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Who Are We?

The Cinematography Awards Foundation is an association of film festivals which highlight excellence in cinematography.

It is legally established, and is managed by industry professionals.

Our Mission:

To contribute to understanding of the importance of cinematography to the art and craft of filmmaking.

To encourage and assist the career development of cinematographers.

Cinematography

"A cinematographer is a visual psychiatrist, moving an audience... making them think the way you want them to think, painting pictures in the dark."

Gordon Willis

"Cinematography is infinite in its possibilities... much more so than music or language."

Conrad Hall

"You make the movie through the cinematography - it sounds quite a simple idea, but it was like a huge revelation to me."

Nicolas Roeg

Our Activities:

  • Film Festivals

    CAWARDS is an organization that supervise film festivals under its patronage. The Foundation makes sure it assesses filmmakers to their highest standard.

  • Educational Activities

    Initiating discussions and discourse relating to cinematography and photography. We are doing educational activities about the art and craft of filmmaking through our free training for underprivileged children and young people.

  • Grant Funds

    Setting up grant funds to support filmmakers; financing awards granted in recognition of outstanding achievements in the art and craft of filmmaking.

  • International Networking

    Involvement in activities that foster integration and international cooperation in the area of cinematography. Organising and participating in lectures, courses, symposia, discussions, seminars, study tours, apprenticeships, contests, festivals, etc.

THE YOUNG SHUTTERBUGS PROJECT

This campaign from Cinematography Awards Foundation aims to give youth a chance to make the first step in learning the basics of taking pictures.

Build with our Foundation a Brighter Future

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Film Festivals

The Last Live Screening:

  • FESTIVAL: European Cinematography AWARDS
  • DATE: 2nd February, 2019
  • PLACE: Pathé Tuschinski, Amsterdam, Netherlands

AWARDS:

GOLDEN EAGLES TROPHY:

  • Best Film of the Year
  • Best Cinematographer of the Year

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands

Submission open: 8 Feb 2019

Submissions closed: 8 Feb 2020

Awards Ceremony: 28 March 2020

Sumbit the Film

MANILA, Philippines

Submission open: 1st March 2019

Submissions closed: 31st January 2020

Awards Ceremony: 22-23 Febr. 2020

Sumbit the Film

NEW YORK, USA

Submission open: April 2019

Submissions closed: May 2020

Awards Ceremony: 6 June 2020

Sumbit the Film

SAO PAULO, Brazil

Submission open: August 2019

Submissions closed: soon…

Awards Ceremony: soon…

Sumbit the Film

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands

Submission open: 7 June 2019

Submissions closed: 25 March 2020

Awards Ceremony: 25 April 2020

Sumbit the Film

LOS ANGELES, USA

Submission open: September 2019

Submissions closed: soon…

Awards Ceremony: soon…

Sumbit the Film

Our Film Festivals have submissions from nearly 100 Countries and we are waiting to watch Your Films.

Golden Eagles AWARDS

Cinematography AWARDS officially called the “Golden Eagle” is an award in the form of a statuette for outstanding achievements in the field of cinematography. The trophy is handed during the award ceremony of the film festival within the year.

The free trophy is reserved for:

  • Director – The Best Film Of The Year
  • Cinematographer – The Best Cinematographer Of The Year

Honorary Award recipients receive the same Golden Eagle statuettes. It is a Lifetime Achievement Award for contributing to the development of the cinematography and photography, supporting activities designed to foster the development of the audiovisual industry or for outstanding achievements in the field of cinematography.

Cinematography Awards Foundation

Workshops for children and young people

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Golden Eagles 2019

Pathé Tuschinski Amsterdam

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