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Polish screen and stage actor and director. Born in 1928 in Łódź. Lecturer at the PWSFTviT in Łódź, a long-term dean of its Acting Department. He appeared in approximately 70 theatre and several dozen film roles. He was nominated for the Golden Duck award twice. Initiator of the Łódź Walk of Fame. Best known for his roles in Vabank and Vabank II, Womanish Republic, The Saragossa Manuscript, Kiler, King Size, and many more. Died in 2008. Jan Machulski attended the Camerimage Festival in 2003, when he was recognized with Special Award from Cinematographers to an Actor. In 2005, the Festival audience could admire his talent in Ksawery Szczepanik's "Bohater naszych czasów", which was selected for the Student Etudes Competition.
American sound editor, one of the most renowned specialist in his field. Three times Oscar winner, awarded for his work on Speed by Jan de Bont, Apollo 13 by Ron Howard and The Right Stuff by Philip Kaufman. He has worked on more than seventy films, including such titles as Birdy by Alan Parker, Honeymoon in Vegas by Andrew Bergman, City of Angels by Brad Silberling, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg, Flatliners by Joel Schumacher or Natural Born Killers by Oliver Stone. David MacMillan attended the Camerimage Festival in 2014. He was a member of the Main Competition jury.
Canadian art curator. She has been the director of exhibitions at the Toronto International Film Festival since 2009. She produces mainly projects connected to film business and filmmakers. Most famous work include a major retrospective exhibition on Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg. Laurel MacMillan has attended the Camerimage Festival twice so far. In 2015 she was a member of the Student Etudes Competition jury, and in 2016 she sat the Polish Films Competition jury.
German cinematographer, born in 1971 in Hamburg. He has worked on features, commercials, music videos. Graduate of Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen KONRAD WOLF - HFF Potsdam-Babelsberg, Mack gained his experience collaborating with such cinematographers as Benedict Neuenfels or Fred Schuler. His distinctions include the German Film Critics' Award, an award at Mannheim Film Festival, as well as at fantasy films festival in Porto, and Austin. His cinematographic output encompasses such films as Dito Tsintsadze's Gun-Shy / Schussangst, Till Franzen's A Quiet Love / Die blaue Grenze or Claudia Lehmann's Schilf. In 1997, Manuel Mack was awarded a Bronze Tadpole, for his camerawork for Saskia Kuipers' etude A summer`s Day.
Head of co-production and development department at Prague-based Studio Barrandov. He studied in Prague, and Brussels. His areas of interest included EU policies related to cinema. Jan Macola attended the 18th edition of the Plus Camerimage Festival, where he sat on the jury of the Student Etudes Competition.
Canadian cinematographer, born in 1957 in Montreal. Member of the American and Canadian Society of Cinematographers. He has worked with both 2D and 3D technologies and is known as an action movie specialist. He was responsible for the visual side of such motion picture productions as "Romeo Must Die" and "Exit Wounds" by Andrzej Bartkowiak, Richard Donner's "16 Blocks", Sylvester Stallone`s "John Rambo", two "Resident Evil" instalments and "The Three Musketeers" by Paul W.S. Anderson. Gemini Award recipient for his cinematography in the "Keep Your Head Up, Kid" TV show. Glen MacPherson was a guest of Camerimage in 2013. He sat on the jury of 3D Films Competition, a then newly created section of the festival.
Polish actor, born in 1948 in Gdańsk. Graduate of The Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw. His filmography includes performances in such productions as Witold Leszczyński's Konopielka, and Axiliad, Ewa Kruk's Koniec babiego lata (End of Indian Summer), Natalia Koryncka-Gruz's Amok, or Jerzy Kawalerowicz's Quo Vadis. His numerous collaborations with Jan Jakub Kolski include such films as Miraculous Place, History of Cinema in Popielawy, and Pornography. He won two nominations for the Eagle Award, recipient of three Individual Awards, and the Lion Award for television films at Gdynia Film Festival. Four-time winner of the Zbyszek Cybulski Award. Krzysztof Majchrzak attended the Festival five times - in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009 and 2012.
Polish cinematographer, born in 1974 in Warsaw. Graduate of the Cinematographic Department of PWSFTviT in Łódź. In 2006, Pętla, a film he worked on as cinematographer, was screened at the Kodak Showcase for New Talents in Cannes. His camerawork in Smuga cienia won him a special award at Next Reel Film Festival in New York. Hi did camerawork for Michał Bulik's feature Czeluskin. Majchrzak has also worked as cinematographer in several television series, and numerous advertising videos. Maciej Majchrzak attended seven editions of the Festival. In 2003, he was awarded a Silver Tadpole for his cinematography in Anabiosis.
Polish director, born in 1931 in Lviv. Two-times president and the honorary member of the Polish Filmmakers Association. For many years he has lectured at Lodz Film School. His credits include such films as popular comedies The Deserters and Deserter’s Gold, or The Gorgon Case, Hotel Pacific, Lesson of a Dead Language and Mala matura 1947. In 2012 he was recognised with Polish Film Award Eagle for Lifetime Achievement.. Janusz Majewski has attended the Camerimage Festival twice so far. In 2014 he was member of the Directors’ Debut Competition jury.
Polish film, and theatre director, writer, poet, and painter, born in 1953 in Katowice. Member of the Directors, and European Film Academy. Graduate of the Łódź Film School. Winner of the Golden Lions award for The Mill and the Cross, Majewski was nominated for the Eagle, and Golden Duck awards numerous times. He also worked in UK and USA. Won recognition with films such as Gospel According to Harry, Wojaczek, Angelus or Basquiat. His films were screened as part of several retrospectives - in Buenos Aires, London, and New York. Majewski has also directed many award-winning stage productions. Lech Majewski attended eight editions of the Festival. In 2006, he was on the jury of European Debuts Competition, and in 2009 - he was jury chairman of the Feature Length Documentary Films Competition. In 2013 he sat the jury of the Students Etude Competition, he was also one of the experts of Talnet Demo program. Three of his films were selected for the Main Competition - Angelus in 2001, The Mill and the Cross in 2011 and Onirica. Fields of Dogs in 2014. Wojaczek was screened in 1999 as part of the world panorama. In 2010, The Garden of Earthly Delights was shown as part of the documentary films about art review.
Copywriter, PR and marketing specialist, creative director of prestigious advertising agency, such as Oglivy&Macher or Change Integrated. Winner of several polish and international awards for advertising campaigns. Jan Majle attended the Camerimage festival in 2013, 2014 and 2015. He was member of the Advertising Spots Competition jury.
Iranian director and cinematographer, born in 1959 in Teheran. He started his career as an actor. His film Children of Heaven made in 1997 was the first Iranian film in history to be nominated for an Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film. His work includes such titles as Rain, The color of Paradise and The Song of Sparrows. His film have been screened at numerous festivals around the world, for example in Montreal, Warsaw, Berlin or Thessaloniki. Majid Majidi attended the Camerimage Festival in 2015. Together with Vittorio Storaro he received then the Outstanding Cinematic Duo Award for their work in Muhammad: the Messenger of God.
Polish cinematographer and lecturer, born in 1931 in Krakow. Graduate of the PWSFTviT (Polish National Film, Television, and Theatre School) in Łódź. He has been living abroad since the 1960s: first in Great Britain, then in the USA. He lectured cinematography in London colleges, and in 1968 he co-founded the Californian Institute of the Arts, where he later worked. He is the author of such classic books on cinematography as “Cinematography" (1973), and “Film Lighting" (1986). Krzysztof Malkiewicz has attended the Festival six times. In 2003, he was a member of the Main Competition jury, and in 2014 - of the Cinematographers' Debut Competition.
American actor, born in 1953 in Christopher, Illinois. A two-time Oscar nominee, for his role in Places in the Heart (1984), and In the Line of Fire (1993). He won the Emmy award, and has been nominated to the Golden Globe and BAFTA awards several times. His credits include several dozen roles, both in Hollywood productions and in independent films. He has been critically acclaimed for roles in such films as Burn After Reading (directed by the Coen brothers), Changeling (by Clint Eastwood), The Portrait of the Lady (by Jane Campion), Dangerous Liaisons (by Stephen Frears), The Ogre (by Volker Schlöndorff), and Being John Malkovich (by Spike Jonze). John Malkovich attended the Camerimage Festival in 2001. He received the Camerimage Special Award from Cinematographers to an Actor for Visual Valour of Work.
Hungarian cinematographer. Graduate of University of Theatre and Films Arts in Budapest. His body of work encompasses such films as Zsolt Hájos' Panel, Lili Horváth's Sunstroke, Stephan Anspichler's, and Radosław Węgrzyn's Violinissimo. His credits include television, and short films. He attended the Festival in 2006, and 2009. At the 17th edition of the Festival, he was awarded a Bronze Tadpole for his etude Sunstroke.
Swedish cinematographer, born in 1929. Secretary General of the Swedish Society of Cinematographers (FSF). In 2000, he created photography for Carl-Gustaf Nykvist's Light Keeps Me Company - a documentary film about the director's father, a famous cinematographer, Sven Nykvist. He is also behind the visual side of more than a dozen feature films, mostly Swedish. Gustaf Mandal has attended the Festival six times. In 1998, he was member of the Main Competition jury, as well as Student Etudes Jury. In 2006, during the Festival closing gala, he presented Marek Żydowicz with the FSF award for the Camerimage Festival for Promoting the Importance of Cinematographers in the world of film.
Austrian actor, screenwriter, and director, born in 1963 in Vienna. Best known for his role in the police television drama Inspector Rex, Markovics is also an accomplished film and theatre actor. His body of work includes pictures such as Stefan Ruzowitzky's The Counterfeiters, Jaume Collet-Serra's Unknown, and Rudolf van den Berg's Süskind. His directorial debut, Breathing, won him the Europa Cinemas Label Award in Cannes, and a nomination for the European Film Award in the European Discovery of the Year category. The 2011 edition of the Plus Camerimage Festival brought him the Directors' Debut Competition Award for Breathing.
Croatian cinematographer. He created the cinematographic for the Oscar-winning James Marsh's Man on Wire. He also worked on feature films, such as Christopher Zalla's Sangre de mi sangre, Andrea Staka's Fraulein, or James Marsh's Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980. Martinovic is also responsible for the cinematography of the BBC's TV series Wallander. Igor Martinovic attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2009, where he was on the jury of Short Documentary Films Competition. In 2006, Freulein was featured in the European cinema review, and in 2010, Tillman Story was shown during a special screening.
Israeli cinematographer, and director. Graduate of Sam Spiegel Film & TV School in Jerusalem. He did camerawork for the short film Road Marks (dir. Shimon Shai), and directed a short about Israeli-Palestinian relations Dead End. In 2006, Imri Matalon won a Silver Tadpole for cinematography in Road Marks.
Hungarian cinematographer, born in 1943 in Budapest. He has collaborated with many directors, mostly Hungarian. His credits include such feature films as: Woyzeck and The Witman Boys by János Szász, and Prima Primavera directed by János Edeleny. He has also worked on many documentary films. Tibor Máthé has attended the Camerimage Festival four times. In 1994, he received the Golden Frog award for his work on Woyzeck. The Main Competition has featured two more films with his cinematography. In 1999, it was Ildiko Eneydi's Simon, the Magician, and in 2007, Opium: Diary of a Madwoman, directed by János Szász. Another Planet, a Ferenc Moldován's film with his cinematography, was featured in the Documentary Films Competition in 2009.
British cinematographer, born in 1961 in Dorset. Member of British Society of Cinematographers, BSC. Alongside his work in feature films, Mathieson also works extensively in the field of commercials and music promos. Coming from the background of London’s alternative film community in the mid 80’s, he has also been involved in many art documentaries and short films. Some of his best known features are: Gladiator by Ridley Scott, The Phantom of the Opera by Joel Schumacher, Skyfall by Sam Mendes, Logan by James Mangold just to name a few. For his achievements in cinematography he received two Oscar® nominations (for Gladiator and The Phantom of the Opera), BAFTA Award (for Gladiator)and many other prestigious awards. John Mathieson is a frequent visitor of Camerimage festival. In 2018 he sat in the jury of the Music Video Competition.
Arthur Max was born in 1946 in New York. His almost twenty year long collaboration with Ridley Scott has resulted in two Best Art Direction Academy Award nominations, for American Gangster and The Gladiator. The latter has brought him the BAFTA award and Art Directors Guild award nominations. He has collaborated with David Fincher on Seven and Panic Room. He has created set designs for GI Jane, Kingdom of Heaven, and Black Hawk Down. He has received his fifth nomination for Best Art Direction award from the Art Directors Guild for Ridley Scott's Robin Hood. Arthur Max attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2008. He was recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Art Designer with Unique Visual Sensitivity. In 2002, Black Hawk Down with his cinematography competed for the Golden Frog award.
American director, and cinematographer, born in 1926 in Brooklyn. Considered a pioneer of direct cinema. He collaborated with his now deceased brother, sound designer David. His cinematic output includes Meet Marlon Brando, Salesman, Gray Gardens, Coffee Beans for a Life - Mein Überleben in Kolbuszowa or Lalee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton. Recognized by such filmmakers as Martin Scorsese or Jean-Luc Godard, Albert Maysles was nominated for Oscar for Christo's Valley Curtain, and received two awards at Sundance Festival (among others, for the documentary Christo in Paris). Together with Bradley Kaplan, they've worked on such productions as Muhammad and Larry, Close-Up: Portraits, and Meet Marlon Brando. Received numerous accolades for his lifetime achievements. Died in 2015. Attended the Camerimage Festival in 2011, where he received the Outstanding Achievements in Documentary Filmmaking Award. At the 19th edition of the Festival, a retrospective of his works was held, and the director himself conducted the workshop for students.
American actor, director, screenwriter and producer, born in 1930 in New York. Five-time Oscar nominee, both as a director and screenwriter. Winner of several nominations in Cannes and Berlin, as well as the nomination for a Golden Globe and BAFTA Award. Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He wrote and directed such films as Bob&Carol&Ted&Alice, An Unmarried Woman, Moscow on the Hudson, Enemies: A Love Story, Down and Out in Beverly Hills or Next Stop, Greenwich Village. As an actor he also appeared in such productions as Carlito`s Way by Brian De Palma, Miami Rhapsody by David Frankel or Crazy in Alabama by Antonio Banderas. Died in 2014. Paul Mazursky attended the Festival in 2001, when he conducted workshops for Camerimage participants.
Australian cinematographer, born in 1934 in Quandialla. Member of the American and Australian Societies of Cinematographers. In the 1970s and the 1980s he collaborated with Australian directors, including Bruce Beresford. After moving to the US, he has been the cinematographer of many American films, such as Buzz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet, Chris Columbus' Mrs. Doubtfire, and Andrew Adamson's Chronicles of Narnia. A long-time collaborator of director Paul Mazursky. In 2002, he was nominated for the Academy Award for cinematography in Buzz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge. Donald McAlpine has attended the Camerimage Festival four times. He was our guest in 2005 for the first time, when he was member of the Main Competition jury. In 2008, he evaluated films selected for the Polish Film Competition, and in 2009, entries for the Music Videos Competition and Student Etudes Competition. In 2010, he was a juror of the Directors' Debuts Competition.
One of the most recognized American film critics. He is also a documentary filmmaker - his documentary credits includes such films as Vision of light, Man of cinema: Pierre Rissient or Forever Hollywood. He has collaborated with the prestigious Veriety magazine for over thirty years, since 2010 he is one of the leading critics of The Hollywod Reporter. McCarthy is also the author of the biographical book Howard Hawks: The Grey Fox of Hollywood. Todd McCarthy participated in the Camerimage festival in 2013. He was member of the Main Competition jury.
Irish cinematographer, graduate of The National Film School (IADT) in Dublin. Since her graduation in 2003, she has been working as a cinematographer all over the world, shooting both documentaries and feature films. Her documentary credits include such films as The Farthes by Emer Reynolds, It’s Not Yet Dark by Frankie Fenton, Here was Cuba by John Murray and Emer Raynolds or awarded at Sundance FF documentary film His&Hers by Ken Wardrop. Her feature debut was Snap by Carmel Winters. She also works in TV series and short films. During the 26th edition of Camerimage festival in 2018 her cinematography in I, Dolours directed by Maurice Sweeney was awarded with the Best Docudrama Award within the Documentary Feature Films competition.
Irish cinematographer, born in 1967 in Armagh. Nominated for Oscar and BAFTA for his work on Joe Wright's Atonement. Winner of several Irish Film and Television Awards. He remains the youngest person to be accepted into BSC. Also, a member of ASC. His body of work encompasses such pictures as Stephen Frears' High Fidelity, Mike Nichols' Wit, Stephen Daldry's The Hours, Oliver Stone's World Trade Center, or Lynne Ramsay's We Need to Talk About Kevin. Seamus McGarvey attended two edition of the Festival. In 2006 he was on the jury of the Student Etudes Competition. In 2006, he also conducted workshops for students. At the 19th edition of the Festival, We Need To Talk About Kevin, with his cinematography, was featured in the Main Competition, and Atonement was screened in 2007 as part of the Golden Premieres event. 2015s edition of the 3D Films Competition featured Joe Wright's Pan with McGarvey's cinematography.
British writer, film critic, and journalist. In years 2006-2010, she was Artistic Director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. She was on the juries of such prominent film festivals as those in Athens and Seville. She has written film reviews for The Times, Sight and Sound, and Scotland on Sunday. She has also worked as a film critic for the BBC. In 2008, Variety's Women Impact Report proclaimed her one of the 50 most influential women in the world in the sphere of art promotion. Hannah McGill was member of the Plus Camerimage Festival Main Competition jury in 2011.
Belgian cinematographer, born in 1986. Graduate of the Institut des arts de diffusion (IAD) in Louvain la Neuve (lights and camera section), she also studied French literature and language. She learns the trade while working as a second assistant operator and she was a cinematographer of several short films, such as Zinneke by Remi Allier or Tempo by Benoit Fontenelle. During the 21st edition of the Camerimage festival Erika Meda was awarded with the Silver Tadpol for cinematography in Zinneke.
Cinematographer, born in 1963 in Darventa in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Member of ASC since 2010. In 2005, he was distinguished with an award for best cinematography at Valencia Festival of Mediterranean Cinema. His body of work encompasses such titles as Ivo Trajkov's The Great Water, Nicka Castle's Connor's War, Sonke Wortmann's Pope Joan or Anne Goursaud's Poison Ivy II. He has also worked on Leslie Iwerks' documentary film The Pixar Story. Suki Medenčević attended the Plus Camerimage Festival five times. He also participated in the Plus Camerimage Winners Show in 2011. In 2004, he was on the jury of the technological competition. The Great Water, with his cinematography, was featured in the Main Competition during the 12th edition of the Festival.
British cinematographer, born in 1941 in Sidcup, UK. Member of the BSC. He started his career by making commercials and documentary films. He has collaborated with director Martin Campbell on such films as Black Joy, Criminal Law, and No Escape. He is also the man behind the cinematography of some of the recent Bond films: Golden Eye, and Casino Royale (he was nominated for BAFTA award for his work on the latter). Phil Méheux first participated in the Camerimage Festival in 2003. Since then, he has attended the Festival six more times. In 2003, he was member of the Student Etudes Competition jury, and in 2006 and 2009 - the Main Competition jury. At the 15th Plus Camerimage Festival he evaluated entries for the Nokia Mobile Movie Competition. In 2010 and 2014, he was a juror of the Polish Films Competition, and in 2011 - the Directors' Debuts.
British cinematographer, born in 1940 in Kingston. Winner of two Academy Awards for his cinematography in Roland Joffé's The Killing Fields (1984), and The Mission (1986). The list of his collaborators includes such prominent British filmmakers as Ken Loach (Looks and Smiles), Stephen Frears (Gumshoe), Bill Forsyth (Local Hero). He is the director of A World Apart (1988), presented at Cannes Festival. Chris Menges attended the Camerimage Festival in 2002, 2014 and 2015. During his first visit he chaired the Main Competition jury. Tommy Lee Jones' The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada was selected for the Main Competition of the 13th Festival. In 1994, Second Best, a film directed by Chris Menges, with cinematography by Ashley Rowe, was nominated for the Golden Frog award. In 2002, special screenings featured two films with his cinematography: Neil Jordan's A Good Thief, and Stephen Frears' Dirty Pretty Things. In 2015 Chris Menges was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Czech director and scriptwriter born in 1938, in Prague. His Closely Watched Trains was recognized with an Oscar for Best Foreign Film in 1968. Jiří Menzel is the recipient of the Czech Lion awards, and numerous distinctions at Film Festival in Venice, Berlin, San Sebastian, and Karlovy Vary. Considered one of the greatest filmmakers of the new Czech cinema. His credits include such films as Capricious Summer, Larks on a String, Seclusion Near a Forest, and Cutting It Short. He has written scripts to many of his movies, and has performed as an actor. Jiří Menzel has attended the Camerimage Festival twice. In 2005, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Director with Unique Visual Sensitivity. Two years later he was recognized with the Cinematographer-Director Duo award, for his collaboration with Jaromir Šofr. I Served the King of England was selected for the Main Competition at the 15th Festival. In 1994, the World Panorama cycle featured Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin, which was also presented during special screenings in 2005.
Australian cinematographer, born in Sydney. Son of the director and cinematographer, Peter Menzies Sr. Member of ASC. He began his career as a camera operator on the sets of commercials, and very soon became an independent cinematographer, working mostly in action films, such as The getaway by Sam Peckinpah, Die Hard: with the Vengeance by John MacTiernan, A Time to Kill by Joel Schumacher, The 13th Warrior by Michael Crichton and John MacTiernan, Lara Croft: The Tomb Rider by Sam West or Clash of the Titans by Louis Leterrier. Peter Menzies Jr attended the Camerimage festival in 2013. He was member of the Directors` Debut Competition jury.
Polish radio journalist, born in 1957 in Tarnów. Recipient of the Polish Radio award - the Golden Microphone. In the beginning of his career, Metz worked for the Polish Radio. In the 1990s, he co-founded one of the first, and biggest commercial radio stations, RMF FM. He held the position of music and program director of the station many years. Having parted ways with RMF, Metz worked for Radiostacja, Radio Eska, and MTV Polska. Presently, he is the editor-in-chief of Machina monthly, and director of Sopot TVN Festiwal. Piotr Metz has attended the four editions of the Camerimage Festival so far. He served on the jury of the Music Videos Competition in 2009, 2011 and 2012. During the 23. edition he led the seminar entitled The Beatles - the stories behind the restored music videos.
American cinematographer. Member of the ASC. Before becoming an independent cinematographer, he worked as a camera operator and steadicam operator for such filmmakers as Oliver Stone, Robert Redford, and Martin Scorsese. His credits include approximately twenty films, with Milos Forman's Man on the Moon, Edward Norton's Keeping the Faith, and Danny De Vito's Duplex. He has also worked on Martin Scorsese's Shine the Light documentary film. Anastas N. Michos has attended the Camerimage Festival three times so far. In 2009, he was member of the Main Competition jury, in 2010, the Short Documentary Films Competition, and in 2013, the Students Etude Competition. Special screenings of the 18th Festival featured Janie Jones with his cinematography.
Australian director, and screenwriter, born in Sydney in 1973. He began his career by collaborating with Ezra White on short films. His cinematographic credits include such pictures as Crossbow, Netherland Dwarf, and I Love Sarah Jane. Many of his films competed at the Sundance Film Festival. In 2010, he won the Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema - Dramatic category for Animal Kingdom. A three-time winner of Australian Film Institute Award. At the 2010 edition of the Camerimage Festival, he took the Best Director's Debut award for Animal Kingdom.
American photographer born in 1958. One of the most well-known American portrait photographers, appreciated also for his advertising photography. He is an author of several photography albums and presented his work on many different exhibitions all around the world, both solo shows and together with other artists. He frequently works with actor John Malkovich, whose face was the center of Miller’s prominent project Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters Sandro Miller was a guest of the Camerimage Festival in 2015. The festival audience had the chance of seeing the “Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters” project exhibited in the Tumult Gallery in Toruń.
Cinematographer, born in 1971. She graduated from Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, and Witold Sobociński's masterclass at PWSFTviT in Łódź. Her accolades include an award at Eerie Film Festival in Pennsylvania. She did camerawork for Sven Taddicken's Counting sheep that was nominated for a "student Oscar". Her cinematographic credits include Gregor Buchkremer's Kaltmiete, and Faye Jackson's Strigoi. Minthe creates feature length and short films, video installations, documentaries, and music videos. Kathinka Minthe attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2008. At the 7th edition of the Festival, she and Daniela Knapp were awarded a Bronze Tadpole for her camerawork for Sven Taddicken's etude Counting Sheep.
Spanish cinematographer, born in 1977 in Barcelona. He received his education in Centre d'Estudis Cinematogràfics de Catalunya (CECC). He began his career as camerman in Peter Greenaway projects. He has been working as independent filmmaker since 2002. His body of work encompasses music videos, commercials for many popular brands, as well as documentary films, and features. The list of directors he has collaborated with includes Santiago Zannou, Domenico Mongeli or Ivan Morales. He won awards at festivals in Lisbon, and Los Angeles. Pau Mirabet Peraire attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2010, where he was recognized with a Special Mention in the Feature Length Documentary Films Competition for his cinematography in Michela Occhipinti's Letters from the Desert (Eulogy to Slowness).
American film critic born in 1956, in Highland Park, Michigan. His reviews have been published in the biggest American magazines, such as The New York Times and LA Weekly. Famous for his radio show called The Treatment, in which he has interviewed cinema and television personalities. Mitchell is also a guest lecturer at the Harvard University. Elvis Mitchell participated in the Camerimage Festival in 2011, where he was on the Main Competition jury.
Polish musician, composer and music producer, born in 1970 in Rzeszów. Founder and lead singer of Sweet Noise. Creator of My Riot and M.T.void projects. Winner of two Fryderyks, several nominations at Yach Film Festival and several awards in competitions organized by "Metal Hammer" and "Teraz Rock" magazines. His discography encompasses eight albums recorded with Sweet Noise, My Riot`s debut album, M.T.void project (created with Justin Chancellor from the legendary American band Tool), as well as numerous guest appearances on other musicians` projects. Piotr "Glaca" Mohamed attended the Camerimage Festival in 2012. He was member of the Music Videos Competition jury. He also conducted the Music Video Master Class.
Swedish director and screenwriter, born in 1988 in Göteborg. Graduate of The National Film School of Denmark. He began his career with short films. In 2017 he won the international acclaim with his feature debut The Guilt. The film was chosen to represent Denmark in the race for the 2019 Foreign Language Film Oscar. Gustav Möller attended the Camerimage Festival in 2018. He received the Grand Prix of the Director’s Debut Competition that year.
Australian cinematographer born in 1940. Prior to becoming an independent cinematographer he'd collaborated on Stanley Kubrick's Clockwork Orange. He was responsible for the visual side of Jerzy Skolimowski's Scream. He also had his input in a number of films by a British director John Irvin. At the 1998 Camerimage Festival Mike Molloy was member of two juries: the Main Competition jury, and that of Student Etudes Competition. In 2010, the Festival audience had a chance to admire his work in Scream, during Jerzy Skolimowski's retrospective review.
American producer, director, and screenwriter, born in 1963. In 1981, in collaboration with Kathryn Bigelow, he created The Loveless. Montgomery was responsible for the production of many of David Lynch's projects, including Wild at Heart, pilot episode of Twin Peaks, and short films. He also had a guest appearance in Lynch's Mullholland Drive. Montgomery was the producer of Jane Campion's Portrait of a Lady. Founder of Propaganda Films, and American Cinematheque. Monty Montgomery attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2008, where he served on the jury of the Student Etudes Competition.
Director. One of the most recognizable music video directors in the industry. The list of his collaborators include Tina Turner, Cyndi Lauper, AC/DC, Michael Jackson, Elton John, Bryan Adams, Aerosmith, Simply Red, Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, and Billy Joel. Morahan created such music videos as Guns'N'Roses' November Rain, which received the MTV Best Music Video Award, and George Michael's Father Figure, that won him an MTV Award for Best Director. His body of work encompasses films such as Highlander III: The Sorcerer, and Goal! III, and the series Tales From the Crypt. As a commercials director, he worked for such companies as Toyota, Ford, Canon, Bacardi, and Vodafone. He attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2011, where he was distinguished with the Outstanding Achievements in the Field of Music Videos Award, and gave lectures at the first edition of the "Music Videos: Masters' Lectures". At the 19th edition of the Festival, he headed the jury of the Music Videos Competition.
American cinematographer, born in 1977 in Omaha, Nebrasca. Member of ASC. She was claimed by Variety magazine to be one of the most interesting young cinematographers. In 2011 she was recognized with the prestigious Kodak Vision Award for Cinematography. Her credit includes such films as Frozen River by Courtney Hunt, The Magic of Belle Isle by Rob Reiner, For Ellen by So Yong Kim or Kill Your Darlings by John Krokidas. Reed Morano attended the Camerimage festival in 2013 and 2015. She was member of the Cinematographers` Debut Competition jury and one of the Talent Demo experts. Together with Tom Stern she also conducted ARRI workshops. Kill Your Darlings with her cinematography was presented as part of the True stories review. In 2015 she was among the jurors of the Main Competition, and her first feature Meadowland was screened in the Directors' Debut Competition.
American cinematographer, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Member of the ASC. He has received several nominations to the Emmy and ASC awards. His credits include such films as Feast of Love by Robert Benton, Fracture by Greg Hoblit, Too Big to Fall by Curtis Hanson or Five People You Meet in Heaven by Lloyd Kramer. He also shot TV series, such as Game of Thrones or Boardwalk Empire, documentaries and commercials. Kramer Morgenthau has attended two editions of the Plus Camerimage festival, he was also a guest of the Plus Camerimage Winners Show in the USA twice. In 2006 he was a member of the European Debut Competition jury, and two years later he served on the jury of the Polish Films Competition. In 2004 his cinematography in Dreaming of Julia by Juan Gerard Gonzales was presented as part of the special screenings.
American actor of Danish origin born in 1958, in New York. Initially performed in theatre, and debuted on screen in 1985 with Peter Weir's Witness. His credits include such films as Jane Campion's The Portrait of a Lady, Sean Penn's The Indian Runner, Ridley Scott's GI Jane, Tony Scott's Crimson Tide, and Tony Goldwyn's A Walk on the Moon. After the spectacular success of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, he has performed in A History of Violence (directed by David Cronenberg), winning the Golden Globe nomination, and the Satellite award. He collaborated with the same director on Eastern Promises, which earned him the BIFA award, and nominations for the Academy Award, the Golden Globe, and the BAFTA award. Viggo Mortensen is also a painter, photographer, poet, and musician. His acting achievements have been recognized at the Plus Camerimage Festival as well. He attended the Festival in 2008, when he received the Special Award for an Actor with Unique Visual Sensitivity.
American cinematographer, born in 1978. Graduate of the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. She was responsible for the visuals in several feature films, including such Sundance recognized titles as "Fruitvale Station" (directed by Ryan Coogler), "The Sound of My Voice" (directed by Zal Batmanglij, Brit Marling) and "Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie" (directed by Tim Heidecker, Eric Warenheim). She also worked on a number of documentaries (including "Rikers High" directed by Victor Buhler), commercials and music videos. She is the winner of the Kodak Vision Award. Rachel Morrison attended the Camerimage festival in 2013. She sat on the jury of the Short Documentary Films Competition.
American editor, born in 1943 in New York. He received three Oscars and has been nominated six times. He is considered a pioneer in the field of sound editing and is the only one in history to receive an Oscar both for sound and film editing in one picture – The English Patient directed by Anthony Minghella. His work on film or sound editing includes films like Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella, The Godfather, The Godfather II and Apocalypse Now by Francis Ford Coppola or Ghost by Jerry Zucker. He also wrote a book on editing titled In the Blink of an Eye. Walter Murch attended the Camerimage Festival in 2015. He received the Award to Editor with Unique Visual Sensitivity.
American cinematographer, born in 1942 in New York. Two time Emmy nominee, Murphy has also won the Independent Spirit Award for cinematography in John Huston's The Dead. Worked on more than 50 productions, including Paul Mazursky's Enemies: A Love Story, Marco Rocco's Murder in the First, Henry Miller's Anamorph, or David Koepp's Secret Window. He also creates series and television productions. Fred Murphy attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2008 as juror of the Nokia Mobile Movie Competition. The audience had a chance to see his cinematography during the special screenings - in Paul Schrader's Auto Focus (in 2002), and Henry Miller's Anamorph (in 2008).
American actor, born in 1959 in Wilmette. He began his career as a comedian in Saturday Night Live. His credits include such films as Ivan Reitman's Ghostbusters, Harold Ramis' Caddyshack, Groundhog Day, Jim Jarmusch's Coffee and Cigarettes, Broken Flowers, and The Limits of Control, as well as Aaron Schneider's Get Low. Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation won him an Oscar nomination, a Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award, Independent Spirit Award, Satellite Award, and the National Society of Film Critics Award, and a nomination for the Screen Actors Guild Award. His others roles brought him various accolades, including a Golden Duck, American Film Institute Award, and a nomination for, among others, Saturn, Golden Globes, and Satellites. He attended the Plus Camerimage in 2009. Get Low inaugurated the Festival that year.
CEO and owner of The Murtha Agency, filmmakers' agent. For over 20 years, she has been working in the film, and television industry. She represents many eminent cinematographers, set designers, editors, producers, costume designers, and special effects experts. Ann Murtha has attended the Plus Camerimage Festival two times. She was one of the experts at the first edition of Talent Demo in 2011.
Dutch cinematographer, born in 1940 in Willemstad. He has collaborated with many great filmmakers, such as Wim Wenders (Buena Vista Social Club, Paris, Texas, Until the End of the World), Jim Jarmusch (Dead Man, Coffee and Cigarettes, Down by Law), and Lars von Trier (Dancer in the Dark, Breaking the Waves). His credits include several dozen feature films. Winner of the National Film Critics Society (NSFC) award for his work on Breaking the Waves. He has been nominated for the Independent Spirit award several times. Robby Müller has attended six editions of the Camerimage Festival so far. He is a two-time winner of the Festival awards. In 1998, he received the Cinematographer-Director Duo award for his cooperation with Jim Jarmusch. In 2006, he was recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and a retrospective review of films with his cinematography was organized. At the 4th and 8th editions of the Festival, he was one of the instructors of workshops and student seminars. In 2000, Dancer in the Dark, a film with his photography, competed for the Golden Frog award.
American production designer. Winner of the Academy Award for his work on Rob Marshall's Chicago and Memoirs of a Geisha. Three-time Oscar nominee. His collaboration with Rob Marshall resulted in such films as Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and Nine. His credits include Shekhar Kapur's Elizabeth, Bill Condon's Dreamgirls, and Brian Singer's X-Men. John Myhre attended the 2006 Camerimage Festival, when he received the Special Award for Production Designer with Unique Visual Sensitivity. In 1999, Elizabeth, with his set design, was selected for the Main Competition.