Michael Ballhaus received a Golden Bear for lifetime achievement. The German camera legend is best known for his work with Martin Scorcese and Rainer Fassbinder.
Michael Ballhaus filmed with famed directors like Martin Scorsese and Rainer Werner Fassbinder. The cinematographer from Berlin was adored in Hollywood for his creative techniques. He has passed away at age 81.
Ballhaus was known for his work on Academy Award winning films "Goodfellas" and "The Departed." He also served as the Head of Jury at the 40th Berlinale Film Festival.
In his 50 years behind the camera, Michael Ballhaus has worked with directors like Francis Ford Coppola or Martin Scorsese. The Berlin Film Festival is now honoring him as "one of the greatest cinematographers."
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