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French stage and screen actress, born in 1966, in Suresnes. Her cinema debut was Luis Malle's Goodbye, Children. Best known for her roles in Krzysztof Kieślowski's Three Colors: Red, and The Double Life of Véronique. She has also played in Agnieszka Holland's The Secret Garden. She received the Golden Palm in Cannes in 1991 for her role in The Double Life of Véronique. She has been nominated for the César award twice. Irène Jacob participated in the Camerimage Festival in 2002, when she received the Krzysztof Kieślowski Award. In 1994, Three Colors: Red starring Irène Jacob was selected for the Main Competition.
Swedish director and cinematographer, born in 1978. Graduate of the Edinburgh College of Art. Her directorial credits include short feature and documentary films, such as The Yearning Room, Facing Time or The Dollar Bill. As a cinematographer she worked on such films as “She Male Snails", “Three Steps to Paradise", “Homeless", “Nobody Passes Perfectly" or “One Day". For her cinematography in “She Male Snails" (dir. Ester Martin Bergsmark) she received the Kodak Vision Award at Gothenburg International Film festival in 2012. Minka Jakerson has attended two editions of the Camerimage festival so far. In 2012 she was awarded with the Special Mention in the Feature Length Documentary Films Competition for her cinematography in “She Male Snails". In 2010 “Homeless" with her cinematography was presented in the Short Documentary Films Competition, and two years before, “One Day" was screened in the Documentary Films Competition. In 2014 her cinematography in Ester Martin Bergsmark's Something Must Break was presented in the Cinematographer's Debuts Competition.
Polish film, and theatre actress, born in 1952 in Starachowice. Founder, and director of Polonia Theatre. Graduate of The Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw. She made her stage debut in Chekhov's Three Sisters (dir. Aleksander Bardini). First appeared in film in Andrzej Wajda's Man of Marble, and continued her collaboration with this director in such productions as The Conductor, Without Anesthesia, or Man of Iron. Her artistic body of work spans over 80 Polish and international films, including Waldemar Krzystek's Dismissed from Life, Krzysztof Zanussi Life As a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease, Robert Gliński's The Call of the Toad, and Borys Lankosz's Reverse. Her performance in Ryszard Bugajski's Interrogation won her a Palme d'Or at Cannes. Her acting skills were recognized with five Golden Duck Awards, four nominations for the Eagle Award, and the European Film Award. At the Gdynia Festival, she received the Golden Lion Award, and an Individual Award for Best Female Leading Role, and Best Acting Performance. She attended four edition of the Plus Camerimage Festival. At the 16th edition of the Festival, she received the Award for the Contribution to the Art of Cinematography on behalf of her late husband, Edward Kłosiński.
American director, scriptwriter, actor, and producer. Born in 1953, in Akron. He is considered one of the greatest independent cinema filmmakers. He debuted in 1980 with Permanent Vacation. His credits include more than a dozen films, mostly critically acclaimed. His filmography features such films as Down the Law, Night on Earth, Dead Man, Coffee and Cigarettes, and Broken Flowers. He has been recognized with distinctions at the major film festivals', including those in Cannes, Locarno, and Sundance. In 1998, at the 6th Camerimage Festival, Jim Jarmusch received the Cinematographer-Director Duo special award for his collaboration with Robby Müller. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai was selected for the Main Competition in 1999. Several of his productions were featured in Robby Müller's retrospective review in 2006.
Polish cinematographer born in 1938, in Biała Podlaska. Graduate of the PWSTiF in Łódź. President of the Polish Society of Cinematographers. He has worked on such films as Jerzy Kawalerowicz's Quo Vadis?, and Krzysztof Kieślowski's Decalogue VIII. He won critical acclaim for his collaboration with Andrzej Żuławski, including features such as On the Silver Globe, Boris Godounov, The Blue Note, and Szamanka. Andrzej Jaroszewicz is one of the patrons of the Plus Camerimage Festival. He has attended the Festival thirteen times already. He was member of the Main Competition jury at the 4th edition. He also sat the Technical Award jury in 2004. In 2002, he received a Cinematographer-Director Duo Special Award for his cooperation with Andrzej Żuławski. Films with his cinematography have often been featured in special screenings, and in Andrzej Żuławski's retrospective review organized in 2008 (which included Szamanka, On the Silver Globe, and The Public Woman).
American director and film producer of Canadian origin. Born in 1926 in Toronto. A seven-time Academy Award nominee - in the capacity of a director or a producer. His films have earned him a total of 12 Oscars. He has been nominated for the BAFTA and Golden Globes awards, as well as the Special Prize at the Berlin Film Festival. He started his career in the 1950s, and has since created several dozen feature films, including The Russians Are Coming, In the Heat of the Night, A Soldier's Story, Moonstruck, and musicals: Jesus Christ Superstar and Fiddler on the Roof. Norman Jewison attended the Camerimage Festival in 1999. He received the Special Award for Director with Unique Visual Sensitivity, and special screenings featured his film In the Heat of the Night.
British director, born in 1945 in London. Initially directed television series, but since the 1980s, he has focused his attention on feature films. Two of his early films have brought him critical acclaim: The Killing Fields (1984) and The Mission (1986). He was nominated for Academy Awards and the BAFTA awards for both these films. His credits include Fat Man and Little Boy, City of Joy, and The Scarlet Letter. His films have often been nominated for Golden Globes and distinctions at the Cannes and Berlin film festivals. Roland Joffé has attended the Camerimage Festival three times. In 1999, he received the Special Award for Director with Unique Visual Sensitivity. Robert Fraisse won the Silver Frog award for cinematography to Joffé's movie, Vatel, at the 8th edition of the Festival. The 1993 World Panorama featured his City of Joy, and in 1999 Goodbye Lover was presented at special screenings. In 2014 he chaired the jury of the Main Competition.
Irish novelist, scriptwriter, and director. Born in 1950 in Sligo. Winner of the Academy Award for the script of The Crying Game. Known for films about Ireland, which include the Oscar-winning The Crying Game, as well as The Butcher Boy, and Michael Collins. He has also worked in the US, where he has made Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles. His credits include Ondine, Breakfast on Pluto, and The Brave One. Among his many distinctions, there are awards of the film festivals in Cannes, Venice, and Berlin. Neil Jordan participated in the Camerimage Festival in 2002, where he received the Special Award for Director with Unique Visual Sensitivity. The Crying Game was featured in the World Panorama cycle at the 1st Camerimage Festival, and The Good Thief was presented during special screenings at the 10th Camerimage Festival.
American war journalist and documentary filmmaker, born in 1962 in Belmont. Author of the famous documentary film Restrepo, for which he was nominated for Oscar and the Directors Guild of America Award in the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary. Recipient of the Grand Jury Prize for best documentary at Sundance. He received the Grand Prix in the Feature Length Documentary Films Competition at the 2010 edition of the Plus Camerimage Festival for Restrepo.
German cinematographer, graduate of Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München - University of Television and Film Munich (HFF München). His credits include commercials, documentaries, music videos, and short films. During the 26. edition of the Camerimage festival he received the Bronze Tadpole of the Students Etude Competition for his cinematography in Them by Tim Dünschede.