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Lionel_Baier

Switzerland

Lionel Baier

Lionel Baier was born on December 13, 1976 in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is a director and producer, known for Garçon stupide (2004), Les grandes ondes (à l'ouest) (2013) and Un autre homme (2008)...

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Fred_Baillif

Switzerland

Frédéric Baillif

Born in 1973 in Geneva, Switzerland. 2000 Receives degree from the Institut d'Études Sociales, in special education. Self-taught filmmaker. Several internships as production assistant in New York. Also directs commissioned films.

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massoud_bakhshi

Iran

Massound Bakhshi

Born in Tehran, Iran, Massoud Bakhshi earned his high school diploma in photography and cinema (1990) and his BS in Agriculture Engineering (1995). He later studied filmmaking in Italy (1999) and Cultural Financement Formation in France (2005). He has worked as a film critic, screenwriter and producer.

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anitha_1

India

Anitha Balachandran

Anitha Balachandran is an Indian freelance animation film-maker, illustrator and graphic designer...

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Balagura

Ukraine

Aleksandr Balagura

Oleksandr Balahura was born in 1960 in Luboml. He graduated from the Faculty of History of Kyiv State University. From 1989 to 1998, he worked as a director at the Ukrainian Studio of Chronicle and Documentary Films and TV Projects.

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kolfinna_baldvinsdottir

Iceland

Kolfinna Baldvinsdottir

Kolfinna Baldvinsdottir's background is TV and printed press (1994-2000) before she succumbed into documentary and film making. Educated as an historian (MA 1994), her first documentary was about Franco-Icelandic relations in 19th century...

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Ballantyne

Canada

Tanya Ballantyne

Also known as: Tanya Ballantyne, Tanya Mackay, Tanya Tree.

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julian_ballester

France

Julian Ballester

Julian Ballester is a documentary filmmaker from France currently residing in Barcelona. His film Curiol Street was completed as part of his master degree with the financial support of “region PACA”. Having lived in France, Spain and Canada, Julian is passionate about cities, identity and personal and social transformations.

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Sylvie Ballyot

France

Sylvie Ballyot

A graduate of La fémis, Sylvie Ballyot first worked as an editor, she collaborated for example on films by acclaimed French director François Ozon...

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Balog Milan

Slovakia

Milan Balog

Milan Balog is a Slovak film director. He got his reputation after winning "Arte award" of international jury for European short film at the film festival in Oberhausen...

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Baltera

Italy

Alessandro Baltera

My father was a mechanic, my mother a blue collar worker. After my studies in theoretical philosophy, I worked as teacher in a swiss college, as snowplough, as barman and panel beater. Nowadays I occupy myself with cinema.

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Bambušek

Czech Republic

Miroslav Bambušek

Playwright, stage and film director. Graduated in philosophy and translatology (French, Old Greek) from Charles University, Prague. In 1996, with his brother co-founded D. I. Lebedung, a theatre company based in Louny dedicated to contemporary theatre. Cooperation with the Činoherní studio, Ústí nad Labem. From 2001, creative director, Multiprostor Louny.

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michel_banabila

Netherlands

Michel Banabila

Michel Banabila (Amsterdam 1961) is a sound artist, composer, and producer. Banabila's career kicked off with his album VoizNoiz (2000), which received international critical acclaim. He worked/performed in The Netherlands, Poland, South Africa, Russia, Japan, Spain, China, USA and Belgium. Banabila has produced musical scores for numerous films, documentaries, theatre plays and choreographies...

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Nuno Baptista

Portugal

Nuno Baptista

Nuno Baptista was born in Lisbon in 1979. He began his career directing video projects at Rui Lopes Graça Company and at Festival Alkantara. He directed several fiction and experimental shorts.

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mansky vitaly

Russia

Susanna Baranzhieva

Susanna Baranzhieva is a Russian journalist and script-writer...

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Taylor_Barbash

Ilisa Barbash

Barbash and Castaing-Taylor work in art, cinema, and anthropology. In 2009 they completed the film Sweetgrass, at once an unsentimental elegy to the American West and to the 10,000 years of uneasy accommodation between post-Paleolithic humans and animals.

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Fellipe_Barbosa

Brazil

Fellipe Barbosa

Fellipe Barbosa (1980) was born in Rio de Janeiro and completed his MFA in film at Columbia University, New York. His shorts, including the award-winning SALT KISS (2007), have screened at Sundance, Clermont-Ferrand and the New York Film Festival. In 2007, Fellipe was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film...

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severine barde

Switzerland

Séverine Barde

Séverine Barde is a Swiss cinematographer based in Geneva...

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Bardsley Jessica

United States

Jessica Anne Bardsley

Jessica Bardsley is a film artist and critical writer exploring experimental non-fiction forms. Her work has screened across the U.S. and internationally at esteemed venues such as RIDM, CPH:DOX, Visions du Réel, Antimatter Film Festival, European Media Arts Festival, Kasseler Dokfest, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Images Festival, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Rooftop Films and more...

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bari

Argentina

Laura Bari

Originally from Argentina, self-taught filmmaker Laura Bari currently resides in Montreal. Fascinated by singularity and difference, she chose film as a way to merge Arts, cultures and mental health. Antoine (2009), her first full-length film, was shown at some thirty festivals around the world, winning 15 prizes. Her new opus Ariel (2013) is an intimate and metaphorical portrait of an Argentinean man rebuilding his identity after a terrible accident. Revealing once again the power of imagination through Laura’s unique artistic approach, she pushes the boundaries between real and unreal.

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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 -

A world in a box - Interview with Słavomir Batyra

A world in a box - Interview with Słavomir Batyra

Read an exclusive interview with Polish filmmaker Słavomir Batyra, director of THE GREAT THEATRE. He will guide you through the recesses of his short film just like his film guides the viewers through the recesses of the largest opera house in the world. Would you like some opera tickets or rather cinema ones? What about taking both?

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- 20.4.2016 -

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