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Camilla Hjelm Knudsen

(1974 - )

Cinematographer. Born 1974, Denmark. Camilla Hjelm Knudsen graduated as cinematographer from the National Film School of Denmark in 2003. Earlier, in 1997, she finished a course at Fatamorgana, the Danish School of Art Photography, and in 1998 at the International Center of Photography in New York, where she received the ICP prize for best documentary photography.



Hjelm Knudsen debuted as director (with Martin Zandvliet) with the documentary "Angels of Brooklyn" (2002), which she also shot. She has filmed a number of short films, documentaries and TV series. In feature film, she has stood behind the camera on films by directors such as Daniel Espinosa, Annette K. Olesen and Martin Zandvliet.



In 2016 she received the national Robert award and a European Film Award for her cinematography on Martin Zandvliet's Oscar-nominated "Land of Mine" (2015).

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Under sandet 2015 Cheffotograf DK/Feature
Chancen 2014 Fotograf DK/Short fiction
Slottet 2014 Fotograf DK/Documentary
At Night I Fly 2011 Fotograf Documentary
Kunsten at overleve som barn 2010 Fotograf TV documentary
Måske uskyldig 2009 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Et hul i himlen - når mor og far er i fængsel 2008 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Lille soldat 2008 Cinematography DK/Feature
Cathrine 2008 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
Roskilde 2008 Fotograf DK/Documentary
Uden for kærligheden 2007 Cinematography DK/Feature
45 cm - Or Love as a Symbolic Communication Medium 2007 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
Frederikke 2007 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
Menneskenes land - min film om Grønland 2006 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Jeg som regel 2006 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
The prize of the Pole 2006 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Percy, Buffalo Bill og jeg 2005 Cinematography Feature
Min morfars morder - en film om tilgivelse 2004 Stills DK/Documentary
Magten over kærligheden 2004 Fotograf DK/Documentary
Bokseren 2003 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
Det går nok over 2003 Cinematography DK/Documentary
En rem af huden 2003 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Mellem os 2003 Belyser DK/Short fiction
Frunk 2003 Belysningsassistent DK/Short fiction
Angels of Brooklyn 2002 Direction, Cinematography, Stills DK/Documentary
4/4 alt det hun gør 2001 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Menneskedyret 1995 Produktionsassistent, 2. unit DK/Feature

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Best Cinematography 2009 Valladolid International Film Festival 2009 Lille soldat
Best Cinematography 2016 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2016 Under sandet
Best Cinematography 2016 Berlin European Film Academy Awards 2016 Under sandet
Robert, Best Long Documentary Film 2003 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2003 Angels of Brooklyn
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.

Festivals

Festival Festival date Film
Melbourne, REAL: life on Film 2004-04-29 Angels of Brooklyn
Istanbul Int. 1001 Documentary Film Festival 2004-03-03 Angels of Brooklyn
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2003-10-23 Angels of Brooklyn
Nyon, Visions du Réel 2003-04-26 Angels of Brooklyn
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2003-04-25 Angels of Brooklyn
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.