We are very happy to announce the first name on our list of experts of the 5th edition of INNSBRUCK film CAMPUS:
PIOTR JAXA is a Polish cinematographer and photographer living in Switzerland. He graduated from the Polish National Film School in Lodz and has worked as Director of Photography on a range of fictional and documentary films worldwide (his work has been shown at festivals such as Cannes, Mannheim, Krakow, Los Angeles and Berlin). For the last few years, he has been extensively exploring the creative possibilities of digital cinematography in independent European productions for the cinema. Following his photographic collaboration with Krzysztof Kieslowski on the set of the film trilogy “Blue”, “White” and “Red”, he prepared an exhibition entitled “Remembering Krzysztof” which has been touring the world since 1994. Since 1995, he has been working on a new book and exhibition project entitled “Cinematographers” – a collection of portraits of directors of photography from around the world. His latest camera work on the beautiful Swiss/Austrian/Polish Coproduction TIERE / ANIMALS premiered at the Berlinale Forum on February 13 of this year.