Camerimage 2016 Winners Announced!

At the just-concluded 24th International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, Camerimage, in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Saturday 19th November, Greig Fraser’s cinematography on director Garth Davis’ Oscar-contender Lion won the top prize, the Golden Frog.

Bradford Young’s photography on Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi film Arrival took home the Silver Frog, whilst Anthony Dod Mantle’s work on Oliver Stone’s Edward Snowden biographical thriller Snowden collected the Bronze Frog.

The full list of award winners were as follows:

Main Competition

Golden Frog: Lion
cin. Greig Fraser
dir. Garth Davis

Lion, the winner of the Golden Frog
Lion, the winner of the Golden Frog

Silver Frog: Arrival
cin. Bradford Young
dir. Denis Villeneuve

Bronze Frog: Snowden
cin. Anthony Dod Mantle
dir. Oliver Stone

Polish Films Competition

Best Polish Film: The Last Family
cin. Kacper Fertacz
dir. Jan P. Matuszyński

The Last Family, winner of Best Polish Film
The Last Family, winner of Best Polish Film

Student Etudes Competition

Laszlo Kovacs Student Award – Golden TadpoleHan
cin. Rachel Liew
dir. Jonathan Choo
school: Nanyang Technological University of Singapore – School of Art Design and Media

Silver Tadpole: Summer
cin. Martyna Jakimowska
dir. Martyna Jakimowska, Karol Lindholm
school: Uniwersytet Śląski – Wydział Radia i Telewizji im. K. Kieślowskiego (UŚ WRiTv)

Bronze Tadpole: Yahrzeit
cin. Arend Krause
dir. Thomas Eggel
school: Hamburg Media School (HMS)

Documentary Features Competition

Golden Frog — to a documentary film: Tempestad
cin. Ernesto Pardo
dir. Tatiana Huezo

Tempestad, Golden Frog winner for a documentary film
Tempestad, Golden Frog winner for a documentary film

Golden Frog — to a docudrama: Notes on Blindness
cin. Gerry Floyd
dir. Peter Middleton, James Spinney

Documentary Shorts Competition

Golden Frog — Grand Prix: I’m Not From Here
cin. Pablo Valdes
dir. Maite Alberdi, Giedre Žickyte

Special Mention: The Sniper of Kobani
cin. Nina Badoux
dir. Reber Dosky

Directors’ Debuts Competition

Under the patronage of the Polish Filmmakers Association (SFP)

Best Directorial Debut: Aloys
cin. Simon Guy Fässler
dir. Tobias Nölle

Cinematographers’ Debuts Competition

Under the patronage of the Polish Filmmakers Association (SFP)

Best Cinematography Debut: My Angel
cin. Juliette Van Dormael
dir. Harry Cleven

My Angel, winner of Best Cinematography Debut
My Angel, winner of Best Cinematography Debut

Music Videos Competition

Best Music Video: Massive Attack “VOODOO IN MY BLOOD” (ft. Young Fathers)
cin. Franz Lustig
dir. Ringan Ledwidge

Best Cinematography In A Music Video: Mykki Blanco “HIGHSCHOOL NEVER ENDS” (ft. Woodkid)
cin. Martin Ruhe
dir. Matt Lambert

First Look – TV Pilots Competition

Best Pilot: The Night Of: The Beach
cin. Robert Elswit
dir. Steven Zaillian

Advertising Spots Competition – “European Funds In Focus”

Organised in co-operation with Kujawsko-Pomorskie Region

Main Award: Lubuskie Voivodeship Office and FlyFilm production company for Nauka i Biznes – związek idealny

Special Mention: Dolnośląski Labour Office for Power dla młodych

Issue 89 – September 2018

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