TV Drama Pilots in Competition for the First Time Ever at Camerimage

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The cast from 'Manhattan'

The festival in the Polish city of Bydgoszcz showcases the work of cinematographers

Poland's Camerimage Festival, which opens November 14, has unveiled its first ever TV competition lineup.

"First Look" is a TV Pilots competition that puts the limelight on the finest work of television cinematographers.

Eleven TV pilots will compete for the festival's main prize, including an episode from Manhattan and Neflix's Sense 8: Limbic Resonance, directed by the Wachowski siblings with cinematography by Christian Almesberger, Frank Griebe, Danny Ruhimann and John Toll.

The full selection is:  Daredevil Into the Ring, (USA) directed by Phil Abraham, cinematographer Matthew J. Lloyd, produced for ABC Television Studio, Marvel Television, distributor NetFlix; Fargo The Crocodile's Dilemma, (USA), dir Adam Bernstein; DoP Matthew J. Lloyd, Nomadic Pictures, FX Networks, Polish distributor Ale Kino+; Gomorra - La Serie: Il clan dei Savastano (Germany/Italy), dir Stefano Sollima; DoP Paolo Carnera, Cattleya, Fandango, Sky HBO; Jordskott: Del I (Finland/Sweden/Norway), dir Henrik Bjorn, DoP Pelle Hallert, Palladium Fiction, Sveriges Television (SVT); Manhattan: You Always Hurt the One You Love (USA), dir Thomas Schlamme, DoP John Lindley, Lionsgate Television, Skydance Productions, (dist: Lionsgate Television); Pact: The Victim (Poland), dir Market Lechki, DoP Pawel Flis, HBO Europe, Telemark Sp, (dist: HBO Europe); Penny Dreadful: Night Work (UK/USA/Ireland), dir Juan Antonio Bayona, DoP Xavi Gimenez, Showtime Networks, Desert Wolf Productions, Neal Street Productions, HBO; Sense 8: Limbic Resonance (USA), dirs: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, DoPs: Christian Almesberger, Frank Griebe, Danny Ruhimann, John Toll, Georgeville Television, Studio JMS, Unpronounceable Productions, Netflix; Sirens: The Sinking Woman (Israel), dir Adam Sanderson, DoP Nadav Hekselman, July August Produtions, HOT, dist: HOT; Trapped: Episode #1.1, dir Baltasar Kormakur, DoP Bergsteiin Bjorgulfsson, RVKstudios, dist: Dynamic Television; and True Detective: The Long Bright Dark (USA), dir Cary Joji Fukunaga, DoP Adam Arkapaw, Passenger Film Studio, Parliament of Owls, Neon Black, Anonymous Content, HBO, dist: HBO Enterprises.