Plus Camerimage Lifetime Achievement Award 2009 will be granted to an outstanding cinematographer Dante Spinotti ASC, AIC. The Award will be presented at the 17th edition of the festival which will be held from 28 November till 5th December in Lodz, Poland.
The organizers of Plus Camerimage will pay a tribute to this innovative and visionary artist. A retrospective review of Spinotti’s films will present some of his greatest achievements.
In early 80s, Spinotti shot his first features for cinema in Italy, and in 1986 he worked on Choke Canyon - his first feature in US. When producer Dino De Laurentis hired him to photograph Michael Mann’s Manhunter and Spinotti soon became one of the most appreciated cinematographers in Hollywood. Spinotti later continued to work with Mann also on The Last of the Mohicans, Heat, The Insider and most recently Public Enemies starring Johnny Depp and Christian Bale. He worked with many other reputable directors including Michael Apted, Bruce Beresford, Brett Ratner, Garry Marshall, Curtis Hanson, Giuseppe Tornatore, Ermanno Olmi, Roberto Benigni, Roland Joffe, Barry Levinson, Lina Wertmuller or Marcel Langenegger.
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PLUS CAMERIMAGE Lifetime Achievement Award-DANTE SPINOTTI ASC, AIC
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