Camilla Hjelm Knudsen won Carlo di Palma cinematography award, part of European Cinema Awards. Award was received for the movie Land of Mine, trailer available here.
The award is named after the famous Italian cinematographer, known for his work with Michelangelo Antonioni and Woody Allen, awarded since 1989, and the list of winners include famous directors of photography like Vittorio Storaro, Bruno Delbonell, Anthony Dod Mantle and John Seale.
Mrs. Knudsen is the first woman to recieve this award, showing that members of the European Film Academy juty recognized high visual achievements of movies signed by woman cinematographers. Members of the jury were:
This year two woman cinematographers recieved awards for their work in Croatia. Tamara Cesarec, h.f.s. won Golden Arena at the Pula Film Festival for Shooting stars and Eva Kraljević has received the annual h.f.s. cinematography award Nikola Tanhofer in the category of short movies for a I Like that Super Most the Best.