Defining Distance: The Cinematography of Agnès Godard
- Agnès Godard, Matthijs Wouter Knol
Agnès Godard is a director of photography and a graduate of the Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinématographiques Paris. She has collaborated with Claire Denis, Agnès Varda, Wim Wenders, Peter Greenaway, André Téchiné, and many others. Her distinctions include winning a César for Best Photography, being named Best Cinematographer by the National Society of Film Critics, and receiving the Chlotrudis Award 2010, the Special Prize CST 2009 and the Marburger Kamerapreis 2012 for her body of work.
Matthijs Wouter Knol has been the director of the European Film Market since 2014. Originally from the Netherlands, he previously worked as a creative producer of a dozen internationally acclaimed and award-winning documentary films. He then worked for IDFA, where he was responsible for its co-production and sales markets, and set up the IDFAcademy including its Summer School. From 2008 to 2014, he was Programme Manager of Berlinale Talents, and a co-founder of the Berlinale Residency.