CANON DOCUMENTARY FILM GROUP

Group tutor: Wojciech Staroń

Wojciech Staroń – cinematographer and director, graduate of the Łódź Film School, traveller. Winner of numerous awards, among others Golden Frog at Camerimage Festival 2006, Silver Bear at Berlinale 2011, Polish Film Award 2014 and Polish Society of Cinematographers Award 2018. He started as a camera operator for My Nikifor, later worked as a director of photography for Papusza, Saviour Square, Birds Are Singing in Kigali. He directed several documentaries: Brothers, Siberian Lesson, Argentinian Lesson. In 2014 he was appointed an expert at the Polish Film Institute.

“In the Documentary Film Group we are going to deal with the topic of creative observation of reality. We will focus on the subjective mode of looking at people and the world through the camera. We will discover how to achieve a maximal visual effect with minimal measures and how to paint one’s own story upon the canvas of reality. For the workshop the group will be provided with Canon equipment from the EOS series, including professional cameras, video cameras and a wide range of lenses.”

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Photo: Filip Blazejowski