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Japanese cinematographer, born in 1960 in Gifu. A four-time nominee for the Japanese Film Academy award. His body of work encompasses several dozen films, mostly Japanese, including the sequel of Hideo Nakata's The Ring. A long-time collaborator of Takashi Miike. Hideo Yamamoto attended the Camerimage Festival in 1998. That year he received the Silver Frog award for his work on Fireworks, directed by Takeshi Kitano.
South Korean director and cinematographer. His documentary film “Planet of Snails" has won him international recognition following successful screenings at the Tribeca Film Festival and film festivals in Moscow and Amsterdam. He shot many documentary films for Korean TV, including the highly acclaimed “Children of God". In his work he focuses on the problems of minorities and socially excluded groups. At the 20th edition of the Plus Camerimage festival he was awarded the Golden Frog in the Feature Length Documentary Film Competition for his “Planet of Snails".
American art dealer. He was in charge of Halycon Group that owns over thirty art galleries in UK, including Halycon Gallery in London. His company is one of the world’s largest publishers of art-related books and an international distributor of posters. He cooperated with Andy Warhol Foundation or Museum of Modern Art in New York. Halycon Group represents, among others, Bob Dylan, whose paintings was presented in Toruń during the 22 edition of Camerimage Festival. He died in 2016. Aaron Young attended the Camerimage Festival in 2014. He was a member of The Student’s Etudes Competition jury. He also led a seminar on Bob Dylan’s paintings and was a special guest on a Bob Dylan’s exhibition opening in Toruń at the main office of the Tumult Foundation, the Camerimage Festival organizer.
American cinematographer born in 1977 in Louisville, Kentucky. He works on documentaries, music videos and features. His projects include such films as the Academy Award nominated Selma by Ava DuVernay, Pawn Sacrifice by Edward Zwick and A Most Violent Year by J.C. Chandor. He gained international acclaim and numerous awards – including BAFTA and Oscar nominations – for his work in Dennis Villeneuve’s Arrival. Bradford Young attended the Festival in 2016. He received a Silver Frog in the Main Competition for his cinematography in Arrival.
British journalist and film critic. He publishes in „The Hollywood Reporter" and „Sight & Sound" and many others film magazines from all over the world. Member of FIPRESCI and the London Critics' Circle. He has lectured on film and criticism at – among others – the European Film College (Ebeltoft, Denmark), the Riga International Film Festival and at academic conferences in Moscow and St Petersburg. Neil Young attends over 25 film festivals a year, and since 2001 he has served on more than two dozen juries, including Cannes' Semaine de la Critique (2013). He currently works as a consultation, programming and moderation expert at several festivals, including the Viennale, European Film Festival (Palić, Serbia) and Kortfilmfestivalen (Grimstad, Norway). Between 2011 and 2015 he was the director of the Bradford International Film Festival. Neil Young attended Camerimage Festival in 2018 as a member of the Directors’ Debuts Competition jury.