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International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers


 
The name of the International Cinematographers’ Film Festival “MANAKI BROTHERS”, is in honor and inspired by the abundant cinematographic opus of the MANAKI brothers: Yanaki (1878-1954) and Milton (1880-1964), the two brothers who in 1905 brought the first film camera on the Balkan Peninsula. The festival has started in 1979 as an initiative of The Association of Film Professionals of Macedonia, the city of Bitola and the Cinematheque of Macedonia, Today the Festival is one of the most respectable places in the World, where the work of the Directors of photography are priced. Every year the best cinematographers across the worlde compete for the three main festival awards: The Golden, the Silver and the Bronze Camera 300. Every time, the festival is held, thousands admirers of the film art enjoy the best cinematic achievements of the past year. Besides in the movies, they are enjoying in the surrounding (environment) of many guest and stars known from the screen.

14 -21 September 2019 Bitola, Macedonia


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Jury at work for Manaki Brothers fest, Awards coming soon!

In the decision for the awards, the jury will give their all to recognize the quality of the good image in the best films

The main jury which will decide on the winners of the Golden, Silver and Bronze Camera 300 awards this year consists of: Ed Lachman (president), Kaloyan Bozhilov, Dominique Welinski, Fejmi Daut and Nenad Dukic. The cinematographers dominate in the jury in number, the selector of the main program of the festival and the artistic director Blagoja Kunovski – Dore pointed out during the introduction of the jury.

In terms of impressions and the films seen so far, as well as the criteria for their decisions about the choice of the three best works in the main competition, they were all on the same page that they can’t separate images from the content.

-The criterion for giving out of each award is tough to set because it’s tough to separate images from the content of the film itself. The cinematographer can create poetic or authentic images which tell a story, but if the acting is not on a high level, it all goes down. So, we still look at the big picture. You have chosen strong films and the choice will be tough, but it won’t be influenced by the fact that a lot of the films were awarded at Cannes or Berlin. That is why it is important to have such a festival because it gives a recognition straight to the way you tell the story. The problem with the Oscars, at least for the cinematography, is that 80% of the Academy are actors and they don’t really understand the camera. All they see is beautiful images. They don’t understand if it is digitalized and that is why a film like The Life of Pi or Avatar by James Cameron have won an award for cinematography, and they are a complete animation, Lachman, who is the president of the jury, said.

According to the members of the jury, if there is no good collaboration between the actors and the directors, then there will be no final result and that they will give it their all to recognize the quality of the good image in the best films.

 

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About International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers


The International Cinematographers` Film Festival “Manaki Brothers”is the oldest one among the few film festivals in the world that evaluate the creative work of the cinematographer as a key figure in the creation procedure of the film.


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