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Laura Blum and Editor in chief Bruno Chatelin sat down with french icon director Jean Jacques Annaud about his new phenomenal film Wolf Totem, shot over 18 months in Mongolia with wolves...Historical moment where a french filmmaker gets to direct a smashing box office based on the best seller of a chinese book.
We often hear that directing animals and children is hell on a filmmaker. So why is Jean-Jacques Annaud nostalgic about the 200 horses, 1,000 sheep, 35 wolves and smatt...
LETNIE PRZESILENIE / SUMMER SOLSTICE
2014, Colour, Germany, Poland, World Competition
Director : Michal Rogalski
Screenwriter : Michal Rogalski
Cinematographer : Jerzy Zieli?ski
Editor : Joanna Brühl, Milenia Fiedler
Cast : Filip Piotrowicz, Jonas Nay, Urszula Bogucka, Maria Semotiuk, Steffen Scheuman, Gerdy Zint, Bart?omiej Topa, Agnieszka Krukówna
Music : Rainer Oleak
Wang Fan, directs a free adaptation of classic Prosper Merimee´s Carmen, in a chinesse version. It´s her first feature film, and was produced throught the coproducton forum, in the past Festival du Films du Monde in Montreal. Leopoldo Soto interviewed the director for filmfestivals.com
2015, Colour, China, First Films World Competition
Director : Wang Fan
Screenwriter : Wang Fan
Cinematographer : Han ...
Leopoldo Soto met the director Noé Santillán-López and producer of mexican feel good movie "La Ultima y nos Vamos" , Last song before we go at at the 39th Montreal World Film Festival.
UNA ULTIMA Y NOS VAMOS / LAST SONG BEFORE WE GO
2014, Colour, Mexico, Focus on World Cinema
Director : Noé Santillán-López
Screenwriter : Mauricio Argüelles, César Rodr&iacut...
Leopoldo Soto sat with Selim Evci, director of Secret, which was selected at Montreal.
Born in Istanbul in 1975, Turkish filmmaker Selim Evci studied at Maltepe University and took his master’s in film from Beykent University. He directed a documentary, Red, in 2001, and founded his own production company, Evci Films, in 2006. TWO LINES (2008), his fiction directorial debut, premiered at the Venice Festival and showed at several prominent international festivals. He followed ...
SAKLI / SECRET
2015, Couleur, Turquie, Compétition mondiale
Director : Selim Evci
Screenwriter : Selim Evci
Cinematographer : Ferhat Öçmen
Editor : Selim Evci
Cast : ?lhan Sesen, Settar Tanriögen, Turku Turan, Pelin Akil, Ümit Cirak, Sehnaz Bölen Taftali, Bala Atabek
Music : Cengiz Onural
Film production and Sales : Prod.: Selim Evci, Evci Films, ?stiklal Cad./mis Sok. Tan Apt. D:6, Beyo?l...
Filmfestivals.com Leopoldo Soto met with Spanish filmmaker Anna Bofarull in Montreal. She took a humanities degree from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona before studying film at CECC and and Université Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris. She participated in the 2011 Berlinale Talent Campus. Filmography: To the Barbed Wire (2003), Pasajes (2004), HAMMADA (2009, shown at the MWFF), FOOTNOTES (2009), Expeditions (2014).
In the concert hall the audience are taking their seats. Julia, ...
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Filmfestivals.com met with Nemanja Cipranic in Montreal where his debut featured premiered in competition.
Born in Belgrade, Serbia in 1986, Nemanja Cipranic studied philosophy briefly at Belgrade University, before switching to cinema at Belgrade’s SAE Institute, from which he graduated in 2013. While there he directed and produced several projects, among them a documentary, The Roman Well, and a short film, The Madness of War. He also authored several music videos and television ...
Filmfestivals.com met Jon Pettersson in Montreal where his film John Hron received its world premiere.
Born in 1982, Swedish filmmaker Jon Pettersson enrolled at a very young age in film directing at university and, upon graduation, quickly sold two of his short films to television: Skuggan (2005) and Badvakten (2005). He subsequently directed Skönheten (2007) and A Waking Contradiction (2008). His first feature, JOHN HRON was self-produced and is based on a true story.
The Director Norihito Iki
Professional photographer and former director commercials, Norihito Iki has had his works exhibited widely at national and international exhibitions and competitions, in particular in Vancouver, Busan, New York and at the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial. His filmography includes: Tagboat, Art Line Daegu, Tokyo Front Line.
2015, Colour & B/W, Japan, First Films World Competition
Director : Norihito Iki
1915 was an especially auspicious year in terms of celebrity births, and 2015 is shaping up to be quite the year for centennial celebrations. Frank Sinatra, Edith Piaf, Billy Holiday, Arthur Miller and Orson Welles are all having a resurgence in popularity this year, due at least in part to the flood of articles, books, films and conferences taking place around the world to commemorate their talent and achievements, and remind us of the complex and often controve...
A CHANCE TO DRESS
2015, Colour, USA, Documentaries
Director : Alice Bouvrie
Cinematographer : Tom Curran, Brian Dowley, David Rabinovitz, Jonathan Skurnik, Alice Bouvrie
Editor : Bernice Schneider
Music : Claes Nystrom
Film production and Sales : Prod.: Alice D. Bouvrie, Mineral King Productions, 143 Woodside Lane, Arlington, MA 02474 (États-Unis), tél.: 781 643-6347, firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE EVIL THAT MEN DO / THE EVIL THAT MEN DO
2015, Colour, Spain, Focus on World Cinema
Director : Ramon Térmens
Screenwriter : Daniel Faraldo
Cinematographer : Sergi Bartroli
Editor : Anna Térmens
Cast : Daniel Faraldo, Andrew Tarbet, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Priscilla Delgado, Nikol Kollars, José Sefami
Music : Yuval Ron
Film production and Sales : Prod.: Ramon Térmens, Segarra Films, Juan ...
2015, Colour, USA, Focus on World Cinema
Director : Manoj Annadurai
Screenwriter : Tom Shipley
Cinematographer : Eric Giovon
Editor : Matt O’Brien
Cast : Chris Riggi, Adam LaVorgna, Rebecca Blumhagen, Jordan Lane Price, Lauren Sweetser
Music : Allison Tartalia
Film production and Sales : Prod.: Sania Jhankar, Monomyth Enchantment Inc., 300 EAST 42ND STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10017 (États-Unis), t&e...
SHENG MING YONG TAN DIAO / ARIA OF LIFE
2015, Colour & B W, China, World Competition - short films
Director : Ma Mingzhu
Screenwriter : Ma Mingzhu
Cinematographer : Yi Ming
Editor : Ma Mingzhu
Cast : Wang Xian, Han Jingru, Wang Yu, Wang Yi, Yan Fanfan, Liang Jing, Zhang Ye
Film production and Sales : Prod.: Yin Pandong, YM Perle Orientale Films, 16/F, Shimao Tower, No.92 Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100022 (Chin...
2015, Colour, Belgium, World Competition - short films
Director : Frederike Migom
Screenwriter : Frederike Migom
Cinematographer : Laurens de Geyter
Editor : Tom Denoyette
Cast : Nele Vereecken, Kurt Vandendriessche, Awa Sene Sarr, Stella Kitoga, Wivine Ngoy-Mutemba
Music : Jens Bouttery, Fredy Massamba
Film production and Sales : Prod.: Jules Debrick, 2nd to the Right, Baksteenkaai 50, 1000 Bruxelles (Belgique), jules@2ndto...
2015, B&W, China, World Competition
Director : Xing Jian
Screenwriter : Liu Jinkai, Xing Jian
Cinematographer : Chen Liyang, Gu Shouzhu
Editor : Xing Jian
Cast : Wang Deshun, Wang Shiwenqi, Huang Songbo
Music : Liu Suola
Film production and Sales : Prod.: Xing Jian, Beijing Yijie Film Culture Media Co., tél.: +86 (139) 1141 22 52, email@example.com.
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Greg Reitman winner of Sundance Audience Award Documentary with his documentary 'Fuel' returns to Montreal with Rooted in Peace
MISAFIR / THE VISITOR
2015, Colour, Turkey, World Competition
Director : Mehmet Eryilmaz
Screenwriter : Mehmet Eryilmaz
Cinematographer : Cemil Kizildag
Editor : Ugur Hamidogullari, Sultan Ilhan, Taner Sarf, Mehmet Eryilmaz
Cast : Zümrüt Erkin, Tamer Levent, Ayten Uncuoglu, Hale Akinli, Ersin Umut Güler, Melek Çinar
Music : Sema
Film production and Sales : Prod.: Sultan llhan, Atlanta Film, Si...
Superb article in The Gazette by firstname.lastname@example.org / twitter.com/billbrownstein
"Rather than ask David Puttnam to name the great British films he has made, the easier question could be: What great British filmsdidn’t he have a hand in making? It may be a shorter list.
As a consequence of his film success on the other side of the pond, he is now Lord Puttnam, or Sir David. But frankly, he wishes folks would just call him David, or Pu...
Claudia Cardinale receives the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award of Hungary`s leading film festival, the Jameson CineFest - Miskolc IFF. On 11 September Ms. Cardinale will be present at the opening ceremony of the festival.
The divine CC: Claudia, Marcello Mastroianni’s – that is Guido, the director - love in the 8½; Angelica, Alain Delon’s – that is Tancredi Falconeri – love in The Leopard. Venus, Jean-Paul Belmondo’s love in the Cartouche. Jill...
"I think I scare people. I really have to watch myself." - Joanna Cassidy
The 22nd Oldenburg International Film Festival has its guest star in Joanna Cassidy, a Hollywood icon who can look back on nearly fifty successful years in the film industry.
The actress will present her latest film, the neo-noir thriller "Too Late" alongside the director, Dennis Hauck, at the international premiere gala in Oldenburg. In addition, the festi...
GetD (Future 3D Tech Group), the leading Chinese manufacturer and supplier of 3D smart cinema solutions, today announced Bernard Collard has joined GetD as new Senior Vice President. In his new role, Mr. Collard will be responsible for driving sales and developing marketing strategies that will help GetD to conquer new markets shares and deliver added value to GetD customers. His preferred covered areas will be EMEA, Russia and CIS Territories. He will be building upon the company’s expert...
By Alex Deleon <filmfestivals.com
Fourth year Festival director Alberto Barbera has announced in "La Stampa" that in order to stimulate recently declining public interest there will be a recharged emphasis on big name stars on the red carpet at the 2015 festival. A list of A-listers as long as your sleeve expected to tread the carpetry includes the likes of: Johnny Depp, Eddie Redmayne, Jake Gyllenhaal, Diane Kruger, Tilda Sw...
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