Congratulations to the winners of the 2010 Plus Camerimage awards!
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.
Arthur Reinhart for his work on the childhood war story Venice by Jan Jakub Kolski
Mikhail Krichman for his work on the poetic road movie Silent Souls by Aleksei Fedorchenko
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