Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2011
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Nomination Detail

Yuri Klimenko was born in Dnepropetrovsk in 1944. He graduated from the prestigious Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK) in 1972, and then worked as a camera assistant and as a camera operator at film studios Gruziafilm, Uzbekfilm and Odesskaya Kinostudia. He has worked as a cinematographer on productions at the legendary Mosfilm Studio since 1987. Klimenko is a winner of the prestigious State Prize of the Russian Federation and has won three Russian Academy Awards for Best Cinematography for his work in His Wife’s Diary (2000), Dreaming of Space (2005) and Mu‑Mu (1998). Yuri Klimenko has worked on four movies with director Alexey Uchitel at Rock Films: His Wife’s Diary (2000), The Stroll (2003), Dreaming of Space (2005) and Captive (2008). The Edge is their fifth collaboration, and was Russia’s entry to the 83rd Academy Awards.


The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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