Tom Fahrmann wins prize for 'Ulzhan'

Cinematographer awarded for Schlondorff pic

COLOGNE, Germany -- Tom Fahrmann has won the 2008 German camera prize, best feature film, for his lensing of Volker Schlondorff's Kazakhstan-set drama "Ulzhan."

Michael Wiesweg took the top TV cinematography award for his work on Dominik Graf's "Das Gelubde" (The Vow), with Michael Schreitel winning the best series award for the Pro7 weekly "Unschuldig" (Innocent).

The 18th German Camera Awards were handed out Sunday night at a gala here. The prize is the country's top honor for cinematographers.
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