The BSC organizes annually gets together its members and families, member patrons (sponsors) and friends, for a summer lunch. The occasion is the opportunity to get colleagues of the same profession together and to distribute awards of recognition in the field of cinematography. The BSC takes the occasion to give attribute the Best cinematographer award which this year was handled to Seamus McGarvey ASC BSC for his work on «Nocturnal Animals». The other nominees were Bradford Young ASC (Arrival); Linus Sandgren FSF (La La Land); Greg Frasier ASC ACS (Lion) and James Laxton (Moonlight).
IMAGO and the ASC are getting closer together organizing joint events in particular at Camerimage. In the next edition of the polish festival a photo exhibition will be displayed at the Municipal Gallery bwa. The 100 or so photographs will be displayed and these images are selected from many others from the different societies from all over the world. At the end an action will take place and the funds to be donated to an polish institution. The ASC has posted in their website an excellent article where you can get a pick of what is going to happen in November 11th to 18th in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
By Paul René Roestad, Imago President
The IMAGO International Award for Cinematography 2017
Almost 100 films between features, Tv-dramas and documentaries from all corners of the World have so far been nominated by IMAGO´s member Societies to be considered by the IMAGO Award Juries. The IMAGO juries will start their work in September, and will have their final nominations for the IMAGO International Award for Cinematography ready in good time for the big day of celebrations and IMAGO Awards ceremony on October 28th where more than 250 cinematographers, partners and film colleagues will gather in Helsinki, Finland, to celebrate not only the art of international cinematography, but also IMAGO´s 25th Anniversary.
The IMAGO Awards committee and the IMAGO Board are very proud of the Federation’s members that are participating in the 1st IMAGO International Awards for Cinematography.. Overall IMAGO has received 51 features, 18 documentaries and equally 18 TV drama episodes. These films are going to compete as the final 3 nominations in these 3 categories.
The last IMAGO Inspiration Master Class took place in Amsterdam last May. The key speakers were Jeanne Lapoirie AFC; Phedon Papamichael GSC, ASC; Anthony Dod Mantle DFF, BSC, ASC; Martin Gschlacht AAC, all of them top cinematographers in the world scene. Here is a short interview with each of one them.
IMAGO has interviewed the key speakers of the Teaching Cinematography Conference which took place in Munich last March. This Conference is one the several initiatives of the year done by IMAGO.
The report about the 2sd Conference by IMAGO can be read HERE.