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Austrian cinematographer, born in 1980 in Salzburg. Graduate of the Institut für Film und Fernsehen Filmakademie Wien, where he has been studying under the direction of Christian Berger. He was the cinematographer of Christoph and Stefan Brunners`s etude “Blackstory". He is currently preparing for his first feature length film. Robert Oberrainer participated in the Plus Camerimage festival in 2012. He was awarded Golden Tadpole for his cinematography in “Blackstory".
Norwegian cinematographer born in 1948. He has collaborated with many Scandinavian directors. His credits include such films as The Glass-blower's Children (by Anders Grönros), Aberdeen (by Hans Petter Moland), and Kitchen Stories (by Bent Hamer). He is the winner of the Amanda Award, presented at the Norwegian International Film Festival (he was recognized for cinematography for Nils Gaup's The Kautokeino Rebellion), and the Golden Beetle (Swedish Film Institute award) for his work on The Glassblower's Children. Philip Øgaard attended two editions of the Camerimage Festival. In 2001 he accepted the Bronze Frog award for Aberdeen, which he received the previous year. Kitchen Stories with his cinematography was selected for the Main Competition in 2003. In 2016 he was guest of the Hans Petter Moland - Philip Øgaard retrospective, which featured five of their films.
American director, documentary filmmaker, screenwriter and producer of Japanese origin, born in 1952 in Venice, California. Winner of the Oscar Academy Award for his short documentary film “Days of Waiting", he is also a four time Oscar nomination recipient. Recognized as the author of the socially involved films, dealing often with the historical and cultural relations between USA and Japan. His credits include such films as "White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki", "The Mushroom Club", "Black Tar Heroin" or "Rehab". He is the founder and owner of Farallon Films production company. Steven Okazaki participated in Plus Camerimage festival in 2012. He was the chairman of the Short Documentary Films Competition. He was also recognized with the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Documentary Filmmaking.
Polish screen and stage actor, born in 1945 in Łowicz. His credits include several dozen memorable roles. He was recognized with several Golden Duck Awards founded by the Polish Film magazine, and with Golden Lions at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia. He has appeared in such films as “The Ashes", “The Birch Wood", “The Young Ladies of Wilko", “Pan Tadeusz", “The Revenge" or “The Wedding" by Andrzej Wajda, “Colonel Wolodyjowski", “The Deluge", “With Fire and Sword" or “Battle of Warsaw 1920" by Jerzy Hoffman, “Family Life" or “From a Far Country" by Krzysztof Zanussi, among others. He also worked in foreign productions, such as “The Tin Drum" by Volker Schlöndorff, “Rosa Luxemburg" by Margarethe von Trotta or “Salt" by Phillip Noyce. Daniel Olbrychski has attended four editions of the Camerimage festival. Films he played in have often been shown to the festival audience. In 2012 he was recognized with the Acting Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Art of Film.
British actor, and producer. Born in 1958 in London. He started his career as a stage artist. Since the 1990s, he has mostly played in Hollywood. Francis Ford Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula has brought him international acclaim. He has also played in such films as Oliver Stone's JFK, Luc Besson's Léon: The Professional, Ridley Scott's Hannibal, Wolfgang Petersen's Air Force One, and two blockbusters: the Batman and the Harry Potter series. His director's debut, Nil by Mouth of 1997, was well received by the critics, winning nominations for the Golden Palm and the BAFTA awards. Gary Oldman has also been recognized at the Camerimage Festival. In 1998, he won the Camerimage Special Award from Cinematographers to an Actor for Visual Valour of Work, which unfortunately, he could not accept personally. In 1997, his film Nil by Mouth was selected for the Main Competition - cinematographer Ron Fortunato won the Silver Frog award for it.
Marketing Communications Dept. Manager at Hill & Knowlton Poland. She graduated from Warsaw University's Institute of International Relations, and finished a postgraduate program in national security. Her professional experience includes such companies Ogilvy Group Poland, and RSCG Marketing House. She is responsible for marketing communications of world's biggest brands. Magdalena Olejniczak attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2009, and 2011. At the 19th edition of the Festival, she was on the jury of the Advertising Videos Competition.
American director of Nigerian origin. Born in 1983, in Makurdi. His credits include The Boundary and The Girl Is in Trouble, as well as a short film Babette. He has been the scriptwriter for all of his films. Julius Onah attended the Plus Camerimage Festival in 2008. Don't Look Back won the Nokia Mobile Movie Competition that year.
Czech cinematographer born in 1934, in Prague. He has worked on the best-known Milos Forman's films, including Amadeus and Ragtime, for which he was nominated for Academy Award. He also collaborated with Lindsay Anderson on If..., which won the Golden Palm award at the 1969 Cannes Festival. Died in 2015. Miroslav Ondříček has attended the Festival in 1996, 1997, and 2007. In 1996, he was member of the Main Competition jury. In 2007 he received the Special Award for Immense Contribution to the Art of Cinematography. His photography for Janusz Majewski's Hotel Pacific was presented during special screenings in 2011.
Designer specializing in publishing and advertising graphics, Tomasz Opasiński created promotional videos for such films as Bourne's Ultimatum, Hulk, Ice Age, Hellboy, Shrek, The Fountain, and Transformers. Winner of Guru Award in Photoshop Excellence granted by National Association of Photoshop Professionals in San Diego. Member, and juror of numerous festivals, and competitions, including the Golden Trailer Awards in New York. Tomasz Opasiński has attended Camerimage Festival several times. In 2010 he was the member of the Advertising Spots Competition jury. He has also designed the official poster of the 18th edition.
American production designer, born in 1946 in Uxbridge, Massachusetts. Four-time Oscar nominee for her work on The Good Shepherd by Robert de Niro, Seabiscuit and Pleasentville by Gary Ross or L.A. Confidential by Curtis Hanson. She has also been working on the set of such films as Catch Me If You Can by Steven Spielberg, Wonder Boys by Curtis Hanson (Art Directors Guild Award) or The Bridges of Maddison County by Clint Eastwood. Jeannine Oppewall attended the Camerimage Festival in 2014. That year she was recognised with the Award to Production Designer with Unique Visual Sensitivity. She was also a member of the Polish Films Competition jury.
Cinematographer. His cinematographic work include such films as Guy Moshe's Holly, Craig Lucas' Birds of America, and Richard Laxton's Englishman in New York. He was a guest of the 2009 edition of the Plus Camerimage Festival, where he received the Grand Prix of the Feature Length Documentary Films Competition for cinematography in Unmistaken Child.
British actress, born in 1965 in Epsom. She debuted in Michael Anderson's Young Catherine. She has gained critical acclaim with her performance in Edward Zwick's The Wuthering Heights. Her credits include such feature films as Sabrina (directed by Sydney Pollack), First Knight (by Jerry Zucker), Inland Empire (by David Lynch), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (by David Fincher), and My Week with Marilyn (by Simon Curtis). Julia Ormond attended the Camerimage Festival in 2006. She received the Krzysztof Kieślowski Award. The Festival audience could admire her performance in some of the films selected for the Main Competition. In 1993, Peter Greenaway's The Baby of Mâcon, in 1995, In Legends of the Fall. In 2008, a special screening of Surveillance (directed by Jennifer Lynch) took place.
British cinematographer of German-Nigerian descent, born in 1961 in Leipzig. Nominated for the European Film Award for his cinematography in Joe Wright's Pride and Prejudice, Osin has also won an award at San Sebastian for Best Cinematography in Asif Kapadia's Warrior. He has also collaborated with that director on The Return. Osin started his career as a music video director. Also a photographer, his cinematographic credits include such productions as Paul Feig's I Am David, or Terry Loane's Mickybo and Me. Roman Osin attended six editions of the Festival. In 2005, he was on the jury of the Polish Films Competition, and also held this position in 2007. Warrior, with his cinematography, was selected for the Main Competition in 2001. In 2004, Mickybo and Me was shown as part of the special screenings, Asif Kapadia's Far North was screened during the European panorama in 2007.
German cinematographer, born in 1974 in Frankfurt am Main. He graduated from Fachhochschule Dortmund. Winner of numerous distinctions, including Deutscher Webvideopreis , and Annual Multimedia Award 2011 for Trendpiraten, and an award for best short film at LICHTER festival in Frankfurt. Ottenstein works on short films, music videos, as well as Internet and television series. His credits includes such films as Die Alte Frau, Mors mala or Musca. Tim Ottenstein attended the Camerimage Festival in 2005, where he received a Bronze Tadpole for his camerawork for Ariane Mayer's etude Musca.