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Blancanieves’ Rica wins Manaki Golden Camera 300

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- Kiko de la Rica, DoP of Blancanieves, won the main award of the 34th International Cinematographers’ Film Festival Manaki Brothers in Bitola, Macedonia

Blancanieves’ Rica wins Manaki Golden Camera 300

More than a year after its world premiere at Toronto 2012, Pablo Berger’s hit Blancanieves [+see also:
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 is still reaping awards. The film’s DoP Kiko de la Rica won the Golden Camera 300, the main award of the 34th International Cinematographers’ Film Festival Manaki Brothers in Bitola, Macedonia, which took place Sept 14-20. Manaki Brothers is the world’s oldest festival dedicated to cinematographers.

The Silver Camera 300 went to Virginie Saint-Martin for her work on Frederic Fonteyne’s Tango Libre [+see also:
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 (Belgium-France-Luxembourg).

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Polish cinematographers Krzysztof Ptak and Wojciech Staron received the Bronze Camera 300 for Joanna Kos Krauze and Krzystof Krauze’s Karlovy Vary prize-winner Papusza [+see also:
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In the short film competition, the Small Golden Camera went to José Martín Rosete for his work on Spanish festival hit Voice Over by Martin Rosete.

In the New Visions section of the festival, the award went to Mexican director Diego Quemada-Diez’s The Golden Cage.

Spanish cinematographer Jose Luis Alcaine, regular DoP for Pedro Almodóvar, received the Lifetime Achievement Award Golden Camera 300, and also headed the main jury.

The honorary award also went to Isabelle Hupert, while French cinematographer Agnes Godard, known for her work with Wim Wenders and Claire Denis, was the first woman to receive the Special Award Golden Camera 300 for Outstanding Contribution to the World Film Art. 

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