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Josep Civit

Josep Civit

Born in Barcelona, studied Graphic Design and Photography at the Eina School of Design and graduated in Theory of Contemporary Arts at the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona. From 1972 to 1979 worked as a press photographer (Diari de Barcelona, Mundo, Triunfo, Cambio 16, Interviú). In 1979, Josep aims his professional activity to film making. He’s been working as Director of Photography since 1986 working for productions of all types in film, TV, advertising, documentaries, and theatre.

Josep started working internationally with well-known directors as Monte Hellmann, Bigas Luna, Agustí Villaronga, Paul Leduc, Keith English, Brian de Palma, and Adrian Noble among others, taking him to countries such as USA, Mexico, Colombia, UK, France, United Arab Emirates…He combines his passion for feature films with his work in commercials and documentaries.

Josep won the Best Cinematography Award at the Gaudí Awards in 2018 for the feature film 'Incerta Glòria' and, the same award and a nomination at the Goya Awards 2016 for 'The King of Havana', both films directed by Agustí Villaronga.

In line with each director’s vision, Josep always sets out to weave a sense of emotion in his images.

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