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.
Directors on the DAFilms portal
Avi Goldstein studied photography at Princeton University and has understudied with several accomplished documentary filmmakers. In 2009, he completes a Masters in Community Leadership & Philanthropy studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is active with a variety of art and social change initiatives.
Michel Gondry (born May 8, 1963) is a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is noted for his inventive visual style and distinctive manipulation of mise en scène. He won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 2004 as one of the writers of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind...