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Reykjavík Shorts & Docs 2013 !

REYKJAVÍK SHORTS AND DOCS HEFST 9. MAÍ 


Stutt- og heimildamyndahátíðin Reykjavík Shorts & Docs Festival verður haldin 9.-16. maí í Bíó Paradís, Kex Hostel og í Slipp Bíó / Reykavík Marina. Þetta er í 11. sinn sem hátíðin er haldin og að venju er fjölbreytt úrval íslenskra og erlendra stutt- og heimildamynda.

BESTA STUTTMYND HÁTÍÐAR
Veitt verða verðlaun í tveimur keppnisflokkum; Besta heimildamynd nýliða og Besta íslenska stuttmyndin. Um titilinn Besta íslenska stuttmyndin keppa átta íslenskar stuttmyndir;

  • Bóbó, leikstj. Barði Guðmundsson, 2012, ’15
  • Dögun, leikstj. Valdimar Jóhannsson, 2012, ‘4
  • Gunna, leikstj. Óli Jón Gunnarsson, 2012, ’21
  • No homo, leikstj. Guðni Líndal Benediktsson, 2012, ’16
  • Fórn, leikstj. Jakob Halldórsson, 2012, ’15
  • Samstíga, leikstj. Ásþór Aron Þorgrímsson, 2012, ’12
  • Yfir horfinn veg, leikstj. Andri Freyr Ríkharðsson, 2012, ’19
  • Pas des trois, leikstj. Helena Stefánsdóttir, 2013, ‘2

BESTA HEIMILDAMYND HÁTÍÐAR
Um titilinn Besta heimildamynd nýliða keppa sex erlendar heimildamyndir sem eiga það allar sameiginlegt að vera fyrsta eða önnur kvikmynd leikstjóra. Um stórar myndir er að ræða sem margar hafa verið sýndar á fjölmörgum kvikmyndahátíðum um allan heim en myndirnar eru;

The Love Part of this, leikstj. Lya Guerra, 2012, ’82https://vimeo.com/49192421

How to Survive a Plague, leikstj. David Frence, 2012, ‘120http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwhFS1mUaVY

Mission to Lars, leikstj. James Moore & William Spicer, 2012, ’74
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGsMaaIeqdc

F*ck for Forest, leikstj. Michal Marczak, 2012, ’86http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hk5N9NuIYjc

For you naked, leikstj. Sara Broos, 2012, ’74http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt365l9IzR8

A World not Ours, leikstj. Mahdi Fleifel, 2012, ’63http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDIyM8XTWUo


Íslenskar konur í kvikmyndagerð,
sérstakur sýningarflokkur tileinkaður

íslenskum konum í kvikmyndagerð. Um er að ræða nýjar og nýlegar stutt- og heimildamyndir og tónlistarmyndbönd í leikstjórn kvenna. Fyrst ber að nefna sýningu stutt- og heimildamynda eftir íslenska kvenleikstjóra og framleiðendur í Bíó Paradís sunnudaginn 12. maí kl. 20. Í þessum sýningarflokk er ungar og upprennandi leikstýrur og framleiðendur sem vert er að fylgjast með í náinni framtíð. Ein þeirra, framleiðandinn Eva Sigurðardóttir, hlaut nýverið tilnefningu bresku sjónvarps- og kvikmyndaakademíunnar, BAFTA, fyrir myndina Good night.

  • You have to look good, leikstj. Alma Ómarsdóttir, 2013, ’22
  • Abject, leikstj. Ellen Ragnarsdóttir, 2012, ’10
  • The Last Thing, leikstj. Harpa Fönn Sigurjónsdóttir, 2012, ‘11
  • Each To Their Own, leikstj. Birgitta Sigursteinsdóttir, 2012, ‘7
  • Good Night, leikstj. Muriel D'Ansembourg / framleiðandi, Eva Sigurðardóttir, 2012, ’24

     

SPENNANDI SMIÐJUR OG MASTERCLASS NÚ OG SVO AUÐVITAÐ NORDIC VODKA HOUR Í BOÐI NORDISK PANORAMA
Í tengslum við hátíðina verður boðið upp á tvo masterclass, annan með Kim Longinotto og hinn með Himesh Kar. Masterklass með hinni margverðlaunuðu Kim Longinotto verður Laugardaginn 11. mái í Slipp Bíó á Reykjavík Marina Hotel frá 14:00-15:00. Masterclassin með Himesh Kar verður einnig haldinn í Slipp Bíó laugardaginn 11. maí frá 15:00-16:00  Einnig verður boðið upp á tvo áhugaverða viðburði:  Meet the decison makers og  Narrative Strategies for Documentaries.  Sjá upplýsngar á ensku hér að neðan um þessa viðburði

NORDIC VODKA HOUR í BÍÓ PARADÍS LAUGARD. 11. MAÍ FRÁ 18-19
11. maí er von á Katrine Kiilgaard frá Nordisk Panorama og býður hún heimildamyndagerðarmönnum upp á NORDIC VODKA HOURtil að  segir okkur nýjustu fréttir af þessari mikilvægu og gamalgrónu hátíð sem nú hefur fengið nýtt heimili í Malmö Svíðþjóð. Hrafnhildur Gunnarsdóttir kvikmyndagerðarmaður hefur nýlega tekið við stöðu formanns stjórnar Nordisk Panorama/FKN sem stendur frammi fyrir ýmsum breytingum á næstu misserum.

Hér á eftir fylgja frekari upplýsingar um masterklassana og smiðjurnar á RSD á ensku.





Saturday 11th May

Bio Paradis
16:00 - 17:00 - Meet the Decision Makers - Panel


Panelists:
Jo Clinton-Davis - Broadcaster ITV, UK
As Controller of Popular Factual Jo’s commissions include HMP Aylesbury; Long Lost Family; Our Queen; Trevor McDonald Inside Death Row; Paul O’Grady For the Love of Dogs; 56 Up; 9/11 The Day that Changed the World; Weight Loss Ward; Perspectives; Words of….; and daytime series such as Britain's Best Bakery.  Prior to joining ITV, Jo was Head of Commissioning for UKTV's 10 channels bringing in a wide range of originations including Market Kitchen; Spa of Embarrassing Illnesses; Terry Wogan Now and Then and Farm of Fussy Eaters.  As Head of Independent Commissioning at BBCTV Jo brought in Masterchef; Hairy Bikers; Grumpy Old Men; Life Laundry; Private Life of a Masterpiece and Twins the Identity Test.  She directed the 7 part landmark series Making Babies and 6 part series The Store for BBC1 and many single films for the award winning 40 Minutes and Inside Story strand. Long teeth were cut on Crimewatch, Newsnight etc. 
Silje Glimsdal - Distributor - Trust Nordisk

Bernd Alexander Stein – CEO & Festival Producer - Interfilm Berlin
Alex joined interfilm in 1998. In those days the festival was run from a humble home office, with two computers attached to a modem.  In 2000 Alex co-founded the limited company interfilm and celebrated the inauguration of new office spaces. From then on, Alex took on the role of producer in festival coordination and alongside with the artistic director Heinz Hermanns, became managing director of interfilm in 2003. Through his work as a (creative) producer and efforts in funding and sponsoring acquisitions as well as networking around the world, the interfilm festival has grown to more than 17,000 visitors. In 2008 he co-founded KUKI, the International Short Film Festival for Children & Youth, that he is still producing each year and from 2008 til 2012 he was also a Board member of the German Short Film Association.

Claire Dann - Broadcaster Animal Planet/Discovery, UK
Programme Executive - UK and Western Europe
Discovery Communications
Claire Dann is the Programme Executive in the Western Europe Factual programming team at Discovery. Responsible for sourcing acquisitions and minor co-production titles across the Factual channels at Discovery.

Wojciech Rogalski - Festival Programmer - Zubroffka Short Film Festival, Poland
Wojtek Rogalski is a lecturer at Bialystok University of Technology and a professional subtitle editor, a bass player and songwriter with an alternative rock band Jar of Hope. He actively cooperates with independent artistic initiatives Film Podlasie in Attack! and Podlasie Makes Me Happy as well as with the biggest short film festival in north-east Poland ZubrOFFka.


Bio Paradis
17:00 - 18:00 - Informal one-on-one meetings, sign up on the day.

An opportunity to have an informal sit down and chat with any of the decision makers from the panel.  Sign up on the day to be sure not to miss out on the decision maker you want to speak to, priority will be given to those that attend the panel discussion first.


18:00 - 19:00 - Nordic Vodka Hour hosted by the Nordisk Panorama
FkN Director Katrine Kiilgaard is attending Reykjavík Shorts & Docs Festival 9-12 May – to arrange a meeting please contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Filmkontakt Nord & Nordisk Panorama are happy to offer a drink to old and new friends. Join Katrine and Chairman of the FkN board Hrafnhildur Gunnarsdóttir for the infamous Nordic Vodka Hour at Bió Paradís in Reykjavík.

Sunday 12th May
14:00 - 17:00 - Narrative Strategies for Documentaries Workshop


How can you keep an audience engaged? How do you balance the need between surprise and expectation?
Ian Davies has consulted on more than 15 feature documentaries including Emmy award-winning 'The English Surgeon' and was Screenwriting Tutor at Oxford University’s Creative Writing Masters Course from 2007 – 2011. He is now the Managing Director of Initialize Films, a consultancy which is commissioned by numerous film funds internationally to help producers market and find international partners for their films.

This workshop is limited to 10 participants only.

Please only apply if you are available to attend on Sunday 12th May between 14:00 - 17:00.
Please send a one page treatment for your documentary film to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with 'Narrative Strategies for Documentaries' as the subject heading.

Ian Davies will select up to 10 projects in advance to participate in this workshop, this workshop is open to all from experienced filmmakers to first-time filmmakers.

Deadline for submissions: Monday 6th May.  
Notification by: Thursday 9th May.

Saturday 11th May
Slipp Bio - Reykjavik Marina Hotel 14:00 - 15:00 -
Masterclass with Multi-Award Winning Filmmaker Kim Longinotto


KIM LONGINOTTO
Longinotto studied camera and directing at England's National Film School, where she made PRIDE OF PLACE, a critical look at her boarding school, and THEATRE GIRLS, documenting a hostel for homeless women.

Her first film in Japan was EAT THE KIMONO, about the controversial feminist performer Hanayagi Genshu; HIDDEN FACES, the internationally acclaimed, documentary about Egyptian women followed;   and then  THEGOOD WIFE OF TOKYO  which explores women, love and marriage in Japanese society.   Throughout this time, she made a series of ten broadcast and non-broadcast videos on special needs issues, including TRAGIC BUT BRAVE for Channel 4.   With Jano Williams, Longinotto directed the audience pleaser DREAM GIRLS, a BBC-produced documentary of the spectacular Japanese musical theatre company, the Tararazuka revue;  and SHINJUKU BOYS, about three Tokyo women who live as men.    Next, she made ROCK WIVES for Channel 4 about the wives and girlfriends of rock stars, followed by DIVORCE IRANIAN STYLE with Ziba Mir-Hosseini, set in a Family law court in Tehran about women and divorce in Iran.   She then made two short films for the BEST FRIENDS series on Channel 4: STEVE & DAVE - about two friends who work as a drag act and ROB & CHRIS about two homeless young men.   Then GAEA GIRLS about a young girl’s struggle to become a professional wrestler.   RUNAWAY  is set in a refuge for girls in Tehran.    Her film THE DAY I WILL NEVER FORGET, about young girls in Kenya challenging the tradition of female circumcision premiered domestically at Sundance in 2003.    Her next film SISTERS IN LAW, set in Kumba, Cameroon, premiered and won two prizes at Cannes.    After that,  HOLD ME TIGHT, LET ME GO was set in an Oxford school for disturbed children.   The next film, Rough Aunties is about a group of brave women based in Durban, South Africa.

May @20:00 - Bio Paradis – followed by Q&A

Saturday 11th May
Slipp Bio - Reykjavik Marina Hotel 15:00 - 16:00 -
Masterclass with Multi-Award Winning Producer Himesh Kar

Himesh Kar  - Producer/ ConsultantHimesh Kars company Frequent Flyer Films is in active development on feature films by Richard Loncraine (FIREWALL,WIMBLEDON, RICHARD III), Stephen Frears (THE QUEEN) and David LG Hughes (HARD BOILED SWEETS). Himesh has produced the acclaimed feature documentary THE BENGALI DETECTIVE by Phil Cox which premiered in competition at the Sundance Film Festival 2011 where Fox Searchlight acquired the fiction remake rights (Stephen Frears is directing). The documentary premiered on HBO in the US in Fall 2011 to record audience numbers and won the Grierson 2012 for Best Entertainment Documentary. From 2001-2010 Himesh Kar was a Senior Executive at the UK Film Council responsible for selecting and overseeing the financing and production of over 20 award winning feature films and feature documentaries, including breaking through new talent with their feature debuts. Recent films on Himesh’s acclaimed slate include PROJECT NIM, Hideo Nakata’s CHATROOM, James Marsh’s MAN ON WIRE (winner Academy Award Best Feature Documentary 2009), SEX & DRUGS & ROCK & ROLL by Mat Whitecross, Noel Clarke’s ADULTHOOD, the adaptation of Monica Ali’s BRICK LANE and Ken Loach’s THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY (winner Palme D’Or Cannes 2006). In 2012 he joined CBA WorldView as a Consultant, creating and heading the New Genres Fund http://worldview.cba.org.uk a fund that supports the development of multi platform fiction storytelling, including feature films.

Kjaramál

Fulltrúar FK í kjaradeild hittu loksins samninganefnd á vegum SÍK til að ræða drög að samningi sem FK lagði fyrir framleiðendur í nóvember á síðasta ári. 


Í samninganefnd fyrir hönd FK sitja: Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson kvikmyndatökumaður, Fahad Falur Jabali aðstoðar leikstjóri, Guðbergur Davíðsson kvikmyndagerðarmaður, Hrafnhildur Gunnarsdóttir formaður og Stefanía Thors klippari. Fyrir hönd SÍK sátu fundinn, Hrönn Kristinsdóttir Ljósband ehf, Kjartan Þór Þórðarson Sagafilm og Lilja Ósk Snorradóttir Pegasus.  Á þessum fundi lögðu fulltrúar FK fram ný og einfölduð drög af samkomulaginu og ræddum málið í góðu tómi. Góður vilji er hjá báðum aðilum til að ljúka þessu samkomulagi sem fyrst þannig að kvikmyndagerðarmenn og aðrir sem starfa við kvikmyndagerð á Íslandi sé tryggt viðunnandi starfsumhverfi. Það er beggja hagur að skýrar reglur séu settar um vinnuaðstæður, vinnutíma og öryggismál. Þeir sem að hafa áhuga á að kynnar sér nýjustu drög samningins geta gert það á lokuðu vefsvæði félagsins.

Í honum er þetta meðal annars að finna:


MARKMIÐ

Markmið samnings þessa er að tryggja starfsfólki í kvikmyndagerð viðunnandi vinnuaðstæður.

VINNUSTUNDIR

Vinnustundir má vinna á hvaða degi sem er á fimm daga tímabili, frá mánudegi til laugardags.

Vinnutími hefst og honum lýkur á hefðbundinni starfsstöð vinnuveitanda eða á mótsstað, ef um það hefur verið samið.

Lágmarksútkall er 4 klst hvort sem það er unnið eður ei.

(athugið að þetta eru aðeins drög, hluti af samkomulaginu og það á eftir að fara yfir ásteitingsmál og ljúka samningnum)

Innskráning á vef fyrir félagsmenn

Til að skrá þig inn á læsta svæðið velur þú innskráning í stikunni efst á síðunni.

UNAFF announces 2013 Call for Entries for 16th UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival)

 

October 17-27, 2013 Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, San Francisco and Stanford University - celebrates the power of international documentary films dealing with human rights, the environment, protection of refugees, famine, homelessness, racism, disease control, women's issues, children, universal education, war and peace. In addition to our ongoing celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this year we emphasize the theme

INDIVIDUAL TO UNIVERSAL.

"Everyone has duties to the community in which alone the free and full development of his personality is possible"

(Article 29 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

Formats: Beta SP, Blu-ray, DVD (NTSC)

 

Preview: DVD (NTSC) or Blu-ray region 0 or 1. Please test your consumer-burned discs on several makes and models of players before submitting it. Our jury process is unfortunately not suitable for on-line screeners. All lengths are eligible. Rough cuts or works-in-progress will be reviewed by the UNAFF Jury but the filmmakers are urged to submit as close to the final cut as possible. UNAFF will not accept new versions of a selected film later than 10 days before the start of the festival unless requested by the programming staff.

Entry fee: $25 for films up to 30 min. (late deadline $35) and $35 for films longer than 30 min. (late deadline is $45). Please send a check or money order payable to UNAFF or use PayPal through the UNAFF web site www.unaff.org (please enter This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Early Deadline - May 3, 2013*

Regular Deadline - May 23, 2013*

Late deadline - June 3, 2013*

(*Postmarked)

THE ENTRY FORM: www.unaff.org or www.withoutabox.com

Awards include a CASH prize and Adobe software

  • UNAFF Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary $2000
  • UNAFF Grand Jury Award for Best Short Documentary $1000
  • UNAFF/Stanford Video Award for Cinematography $500
  • UNAFF/Stanford Video Award for Editing $500
  • UNAFF Youth Vision Award $500

UNAFF provides filmmakers with lodging and pass credentials and helps with airfare.

 

Please submit screening materials and background info to:

UNAFF 2013

CERAS/CAW Room 114

Stanford University

520 Galvez Street

Stanford, CA   94305-3084

Questions or comments: Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (650) 724-5544

Menningarlandið 2013 - ráðstefna á Kirkjubæjarklaustri 11. og 12. apríl 2013

Meðfylgjandi er boðsbréf  á ráðstefnuna Menningarlandið 2013 – framkvæmd og framtíð menningarsamninga, sem haldin verður á Kirkjubæjarklaustri dagana 11. og 12. apríl næstkomandi.

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