Ostrava Kamera Oko’s Main Prize went to András Nagy for BIBLIOTHEQUE PASCAL and the Jury’s Special Mention recognized Mátyás Erdély for TENDER SON.
The 2nd Ostrava Kamera Oko International Cinematographers' Film Festival ended with double success for young Hungarian cinematographers on 3rd October.
András Nagy for Bibliotheque Pascal directed by Szabolcs Hajdu
Jury statement: Prize given to András Nagy for his cinematography on Bibliotheque Pascal, in appreciation of the films strong expressive reflexion. A European story, covering vast space and several stylistic moods, depicts a humanistic story, both poetic, humoristic, dark and bizzare. András Nagy has contributed essentially with great technical and creative imput to director's vision.
Special Mention of the Jury
Mátyás Erdély for Tender Son – The Frankenstein Project directed by Kornél Mundruczó
Jury statement: Jury awards Special Mention to Mátyás Erdély for his cinematography on Tender Son. We appreciated the beautiful monochromatic imagery, the masterly use of camera movement and the co-operation between the cinematographer and director.