Sun, 29 July 2012
Kevin Belli - Acclaimed Cinematographer - Breast Cancer Legacy, Flu Time Bomb, Beyond Belief, and The List
Kevin’s projects include: Flying Pyramids, Soaring Stones for the History Channel, Flu Time Bomb for the Discovery Channel, Fighting For Our Future for Lifetime, and Breast Cancer Legacy for Discovery Health.
The List tells the story of Kirk Johnson, a modern-day Oskar Schindler who is fighting to save Iraqis whose lives are in danger because they worked for the U.S. government and military to help rebuild Iraq.
Mon, 23 July 2012
Alain Dessauvage - Belgian Film Editor - Oscar shorts, Moscow, Belgium, Oxygen, and Bullhead (now on DVD)
Bullhead is part crime drama and part personal tragedy as the assassination of a policeman draws a rancher into a series of events forcing him to confront dark secrets from his past.
Bullhead is now available on DVD worldwide following its limited theatrical release.
Sun, 15 July 2012
Alain Gagnol - French Director, Writer, and Animator - The Corridor, Wrong Place, Wrong Time, A Cat In Paris
Alain also worked as animator on Jacques-Remy Girerd's animated film Raining Cats and Frogs. Often his company Folimage's collaborative work is based on Alain's texts, and Alain has also written several dark humored crime novels.
More recently, Alain was writer, co-director, and animator on an animated film noir feature film, the Oscar nominated, A Cat in Paris, where a Parisian cat living a secret life as a cat burglar's aide must come to the rescue of Zoe, the little girl he lives with, after she falls into a gangster's clutches.
Sun, 8 July 2012
After graduating from HFF Potsdam Film School in production design, Erwin’s first feature film as production designer was Absurdistan, which earned him the German Film Award for Best Production Design.
Erwin was recently the production designer for the Oscar nominated feature film, In Darkness, a dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov, hidden for 14 months in the sewers of the town.
Mon, 2 July 2012
Guy Davidi - Israeli Documentary Filmmaker and Cinema Teacher - In Working Progress, Interrupted Streams, 5 Broken Cameras
Guy was born in Jaffa and has directed, edited, and shot films since the age of 16. As a cameraman, Guy shot several films for France 3 Television.
Guy's most recent documentary is 5 Broken Cameras, a collaboration with Emad Burnat, a Palestinian villager, who gets his first camera. In his village, Bil'in, a separation barrier is being built and the villagers start to resist.
For more than five years, Emad films the struggle, led by two of his best friends, while also filming his growing son Gibreel and the conflict’s effect on him and other family members. One Camera after another is shot or smashed, and each camera tells a part of his story.