Sun, 24 June 2012
Ofer has shot both feature films and documentaries with some of the best-appreciated directors in Israel, such as Joseph Cedar (Time of Favor, Campfire, and Beaufort), Asi Dayan, and Amos Gitai. Beaufort was nominated for an Oscar and Ofer won the Ophir Award (the Israeli Academy Award) for his work on both Time of Favor and Beaufort.
Ofer has taken part in many foreign productions shot both in Israel and abroad. Ofer’s other recent projects as Director of Photography include the films Haiu Leilot, The Golden Pomegranate, and Shrouds.
Ofer made his directorial debut in addition to cinematography work on the documentary, Fluchkes (Flabby Arms), about five elderly women that create a dance performance, sharing their thoughts and feelings.
Sun, 17 June 2012
Monika Willi - Austrian Film Editor - The Piano Teacher, Workingman's Death, The White Ribbon, Whore's Glory, Love/Amour
Monika is well known for her work on films like The Piano Player, Time of the Wolf, and the English shot-by-shot remake of Funny Games, and more recently on the Oscar nominated, The White Ribbon, all of which were directed by Michael Haneke .
Sun, 10 June 2012
Nick Higgins - Director of Photography - Countdown to Zero, Comicon: Episode IV, A Day In The Life, First Position, Mongolian Archers
Nick has spent the best part of the last three decades living everywhere except his Scottish birthplace; from Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Brazil to LA (where he gained an MFA in Cinematography from the AFI).
Nick’s camera work was featured in Academy Award Nominated Lucy Walker’s film Countdown To Zero which premiered at Sundance and played at Cannes and more recently on a film project on Mongolian Archers.
Nick also worked with Academy Award Nominated Morgan Spurlock for his documentary Comicon: Episode Iv A Fan’s Hope and on his A Day In The Life series, and with Academy Award Nominated Stuart Sender on his NBC feature documentary Harmony.
Nick’s most recent work was as both Director of Photography and Associate Producer on the documentary, First Position, that follows six young dancers from around the world as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix, one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world.
Sun, 3 June 2012
Aleksandar Denic - Serbian Production Designer - Byzantium Blue, The Wounds, Deathwatch, Guca, and Chernobyl Diaries
Aleksandar has designed for many award winning plays in theatre over the years in addition to many projects in interior design and architecture, along with gallery exhibition and work on designing events.
Aleksandar's film production design credits include: We Are Not Angels, Byzantium Blue, as Set Decorator on Underground, The Wounds, the documentary Super 8 Stories, Boomerang, Deathwatch, the musical film Guca!, Die rote Zora, and Zone of the Dead.
Aleksandar's more recent projects include: the stylish action comedy film, Cat Run, and the horror/suspense film, Chernobyl Diaries, about six tourists that hire an extreme tour guide who takes them to an abandoned city, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor and soon discover they are not alone.