kamal derkaoui csc
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.