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Piotr Sobocinski

  • Birth 3 Feb 1958 Lodz, Lodzkie, Poland
  • Death 26 Mar 2001 Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
  • Burial Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
  • Memorial ID 11777958

Polish cinematographer. Sobocinski studied at the Film Academy in Lodz. In 1994 he won the Silver Frog Award at Camerimage, Poland’s International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography for his rendering of images in Kieslowski's “Red.” The following year, he stepped into the global limelight when he was nominated for a cinematography Oscar for “Red”. He also did with Kieslowski two "Decalogue" episodes III and IX. Sobocinski also won the Golden Frog Award at Camerimage in 1995 for “Seventh Room” and in 1997 took festival’s Golden Frog nomination for “Marvin’s Room.” Sobocinski served as director of photography for the documentary “Rat Catchers,” which won the Golden Dragon Award at the International Film Festival in Cracow, the Golden Dukat Award in Mannhein, and a nomination for a European Academy Award.

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  • Originally Created by: Kasia
  • Added: 18 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11777958
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Piotr Sobocinski (3 Feb 1958–26 Mar 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11777958, citing Powazki Cemetery, Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .