kamal derkaoui csc

       Cinematographer  


Bio

       Bio

     Kamal grew up in Lodz, Poland where his parents were studying in the Polish film school.  Being permanently with his father on sets, kamal developed an early interest in cinema.

     

      After  he  finished   high  school, kamal  had  decided  to  study cinematography  and got  admitted into  one of  the  most   prestigious film   schools  in  the world –   The Russian  federation State Institute of Cinematography “VGIK” Where he studied under the strict tutelage of Vadim Yusov, the legendary  cinematographer  of    A.Tarkovsky. And six years later,  in 1994,  he  graduated  with  a  Master’s  Degree   in  Cinematography  with honors.


      Very early in his career, Kamal has been recognized in numerous festivals   around  the  globe  and  started   receiving   international awards for best cinematography.