Angénieux is an official partner of the 66th Cannes Film Festival and will honor French Cinematographer Philippe Rousselot, AFC, ASC with the newly established Pierre Angénieux Excellens in Cinematography event at the Palais des Festivals. The ceremony will include many prominent directors, actors and producers who have worked closely with Philippe Rousselot throughout his successful career. FDTimes will be there to cover it.
Mr. Rousselot received an Academy Award for Best Cinematography in 1992 for the Robert Redford directed film A River Runs Through It. He has received three Cesars for Best Cinematography – in 1982 for Diva, directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix, in 1987 for Therese, directed by Alain Cavalier and in 1995 for Queen Margot, directed by Patrice Chereau. He served on the 1995 Cannes Film Festival jury.
Notes: Excellence + Lens = Excellens Award. A witty person who writes the company’s Angenews likes puns.
Pierre Angénieux founded the company in 1935. Angénieux was acquired as a subsidiary of the Thales group in 1993.