Cameraman Juraj Šajmovič to receive lifetime achievement award

Cameraman Juraj Šajmovič, born in Czechoslovakia in 1932, will receive a lifetime achievement award on Saturday recognising his contribution to Czech cinema and television production. The cameraman worked on such projects as Return to Paradise Lost by director Vojtěch Jasný, the film Golet v Údolí (for which he received a Czech Lion), and the TV series l13 komnata (13th chamber). The Association of Czech Cinematographers is made up of around 190 members; members of the jury deciding this year’s lifetime achievement honour included film critic Věra Míšková and director David Ondříček.

Author: Jan Velinger