|Artistic director||Marek Żydowicz|
The International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography Camerimage (Polish : Międzynarodowy Festiwal Sztuki Autorów Zdjęć Filmowych Camerimage) is a festival dedicated to the celebration of cinematography and recognition of its creators, cinematographers. The first seven events (1993–1999) were held in Toruń, Poland. The next ten events (2000–2009) were held in Łódź. Since 2010, the festival has taken place in Bydgoszcz. In 2007, the name of the festival was changed from Camerimage to Plus Camerimage but was changed back in 2013 after the sponsorship deal with Plus ended. At the end of November every year, Camerimage brings together professional cinematographers, students and other people associated with the film industry. The Camerimage festival spans over a course of one week, with multiple events at one time.
The festival has hosted many prominent actors, actresses and filmmakers including Quentin Tarantino, Richard Gere, Edward Norton, Keanu Reeves, Roman Polański, Darren Aronofsky, Alfonso Cuarón, Emir Kusturica, Gus Van Sant, Ang Lee, István Szabó, Andrzej Wajda, Ken Loach, David Lynch, Wim Wenders, Ralph Fiennes, Ed Harris, Charlize Theron, Oliver Stone, Agnieszka Holland, Rutger Hauer, Liam Neeson, Isabelle Huppert, Jeremy Irons, Peter Weir, Krzysztof Kieślowski, James Ivory, Danny DeVito, Irène Jacob, Jim Jarmusch, Roland Joffé, Aki Kaurismäki, Val Kilmer, Nastassja Kinski, Andrei Konchalovsky, Jiří Menzel, Volker Schlöndorff, Viggo Mortensen, Bill Murray, Jessica Lange, Paweł Pawlikowski, Peter Greenaway, Tom Tykwer, Robert Richardson, Alan Rickman and John Malkovich.
"†" indicates an Academy Award-nominated movie for Best Cinematography.
|1993||The Piano †||Stuart Dryburgh|
|1994||Woyzeck (shared)||Tibor Máthé|
|Crows (shared)||Wrony||Arthur Reinhart|
|1995||The Seventh Room||A hetedik szoba||Piotr Sobociński|
|1996||Secrets & Lies||Dick Pope|
|1998||Central Station||Central do Brasil||Walter Carvalho|
|1999||Elizabeth †||Remi Adefarasin|
|2000||Amores perros||Rodrigo Prieto|
|2001||The King is Dancing||Le Roi danse||Gérard Simon|
|2002||Edi (shared)||Krzysztof Ptak|
|Road to Perdition (shared) †||Conrad Hall|
|2003||City of God †||Cidade de Deus||César Charlone|
|2004||Vera Drake||Dick Pope|
|2006||Pan's Labyrinth †||El laberinto del fauno||Guillermo Navarro|
|2007||The Diving Bell and the Butterfly †||Le scaphandre et le papillon||Janusz Kamiński|
|2008||Slumdog Millionaire †||Anthony Dod Mantle|
|2011||In Darkness||W ciemności||Jolanta Dylewska|
|2012||War Witch||Rebelle||Nicolas Bolduc|
|2013||Ida †|| Łukasz Żal |
|2015||Carol †||Edward Lachman|
|2016||Lion †||Greig Fraser|
|2017||On Body and Soul||Testről és lélekről||Máté Herbai|
|2018||The Fortress||Namhansanseong||Ji Yong Kim|
|2019||Joker †||Lawrence Sher|
|2020||Nomadland †||Joshua James Richards|
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