Witold Sobocinski Biography

(Cinematographer, Musician, Teacher)

More about the relationship

Witold Sobocinski was single. However, from his previous relationship, he had a son name, Petr Sobocinski. His son is married and has hence Witold has a daughter-in-law and three grandchildren.

Relationship Facts of Witold Sobocinski

  • Witold Sobocinski is married to hiswife.
  • He is father of One (Piotr sobocinski).
  • Witold Sobocinski is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who was Witold Sobocinski?

Witold Sobocinski was known to be the best cinematographer in the film industry. He was known to be a teacher, musician (as a drummer) in The Pioneer Jazz Band and famous for The Promised Land (1975) and Frantic (1988) which was known to be the best cinematography. He worked with a popular director like Andrzej Wajda, Krzysztof Zanussi, Roman Polanski and many more.

Witold Sobociniski death

He died suddenly on 19 November 2018. He was 89 years old. He survived by his granddaughter and three granddaughters in law.

Witold Sobocinski: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood, and Education

Witold Sobocinski was born in Ozorkow, Poland on 15th October 1929. The information about his parents is not available. Besides, his son’s name was Piotr Sobocinski(1985-2001). He was also a cinematographer. Witold Sobocinski was of Polish Nationality.

His childhood seems to be quite good. He also played several instruments during his childhood. He played mainly drums and trombone in Jazz Band. In 1995, he graduated from National film school in Lodz. In his childhood, he was interested in making movies.

Witold Sobocinski: Early Professional Life, Career

Talking about his career, he first started his career by working as a lighting director and cameraman in Czolowka Film Studio. Also, he worked on Polish Television. Then in 1967 he performed in film Ręce do góry / Hands Up! however, Censors banned the film for many years.

Furthermore, he also worked with Famous directors like Andrzej Wajda, Krzysztof Zanussi, Roman Polanski and many more. Andrzej Wajda also directed everything for sale which was his first appeared film in 1968.

Then he cinematograph many films like The Adventures of Gerard (1970), The Wedding (1972), The Promised Land (1975), Frantic (1988), The Gateway of Europe (1999) and also many more. Similarly, he worked in The Film School in Łódź as Lecturer.

Witold Sobocinski: Lifetime Achievement and Awards

Witold Sobocinski worked hard to get success in the film industry. For his hard work, he achieved various awards.

Further, the Camerimage International Film Festival of the art of Cinematography awarded him as The Golden Frog in 1994 and 2000. Besides, the American Society of Cinematography also awarded him in 2002.

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Caption: Witold Sobocinski young photo ( Source: Culture)

Moreover, in Moscow, he received a special prize for cinematography at the Festival of Youth and Students for the film The Boats Sail at Dawn.

Witold Sobocinski: Salary and Net Worth

As he was Cinematography he may earn a huge amount of salary and his net worth may be over a million dollars. There is no information about his salary and net worth.

Witold Sobocinski: Rumors and Controversy

He is good at maintaining his personal life. Thus, he has not got any rumors and controversy.

In addition, there is no information regarding his rumors and controversy since he has been keeping his record personal.

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References: Wikipedia, IMDb

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