Master class: Angela Schanelec
The leading representative of the Berlin School, German actress and director Angela Schanelec who will uncover her inspirations and filmmaking processes.
After her distinct films Plätze in Städten (Places in Cities), screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival, and Mein langsames Leben (Passing Summer, or My Slow Life, 2001), she founded the Nachmittagfilm production company. She is one of the Berliner Schule movement directors. She also teaches Film at the Hamburg University of Fine Arts.
Cinergy Prague is an educational platform for the development of the talents and knowledge of young filmmakers and film professionals through a series of discussion panels and lectures on topics related to filmmaking or the work of a foreign guest.Full article
Young Finnish director Juho Kuosmanen is coming to Prague to present his feature debut The happiest day of my life Olli Maki which was awarded as the best film of Un Certain Regard section at Cannes in 2016. On Wednesday, March 15 from 18:30 the director will personally present to preview screening with a following debate at Kino Pilotu.Full article
The intention of Franz Rodenkirchen is to help define the right kind of focus when approaching scriptwriting: looking at it from the inside, considering mainly artistic and narrative intents rather than a set of external factors (fixed rules to define good vs bad scripts, commercial pressures, taste of the audience, box-office-success).Full article
During DAS FILMFEST 2016 the project Cinergy will present the debate about how to get from film school to festival circuit (only in English) with young filmmakers from Germany and Austria - Carl Gerber ("24 Wochen"), Daniel Hoesl ("WINWIN") and Aron Lehmann ("Kohlhaas").Full article