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Australian cinematographer. He graduated from Australian Film Television and Radio School, and Curtin University of Technology in Perth. He specializes in documentary films, short films, commercials, and works with digital equipment. Nominated for the Australian AFI Award, Daniel Featherstone has also won an award for best black and white cinematography at Slamdance Festival in USA, and Kodak Award at Cilect Festival in Denmark. He has directed, and wrote screenplays for several short films. He is also a successful photographer. In 1998, at the 6th edition of the Camerimage Festival, Daniel Featherstone won a Golden Tadpole for Yves Stening's etude Great Falls.
American writer, screenwriter, journalist, and produced, born in 1953 in New York. His writing work includes George Hickenlooper's The Big Brass Ring, and Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound. For many years, ha has collaborated with Z Channel as a critic, consultant, and commercials creator. He also gained recognition as a journalist, and wrote for Vanity Fair, Variety, L.A. Weekly, and People Magazine. He wrote monographic essays on Roman Polansky and Micheal Mann. F.X. Feeney attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2010, where he was on the jury of the Polish Films Competition. His text were included in the album about Volker Schlöndorff and Michael Ballhaus, published by the organizers of the Festival.
Italian production designer, born in 1943 in Macerata. A three-time Best Art Direction Academy Award winner, for The Aviator, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Hugo. He has been nominated for an Oscar seven more times. He has been recognized with the BAFTA awards, Donald di Donatello awards, Art Directors Guild awards and many more. A long-time collaborator of Martin Scorsese with whom he worked on Shutter Island, The Aviator, Gangs of New York, and The Age of Innocence. He has also collaborated with Federico Fellini (City of Women), Franco Zeffirelli (Hamlet), Terry Gilliam (The Adventures of Baron Munchausen), and Brian de Palma (The Black Dahlia). Dante Ferretti attended the Camerimage Festival in 2006. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award for the Production Designer with Unique Visual Sensitivity. The Festival audience has had many chances to see the results of his work. In 1993, The Age of Innocence was selected for the Main Competition, and special screenings featured Julie Taymor's Titus (2000), and Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Retrospective reviews have presented such films as Anthony Minghelli's Cold Mountain (2010), and Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York.
Polish cinematographer, born in 1985. Graduate of the Faculty of Radio and Television at University of Silesia in Katowice. He works on features, documentaries, music videos and commercials. He was one of the participants of the Budapest Cinematography Masterclass 2007, led by Vilmos Zsigmond. His credits include such films as Facet (nie)potrzebny od zaraz by Weronika Migoń, An Exclusive by Krzysztof Szot or Hardkor Disko by Krzysztof Skonieczny. Kacper Fertacz has regularly visited the Camerimage Festival since he was a student. In 2014 he was presented, together with Krzysztof Skonieczny, with the Grand Prix of the Polish Films Competition for Hardkor Disko. He was also awarded in the same competition two years later for his cinematography in The Last Family by Jan P. Matuszyński. Music videos with his cinematography were presented to the festival audience and jurors several times.
British stage and screen actor and director. Born in 1962 in Ipswich. He performed in Shakespeare theatres, and debuted on screen in the early 1990s. His role in Peter Kosminsky's Wuthering Heights has earned him critical acclaim. His credits include such films as Schindler's List (directed by Steven Spielberg), The English Patient (by Anthony Minghella), Sunshine (by Istvan Szabo), Spider (by David Cronenberg), The Duchess (by Saul Dibb), The Reader (by Stephen Daldry), and the Harry Potter series. He has been nominated for Academy Award twice, for his performance in The English Patient and Schindler's List. He has also received the BAFTA award and the European Film Award. Ralph Fiennes attended the Camerimage Festival in 2005, where he received the Krzysztof Kieślowski Award. Coriolanus, a film he has directed, was selected for the Main Competition in 2011. The Festival audience has had many occasions to see him on screen. The Baby of Mâcon (1993) and Onegin (2000) were screened as part of the Main Competition, and several other films have been presented during special screenings: The Constant Gardener, directed by Fernando Meirelles, Schindler's List by Steven Spielberg, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows directed by David Yates.
British director, editor and producer, born in 1967 in Ipswich. Her feature documentaries include two collaborations with the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek, The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema (2006) and The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology (2012), portrait of German artist Anselm Keifer through his work and process, Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow (2010), portrait and performance film Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2017) and Hoover Street Revival (2001). Fiennes’ work for television includes her first short Lars from 1-10 (1998) about director Lars von Trier, The Late Michael Clark (1999), Because I Sing (2001), VSPRS Show and Tell (2005), Liu Xiaodong Half Street (2013), Artificial Things (2018) and many others. Her films have been screened in international festivals including Cannes, Toronto, Sundance and Rotterdam. She was awarded a NESTA fellowship in 2001 and the Arte France Cinema Award in 2008 at Rotterdam’s CineMart. Sophie Fiennes has attended two editions of Camerimage festival so far. In 2017 she came to present her film Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami within the Special Screenings. The next year she was among the jury members of the Documentary Short Films Competition.
American cinematographer, born in Detroit. His body of work encompasses more than 50 cinema, and television films, including Joel Schumacher's Twelve, Steven Shainberg's The Secretary, Sally Potter's Rage, Alexa Cox's Repo Chick, and Ed Zwick's Love and Other Drugs. He has also done camerawork for more than 25 episodes of the television series Entourage. His cinematography in the TV film Attila won him an ASC Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography. Fierberg also teaches at New York University, and American Film Institute. Member of ASC. Steven Fierberg attended the Camerimage Festival in 2011 and 2013. During the 19th edition of the Festival he was on the jury of Cinematographers' Debut Competition, and two years later he was member of the Directors` Debut Competition jury. He also participated in Plus Camerimage Winners Show in 2008, and 2011.
Russian cinematographer, born in 1960 in Leningrad. Graduate of the Russian Institute of Cinematography (VGIK). Member of the Russian Cinematographer's Union. Filippov has won awards at Palermo, Stuttgart, Monterey, Madrid or Athens film festival. Since 1980s, he has been working for the Leningrad Documentary Films Studio, a local TV station, and the international Russian Travel Guide TV channel. In his career, Filippov has done camerawork for dozens of documentary films, such as The Eight Day, Petersburg or Russian Sultan. He has also worked on music videos, and television productions. Alexandr Filippov attended three editions of the Plus Camerimage Festival. In 2009, he won a Special Mention in the Short Documentary Films Competition for his camerawork on Edgar Bartenev's Nyarma. Documentary films photographed by him Filippov were featured in the competition two more times - in 2008, yaptic-hasse, and in 2011 - I Will Forget This Day.
American cinematographer. Winner of the Emmy award for his cinematography in the series 8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter. His credits include such films as Tad Quill's Best Thing Ever, Jennifer Wynne-Farmer's, and Valerie Red-Horse's Naturally Native, or Tom Lazarus' Word of mouth. Founder, and owner of Finn Light, that produces lighting equipment for the film industry. Bruce Finn attended the Plus Camerimage Festival four times. He also participated in Plus Camerimage Winners Show in 2011. At the 14th edition of the Festival, he was on the jury of the Student Etudes Competition, and conducted workshops for students.
British cinematographer. In 2006-2008, he acted as president of the BSC. Nominated for BAFTA Award for Vadim Jean's Hogfather, winner of RTS television award. Responsible for the cinematographic side of such films as Douglas Mackinnon's The Flying Scotsman, Niall Johnson's Keeping Mum, Rob Reiner's Alex and Emma or Oliver Parker's and Barnaby Thompson's St.Trinian's. Gavin Finney attended the Festival twice. In 2006, he was one of the instructors at the ARRI workshops, and in 2008, he was on the jury of the Polish Films Competition.
Swedish cinematographer born in 1946, in Stockholm. He has collaborated with the most prominent Scandinavian filmmakers, including Daniel Fridell, and more than a dozen films of Colin Nutley, a British director working in Sweden (Under the Sun, Deadline, The Queen Saba's Pearls). He has received three Golden Beetles - awards of the Swedish Film Institute. Jens Fischer has attended the Festival twice. In 1998, he received the Bronze Frog award for his work on Daniel Fridell's Beneath the Surface, and in 2005, he won the Silver Frog for The Queen Saba's Pearls. In 1999 and 2008, the European Panorama featured Angel, and Under the Sun directed by Colin Nutley, with Jens Fischer's cinematography.
German director, screenwriter, producer, and writer, born in 1954 in Greven. Specializes in documentary films about eminent figures of cinema, as well as its history. Won recognition with films such as Film is Truth: Milos Forman, Monsieur Truffaut meets Mr. Hitchcock or Fassbinder in Hollywood. He also wrote numerous books on the history of cinema, devoted to such directors as Hitchcock, Welles or Lynch. He is one the programme directors of the Munich Film Festival. Robert Fischer attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2010, where he served on the jury of the Feature Length Documentary Films Competition. He also conducted a seminar for students. That year, his Of Love and Constraints: Speculations on Fassbinder's I Only Want You To Love Me was shown as part of a special screening.
German cinematographer, documentary films producer, and journalist. Graduated from Film Academy in Freiburg and Munich. Since 1959 he has worked as a cinematographer. In 1977 he founded his own Production Company. He has been a contributing author to many professional magazines, such as “Film" and “TVKameramann". He also is a co-founder and editor in chief of a “Photographica Cabinett" magazine. He has attended the Camerimage Festival twice, in 1999, and 2000. In 1999, he was on the Main Competition jury.
American journalist, and film critic, born in New York. Honorary member of the American Society of Cinematographers. He contributes to the most important magazines in the film industry, also writing about cinematographers. He often moderates discussions, and panels devoted to cinema. Fisher also cooperates with ASC, and ICG (International Cinematographers Guild). Bob Fisher attended the 2nd and 3rd editions of the Camerimage Festival. In, 1995 he was on the jury of the Main Competition.
American production designer, born in 1945 in Canton. Collaborated many times with Terrence Malick on films such as Tree of Life, The New World, Thin Red Line. He was also responsible for production design in Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood, which won him a nomination for Oscar, BAFTA, and the Art Directors Guild award. A long-time friend of David Lynch, Fisk collaborated with him on The Straight Story, and Mulholland Dr. He directed several movies, such as Raggedy Man, and Violets are Blue. He draws inspiration from the work of Edward Hopper and Francis Bacon. Attended the Plus Camerimage in 2011, where he received the Special Award to the Production Designer with Unique Visual Sensitivity. That year, his design work could be seen in Tree of Life that was selected for the Main Competition. Also, two David Lynch's films with Fisk's production design competed for the Golden Frog - The Straight Story (1999), and Mulholland Dr. (2001).
Finnish cinematographer, born in 1971 in Espoo. He graduated from University of Art and Design in Helsinki, and New York University Tisch School of Arts. Flinckenberg received accolades at film festivals in Upsaala, Helsinki, Porvoo, and Bologna. Member of the Finnish Society of Cinematographers F.S.C., juror at Cine Film Festival in Espoo. Flinckenberg works on short and feature films, mainly ones directed by Finns. He also did camerawork for numerous documentary films, and music videos, television productions, and advertising films. Peter Flinckenberg attended the Festival two times. In 2001, he was awarded a Bronze Tadpole for his cinematography in Zero Degrees (dir. Jyri Kähönen). In 2011, Mii Halme's Forever yours, photographed by Flinckenberg was featured in the Feature Length Documentary Films Competition.
University lecturer, marketing specialist and brand strategy consultant. She works at University of Economy in Poznań. Co-founder and board member of Best Place Foundation - European Place Marketing Institute. Author of books and articles about territorial marketing and the promotion and image of locations. Magdalena Florek participated in Camerimage Festival in 2012, 2013 i 2014. She was member of the Advertising Spots Competition jury.
British cinematographer, born in Belfast. He is also a professional photographer. He has worked on the sets of commercials and he has experience in shooting music videos he made for such artists as Pet Shop Boys, Take That, Technotronic and The Coceau Twins. He was also the one who stands behind the cinematography to the frequently awarded film Notes on Blindness by James Spinney and Peter Middleton. Gerry Floyd has attended the Camerimage Festival two times so far. In 2016 he received the first ever Golden Frog for the Best Docu-Drama, given as a part of the Documentary Features Competition.
Swedish cinematographer born in 1933. Member of the Swedish Society of Cinematographers. Educated in Stockholm and Paris. Together with Peter Weiss he headed a film workshop at Stockholm University. Author of cinematography in Ingmar Bergman's In the Presence of the Clown. Since the 1950s, he has cooperated with numerous Swedish filmmakers, creating the visual side of more than several dozen films. Tony Forsberg attended the Camerimage Festival in 1999, acting as member of the Main Competition jury.
Director, screenwriter and producer, born in 1969 in Ulm, Germany. Graduate of the New York University, he began his career directing documentary films. He has won international acclaim with his Monster`s Ball, with Halle Berry`s Oscar-winning role. Long time collaborator of cinematographer Roberto Schaefer, with whom he created such films as Finding Neverland, The Kite Runner, 007 Quantum of solace, Stay or Machine Gun Preacher. Winner of several prestigious nominations, including BAFTA, Golden Bear and Golden Globe nominations. Marc Forster attended the Camerimage festival in 2013. Together with Robert Schaefer he was recognized with the Cinematographer-Director Duo Award.
Executive director of Ambulante Org., a non-profit organization promoting documentary films as a tool for social and cultural transformation. Organizer of the Ambulante Documentary Films Festival, member of the Programming Committee for the Morelia International Film Festival. Member of the jury of several international film festivals. Author of the Ambulante Beyond, a long term training program in documentary filmmaking in Mexio and Central America. Elena Fortes participated in Plus Camerimage festival in 2012. She was member of the Feature Length Documentary Films Competitions jury.
American cinematographer. Member of the ASC. His credits include more than a dozen feature films, and numerous television productions. He was nominated for the Emmy award for his work on 100 Centre Street television series. He has worked on such films as Hachiko: A Dog's Story (directed by Lasse Hallström), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead and Find Me Guilty (both directed by Sidney Lumet), and Nil by Mouth (directed by Gary Oldman). He was nominated for the European Film Academy award for cinematography in Oldman's film. Ron Fortunato attended the Camerimage Festival in 1997. He won the Silver Frog award for his work on Nil by Mouth. In 2006, special screenings featured Phillip Noyce's Catch a Fire, with cinematography by Ron Fortunato and Garry Phillips.
French cinematographer, born in 1940 in Paris. He worked as assistant cinematographer on Orson Welles' film version of Kafka's The Trial. A long-time collaborator of Jean-Jacques Annaud, he is responsible for the visual side of such films as Seven Years in Tibet, and Enemy at the Gates. In 1992, he received the Academy Award nomination for his work in Annaud's The Lover. His body of work encompasses as many as thirty feature films. Robert Fraisse participated in the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2001, 2005 and 2012. He was the Main Competition juror at the 9th edition. In 2000, he received the Golden Frog award for his work on Roland Joffé's Vatel. In 2012 he chaired the jury of the Cinematographers` Debut Competition.
American cinematographer, born in 1923 in Los Angeles. Member and a three-time president of the ASC. He was nominated for the Academy Award five times, and received the ASC Lifetime Achievement Award. His credits include such films as Looking for Mr. Goodbar (directed by Richard Brooks), Heaven Can Wait (by Buck Henry and Warren Beatty), 1941 (by Steven Spielberg), WarGames (by John Badham), Murphy's Romance (by Martin Ritt), and Bullitt (by Peter Yates). Died in 2010. William Fraker attended the Camerimage Festival in 2003. That year he received the Lifetime Achievement Award, and a retrospective review of his cinematography was organized. He also chaired the Student Etudes Competition jury.
Pre-eminent American cinematographer, and director. Born in 1917, in London. A two-time Academy Award winner. He received Oscars for cinematography to Edward Zwick's Glory, and Jack Cardiff's Sons and Lovers. He was nominated for the BAFTA award four times. He collaborated with such prominent filmmakers as David Lynch (The Elephant Man, Dune, The Straight Story), Robert Mulligan (The Man in the Moon, Clara's Heart), and Martin Scorsese (Cape Fear). He also directed more than a dozen films. Died in 2007. Freddie Francis attended the Camerimage Festival in 2002, where he received the Lifetime Achievement Award. That year, a retrospective review of his work was organized. In 1999, the Main Competition featured his cinematography for The Straight Story, directed by David Lynch.
Cinematographer of French origin, born in 1963. For many years he has been successfully working in USA, and has gained critical acclaim for his work in television. He was behind the cinematography of such popular TV series as Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire or Desperate Housewives. For his cinematography in Boardwalk Empire he was recognized with the ASC award. His credits include also feature films, such as Silent Trigger by Russell Mulcahy, The Whole Nine Yards by Jonathan Lynn, 300 Miles to Graceland by Damien Lichtenstein and an award-winning TV miniseries Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. David Franco attended the Camerimage Festival in 2014, as one of the jurors of Cinematographers’ Debut Competition.
American producer, born in New York. Long-time collaborator of director Darren Aronofsky, with whom he has collaborated on such productions as Noah, Black Swan (Best Film Academy Award nomination), The Wrestler, Pi or Requiem for a Dream. He was also the producer of such films as 2 Days in New York by July Delpy or W.E. directed by Madonna. Scott Franklin attended the Camerimage Festival in 2014. He was a member of the Polish Films Competition jury and one of the Talent Demo experts.
Australian cinematographer, born in 1975 in Melbourne. A member of American (ASC) and Australian (ACS) Societies of Cinematographers. In over ten years of his career he worked in productions like Bright Star by Jane Campion, Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow, Foxcatcher by Bennet Miller and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by Gareth Edwards. He gained international acclaim and numerous awards (the ASC Award and Academy Award nomination, among others) thanks to the cinematography in Garth Davies’ Lion. Greig Frasier has attended the Camerimage Festival two times so far. In 2010 he won the Best Music Video Award for his work in The Space in Between, a clip for the band How to Destroy Angels. In 2014 he was a member of the Music Videos Competition’s Jury and in 2016 he received Golden Frog for his work in Lion.
Director, and cinematographer, born in 1970 in Sydney. Gained recognition with his first documentary, Salt, co-created with Michael Angus. Murray Fredericks participated in the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2009, where he received the Golden Frog award for Salt in the Short Documentary Films Competition.
British cinematographer, member of the BSC and British Academy of Film and Television Arts, BAFTA. Graduate of the London Film School and National Film and Television School, he has been mentored and worked under renowned directors of photography Paul Wheeler BSC and Phil Meheux BSC. He worked in many features, commercials, promos and documentaries, and is best known as an excellent DoP in television dramas and series. He photographed such series as Rillington Place, which won him a BAFTA Tv Award in 2016, as well as Stan Lee’s Lucky Man, Patrick Melrose, Victoria or The War of the Worlds. In 2018 James Friend won the Grand Prix of the Camerimage TV Pilots Competition for his cinematography in the first episode of Patrick Melrose.
American cinematographer and university teacher. She works at the Department of Cinema and Television Arts at California State University, Fullerton, where she teaches cinematography, movie direction, and movie production. For more than twenty-five years she has been working as an independent filmmaker, creating feature films, documentaries, and shorts, for which she has won awards in the US as well as abroad. Her book Cinematography for Directors is enjoying unflagging popularity and its second edition will soon be published. She is currently working on her newest documentary entitled Rebel by Nature: The Life and Art of Ana Mendieta. Jacqueline B. Frost attended the Camerimage Festival in 2016. She was a member of the Student’s Etudes Competition’s jury.
Japanese cinematographer. Winner of the Japanese Film Academy award for his work on Izuru Narushima's Rebirth. He has collaborated with such Japanese directors as Yoichi Sai, and Toshiaki Toyoda. Junichi Fujisawa won the Silver Frog award in 1999 for his work on Hakuchi: The Innocent, directed by Macoto Tezuka.