Briefly: Plus Camerimage awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2010 Plus Camerimage awards!

Main Competition

The Main Competition Frogs were given to cinematographers from Poland, Russia and Spain. The jury included ASC members Dion Bebee, Stephen Goldblatt, Roberto Schaefer and Tom Stern.

Golden Frog

Arthur Reinhart for his work on the childhood war story Venice by Jan Jakub Kolski

Silver Frog

Mikhail Krichman for his work on the poetic road movie Silent Souls by Aleksei Fedorchenko

Bronze Frog

Eduard Grau for his work on the film that takes place entirely in a coffin: Buried by Rodrigo Cortes

Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael Ballhaus, ASC

Cinematographer/Director Duo Award

Matthew Libatique, ASC and Darren Aronofsky

The Polish Film Golden Frog Award

Piotr Wojtowicz for his work on the Sixties period film Little Rose by Jan Kidawa-Błoński

Debut feature cinematographer and director

Adam Arkapaw & David Michôd for their work on the Australian Mafia film Animal Kingdom

Documentary Feature Golden Frog Award

DP/Directors Sebastian Junger & Tim Hetherington for their documentary Restrepo, about American soldiers in Afghanistan.

Grand Prix Golden Frog

DP/Director Piotr Stasik for his short The Last Day of Summer

Golden Tadpole Award

Jakub Giza for his work on the student film I Won’t Be Here Tomorrow

Silver Tadpole Award

Phillip Haberlandt & Jens Hallman for their work on the student film St. Christophorus: Roadkill

Bronze Tadpole Award

Johan Holmquist for his work on the student film Bekas

Best Music Video

Game of Hide-and-Seek - Cinematographer Marek Sanak / director Bartłomiej Ignaciuk

Best Music Video Cinematography

Greig Fraser for his work on The Space Between, How to Destroy Angels. Directed by Rupert Sanders



Cinematographer Giora Bejach won a Golden Frog last year for his wonderful work on Lebanon by Samuel Baoz.

Giora just won best cinematography for the same film at the European Film Awards (which trails the award season by a year).

You can read my article on Lebanon here


Plus Camerimage has recently posted the complete award list here




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