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Polish cinematographer, and director, born in 1966 in Kraków. Graduate of the Cinematography Department at PWSFTviT in Łódź. His work includes both feature, and documentary films. His cinematographic credits include such pictures as Adam Guziński's Antichrist (this film earned him the Grand Prix at the European Short Film Stuttgart Ludwigsburg), Małgorzata Szumowska's Happy Man, and Siedem lekcji miłości (Seven Lessons in Love), Artur Więcek's Goralenvolk or Janine Berthold's Renoir. He was also director and cinematographer of Sposób na Moravię, screened, among others, at Cannes. Marek Gajczak attended the Camerimage Festival in 2000, and 2002. In 1997, his etude Sposób na Moravię won a Silver Tadpole.
Canadian production designer, born in 1948 in Vancouver. He received an Academy Award for his work in Barry Levinson’s Bugsy and has been nominated for an Oscar four times – for Barton Fink, Road to Perdition, The Golden Compass or Into the Woods. He worked on such productions as Truman Show by Peter Weir, Big Fish by Tim Burton and a few films from the James Bond series – Quantum of Solace, Skyfall and Spectre. A two-time BAFTA Award winner, he was also awarded by Art Directors Guild several times. Dennis Gassner attended the Camerimage Festival in 2016. He received a special Award to Production Designer with Unique Visual Sensitivity
British cinematographer, born in 1952 in Derby. She was the first woman to join BSC, as well as the first female president of this organization. She began her career as a director of award-winning television commercials. Gibson's debuted in feature films creating cinematography for Peter Chelsom's Hear my song. The list of her cinematographic credits include Marleen Gorris' Mrs Dalloway, David Grindley's Marple: Towards Zero, or Mike Binder's Fourplay. As member of the 2nd crew, she's contributed to Resident Evil, and Alien vs Predator. Sue Gibson attended the Plus Camerimage Festival three times. In 2008, she served on the jury of the Student Etudes Competition.
Polish director, animated films screenwriter, and art designer, born in 1927 in Poraj. Graduate of PWSFTviT in Łódź. One of the founders of the Polish school of animation, Giersz has worked in major Polish animation studios - in Bielsko-Biała, Poznań, and Warsaw. He devised a unique animation technique called "live painting". His body of work encompasses more than sixty animated films, notably Mały western (Little Western), Czerwone i czarne (Red and black), Koń (The Horse), or Pożar (Fire). Among the numerous distinctions he was granted are awards received at Cannes, Krakow, Oberhausen, or Edinburgh film festivals, as well as International Young Viewer Film Festival "Ale Kino!" in Poznań. Witold Giersz attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2007, where he was on the jury of the Student Etudes Competition. That year, a retrospective of his films was held and featured Stary kowboj (Old Cowboy), or Oczekiwanie (Waiting). At the 16th edition of the Festival, several of Giersz's works were screened as part of the Polish animated children's films review.
American visual artist, director, screenwriter, animator, member of the Monty Python troupe, born in 1940 in Minneapolis. He began his career as an animator for The Monthy Python's Flying Circus. He co-directed with Terry Jones Monthy Python and the Holy Grail, and several years later he debuted as director with Jabberwocky. His directorial output encompasses such films as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas , 12 Monkeys, The Brothers Grimm, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Brazil. Films he worked on were also nominated for BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Palme d'Or. He attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2009, where he received the Special Award to the Director with Unique Visual Sensitivity. That year, his The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus was featured in the Main Competition. In 2006, his Tideland was presented during the special screenings.
Dutch cinematographer, born in 1952 in Zandvoort. His credits include several feature films, documentary films, and television productions. He has collaborated with director Jos Stelling on such films as The Pointsman, No trains, No planes, and The Gallery. The Stelling-Giltay duo's biggest success has been The Flying Dutchman (1995). Goert Giltay attended the Camerimage Festival twice - in 2010 and 2013. During his first visit he was member of the Directors' Debuts Competition jury, and in 2013 he was on the Cinematographers` Debut Competition jury.. In 1995, he received the Silver Frog for his work on The Flying Dutchman. His cinematography was featured in the Benelux Cinema Review in 2007, in the Giltay-Stelling duo retrospective review in 2010, and in the Dutch Cinema Review in 2013.
Spanish cinematographer, born in 1970 in Barcelona. His work can be seen in films like “Fragile” and “Darkness”, both by Jaume Balagueró, “The Machinist” and “Transsiberian” by Brad Anderson, “Agora” by Alejandro Amenábar and “Intacto” by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo. He received many Spanish film business awards, including three Barcelona Film Awards and Goya Award. He has also worked on TV productions In 2015 Xavi Giménez won the first TV Pilots Competition in history of Camerimage Festival, receiving the Grand Prix for the cinematography in the first episode of “Penny Dreadful”, directed by Juan Antonio Bayona.
Polish cinematographer, born in 1980 in Kraków. Graduated from Cinematography Department of PWSFTviT in Łódź. Winner of two awards for best cinematography in Rafał Skalski's 52 Percent (2007), and Anna Kazejak's Bocznica (2009) at Kraków Film Festival. His body of work includes such films as Rafael Lewandowski's Sztuka milczenia or Julia Kolberger's Tomorrow I'll Be Gone. He was also nominated for the Jan Machulski's Polish Independent Cinema Award. He attended eight editions of the Festival. In 2010, his cinematography in etude Tomorrow I'll Be Gone earned him a Golden Tadpole. Films with Jakub Giza's cinematography were selected for the Feature Length Documentary Films Competition three times.
Austrian director, screenwriter, cinematographer, born in 1959 in Graz. His filmography includes numerous documents, such as Megacities, Workingman's Death, Whores' Glory. He also works as director, and set designer for feature films, such as Ant Street, Snails, Slumming, and Contact High. Workingman's Death earned him an award at Planet Doc Festival, and nominations for the “Horizons" Competition at the International Film Festival in Venice, European Film Award, and the Directors Guild of America Award. Died in 2014. Michael Glawogger has attended the Camerimage Festival twice. Glawogger's Workingman's Death was presented in 2008 as part of the Documentary Films Panorama. At the 19th edition of the Festival, he was on the jury of Feature Length Documentary Films Competition, and in 2012 he served on the jury of the Main Competition. At the 20th edition his film Whores` Glory was presented in the Feature Length Documentary Films Competition. 3D Film Competition 2014 featured his documentary film Cathedrals of Culture. The National Library of Russia.
Polish cinematographer, born in 1976 in Kraków. He graduated from the Cinematographic Department of PWSFTviT in Łódź. Winner of the Golden Lions for his camerawork in Sławomir Fabicki's Retrieval, nominated for the European Film Award for his work on Hans-Christian Schmid's Distant Lights. Godfrejów did camerawork for Sławomir Fabicki's Oscar-nominated short A Man Thing, and worked on such films as Jacek Filipiak's Tom, Jacek Borusiński's Hi Way, or Hans-Christian Schmid's Requiem. Bogumił Godfrejów attended seven editions of the Festival, and won two Golden Tadpoles - in 1999, for Claire (with his direction), and in 2000, for Circles of Dream (also directed by him). Retrieval, on which he worked on as cinematographer, was selected for the Polish Films Competition, and European Debuts Competition in 2006. His works were presented several times as part of special screenings or during European Panoramas.
German film and television producer. She started her career as a producer in the field of advertising, she has worked as an assistant director for features and has written scripts for several TV series. She worked as an executive producer on the set of the mini-series Generation War, that gained international acclaim and won an Emmy Award in 2014, among others. She has taught a TV writing and producing course at the dffb, German Film and Television Academy Berlin, since 2013. Katrin Goetter attended the Camerimage Festival in 2015. She was a member of the first ever First Look – TV Pilots Competition.
South African cinematographer born in 1945. Initially worked in Great Britain as a press photographer, and cinematographer, creating commercials and documentary films. His feature film debut was Breaking Glass directed by Brian Gibson, and Tony Scott's The Hunger. A two-time Oscar and the ASC award nominee - for cinematography to Barbra Streisand's The Prince of Tides (1991), and Joel Schumacher's Batman Forever (1995). He has been nominated for the Emmy award three times. He is behind the cinematography of such films as Richard Donner's Lethal Weapon, Angels in America, directed by Mike Nichols, and Nora Ephron's Julie & Julia. Stephen Goldblatt has attended five editions of the Plus Camerimage Festival. At the 15th Plus Camerimage Festival he received the Lifetime Achievement Award. To celebrate that fact a retrospective review of his work, which presented The Hunger, The Prince of Tides, and Closer was organized. That year he ran the lightning workshops, and the Festival featured the exhibition of his photography. In 2008, 2010 and 2012 he sat the Main Competition jury.
Brazilian cinematographer and director of music videos and commercials, born in Sao Paulo. His cinematography in Without Name by Cary Fukunagi won him an award at Sundance Festival. His credits also include such films as Closed Circuit by Johny Crowley, Jane Eyre by Cary Fukunagi or August: Osage County by John Welles. Adriano Goldman attended the Camerimage Festival in 2014. He was a member of the Directors’ Debut Competition jury. That year his cinematography in Trash by Stephen Daldry was evaluated in the Main Competition.
Spanish cinematographer. A long-time collaborator of the director Miguel Ángel Jiménez, whit whom he has co-created Kinoskopik Film Production. He shot Jiménez`s first two feature length films: "Chaika" and "Ori". Before that they had been working together on several documentary and short films. His credits also include many other documentaries and short films, as well as TV series. Gorka Gómez Andreu attended the Plus Camerimage festival in 2012. For his cinematography in “Chaika" he received the Grand Prix of the Cinematographers` Debuts Competition.
American editor and director, born in 1943. Graduate of the Sorbonne University in Paris and University of Columbia. She has collaborated with Francis Ford Coppola on such films as Dracula and One from the Heart. She has also edited Janusz Kamiński's films (Lost Souls) and Jack Nicholson's The Two Jakes. She directed several feature films, including Another 9 ½ Weeks and Poison Ivy II. Anne Goursaud attended the Camerimage Festival in 1999, where she was a member of the Main Competition jury.
Spanish cinematographer, born in 1981 in Barcelona. His body of work includes such films as Tom Ford's A Single Man, Rodrigo Cortes' Buried, Nick Murphy's The Awakening. He attended eight editions of the Festival. In 2009, A Single Man was selected for the Main Competition. In the following year, he was distinguished with the Bronze Frog award for Buried. In 2012 he served on the jury of the Student Etudes Competition, and his cinematography in Dante Ariola`s Arthur Newman was presented as part of the special screenings. In 2015 the Main Competition featured Suffragette with his cinematography.
American cinematographer born in 1939, in San Francisco. Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). Long-time collaborator of Clint Eastwood, working with the director on such films as The Bridges of Madison Country, Space Cowboys, and A Perfect World. He was nominated for Academy Award for Eastwood's Unforgiven in 1993. He has also worked with Agnieszka Holland. Jack Green attended the Camerimage Festival in 1997. He was member of the Main Competition jury, and conducted cinematography workshops.
American cinematographer of Polish descent. Born in 1939 in Krakow. Member of the ASC. In 1991, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Terminator 2: Judgment Day. He has collaborated with James Cameron on The Terminator. He is behind the cinematography of films such as Brett Ratner's Rush Hour, Jerry Zucker's Ghost, and Wisdom directed by Emilio Estevez. He has been nominated for the ASC award twice. Adam Greenberg attended the Camerimage Festival in 2002, as a member of the Main Competition jury. That year special screenings featured Michael Lembeck's The Santa Claus 2 with his cinematography.
American cinematographer born in New York. Member of the ASC. His career started with work on documentary films and low-budget productions. Winner of the Emmy awards for cinematography in Paul Mazursky's Winchell (1999), Martha Coolidge's Introducing Dorothy Dandrige (2000), and Mark Rydell's James Dean (2001). His work on Iron Jawed Angels, directed by Katja von Garnier, has been recognized with the ASC award. His body of work encompasses approximately thirty feature films. Robbie Greenberg participated in the 14th and 15th editions of the Festival. In 2006, he was on the jury of the Polish Films Competition, and the following year he evaluated films selected for the Main Competition. His cinematography for Even Money competed for the Golden Frog award in 2006.
German cinematographer, born in 1965 in Hamburg. Winner of the European Film Award for his work on Tom Tykwer's Perfume: The Story of the Murderer. His collaboration with this director resulted in such feature films as Heaven, The Princess and the Warrior, Three, Run Lola Run, and The International. He has also worked with other German filmmakers, including Doris Dorrie (Naked), and Leander Haussmann (Berlin Blues, NVA). Frank Griebe has attended the Festival four times. In 2006, he received the Cinematographer-Director Duo award for his collaboration with Tom Tykwer. Three of their films have entered into the Main Competition. In 1998, it was Run Lola Run, in 2000, The Princess and the Warrior, and in 2011, Three. In 2006, Frank Griebe was one of the instructors of the student workshops. At the 20th edition of the festival Tom Tykwer`s and The Wachowskis` film Cloud Atas with Griebe`s cinematography participated in the Main Competition.
A prominent American journalist and writer, born in 1948. He has been the contributing author of the biggest newspapers and magazines in the US, writing for The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, and Reader's Digest. He is best known for his interviews with famous actors, such as Marlon Brando or Al Pacino. He has written books about the cinema and media, and biographies of many celebrities. He has run seminars concentrating on journalism and the art of interviews at colleges all over the world. Lawrence Grobel has participated in eight editions of the Camerimage Festival so far. In 2007, he was member of the Main Competition jury, and in 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2016 he was on the jury of the Feature Length Documentary Films Competition. At the 19th Camerimage Festival, he evaluated entries for the Polish Films Competition, and in 2012 i 2014 he served on the jury of the Short Documentary Films Competition.
Polish film critic. She was member of the jury of the International Federation of Film Critics FIPRESCI at, among others, Cannes Film Festival. Member of the Writing Section of the Polish Filmmakers Association. She contributes to Filmweb.pl, and collaborates with the monthly Kino. Published articles in Przekrój, Dialog, and Magazynie SFP. Malwina Grochowska attended the 19th edition of the Plus Camerimage Festival, where she was on the jury of the Directors' Debut Competition.
American production designer, born in 1952 in Los Angeles. Two-time Oscar nominee for his work on The Cider House Rules by Lasse Hallström and Life of Pi by Ang Lee. With Hallström he has also collaborated on Chocolat, gaining the nomination for BAFTA Award. His credits also include such films as Marvin’s Room by Jarry Zacks, The Shipping News by Lasse Hallström or Doubt by John Patrick Shanley. David Gropman attended the Camerimage festival in 2014 and 2018, as a member of the Main Competition jury.
Norwegian cinematographer, born in 1980 in Trondheim. Graduate of The National Film School of Denmark. He lives in Kopenhagen. His work include short films, as well as feature films, documentaries, commercials and music videos. Winner of the Silver Bear at the Berlin IFF in 2015 for his work on Victoria by Sebastian Schipper. He gained worldwide acclaim also thanks to the cinematography in Rams by Grímur Hákonarson. Sturla Brandt Grøvlen attended Camerimage Festival in 2015. He received the Silver Frog for his cinematography in Rams. He also conducted the Canon workshops the same year.
Austrian cinematographer, and producer, born in 1969 in Vienna. Creator, and producer at Coop 99 Filmproduktion. His cinematographic credits include such films as Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov's Luna Papa, Barbara Albert's Free Radicals, Michael Glawogger's Slumming, Götz Spielmann's Revanche, Shirin Neshat's Women Without Men, and Karl Markovics' Breathing. His accolades include Austrian Film Award, and Revanche - which Gschlacht has photographed - was nominated for Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film of the Year category. Martin Gschlacht attended the 19th edition of the Plus Camerimage Festival, where his cinematography in Karl Markovics`s Breathing was featured in the Directors' Debut Competition. That year, he was on the jury of Cinematographers' Debut Competition.