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Energa Camerimage 2019: James Massiah's Natural Born Killers and Jon Hopkins' Singularity win Music Videos Competition
The video for James Massiah's Natural Born Killers (Ride For Me) won Best Music Video at Energa Camerimage 2019, the film festival celebrating the art of cinematography, while Jon Hopkins' Singularity won Best Cinematography In A Music Video.
The winners of the two awards in the Music Videos Competition were announced at the closing ceremony on the final night of the festival, last Saturday (November 16th), at the festival's new venue at the Jordanki Cultural Centre in Toruń, Poland.
Directed by Ian Pons Jewell, with cinematography by Mauro Chiarello, the James Massiah video - shot in Buenos Aires, depicting an intense heatwave that has a remarkable effect on the city's inhabitants - won the Best Music Video award, picked from a shortlist of 18 music videos by a jury chaired by veteran cinematographer Pascal Lebègue. The Best Cinematography In A Video award went to Khalid Mohtaseb for his work on the Seb Edwards-directed video for Jon Hopkins' Singularity.
Other winners at the 27th official Camerimage were Lawrence Sher, who won the festival's Golden Frog award for his cinematography on Joker, directed by Todd Phillips, and also the Audience Award; Vladimír Smutný, DoP of The Painted Bird, directed by Václav Marhoul, which won the international critic's prize, the Fipresci Award; and DoP Jake Gabbay, who won the Golden Frog - Grand Prix for Best Documentary Short for his work on the Sasha Rainbow-directed Kamali.
MUSIC VIDEOS COMPETITION
Best Music Video:
James Massiah - Natural Born Killers (Ride for Me)
DoP: Mauro Chiarello
Director: Ian Pons Jewell
Best Cinematography In A Music Video:
Jon Hopkins - Singularity
DoP: Khalid Mohtaseb
Director: Seb Edwards
* Promonews is media partner of the Music Videos Competition at Energa Camerimage 2019
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