The photo was shared by the official Instagram account of the festival.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Johnny Depp sent a written letter to accept the award. He said the relationship between the actor and cinematographer is “pivotal one” and added, “You might even say the most important, considering cinema, more than anything, is a visual medium.”
Depp was recently removed from the Fantastic Beasts franchise by Warner Bros after he lost his libel case against the UK newspaper The Sun for referring to him as a “wife-beater”. The Sun had also claimed that Depp physically abused his ex-wife Amber Heard when they were married.