BYDGOSZCZ: Ji Yong Kim won the Golden Frog, the top prize of the 26th edition of the festival honouring cinematographers EnergaCAMERIMAGE, for the South Korean film The Fortress directed by Dong-Hyuk Hwang. The festival ended with the awards ceremony on 17 November 2018.
The Silver Frog went to cinematographer Łukasz Żal for his work on Cold War directed by Paweł Pawlikowski. Polish cinematographer Witold Sobocinski received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
The festival market was a showcase for film technology companies to introduce their latest equipment to the international attendees.
The following awards were announced:
Golden Frog: The Fortress (South Korea) DoP: Ji Yong Kim Directed by Dong-Hyuk Hwang Silver Frog: Cold War (Poland, UK, France) DoP: Łukasz Żal Directed by Paweł Pawlikowski
Produced by Opus Film Coproduced by Apocalypso Pictures Supported by the Polish Film Institute, MK2 Films, Film4, British Film Institute, Eurimages Bronze Frog: Roma (Mesico) DoP: Alfonso Cuarón Directed by Alfonso Cuarón
FIPRESCI Award: Peterloo (UK) DoP: Dick Pope Directed by Mike Leigh
Camerimage Audience Award: The Favourite (Ireland, UK, USA) DoP: Robbie Ryan Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
Best Polish Film: Nina DoP: Tomasz Naumiuk Directed by Olga Chajdas, produced by Film It
Best Documentary Feature: When the Bull Cried (Belgium) DoP: Karen Vázquez Guadarrama Directed by Bart Goossens, Karen Vázquez Guadarrama
Best Docudrama: I, Dolores (Ireland, UK) DoP: Kate McCullough Directed by Maurice Sweeney
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