ARRI to receive lifetime achievement award

Film technology company honored at German Camera Prize

COLOGNE, Germany -- German film technology company ARRI will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the 20th German Camera Prize.

The Munich-based group, founded in 1917 by August Arnold and Robert Richter, is the world's largest manufacturer of motion picture cameras, lighting and digital equipment. ARRI has won 16 Oscars for technical innovation.

"For more than 90 years, ARRI has given cameramen and directors the tools to transform their visions into moving cinematic imagery," said Camera Prize organizer Christoph Augenstein. "The 20th anniversary of the Camera Prize is a perfect opportunity to honor this unique success story."

Bob Arnold, ARRI head and son of founder August, will receive the prize together with ARRI's management board, in Cologne June 27.
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