Wednesday 17 July 2024
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Fajr International Film Festival 2019: Workshop by ‘Certified Copy’ Cinematographer Luca Bigazzi

Fajr International Film Festival 2019: Workshop by ‘Certified Copy’ Cinematographer Luca Bigazzi

Gain practical skills and learn about the world of film in a cinematography workshop by A-list Italian cinematographer Luca Bigazzi at this year’s Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF).

Bigazzi (born in 1958) is one of Italy’s most acclaimed award-winning directors of photography. His life has been dedicated entirely to the best of independent Italian cinema.

He has won seven David di Donatello for Best Cinematography (fourteen nominations). He has worked with A-list directors such as Paolo Sorrentino, Michele Placido, Gianni Amelio, Silvio Soldini, Mario Martone, Felice Farina and Francesca Archibugi.

According to the secretariat of the 37th edition of FIFF, Bigazzi is the brain behind the cinematography of Iranian movie Certified Copy, a 2010 art film by writer and director Abbas Kiarostami, starring Juliette Binoche and the British opera singer William Shimell. The film premiered at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, where Binoche won the Best Actress Award for her performance.

His other movies include This Must Be the Place, Io sono Li, La prima neve, Youth, The Young Pope, Tenderness, and Oscar-Winner The Great Beauty.

In his workshop, you will go beyond the basics and the gear talk. In Bigazzi’s cinematography workshop, you will also learn what it really takes to build a long-term career shooting projects you care about.

Presided over by award-winning writer and director Seyyed Reza Mirkarimi, the 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival will be held in Tehran on April 18-26. For further information, please visit our website at, or send us an email at We ask you to carefully read the Festival’s general guidelines for submission and participation.

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