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Judith_Abensour

France

Judith Abensour

Judith Abensour co-directed the film Parades, together with Thomas Bauer.

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Abolafia

Israel

Yossi Abolafia

Yossi Abolafia is the illustrator of several I Can Read Books, including It's Snowing! It's Snowing!: Winter Poems by Jack Prelutsky, as well as Barbara Ann Porte's stories about Harry. He is also the author-illustrator of several of his own picture books, including Fox Tale and A Fish for Mrs. Gardenia. He lives with his family near Jerusalem.

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Pavel Abraham 3

Czech Republic

Pavel Abrahám

Pavel Abrahám is a Czech film director and screenwriter, graduate of AAAD, Prague...

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F_Abramovich

Switzerland

Fabienne Abramovich

Born in 1959 in Paris, France. Joint Swiss and French citizenship. Since 1980 lives in Geneva. Choreography of over 20 dance productions. 1991 Founds the association METAL.

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Inka_Achte

Finland

Inka Achté

Inka has over 10 years of experience working in the film and television industries in her native Finland, and in the United Kingdom. Alongside directing numerous award-winning short documentaries, she has worked at Finnish National Television (YLE) and independent production companies as a Director, Producer and Script Writer, on documentary series and factual programming...

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Aertryck

France

Maximilien Van Aertryck

Maximilien Van Aertryck was born in 1989 outside of Paris. He has attended the Biskops-Arnö documentary course in Sweden as well as film courses at the School of Film Directing in Gothenburg and the University of Stockholm...

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agadjanean

Moldova

George Agadjanean

George Agadjanean studied TV Directing at the Academy of Music and Fine Arts of Moldavia. At the moment, George works in the Moldova Film studio as a director, developing several film projects...

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Macarena_Aguilo

Chile

Macarena Aguiló

Macarena Aguiló was born in 1971. She studied audiovisual Communications in Chile and have been worked as an Art Director in several movies and TV series...

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Aguttes

France

Julie Aguttes

Julie Aguttes was born in Paris in February 1972. She has lived and worked in Marseilles since seven years.

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Florence_Aigner

Belgium

Florence Aigner

Florence Aigner is an audio photographer based in Brussels. With an academic background in Refugee Studies, her artistic practice focuses on issues related to memory, belonging and the material culture of people in exile...

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Akdemir

Turkey

Metin Akdemir

Metin Akdemir was born on 1983. He was graduated from İstanbul University Radyo TV Cinema programme on 2007. He worked lots of short film, feature film and advertisement film as a art director. He is still a student Gender Studies MBA programme in İstanbul University.

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Alabrudzinska

Poland

Kalina Alabrudzińska

Kalina Alabrudzińska is a Polish documentary film director, graduate of Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing...

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samuela_alarcon

Spain

Samuel Alarcón

Samuel Alarcón is a Spanish documentary film director, video artist and scholar...

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Maite_Alberdi

Chile

Maite Alberdi

Maite Alberdi has a degree in Social Communication and is a graduate of the Catholic University of Chile with a degree in Aesthetics and Audiovisual Direction. As director, she is noted for a strong author signature that achieves an intimate portrait of the characters she develops, relating daily stories in small worlds...

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Houchang_Allahyari

Austria

Houchang Allahyari

Houchang Allahyari was born in Tehran, Iran and moved to Vienna as a young man because of his fascination for film and theatre. His interest in psychology also made him study psychology. He works as a psychiatrist in Vienna and also as a filmmaker...

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Diana_Allan

United States

Diana Allan

Diana Allan is an anthropologist and filmmaker. She is a fellow at the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University. She earned her Ph.D. in anthropology at Harvard University, was a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows from 2008 to 2012, and is a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow...

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Gérard Allon

Israel

Gérard Allon

Gérard Allon is an Israeli film director and video artist...

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Alvarez

Spain

Mercedes Alvarez

EL CIELO GIRA (2005), first long film by Mercedes Álvarez, gained the unanimous acclaim of both critics and numerous international awards, such as the Tiger Awards from Rotterdam, Cinema du Rèel from Paris, Infinity from Alba (Italy) or BACIFI from Buenos Aires, and has been shown in more than 30 countries.

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Ricardo_Iscar_Alvarez

Spain

Ricardo Íscar Álvarez

Ricardo Íscar Álvarez is Spanish filmmaker and lecturer. He studied Law at Salamanca University, Film Studies at Complutense University of Madrid and Film Direction at the German Film and Television Academy. He lived and worked in Berlin for 10 years.

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Alves

Portugal

Cláudia Alves

Cláudia Alves (Lisbon, 1980) is a visual artist and filmmaker based in Portugal. She studied documentary filmmaking at the International Film School of San Antonio de Los Baños (Cuba). Earlier she graduated from the Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon and has also studied in the Fine Arts’ Academy of Brera, Milan.

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News

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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- 8.8.2016 -

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2016: Fresh Documentary Talents at the Upcoming Ninth DAS Awards

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2016: Fresh Documentary Talents at the Upcoming Ninth DAS Awards

Ever since 2008, Doc Alliance has been organising an international award intended especially for first-time directors. The Doc Alliance Selection Award helps up-and-coming filmmaking talents to put their name on the documentary map, providing a prize of EUR 5,000 to support their future projects. In 2016, Doc Alliance again nominated 7 outstanding films that will be vying for the 9th annual Doc Alliance Selection Award. The name of the winning title will be announced on August 7, 2016 during an official ceremony at the Locarno International Film Festival.

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- 13.6.2016 -

15 documentary festival hits in the second edition of KineDok

15 documentary festival hits in the second edition of KineDok

Last year saw the launch and pilot edition of KineDok, a unique international project presenting the screenings of creative documentary films enhanced by the debates with the authors of the films and various experts and by other interesting accompanying events. In 2016, this project, organized by the Institute of Documentary Film, offers 15 more European documentaries and brings site specific screenings also to the new audiences in Poland and Norway. Within the Czech Republic, the fans of creative documentaries have a chance to visit more than 150 screenings at at least 25 diverse places and explore current Czech and European documentary production.

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- 9.5.2016 -

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