of the Festival. Films with her cinematography have been featured both in the Polish Films Competition as well as the Main Competition. She received the Golden Frog at the 19th edition of the Festival for In Darkness.
British writer, and journalist, from New Zealand, born in 1943 in Auckland. One of the most prominent Reader's Digest journalists, Dyson publishes books, and articles about travelling, sailing, nature and science. His fascination with sea, and sailing resulted in a bestseller book Columbus: For Gold, God and Glory, as well as numerous other publications, appreciated by readers world-wide. He also hosts the TV program Treasure at the South Pole, broadcasted by NBC. He is a fellow of the Royal Geographic Society in London. John Dyson attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2009, where he served on the jury of the Short Documentary Films Competition. He also took part in the panel discussion The Conflict of Words and Image in Documentary Films.
Polish director, cinematographer, and photographer, born in 1941 in Łódź. He acted as dean of the Faculty of Radio and Television at University of Silesia in Katowice, holding the title of full professor. Winner of several awards at Kraków Film Festival. His cinematographic work on Grzegorz Królikiewicz' Permanent Objections won him the Golden Lion Award in 1975. Creator of numerous documentary films, mostly about sport, e.g. Olympics, Hockey, or Swordsman. He collaborated with Paweł Pawlikowski on From Moscow to Pietushki. Dziworski has also organized exhibitions, and created photo albums. Bogdan Dziworski has attended five edition of the Festival so far. In 2008, he was on the jury of Documentary Films Competition. His Hockey, and Sceny narciarskie z Franzem Kramerem (Ski Scenes with Franz Kramer) was screened in 2008 as part of the Milestones of Polish Artistic Documentary Films presentation. In 2015 Documentary Short Films Competition featured his film Plus Minus or Fly's Trip to the East.