We are very proud to announce that three of our #PlanB DOP projects have been nominated in three categories of the UKMVA Awards.
We are very proud to announce that three of our #PlanB DOP projects have been nominated in three categories of the UKMVA Awards.
We are thrilled to announce that the shortlist for the APCP Awards has come out, and two Plan B cinematographers, Daniel Fernández Abelló and Román Martínez de Bujo, have been nominated for Best Photography.
The winners will be announced on the 5th of October at 19:30 at Centro del Carmen (Valencia). Good luck to all participants!
We’re very happy to announce that Blanca Aysa is a jury member at this year’s edition of the UK Music Video Awards (UKMVA). She will be judging Best Cinematography, Best Production Company, and Best New Director.
The awards ceremony will be staged at Magazine London on Thursday 26th of October 2023.
We’re really looking forward to seeing all the wonderful works! Good luck to all the participants!
Learn more at https://www.ukmva.com/
The first edition of The Rolling Stones Awards in Spanish will occur on October 26. We are so happy to inform you that some of the projects of our cinematographers have been nominated for these awards.
The films of ‘Alcarràs’ lensed by Daniela Cajías, ‘Cerdita’ by Rita Noriega, and ‘As Beatas’ by Alex de Pablo have been nominated for Fiction Feature Film of the Year.
On the other hand, ‘Nacho’ lensed by Rita Noriega, and ‘El amor después del amor’ lensed by Diego Guijarro are nominated for Series of the Year.
So proud of our Planb cinematographers.
The next edition of San Sebastian International Film Festival will be next 16th-24th of September. We are so happy to inform you that some of our cinematographers’ projects will be premiered at this incredible festival.
TV Series ‘La mesías’ directed by Javier Calvo and Javier Ambrossi lensed by Planb cinematographer Gris Jordana will premiere at San Sebastián Film Festival in the Official Section out of competition, defined as a family thriller.
‘Esta ambición desmedida’/ ‘This Excessive Ambition’ documentary TV Series directed by Santos Bacana, Cris Trenas, and Rogelio González and with the participation of Planb cinematographers Dani Meré and Nauzet Gaspar among other cinematographers will also be premiered at the SSIFF.
See you there!
Cannes Lions has recognized the commercial J&B ‘She’ lensed by our stunning #Planb cinematographer Daniela Cajías, directed by Gabe Ibáñez and produced by Agosto. The team effort has been rewarded with the bronze award in Film Category.
Also, we are happy to say that the amazing work of our #Planb cinematographer Andrés Arochi has been nominated at the Cannes Lions Awards for his hard work at Omri Cohen’s feature spot Estrella Galicia ‘Prohibido bajar los brazos’ produced by Hawaii Films.
Congratulations to the whole team!
We’re thrilled to announce that the amazing work of our Planb Director of Photography Álex de Pablo has won the Best Cinematography Award at the Goya Awards of the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his stunning work at Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s feature film
The feature film
Congratulations to the teams and to the rest of the nominees!
We are happy to know that
We want to congratulate Álex de Pablo for his work as director of photography in
The reading and awards ceremony will be held on February 6.
Congratulations and we wish you good luck!
We are so excited to announce the selection for the Golden Bear for the film “20.000 species of bees”, the first film of Estíbaliz Urresola. Once again a Spanish film will travel to the german film festival having its first world premiere.
Congratulate Gina Ferrer for her great job as Director of Photography!
We are happy to announce that
On the other hand, we would like to congratulate Carla Simón for her Best Director Award in
Congrats to all the teams!
We are very proud to announce that Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s feature film ′
Congratulations to the team!
Planb wishes you a Happy and Successful 2023!
The winners of the 28th edition of the Forqué Awards have been announced!
DOP: Álex de Pablo
Director: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
PC: Arcadia Motion Pictures, Caballo Films.
The Award for ‘Best Fiction Series’ went to the TV series ‘Apagón’, lensed by #Planb cinematographers Álex de Pablo, Takuro Takeuchi & Pau Castejón. Apagón’ also won the Award for ‘Best Male Performance in a Fiction Series’ (Jesús Carroza).
DOP: Takuro Takeuchi, Pau Castejón, Álex de Pablo, Marc Gómez del Moral.
Directors: Raúl Arévalo, Isa Campo, Isaki Lacuesta, Alberto Rodríguez, Rodrigo Sorogoyen.
PC: Buendía Estudios, Movistar+
Congratulations to all the Directors of Photography and all the teams!
We are happy to announce that the nominations for the Gaudí Awards of the Catalan Film Academy are out and some members of the #Planb team are in!
Planb cinematographer Thais Català, worked as Director of Photography in the short film directed by Júlia de la Paz ‘
The XV Gaudí Awards will be held on January 22nd, 2023.
Congratulations to our cinematographers Daniela Cajías & Thais Català for their amazing work and to all the teams!
With the Goya nominations of the Spanish Film Academy, we have two big announcements to make!
We’re thrilled to announce that ‘As Bestas’, feature film directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen and shot by the incredible cinematographerÁlex de Pablo, has received the highest number of nominations; a total of 17. Some of the nominations are for Best Cinematography, Best Film, Best Direction and Best Actor and Actress.
Also, we are proud to tell that
On the other hand, we are very excited to announce that Carla Simon’s film ′Alcarràs’, has got 11 nominations; such as Best Cinematography, Best Film, Best Actor together with Best New Actress.
The cinematography is directed by the amazing Daniela Cajías, who joins officially the Planb team. We couldn’t be happier!
Daniela welcome to the #Planb family! And congratulations to both cinematographers and to all the teams, deserved nominations for an incredible work.
We’re thrilled to welcome cinematographer Daniela Cajías to #Planb family!
Daniela Cajías was born in Bolivia and grows between cameras, lenses and the laboratory for photo development of her father at home. She began her photography studies in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she discovered the expressive and narrative possibilities of the image in the cinema. In Buenos Aires she decided to apply to the International Film and TV School (EICTV) of San Antonio de Los Baños in the specialization of Cinematography, she graduated in 2008.
Since then she has shot in Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico and Spain, among her films, are Alcarrás (2022), Las Niñas (2020), As Duas Irenes (2017) and The Eternal Night of the Twelve Moons (2013).
In 2021 she became the first woman in the 35-year history of the Goya Awards to win the award for best cinematography for her work in
Welcome, Daniela! We’re so happy to have you on our team!
The EnergaCAMERIMAGE Festival was held from November 12th to 19th.
Cinematographer Oscar Faura, nominated for Best Cinematography for his fantastic work in ‘LOTR: Rings of Power’, gave a talk at the Festival about his work and experience shooting the first two episodes of the TV series in question, directed by J.A Bayona and produced by Amazon Studios.
Congratulations for the nomination to Oscar Faura and to the whole team!
Agent Blanca Aysa, founder and managing director of Planb, had been chosen to be a judge at the UK Music Video Awards (UKMVA) this year, in the cinematographers and director’s categories.
This year the festival will be staged in a brand new venue: Magazine London, which will make this year’s event the biggest UKMVA so far.
The UKMVA will be held in London on Thursday 27 October 2022.
We’re really looking forward to see all the wonderful works! Good luck to all the participants!
We are thrilled to welcome cinematographer Gregorio Acuña to #Planb family!
Born in the city of Caracas, Venezuela; Cinematographer Gregorio Acuña developed an interest in contrast.
Good and bad, light and dark, one is null without the other. Stories must contain balance.
For Gregorio cinematography is about capturing that balance so that the story can move forward and allow the viewer to be fully immersed.
During his career, he has worked for clients such as Oscar de La Renta, Discovery Channel, Neon16, Interscope, and Sony Music to name a few.
Welcome on board Gregorio!
We are very happy to welcome cinematographer Toni Rey to #Planb family!
Toni was born in Barcelona. He always tried to intertwine multiple worldviews and narratives in every project he participates in.
For him emotionality is imminent, tapping into sensitivity is the most prolific way for him to unravel pure and honest visual storytelling. Beyond his talent, Toni is appreciated for his craft and professionalism.
Toni has been in a perpetual exploration of the profession, regularly testing new configurations and never moving without a camera in his hands, which allows him to sharpen his image work in all circumstances.
Welcome on board Toni!
Planb Cinematographer Oscar Faura has lensed the first two chapters of what is known as the best series made on Amazon Prime “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings Of Power”.
Directed by J.A Bayona and produced by Amazon Studios, this series is set in the second age of Tolkien’s world. Don’t miss it.
Huge congratulations to Oscar Faura and all the team!
We are delighted to welcome cinematographer Nikita Popkov to #Planb family!
Born in Riga, Latvia; Nikita’s work has included commercials, fashion, music videos, and fiction.
He has had the opportunity to work for brands such as Adidas, Durex, BBC or Havana Club; with production companies like Partizan, Rainbow or Panorama Productions among others.
Nikita’s last work is the new Ellie Goulding music video directed by Sophia Ray and produced by Partizan, which has been released today.
Welcome on board Nikta!
Planb Cinematographer Martí Herrera shot the
Huge Congratulations to both and to the teams of the projects!
Directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen, this psychological thriller is about a middle-aged French couple who moves to a local village, seeking closeness with nature where their presence inflames two locals to the point of outright hostility and shocking violence.
Have a look at the new trailer here.
Huge congratulations to Diego Rosenblatt, who has been selected as a finalist at Ciclope Festival Awards for Best Cinematography for his amazing work at
Leo Calzoni has worked as a cinematographer on the “Yiati Pouli M’” music video, directed by Alexis Gómez and produced by LANDIA, which has been selected as a finalist at Ciclope Festival Awards in the music video’s category.
The 2022 edition of the Ciclope Latino Awards Festival will take place on May 25th in Sao Paulo.
Planb welcomes cinematographer Andres Arochi
We are very happy to welcome cinematographer Andres Arochi to Planb Family!
Born in México, Arochi’s work has included fiction, documentaries, multimedia pieces, music videos, experimental videos, and photographic series.
He has had the opportunity to work for brands such as Zalando, Spotify, Fly Dubai, Samsung or Citibank; with production companies like Somesuch, Stink Films, STVDIUM, and with directors Vincet Haycock, Douglas Bernardt, and Ezra Hurwitz among others.
Andres has spent the last months shooting his own project as director and director of photography and he is now in Europe ready to work.
Welcome on board Andres!
Huge congratulations to Planb Director of Photography Gris Jordana, AEC who has received the Catalan Film Academy Award for Best Cinematography at the Gaudí Awards 2022 for her exceptional work on Clara Roquet’s new feature ’
We are excited to welcome Director of Photography Daniel Meré to our Planb roster.
Daniel has shot ’
Based in Madrid, he has had the opportunity to work together with clients, brands, and production companies such as Adidas, Bvlgari, Levi’s, Vogue, Blur, or Canada.
Welcome on board Daniel!
Huge Congratulations to the following Planb cinematographers & clients who have been nominated this year at the XVI Gaudí Awards by The Catalan Film Academy:
Josep Civit has been nominated for Best Cinematography for his work at ’
Gris Jordana received the nomination for Best Cinematography for her work at ’
Winners will be announced at the gala that will be held on March 6, 2022, in the Oval Room of the MNAC.
Congratulations and good luck to all!
Spanish writer-director Carlota Pereda expands her 2018 short film in this harrowing genre exploration of bullying, internalized trauma, revenge, and desire.
Have a look at the new trailer here.
Diego Guijarro Best Cinematography Award at Whistler Film Festival 2021
Planb welcomes Sara Gallego
We are very happy to welcome cinematographer Sara Gallego to Planb Family!
Based in Madrid, and graduated at ECAM, Sara has spent the last months shooting her third feature film ‘Matar Cangrejos’ directed by Omar A. Razzak and produced by Tourmalet Films
Swipe to see some stills of ’Formentera’ the latest music video she has shot for Aitanax & Nicki Nicole directed by Ambiwo and produced by The Banda Bear Show.
Welcome on board Sara!
Mariano Monti Best Cinematography Award at LCI Barcelona Fashion Film Festival 2021
Huge congratulations to Gris Jordana for her nomination for Best Cinematography at the GOYA Awards 2022 for her exceptional work on Clara Roquet’s new feature ‘Libertad’.
Produced by Avalon, Lastor Mediaand Bulletproof Cupid ‘Libertad’ has received 6 nominations including Best Feature Film, Best New Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress, Best New Actress, and Best Cinematography.
We would also like to congratulate the following clients, whose projects have received the following nominations at the next edition of the Goya Awards 2022:
• El Ventre del Mar (DOP
• Farrucas (DOP
• La Abuela (DOP
• Libertad by Enrique Urbizu (DOP Unax Mendia) - Nominated for Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Congratulations and good luck to all!
The Catalan Film Academy has published the 59 productions candidates in the XIV Gaudí Awards, and we’re happy to announce that there are several films, documentaries & short films with the direction of photography of Planb cinematographers:
• ‘Farrucas’ - DOP
• ‘Frederica Montseny, la dona que parla’ - DOP
• ‘Libertad’ - DOP
• ‘The Return: Life After ISIS’ - DOP Gris Jordana, Lara Vilanova Sentís, Núria Roldós
• ‘The Belly of the Sea’ - DOP
• ‘Tros’ - DOP
• ‘¡Corten!’ - DOP Nilo Zimmermann
The Nominees will be announced on January 25 and the gala of the XIV Gaudí Awards will be held on Sunday 6 March in the Oval Room of the National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC).
Good luck to all!
It has been an honor for Planb founder Blanca Aysa to be part of the Jury at this year’s UKMVA Awards.
We would like to specially congratulate our friends from Canada for winning the Best Production Company Award, as well as the director’s duo Realité and our cinematographer Lucas Casanovas for winning the Best Uk Dance/Electronic video Award with
Congratulations to everyone involved! It has been a wonderful edition full of amazing works, see you all next year!
Planb welcomes Àlvar Riu
We’re happy to announce that director of photography Àlvar Riu is joining Planb roster as a newcomer.
Born in Barcelona and graduated at ESCAC Àlvar has spent the past two months shooting his first feature film ‘Historia de Pastores’ directed by Jaime Puertas and produced by Películas Maria. The film is entirely shot on 16mm.
Although Àlvar has a great vocation for fiction, he is also shooting commercials for brands such as Adidas or Zalando and music videos for internationally renowned artists such as
Welcome on board Àlvar!
‘Fever Dream’ at San Sebastian Film Festival 2021
Feature film ‘Fever Dream’ directed by Claudia Llosa and lensed by Planb cinematographer Oscar Faura will compete at the official selection of San Sebastian Film Festival 2021, which will take place from September 17 to 25.
A young woman lies dying far from home. A boy sits beside her. She is not his mother. He is not her child. Together, they tell a haunting story of broken souls, an invisible threat, and the power and desperation of family. Based on the internationally critically acclaimed homonymous novel by Samanta Schweblin.
Produced by Apache Films ‘La Abuela’ will premiere in Spanish cinemas on October 22nd. Don’t miss it!
‘Camila Comes Out Tonight’ the fourth feature film of director Inés Barrionuevo, lensed by Planb cinematographer Constanza Sandoval will compete at the official selection of the 69th San Sebastian International Film Festival, which will take place from September 17 to 25.
‘Camila Comes Out Tonight’ tells the story of Camila, a teenager who is forced to move to Buenos Aires when her grandmother becomes seriously ill. She leaves behind her friends and a liberal public high school for a traditional private institution. The adolescent’s fierce but premature temper is put to the test.
Produced by Gale Cine and Sebastián Aloi, the film features Nina Dziembrowski, Maite Valero, Diego Sánchez and Adriana Ferrer.
Planb cinematographer Pablo Díez has won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lighting Direction for a Drama or Daytime Fiction Program for his amazing photography direction at the TV Series ‘Studio City’ by Amazon Prime.
Congratulations Pablo! We’re so proud of you and happy to have you in our family!
We are very happy to welcome cinematographer Pol G. Sala to Planb Family!
Born in Barcelona and graduated at ESCAC Pol has shot Jonàs Vargas latest music video ′
Welcome on board Pol!
‘The Belly of the Sea’ the most awarded film at Festival de Málaga 2021
Best Feature Film
Best Direction - Agustí Villaronga
Best Cinematography - Josep M.Civit & Blai Tomas
Best Screenplay - Agustí Villaronga & Alessandro Baricco
Best Male Performance - Roger Casamajor
Best Music - Marcús J.G.R
Congratulations to all the team for such an amazing masterpiece!
With ‘Libertad’, Clara Roquet delivers a first film with a subtle and complex structure, a beautiful fluidity in its direction, and in the delicately nuanced interpretation of its young actresses. A sweet, deeply moving film, a gentle, determined journey through life.
Set in Sapin in 1982, a young police officer from Madrid accepts a destination in a seaside town with the hope of curing his daughter and gaining some peace of mind. Once there, he is involved in investigating the strange murder of the inspector he has to replace. The investigations will take him to a beach hotel where a community of elderly Nazis, claimed by many countries for crimes against humanity, lives a heavenly and happy retreat.
Directed by Ian De La Rosa & produced by Vayolet Films, Amplitud & Primo Cine, ‘Farrucas’ tells the story of Hadoum, Fátima, Sheima and Sokayna, four teenagers from El Puche, a suburb of Almería, proud of their Moroccan and Spanish roots. Together they face their first experiences in institutes outside the neighborhood, making evident the deficiencies of their environment. On Fatima’s eighteenth birthday, the strength of their self-confidence will be put to the test.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has revealed the nominees for the 48th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, which will be presented on June 25 th in primetime on CBS and Paramount+.
We’re extremely happy to share that Planb cinematographer Pablo Díez has been nominated for Outstanding lighting direction for a drama or daytime fiction program for this amazing work at the TV Series ‘Studio City’. Congratulations Pablo!
The new feature film of director Agustí Villaronga ‘The Belly of the Sea’ lensed by Planb cinematographer Josep M. Civit and Blai Tomàs will compete at the official selection of the 24th edition of Festival de Málaga.
‘The Belly of the Sea’ is based on the events narrated in Alessandro Barrico’s novel ‘Oceano Mare’. After the sinking of a ship, 147 men try to survive, confined in a raft adrift in the middle of the sea. This shipwreck was immortalized by Théodore Géricault in the famous canvas ‘The Raft of the Medusa’, kept in the Louvre Museum.
We are very happy to welcome cinematographer Constanza Sandoval
Born in Argentina and now based in Lisbon, Constanza has shot
Welcome on board Constanza!
We are very happy to welcome cinematographer Diego Rosenblatt to Planb Family!
Born in Uruguay and graduated at Maine Media College in USA, he has worked on short films with Alejandro Damiani (
For the past 12 years, Diego has traveled the world shooting commercials and documentaries for the likes of UBER, VW, Nissan, Converse, Ray-Ban, Johnnie Walker, Gatorade, Toyota, Skol, and Smirnoff among many others.
Welcome on board Diego!
We’re very happy to announce Persona’s incorporation to Planb roster.
Persona is the cinematographer duo formed by Mario Lerma and Alex Rapariz. They have recently shot Motorola’s latest commercial ′Born out of Lockdown‘, and ’Wunderkammer SS19’ for Palomo Spain with director Kito Muñoz. In 2018 they joined forces with director Jiajie Yu Yan on the short film ’Xiao Xian’, the first short film in chines to be nominated at the Goya Awards. ‘Xiao Xian’ has been recognized with the Best Cinematography Award at five different festivals.
Welcome on board Persona. !
XIII Gaudí Awards Nominations
We are very proud to announce that Planb cinematographer Josep M. Civit has received a double nomination for the Best Cinematography Award at the next edition of the XIII Gaudí Awards of the Catalan Film Academy, for his amazing direction of photography at the feature films ‘La Vampira de Barcelona’ and ‘Baby’.
Moreover, we are pleased to share the following Planb cinematographers’ projects that have also been nominated in different categories:
Here you can take a look at the entire list, awards will be announced next March 21st at the Auditorium of the CCIB Forum in Barcelona.
Congratulations and good luck to all!
We’re very happy to announce that from now on Planb will have a new office in Madrid! The new office is located at Calle Navaleno 7, local 2. Special thanks to our friends at BeatMusic for letting us settle in their headquarters! Let’s start this new adventure!
Planb welcomes Director of Photography Martí Herrera
We are very happy to announce that the director of photography Martí Herrera has joined our Planb roster!
Barcelona born and raised, Martí studied cinematography at ESCAC Film School. Combining his creativity, story-telling, and technical abilities in order to create meaningful images, Martí travels the world developing all kinds of projects such as documentaries, commercials,
or fashion films.
He has had the opportunity to work together with clients, brands, and production companies such as Nike, Loewe, Estrella Damm, Nowness, Adidas, Apartamento, Mango, or Twentyfour-seven.
Welcome on board Martí!
Planb welcomes Director of Photography Beatriz Sastre
We are very happy to announce Beatriz Sastre’s incorporation at Planb roster.
Cinema and photography lover since childhood, she specialized with a master’s degree in Cinematography in London and she has been shooting fiction, commercials, documentaries, music videos, and fashion films for almost a decade.
Her main interest is to create a unique and absorbent atmosphere through lighting, framing, and camera movement, which will help to visually and emotionally communicate the different needs of each project.
Welcome on board Beatriz!
Goya 2021 Awards Candidates
The Spanish Film Academy has published the 155 feature films candidates in the 35th edition of the Goya Awards, and we’re happy to announce that the following Planb directors of photography are candidates for the Best Direction of Photography Award:
· Gina Ferrer for ‘Isaac’
· Josep M. Civit for ‘Descubriendo a José Padilla’
· Rita Noriega for ‘A Perfect Enemy’
Planb welcomes Director of Photography Manel Ruiz
We are very happy to announce that the director of photography Manel Ruiz Bardají has joined our Planb roster!
Based in New York and Barcelona, Manel has been working internationally since the 2000s and has won many international awards.
His cinematography stands out for being natural and stylized. He is always in search of texture, new styles, old and new lenses, overall he is always aiming to develop a good story through lighting and lensing, partnering with directors.
Welcome on board Manel!
XIII Gaudí Awards Candidates
The Catalan Film Academy has published the 59 productions candidates in the XIII Gaudí Awards, and we’re happy to announce that there are several films, documentaries & short films with the direction of photography of Planb cinematographers:
· ‘Baby’ - DOP Josep Civit
· ‘Descubriendo a José Padilla’ - DOP Josep Civit
· ‘Cosmética del Enemigo’ - DOP Rita Noriega
· ‘Hogar’ - DOP Pau Castejón Úbeda
· ‘Isaac’ - DOP Gina Ferrer
· ‘La Boda de Rosa’ DOP Beatriz Sastre & Sergi Gallardo
· ‘La Vampira de Barcelona’ - DOP Josep Civit
· ‘No Matarás’ - DOP Elías M. Félix
· ‘Uno para todos’ - DOP Bet Rourich
· ‘Panteres’ - DOP Gina Ferrer
This year Planb is collaborating with the VIII Commercial Film Workshop in Valladolid that will take place on the next 10th and 12th of November.
Planb cinematographers Marc Miró and Román Martínez de Bujo have been shortlisted for the Best Director of Photography Award at the APCP 2020 Awards. The awards show will take place on November 12th at 17:00h.
Don’t miss Diego Guijarro talking about camera lens at the workshop ‘Anamorphic vs sphercial’ on Wednesday 11th of November at 10:00 h.
You can get your tickets here
Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival 2020
The latest Spxxnn P music video ′
Congrats to all the team!
DOP Federico Cantini Best Cinematography Award at PIIF 2020
We are very happy to announce that Planb Director of Photography Federico Cantini has won the Best Cinematography Award at the last edition of the Prague International Indie Film Festival 2020 for his amazing work at the short film ’SLEEPWALK′ directed by Filipe Melo and produced by We Are Libre.
Planb Welcomes Director of Photography Leo Calzoni
We are very happy to announce that the director of photography Leo Calzoni has joined our Planb roster!
Always guided by a passion for cinema, Leo is constantly on the move, looking for new ways of expressing himself through photography, constantly evolving and growing. His work currently covers advertisements, music videos, and fiction.
Leo’s music video for Porter ‘Para Ya’, directed by Alexis Gómez, is shortlisted for Best Short Music Video in the next edition of the Latin Grammys, 2020
Welcome on board Leo!
We are very happy to announce Mariano Monti’s incorporation at Planb roster.
Mariano loves to light in a very naturalistic way without losing the stylized and trying all the time to be original and risky.
He has an excellent experience shooting commercials and music videos around the world.
His influence are painters as Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Hopper, and photographers as Erwin Olaf, Fred Herzog, Martin Parr, William Eggleston for naming some.
Welcome on board Mariano!
We are extremely happy to share with you that Planb directors of photography Marc Miró and Pau Castejon Úbeda have been nominated for Best Cinematography in a Music Video at the next edition of Camerimage Festival 2020. Their music videos that are also nominated to Best Music Video category are:
The set of nominated videos will be presented at a special screening for the Jury and the festival audience on Thursday, 19th November in CKK Jordanki’s Main Screening Room. The winners will be announced during the Festival’s Closing Ceremony on Saturday 21st November.
Good luck to all!
DOP Marc Miró Nominated at UKMVA 2020
We are very excited to announce the nomination of our Director of Photography Marc Miró at the Best Cinematography Award in the next edition of the UKMVA for his amazing work at the Ferran Palau’s latest music video
This stunning music video has been also nominated at Best Alternative International Video Award.
We are extremely happy & proud to share with you that the following music videos are shortlisted for the next edition of the UKMVA. Congratulations to all!
. Spxxn p ‘Complicació’ (DOP Thais Català), for Best Hip Hop / Grime / Rap Video
We also would like to congratulate Diana Kunst’s for her nomination at Best Director for The Rolling Stones ‘Criss Cross’ music video in which our DOP Uri Barcelona participated.
There will be a live virtual ceremony to celebrate the nominees and winners.
Good luck to all!
Planb Welcomes Director of Photography Nauzet Gaspar
We are very happy to announce Nauzet Gaspar’s incorporation at Planb roster.
Nauzet is an amazing cinematographer who early discovered his passion for images capturing his skater friends in a world of fun, adventures, and excitement.
He moves to Madrid where he finds himself involved in the fashion industry and has built a career as a cinematographer in all kinds of projects; music videos, and commercials.
Planb starts representing Steadicam operators
Malaga Film Festival 2020
Congratulations to the team of
Feature film shot by Planb cinematographer Rita Noriega, directed by Bernabé Rico and produced by Claqueta, La Crea SGR, El Inconveniente AIE, TalyCual Producciones & Tito Clint Movies.
Soon in theaters!
We are very excited to share with you that Planb cinematographer Oscar Faura has been invited to be part of the Hollywood Academy next to 818 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.
“The Academy is delighted to welcome these distinguished fellow travelers in the motion picture arts and sciences. We have always embraced extraordinary talent that reflects the rich variety of our global film community, and never more so than now,” said Academy President David Rubin.
Blanca Aysa part of Jury line-up of Berlin Commercials 2020
Very happy to announce that Blanca Aysa, founder of Planb, will be part of the jury line-up of the next edition of the Berlin Commercial Festival next to @solab_pictures @ambassadors.studio @gesas.management @_onepointfour @soldats.tv @movingpicturecompany @radicalmedia_london @cadencefilms @psychoprod @shots_creative @phantasm.tv @leoburnett @revolveramsterdam @anomaly @okaystudio @modestdept @susanne.nagel @thinkveryl @72andsunny @adelphoimusic @objectandanimal @universalmusicpub_ger @superprimefilms @rattlingstick @akkuratstudios @defalcon @sec.studio @we.are.lief @rekorder.de @halal.amsterdam @rsafilms @calvinklein @180kingsday @luredby @markenfilmcrossing @hello.mr.frank @quinto_gmbh @pavilionworks @woodblock.tv @equatorproductions @productivespain and many more.
The Festival will take place this year throughout the city of Berlin between September 7th and 11th in renowned production companies, agencies, and gallery spaces that will open their doors for workshops, talks, screenings, exhibitions, networking, and more.
You can make your Submissions until July 24th, the shortlist will be announced August 1st and Awards on September 11th.
We are very happy to share with you that Director of Photography Lluís Ferrer is joining Planb roster as Newcomer. LLuís has been working as a cinematographer in music videos, commercials, fiction.
Sobriety and geometry being his primary aesthetic base, he likes to break his own conventions and explore angles, textures, and lighting setups that enrich every image he creates. He finds himself in a constant quest for creators that bring him challenges and force him to enhance his limits, and he feels calm and confident enough to explore them and keep growing.
Welcome to Planb Lluís!
DOP Pau Castejón Bronze Award at AWARD Awards 2020
Planb Director of Photography Pau Castejón won a Bronze Best Cinematography award at the last edition of the AWARD Awards for his amazing work at the commercial
This stunning commercial has also won two Silver awards for Direction and Visual Effects, and a Bronze award for its Color Grading in the same festival.
Congratulations Pau and to all the team!
DOP Toni Abad Nominated at Fugaz Awards 2020
We are very happy to announce Toni Abad’s nomination at Best Cinematography Award in the next edition of the FUGAZ Spanish Short Film Festival, for his excellent work in the short film ‘Hawaii’.
Short film directed by Jordi Capdevila and produced by Lamalanga Produccions. ‘Hawaii’ is also nominated in 4 more categories in the same festival.
DOP Román Martínez de Bujo Nominated at LJIFFF 2020
We are very happy to share with you the Roman Martinez de Bujo’s nomination at the Best Cinematography Award at the next edition of the world-famous La Jolla Fashion Film Festival 2020 for his amazing work at
The fashion film ‘Cosmos’ directed by La Sister, is also nominated at 7 nominations more! Congrats!
The winners will be revealed on July 25th at the Festival website.
We are very happy to share with you that Director of Photography Thais Català is joining Planb roster. Thais has a brilliant experience in commercials, music videos, and films.
Thais appreciates the small details and believes that the art of photography is able to highlight them. Her intention with photography is to be able to find beauty anywhere by changing only the point of view.
Welcome to Planb Thais!
We are very happy to announce Pau Castejón Úbeda’s nomination at Best Cinematography Award in the next edition of the Berlin Music Video Awards 2020, for his amazing work at
Directed by Drew Kirsch & Taylor Swift and produced Happy Place.
We are very excited to announce that the amazing director of photography Albert Salas has joint our Planb roster!
Albert’s accolades include recently winning Best Cinematographer’s Debut at Camerimage and Best Cinematography at Tribeca Film Festival for his achievements in his feature film debut “Obey.” His cinematography on commercial work also recently won at the Lions Film Awards.
As a cinematographer, Albert is always striving to achieve a very distinctive look on all his projects.
Welcome on board Albert!
We are very excited to announce the nomination of our Director of Photography Pau Castejón for Best Cinematography Award in the next edition of the AWARD Awards for his stunning work at the commercial shot
This amazing commercial been also nominated in these categories Direction, Art Direction and twice in Visual Effects (VFX & Color Grading)
The winners will be revealed at the 41st AWARD Awards on March Friday the 27th.
Congratulations! Well done Pau!
We are thrilled to welcome Director of Photography Diego Guijarro, to our Planb roster!
Diego has just wrapped on director Pooja Shetty’s & Neil Pagedar’s first Indian sci-fiction tv series ‘If, Then Or else’. Produced by Memesys Cultural Lab.
Diego developed his career in Canada before moving to Madrid. He just got nominated at the CSC Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards 2020 for the short documentary ‘Mothers of’ in the category “short doc”.
Congratulations and welcome on board Diego!
We are very excited to share with you that the following films will be be in the Oficial Section this year at the Festival de Málaga.
· ‘Orígenes Secretos’ DOP Rita Noriega, Director: Galán Galindo
· ‘Uno para todos’ DOP Bet Rourich, Director: David Ilundain
. ‘Isaac’ DOP Gina Ferrer, Director: Angeles Hernandez & David Matamoros
Short Films Selection:
· ‘El Pas de Sant Joan’ DOP Maria Codina, Director Ana Gitz
We wish all our Directors of Photography Good Luck and Congratulations to all the films and to their Crew which made this possible!
Planb welcomes DOP Milka Altskan
We are very excited to announce that the fantastic director of photography Mika Altskan is joining the Planb roster!
Mika is constantly evolving, always looking for new ideas and always up for new challenges. He loves teamwork and meeting new people. Enthusiastic and industrious by character, he is committed to bring his skills, knowledge, and intuition to deliver the most for every project.
Welcome at Planb!
Blanca Aysa taught the newly graduated Masters of cinematography at the ESCAC- Superior School for Cinema and Audiovisual of Catalonia about the Planb agency services and how to be prepared for the future as director of cinematography.
The new amazing commercial for ‘Adidas x Ivy Park’ is out.
Shot by our talented director of photography Arnau Valls Colomer, directed by Jenn Nkiru and produced by Iconoclast US.
Planb welcomes DOP Xavier Amorós
The brilliant director of photography Xavier Amorós is joining the Planb roster!
Xavi has been working as a cinematographer in music videos, commercials, feature films, documentaries, TV and art films in the UK and internationally.
He strives for new challenges bringing his passion, flair, and adaptability to the needs of every project, and always seeking the right visual poetry to fit the storytelling.
Working worldwide and within a team has been integral to his development as a cinematographer bringing him new perspectives and an acute visual sensibility.
Planb welcomes DOP Flavia Martinez
We are really happy to announce that the talented director of photography Flavia Martínez is joining the Planb roster!
Flavia shot commercials, music videos and has focused a lot on documentary and Narrative. In 2018 she was nominated for ‘best cinematography’ in a foreign language film at the Madrid Asia IFF.
Welcome to Planb!
We are really excited to share with you that in the last edition of the Forqué Awards 2020 these projects with the directors of photography by Planb won:
·Best Spanish movie of the last 25 years
‘Pan´s Labyrinth’ directed by Guillermo del Toro and produced by Estudios Picasso / Tequila Gang / Esperanto Filmoj and with our director of photography
· Best Female Interpretation
‘Madre’ directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen produced by Amalur Pictures, Arcadia Motion Pictures, Caballo Films, Le Pacte, Malvalanda & Noodles and shot by our director of photography
Congratulation to the winners!
Planb welcomes DOP Daniel Vignal
We are really excited to announce that the talented director of photography Daniel Vignal joins our roster.
His approach to image-making is based around the concept of using and manipulating natural light. Photography is a constant thread in Daniel’s life; he is always observing the nuanced ways in which light and color dance in different spaces and people.
Welcome to Plan B!
Planb welcomes DOP Nicolás Sola
We are very excited to announce that the talented
director of photography Nicolás Sola joins the Plan b roster!
Nicolás is passionate about contrasts, the pulse between the lights and shadows. Constantly analyzes the incidence of light and how it behaves in the spaces that are around his life day and night. He considers that knowing the real behavior of light, you can capture reality more faithfully as we know it or get out of it.
We are looking forward to the upcoming projects next year.
Welcome to Plan b!
Planb welcomes DOP Duarte Domingos
We are very excited to announce that the director of photography
Duarte Domingos joins the Plan B roster!
Guided by curiosity and passion, Duarte, is focused on creating and exploring new territories and techniques. Challenging projects are the fuel to his talent and work.
Welcome to Plan B!
We are very happy to announce the Best Cinematography nomination of Gris Jordana in the next edition of the Gaudí Awards of the Catalan Film Academy, for her amazing work in the
We also congratulate the team of ‘Tarhib’, short film lensed by Pepe Gay de Liébana for its nomination at Best Short Film.
The ceremony will take place next January 19th in the Forum Auditorium of Barcelona.
Planb welcomes DOP Cayetano González
We’re lucky to announce that director of photography Cayetano González joins Planb roster. Cayetano is a great DOP as well as a photographer specialized in natural light.
He’s evolved in a personal project called “about light”, shot with natural light, about beauty, femininity, loneliness, melancholy and any type of feeling you can transmit while in a state of calm.
Welcome to Planb!
Planb welcomes DOP Pau Muñoz
We are very happy to announce that Director of Photography Pau Muñoz joins Planb roster.
Pau is a non-conformist, calm and solutions-orientated DP who has a keen eye for using lighting to capture the specific mood and atmosphere for every frame.
Welcome to Planb!
We are very happy to announce that director of photography Oscar Faura won the Best Cinematography Award at the Media Felis Awards in Istanbul, for his amazing work at
Planb welcomes DOP Adam Barnett
We are very happy to welcome Adam Barnett to Planb roster.
Adam is based in London and he’s a big believer in taking risks with his work pushing for the best and the most moving imagery he can create.
Welcome to the family!
Two days left for the next edition of the Ciclope Festival in Berlin. Daniel Fernandez Abelló is nominated again for Best Cinematography Award for his amazing work at
Alexis Zabe shot the
Congratulations & Good luck to all!
Happy to announce that two short films in which two Planb cinematographers have participated have been shortlisted for the next edition of the Goya 2020 Awards of the Spanish Film Academy.
‘Hawaii’ - DOP Toni Abad / Direction Jordi Capdevila / LaMalanga Produccions
‘Tahrib’ - PDO Pepe Gay de Liébana / Direction: Gerard V. Cortés / ESCAC Films
Yesterday night, Daniel Fernandez Abelló won the Best Cinematography Award of the UK Music Video Awards for his amazing work at
This music video also won the Best Artist, Best Alternative Video-UK, Best Editing, Best Visual Effects, and Best Production Company Awards. Great work!
The Best Pop video-UK Award was for Barns Courtney music video ‘You and I’ with cinematography by Uri Barcelona & Maria Codina.
Apart from Daniel Fernández Abelló’s nomination for Best Cinematography at UKMVA for
. Barns Courtney ‘You and I’. DOP: Uri Barcelona & Maria Codina Rebull. Dir: Pablo Maestres. Prod Co: Primo & Friend for Best UK Pop video & Best Production Design
We are very excited to announce the nomination of Daniel Fernandez Abelló for Best Cinematography Award in the next edition of the UK Music Video Awards for his stunning work at
This amazing music video has been also nominated in these categories UK Best Alternative Video, Best Choreography, Best Editing, and Best Visual Effects.
The winners will be revealed at the awards show on October 23rd at London’s Roundhouse.
Congratulations! Well done Dani!
We are very happy to welcome director of photography Federico Cantini to Planb roster.
Born and raised in Buenos Aires, he’s actually living in LA. World traveler at heart and soul, he expanded his career across five continents balancing commercials and features varying in scale from major productions to small run-and-gun passion projects.
Apart from Pau Castejón Úbeda’s nomination for Best Cinematography at MTV Music Awards for
DOP: Daniel Fernandez Abello. Dir: Andrew Thomas Huang. Prod Co: Object & Animal.
DOP: Pau Castejón. Dir: Drew Kirsch & Taylor Swift. Prod Co: Happy Place.
We are very happy to announce Pau Castejón Úbeda’s nomination for two consecutive years at Best Cinematography Award in the next edition of the MTV MVAwards, for his amazing work at
Directed by Henry Scholfield and produced by Caviar LA.
The 12th International Festival of Cinema in Catalonia (Fic-Cat) dedicates this edition at the direction of photography and homages Planb cinematographer Josep M. Civit for his wide, international and multi-awarded filmography.
The festival will take place from June 8th to 15th in Roda de Berà, and Josep will give a master class on Sunday at noon at the Casal de les Monges.
We are very happy to welcome director of photography Carlos Feher to Planb roster.
Carlos was born in Barcelona and studied Cinematography in the Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia (ESCAC). He combines intuition with technical sensibility and this makes him a cinematographer with a great future.
Welcome to Planb’s family ✨
We are very happy to announce that the feature film
It’s an hilarious social comedy written by Jo Brand, directed by Keith English and produced by Debbie Gray & Genesius Pictures.
Congrats to all the team!
Congrats to all the team!
Here you have the Winners entire list.
We are very happy to welcome Gina Ferrer to Planb’s roster.
Gina, born in Barcelona, studied at the ESCAC, specializing in Cinematography. She draws inspiration from everywhere, her experience with international production has given her a versatility towards new challenges in countries with different cultures, lighting and working methods. As a DOP combines features commercials, TV fiction, and documentaries.
She has just finished filming a feature film called ‘Isaac’ produced by Mr. Miyagui Films and Zentropa Spain.
Welcome to Planb’s family ✨
We are very happy to announce the Best Cinematography nomination for Álex de Pablo for his excellent work in the ‘El Reino’ movie, this film has also twelve more nominations, among them, Best Film and Best Direction.
We also want to congratulate the crew of ‘Superlópez’ with the direction of photography by Arnau Valls Colomer and second unit Elías M. Félix is nominated in three categories.
The short film ‘Cerdita’ (DOP Rita Noriega) is nominated for Best Fiction Short Film.
The Gala will take place on the 2nd of February in Sevilla.
Good luck to all✨
We would like to welcome Pablo Díez to Planb’s roster.
Pablo was born in Barcelona but has developed most of his work in the US, he had the honour of photographing a number of Hollywood stars including Mickey Rourke, Kris Kristofferson, Bruce Dern, Denise Richards, Dolph Lundgren, and Jason Patric. In the present is a member of the AEC (the Spanish Society of Cinematographers).
His last shot ‘The Final Wish’ is out now in theaters in the US, you can take a look of the trailer
Welcome to Planb!
We are very excited to announce that director of photography Pepe Gay de Liébana has joined Planb’s roster.
For Pepe, his two main aims in any project are to help the director find the best possible way to visually put over his narrative concept and to always have the best possible attitude towards the project. He is currently working on narrative, commercials, and music videos.
We wish him the best of luck in the upcoming Edition of Sundance Film Festival with his short film ‘Adalamadrina’ that will take place from January 24th to February 3rd 2019.
We are very proud to announce that Planb’s cinematographer Oscar Faura is a candidate for Best Cinematography Award in the next edition of the Acadèmia del Cinema Català - Premis Gaudí for his amazing cinematography in
Moreover, we are pleased to share the following Planb cinematographers’ projects that have also been nominated in different categories:
‘Jean-François i el sentit de la vida’ (DOP Bet Rourich) for Best Feature Film in Catalan Language and Best Original Music Awards.
‘Yo La Busco’ (DOP Carlos Rigo Bellver) for Best Feature Film Award in Catalan Language.
‘Superlópez’ (DOP Arnau Valls Colomer & 2nd Unit DOP Elías M. Félix) for Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best Sound, Best Visual Effects, and Best Makeup & Hair Styling Awards.
Here you can take a look at the entire list, awards will be announced next January 27th in Auditori Forum in Barcelona.
We are very happy to welcome to Planb director of photography Roberto San Eugenio. Roberto has a huge experience in all kind of commercials, music videos, and films.
Roberto is a versatile cinematographer who is quick on the set and brings enormous intuition to resolve any situation that might come up during a shoot.
We are very happy to announce that
We are very happy to announce that director of photography Johan Florez joins Planb. He’s colombian, based in Milano and works internationally in advertising, documentary and narrative projects. Welcome to Planb!
Johan Florez Showreel
‘Alegría, tristeza’ feature film with photography by Albert Pascual Roca, directed by Ibon Cormenzana and produced by Arcadia Motion Pictures, Movistar+, Samarcanda Films & Televisió de Catalunya. Starring Roberto Álamo, Manuela Vellés, Pedro Casablanc and Carlos Bardem among others.
Premiere on theaters and on Rakuten TV next November 16th.
We are very happy to announce Arnau Valls Colomer’s nomination for Best Cinematography Award in the next edition of the Camerimage Festival, for his amazing photography in the DJ SNAKE “MAGENTA RIDDIM” music video. Directed by Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia.
The festival will take place from the 10th ’til 17th November 2018.
We are very happy to welcome to Planb director of photography Ivan Hugo as a Newcomer.
Ivan Hugo studied Photography at the University of the Arts London, followed by set lighting at the Mountview Academy of theatre arts, where he was taught in scenography lightning. In 2008, inspired by the neon lights, handheld shots and documentary style of the films of Wong Kar-Wai, Christopher Doyle and several visits to Asia, he settled home for eight years in Tokyo “in search of light” now he’s settled in London but works around the globe.
Bet Rourich, director of photography at Planb, is part of the jury of the official section of the 66th Festival de cine de San Sebastián International Film Festival.
The jury is chaired by director Alexander Payne, and Bet Rourich will be next to the actress Rossy De Palma, actor Nahuel Perez Biscayart, producer Agnes Johansen and director Constantin Popescu.
Tonight 6th of July, premiere in UK & Ireland cinemas of The More You Ignore Me, an hilarious social comedy with cinematography by Planb director of photography Josep M. Civit, directed by Keith English and produced by Debbie Gray & Genesius Pictures.
Comedy based in Jo Brand’s best seller and starring by an unrecognisable Sheridan Smith.
Take a look at the
DOP Alexis Zabe is nominated for Best Cinematography in AICP Awards (Association of Independent Commercial Producers) for his excellent photography in
The ceremony will take place in New York next June 12th.
The short film ′
The Short Film has also been awarded in the Medina del Campo Film Festival with the Best Sound and Best Costume Design Awards with a Jury Special Mention at her director, Bàrbara Farré.
Moreover in CreatRivas 2018, Bàrbara Farré received the Best Direction Jury Award.
‘The Short Film focuses on an uncomfortable reality without judging the characters, demonstrating great command of the cinematographic language’ according to the Malaga Film Fest.
Winners will be announced at the 2018 Gala Awards on May 17th in New York City. Congrats!
We are very happy to welcome to Planb director of photography Bet Rourich with this great news: “Wild Honey Pie!” the feature film she shot last year starring Jemima Kirke, Richard Elis, Brett Goldstein and directed by Jamie Adams has been selected for South by Southwest Film Festival!
Bet is always looking for new interesting projects to throw her knowledge and passion into. She is always up for new challenges, loves to teamwork with new interesting people and to bring her sensitivity and experience to get the best from every project.
You can take a look at the selected films for the South by Southwest Film Festival 2018 here.
Congrats and welcome!
Josep Civit has won the Best Cinematography Award at the X Gaudi Awards (2018) for his awesome work in
Incerta Gloria has also been recognized with 7th more awards including Best Main Actress & Best 2nd Character Male among others!
Congratulations to all the team!
Congratulations to Planb’s DP Josep M. Civit for his nomination for the Best Cinematography Award at the next edition of the Gaudí Awards of the Catalan Film Academy for his awesome work in
Congrats to all the teams!
Blanca Aysa is attending this year at Camerimage International Film Festival in its 25th anniversary, as speaker at the Get Noticed Panel. Panel discussion with experienced agents for emerging talents.
Centrum Kongresowe Opera Nova at 21:30 on the 15th November 2017.
Sala seminaryjna, 1. piętro
Blanca Aysa – Plan B
Kasper Notlev – ArtOfficial Agency
Jonathan Silverman – in.trin.sic Production Agency
The Get Noticed panel has always garnered considerable interest. For four years Camerimage Festival has been doing the best to assist young people with professional know-how so that they can navigate the world of cinema with greater awareness. Building one’s image in this line of business is an art well practiced by the specialized agents of the panel. This year, too, they are going to try and answer the question ‘How do I get noticed?’ During the fourth edition of the panel, the agents will elaborate on how to start your career path after graduating film school and how to stand out from other young and talented artists. The Question & Answer section will be integral to our meeting. It offers a unique opportunity to get tips from professionals on how to create your brand in the film industry.
The Camerimage Film Festival will take place in Bydgoszcz, from 11th to 18th November 2017
We hope to see you there!
Director of photography Daniel Fernandez Abelló has won the GOLD Award in Cinematography (Branded Content in Long Form) at the last edition of the Ciclope Festival 2017, for his excellent and amazing work in
We are very happy to welcome to Planb director of photography German Lammers. He’s a Mexican cinematographer based in Madrid with years of experience in feature films, commercials, and TV series.
German’s a believer of the knowledge through the art of the disciplined experimentation.
We would like to congratulate Directors of Photography Daniel Fernández Abelló, Marc Miró and Arnau Valls Colomer for their nominations at Music Video Best Cinematography in the next edition of the CICLOPE Festival 2017. The Festival will take place next October 26th & 27th in Berlin. The jury –that comprises top producers and creatives from all over the world– chose, among more than 1,000 entries, the best works in each category.
Rosalía ‘De Plata’. DOP: Arnau Valls Colomer​
Daniel Fernández Abelló is also finalist at Branded Content Best Cinematography for his excellent work at ‘An Homage to David Bowie in Sound and Vision’ for the David Bowie Is Exhibition, 2nd Unit DOP Oriol Barcelona, directed and produced by CANADA.
We are very happy to announce DOP Carlos Rigo Bellver joins Planb as a New Talent. He’s observant, sensitive, patient and a decisive man with a great future.
Carlos has combined advertising and music videos with various fiction projects. At the end of 2016, Carlos shot his first full-length film, Ámbar, produced by Nanouk Films.
We would like to especially congratulate Director of Photography Pau Castejón Úbeda for his nomination at Best Cinematography in the next edition of the uk music video awards for his excellent work at
We also congratulate the teams of the following music videos for their nominations​:
Rosalía ‘De Plata’. DOP: Arnau Valls Colomer​
We are so happy to announce that director of photography Iván Romero joins Planb as a new talent.
After years of hard work, 2017 will see the release of ′Black Hollow Cage’, his first film as cinematographer. You can read his interview in the Cameraman Magazine about this film. Welcome to Planb!
We are very happy to welcome Director of Photography Lucas Casanovas to Planb as a new talent with a high personal stamp and a great future.
Lucas has had the opportunity to work with a range of production companies, including Canada and Sofa Experience. He is currently with an audiovisual artists collective known as YVERZ, working on small projects, all bearing their highly personal stamp.
The director of photography, Josep Civit is in London shooting ‘Born a King‘, the new film by Agustí Villaronga.
“The feature film takes place in the 1920s, when there was a desire to unify Saudi Arabia: England supplied weapons to all of the tribes so that they would fight among themselves. It will cover the childhood of the future King Faisal, who went to England as a child to resolve the conflict. He is a boy of 14 or 15 who is suddenly opened up to the world: he went from the desert to the cosmopolitan city of London, where a tap with running water was already quite a discovery. And he had to grapple with English diplomacy, which was a real nest of vipers.” says Villaronga.
The shooting starts in London in June and will go on in Saudi Arabia in October. It’s a co-production between Lolafilms, Celtic Films Entertainment and Saudi Arabia.
We are pleased to announce Director of Photography Gris Jordana has joined Planb roster. Gris after beginning her career in documentaries, she has gone on to make more than ten feature films in Africa, Latin America and Europe, as well as several music videos and commercials.
Commitment, speed and grace are the keywords to describe her work, which demonstrates a mastery of natural light, based on the premise that simplicity is beauty.
She believes her narrative approach and particular sensitivity are the most important contributions she brings to any project she works on.
Alexis Zabé has been selected by the Variety Magazine for being one of the 10 best cinematographers in 2017. Congrats Alexis!
Director of photography Eloi Molí is in Sofia shooting ‘All the Good Ones Get Away ’, feature film directed by Víctor García and produced by Get Away Films, AIE., starring Claire Forlani, Dougray Scott and Jake Abel.
The feature film is a thriller about a weekend get-away for two lovers that turns into a nightmare of psychological mind games.
We are happy to welcome director of photography Rafa Lluch to Planb roster. Rafa has a huge experience in all kind of commercials, music videos and films and has worked with directors as Bruce St.Clair, Félix Fernandez De Castro, Belén Gayán and Vincent Gerome among others.
One of his recent projects has been directing the photography of the action unit next to director Alejandro Toledo, in the feature film ‘Escobar’ directed by Fernando León de Aranoa in Colombia.
Release this week of the last film directed by Agustí Villaronga, ‘Incerta Glòria’, with direction of photography by Josep M. Civit and produced by Massa d’Or Produccions.
Feature film based on the novel of Joan Sales about the full emotional and moral conflict between the four main characters during the Spanish Civil War.
Film shot in Aragón, La Garriga and Barcelona and starring Marcel Borràs, Núria Prims, Oriol Pla and Bruna Cusí.
Planb is pleased to sponsor the Camerimage Show in Los Angeles this year. The Camerimage Film Festival brings selected films recognized by Camerimage juries to Los Angeles. During three days of special screenings you could see five features, four documentaries, three student etudes, and two music videos that triumphed at Camerimage 2016.
From February 10th through 12th the American audience will have the chance to experience a sample of the unique spirit of Camerimage Festival, enjoy the best of international cinematography and taste some delicious Polish cuisine. See you there!
Oscar Faura has won Best Cinematography at the Spanish Film Academy Goya Awards (2017) for his amazing work in ‘A Monster Calls’. Feature film directed by J.A. Bayona and produced by Apaches Cinema, Telecinco Cinema & Películas La Trini.
A Monster Calls has also received Best Direction for J.A. Bayona, Production Design, Art Direction, Makeup and Hair, Editing, Original Score , Sound and Special Effects Awards. Good job with a great team!
Oscar Faura has won the Best Cinematography Award at the IX Gaudi Awards (2017) for his magnificent work in A Monster Calls. Feature film directed by J.A. Bayona and produced by Apaches Cinema, Telecinco Cinema & Películas La Trini.
Oscar Faura is also nominated for Best Cinematography at the Goya Awards 2017 for the same film.
A Monster Calls has also received Best Film (not spoken in catalan), Best Direction for J.A. Bayona, Best Production Design, Best Art Direction, Best Film Editing, Best Sound and Best Special Effects Awards. Congratulations!
We are very happy to welcome Director of Photography Víctor Català to Planb as a new talent with a great future. Victor has been working as a cinematographer in many music videos, commercials and films.
Victor tries to combine his passion for music with the portrait of nature that captivates him, with all the beauty of the light, the textures, colours and atmospheres, it’s harmony and chaos!
We are very happy to announce the Best Cinematography nominations for our clients Óscar Faura for ‘A Monster Calls’ and Arnau Valls Colomer for ‘The Fury of a Patient Man’ at the IX Gaudí Awards (2017) of the Acadèmia del Cinema Català.
Congratulations to all the nominees, especially to ‘Tots els camins de Déu’ director of photography Daniel Fernandez Abelló for its Best Film nomination, ‘Tiger’ director of photography Nilo Zimmermann, for its Best Short Film nomination, and ‘Fassman, l’Increíble Home Radar’ director of photography Josep M. Civit for its Best TV Film nomination.
The ceremony will take place the next January 29th.
We are very happy to announce the Best Cinematography nominations for Oscar Faura for ‘A Monster Calls’ and Arnau Valls Colomer for ‘The Fury of a Patient Man’ at the 31st Goya Awards of the Spanish Cinema Academy (2017). The gala will take place on the 4th February in Madrid.
We also congratulate the crew of these films because ‘A Monster Calls’ with twelve nominations is the feature film with more options in the awards, including Best Film and Best Director for J. A. Bayona, and ‘The Fury of a Patient Man’ has eleven nominations also including Best Film and Best Emerging Director for Raúl Arévalo.
‘Cerca de tu casa’, lensed by David Omedes, has a been nominated for Best Emerging Actress and Best Original Song. ‘No culpes al karma de lo que te pasa por gilipollas’, lensed by Pau Castejón, nominated for Best Costume Design and ‘Gernika’, lensed by Unax Mendia, a Best Special Effects nomination. We would like to make special mention to Elias M. Félix who was in charge of the 2nd Unit cinematography of ‘The Fury of a Patient Man’. Good luck to all!
Planb is happy to announce DOP Takuro Takeuchi has joined our roster. Takuro has worked on several films, documentaries, music videos and commercials including directors as Luís Cerveró, Jorge Palomar and Canada among others.
The director of photography, Josep Civit is in Blockpool shooting ‘The More You Ignore Me‘, the new film by Keith English.
Comedy written and based on the best seller by Jo Brand (BAFTA winner), a wonderful movie about families in permanent construction... and deconstruction...
We are very happy to welcome Director of Photography Maria Codina to Planb as a new talent with a great future, who has been working as a cinematographer in many music videos, commercials and documentaries.
Maria believes that great cinematography can only be achieved by a combination of teamwork and keeping things simple, it’s a great mantra!
‘Tarde para la ira’ directed by Raúl Arévalo, with direction of photography by Arnau Valls Colomer and Elías M. Félix in charge of the 2nd Unit, will be in the official section of the 73rd Venice International Film Festival at La Biennale Di Venezia.
The Film Festival will take place on the Lido from August 31st to September 10th
The feature film is produced by La Canica Films. and it’s a thriller that follows the story of two men who wander around the entrenched violence and vindictiveness.
Daniel Fernández Abelló has won a Gold Award in Best Cinematography for his ripping work in M2 Malletier 2016, in the fifth edition of Berlin Fashion Film Festival (BFFF). Fashion film directed by Albert Moya and produced by O.
The Silver Award at the same category has been for Hennessy X.O Odyssey, whose cinematographers were Natascha Braier and Sebastián Sarraute in charge of the second unit. Direction by Nicolas Winding and production by Stink Paris.
Berlin Fashion Film Fest has also awarded the fashion film of Del Pozo SS16 with a Silver Award at the category ‘Best Use of Music’, Marc Miró made its cinematography. The ‘Best Music Video’ was for Tame Impala ‘The Less I know The Better’, with cinematography by Arnau Valls Colomer and Pau Castejón and Oriol Barcelona in charge of the second unit.
The Jägermeister commercial ‘Hunt or Be Hunted’ with direction of photography by Pau Castejón, directed by Ernest Desumbila and produced by O, has won two prizes at FIAP 2016.
A ‘Copa Iberoamerica’ and a Gold prize for its fantastic film editing.
It’s the first animated short film made ​​with real tattoos, near two hundred people were tatooed to give life to the Jägermeister deer. The soundtrack of ‘Hunt Or Be Hunted’ is an unreleased song from The Saurs composed especially for the occasion and on behalf of Jägermusic .
Román M. De Bujo has won a Bronze at the FIAP 2016 (Latin American Festival of Advertising) for his excellent cinematography in the promotional commercial of Canary Islands Tourism ‘Todo empieza con un Hola’ (‘All begins with Hello’).
Commercial directed by Diego Pernía and produced by Garage Films.
‘Cerca de tu casa’ directed by Educardo Cortés, with direction of photography by David Omedes will release in the official selection of the 19th Malaga Film Festival.
It’s a musical drama about the crisis, struggle, solidarity and hope produced by Bausan Films.
The actress Aina Clotet debutes as a director with ‘Tiger’. Short film produced by Aima Productions and with direction of photography by Nilo Zimmermann. ‘Tiger’ will participate in the official shortfilm selection of the 19th Malaga Film Festival and the show will be on the April 23rd.
The short film is a fiction based in real facts, it’s about a couple who waits for their first son and who loses one of their cats, this will trigger fears and differences between them. The story is also starred by Aina Clotet and Marcel Borràs.
‘Finding Sofia’ last film by Nico Casavecchia, with direction of photography by Eloi Molí and produced by 1st Ave Machine, will release in the BAFICI 2016.
The film is a fish-out-of-water comedy about self-acceptance about a young filmmaker who makes a rash decision and buys a ticket to Buenos Aires to pay a surprise visit to Sofía, a mysterious girl he met on the Internet. Once he arrives, he discovers that Sofia lives with her artist boyfriend and his assistant.
‘Toro’, the last thriller film directed by Kike Maíllo, with Arnau Valls as director of photography will release in the opening ceremony of the 19th Malaga Film Festival. Film produced by Apaches Entertainment, Atresmedia Cine, Zircozine, Escándalo Films, Maestranza Films, Telefónica Studios and Ran Entertainment. ‘Toro’ will be out of the competition with two passes during the event.
‘Rumbos’, film directed by Manuela Burló Moreno, produced by Arcadia Motion Pictures and cinematography by Unax Mendia will be also in the official section of the 19th Malaga Film Festival.
Unax Mendia is the director of photography of ‘Gernika’, film directed by Koldo Serra and produced by Pecado Films, Travis Producciones and Pterodactyl Productions. The feature film will be released the next 26th April at the Malaga Film Festival.
Eloi Molí has done the cinematography of the last music video of the missing Jeff Buckley ’I know it’s over ’. It’s an unpublished version of a song by The Smiths included in his last cover compilation featuring tracks from 1993, ‘You and I’.
Amanda Demme has directed the music video. Amy Redford, daughter of film legend Robert Redford, served as executive producer for Ground Seven and Sony Music Entertainment.
Josep Civit has received the award for Best Cinematography at the VIII Gaudí Awards (2016) for his excellent work in The King of Havana. Feature film directed by Agustí Villaronga and produced by Pandora Cinema, Tusitala & Esencia Films.
Josep Civit was also nominated for Best Cinematography at the Goya Awards 2016 for the same film.
The King of Havana has also received many awards such as Best Film Editing, Best Original Soundtrack and Best Costume Design at the VIII Gaudí Awards and the Concha de Plata for Best Actress to Yordanka Ariosa, at the San Sebastian International Film Festival 2015, among others.
Arnau Valls Colomer is nominated for Best Cinematography for ‘Anacleto, Agente secreto’ and Josep Civit is also nominated for Best Cinematography for ‘The King of Havana’.
This Sunday, January 31st , at 21.55 , TV3 offers live gala of the 8th edition of the Premis Gaudí of the Academy of Catalan Cinema presented by Rossy de Palma.
Both films with 12 nominations !!! Good luck to everyone!!!
We are proud to welcome Director of Photography Oriol Barcelona to Planb. Oriol has been working as a cinematographer in music videos and commercials for production companies such as Canada, Sofa Experience, Limon Estudios and Malditos Produce among others.
Oriol has already shot his first feature film, The Girl From the Song directed by Ibai Abad, a love story that takes part at the Burning Man Festival (NV, USA).
‘The Incident’ with direction of photography by Pau Castejón will be in the official section of the EUROPEAN PANORAMA at Camerimage Festival 2015.
The feature film directed by Jane Linfoot and produced by BFI, Creativity Capital, Square Circle Films, Universal Spirits and Wild Bobcat was released at the last Edimburgh International Film Festival.
The film follows the story of a couple facing their inner demons after ignoring the plight of a teenager in trouble , an incident that totally disrupts their normal life.
‘Amor Eterno’ (Everlasting Love) the new film of the director Marçal Forés has been released in USA within the 2015 Outfest Festival. The director of photography of the film Elías M. Félix has traveled to L.A to attend the premier.
The film is about a teenage passion. One night, a hot-daddy schoolteacher encounters one of his students in the cruising zone of a local park. The two embark on an illicit affair, but when the older man’s interest cools, it’s the student who gives the teacher a lesson he’ll never forget.
The well known Spanish director J.A Bayona has been in Haití shooting a documentary for Oxfam with Marc Miró and Hermés Marco as a cinematographers.
The film is telling the making of some animated films made by the children of a school in Port-au- Prince.
This documentary produced by Apaches Entertainment, will be released at the San Sebastián Film Festival.
The band HURTS unveil their stunning video to accompany new single ‘Some Kind of Heaven’, the first track taken from the forthcoming new album ‘Surrender’.
Arnau Valls Colomer is the responsible of photography of this music video directed by Chino Moya whose previous work includes directing St Vincent’s ‘Digital Witness’ music video. Both have created a breath-taking visual, strewn throughout with a delicate 60s hue, the video offers a deeper and more abstract insight into the themes of the new single.
The director of photography, Unax Mendia is in the Basque Country shooting the new film ‘Gernika‘ directed by Koldo Serra.
This film takes place between Bilbao and Gernika and tells a love story between journalists (James D’Arcy and María Valverde) in wartime, during the bombing of the city.
The shooting will be finish at the end of June.
We are proud to welcome Director of Photography Elías M. Félix to PLAN B. Elías’s feature credits include “Amor Eterno” directed by Marçal Forés. He is also working with commercial directors such as César Pesquera, Javier Navarro, Alejo Maside or Bruce Parramore.
CITES, is released in the Catalan Television (TV3) on Monday 27th. Directed by Pau Freixas and the responsibles of the photography are Albert Pascual and David Valldeperez. CITES is based on the successful British television romantic drama series “Dates” created by Bryan Elsley. The are many well known actors such as Eduardo Noriega, Nausica Boninn, Ingrid Rubio, Jordi Sánchez, Marc Cartes, among others.
LAST KNIGHTS is released in USA cinemas 3th of April. The responsable of cinematography is Antonio Riestra and directed by Kazuaki Kiriya.
The film is starring by Academy Award Nominee Clive Owen and Academy Award Winner Morgan Freeman.
Josep M. Civit has been nominated for the Max Theatre Awards for Best Lighting Design for the play directed by Agustí Villaronga”El Testamento de Maria” in which Blanca Portillo has been also nominated for Best Leading Performance.
The awards ceremony will take place in Barcelona on May 18, 2015.
‘The Corpse of Anna Fritz’ and its impeccable craftsmanship allowed its disturbing plot to rise above juvenilia and become something not necessarily terrifying but certainly bleak and brutal.
Set almost exclusively in a morgue where the body of world famous actress Anna Fritz is currently resting, the film is cut from similar thematic cloth as Deep Web, asking three young men and the viewers how far they would be willing to go to save themselves.
The film, directed by Hector Hernández Vicens and director of photography Ricard Canyellas, will compete in the Midnighters section of independent SxSW Festival, held in Austin, Texas, between 13 and 21 March and also in Sitges 2015 between 9 and 18 October.
The play from the homonymus novel by Colm Tóibín directed by Agustí Villaronga and lighting design by Josep María Civit tells the tale of Jesus of Nazareth according to his mother in this pagan gospel. Actress Blanca Portillo stars with this bold retake on Mary, recast as a simple countrywoman whose only child has been snatched away because of a heavenly decision she doesn’t understand.
EVA (2011) directed by Kike Maillo and photography by Arnau Valls Colomer, has been picked up by The Weinstein Company to run in selected theaters starting March 13th.
The film takes place in an alternate reality where humans and robots live side by side. This being 2015, the film has become the past’s look at an alt-future that is also, now, the past.
The director of photography, Josep Civit recently traveled to Dominican Republic to shoot the new film El Rey de la Habana (King of Havana) directed by the renowned Spanish director Agustí Villaronga. The feature film is an adaptation of the novel written by Pedro Juan Gutiérrez.
The film is about Reinaldo’s life, a teenager who escaped from a correctional and how he survives in to the streets of the Cuban capital during the hard years of the Cuban Special Period in the 90′s.
The shooting will be finish at the end of April.
Unax Mendia is one of the DPs responsible for the photography of the TV series El Ministerio del Tiempo that was released on TVE last Tuesday with an audience of nearly three million viewers.
Comes the first trailer of Anacleto: Agente Secreto. An action comedy directed by Javier Ruiz Caldera and Arnau Valls Colomer as a director of photography.
The film is starring by Quim Gutiérrez, Imanol Arias, Berto Romero, Alexandra Kiménez, Carlos Areces and Rossy de Palma.
The film‘s theatrical release is scheduled on September.
The shooting of the film “Toro” directed by Kike Maíllo (Eva, 2011) started yestarday in Málaga.
Arnau Valls Colomer is the director of photography of this contemporary western. The responsable of the photography of the 2n unit is Marc Miró.
The film is starring by Mario Casas, Luis Tosar and Claudia Vega.
The film is produced by APACHES.
The director of photography David Omedes is preparing the film “Cerca de Tu Casa” directed by Eduardo Cortés and starring by singer-songwriter Silvia Pérez Cruz.
Cortés defines the film as “it’s a drama about eviction starring Silvia evictions, with songs written by her music. (…)”
The film starts on February 2 in Barcelona and is produced by Bausan Films.
The American Society of Cinematographers has nominated Óscar Faura for the ASC Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in a Theatrical Release, for the film The Imitation Game
The ASC Awards will take place Feb. 15 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
Line Up, the short film directed by Àlex Julià and cinemaphotography by Marc Miró, has been nominated for best short film.
L’últim ball de Carmen Amaya, has been nominated for best TV movie, and has been directed by Judith Colell and cinemaphotography by Josep Civit.
Here you have the complete list.