Firenze 27 novembre – 4 dicembre 2015

Festival Internazionale del film documentario


Workshop held by Wojciech Staroń (director and DOP)

"I believe that every film frame should contains a bit of human emotion. I believe that screen is a place which reflects not only the actor's feelings and minds but also emotions of cameraman. The unique relationship during shooting between actor and cameraman provokes our visual style. The cameraman is the very first viewer of the film. During shooting cameraman must see more then anybody. Cameraman needs to fall in love with his actors and become one of them. What we see on the screen is his interpretation of reality and depends on his empathy." [W. Staroń]

Wojciech Staroń is film director and cinematographer (DOP).
He was born in 1973 in Poland. A graduate of the Cinematography Department at the Film School in Łódź (1996), he has worked as a cinematographer on over 20 documentaries and feature-length fiction films. Staroń is a member of the European Film Academy and the Polish Society of Cinematographers (PSC), an association of feature filmmakers. He made his documentary debut with The Siberian Lesson (1998), which was awarded in Amsterdam (IDFA) and Kraków FF, among others. He received the Silver Bear Award at the Berlinale 2011 for his photography to El Premio (dir. Paula Markovitch).

The 56th Festival dei Popoli is proud to present THE TRADES OF CINEMA: HOMAGE TO WOJCIECH STAROŃ curated by Claudia Maci and Sandra Binazzi.

The workshop is scheduled at DOC AT WORK on Tuesday, December 1st, (timetable: from 10,30 am to 1 pm - from 2,30 pm to 5,30 pm)

Language: English


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