Veteran photographer Raúl Rodríguez won the National Cinema Prize 2017 for his proliphic work filmming fiction and documentaries for over half a century, confirmed the Cuban Institute of Art and Cinema Industry (ICAIC). "The intense profesional activity of Rodríguez always was pointed to reflect diversity and virtue of photography in his films.He is a master of light,frames,composition with a great capacity to transmit his knowledge to others"'. Raúl was born in Santa Clara in 1939. Skilled editor and camera operator as well, this cinema-man worked in more than a hundred films, documentaries and news casts.The official delivery of thee award will take place on March 24 in the closing of the activities in honour of the 58 Anniversary of ICAIC. The jury agreed to algo give a special recognition for the work done during a life to: Magaly Pompa, Paco Pratt, Violeta Cooper and Hilda Roo.