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Masterclasses 2016


Boris Mitic

Masterclass
2.00 to 5.00 pm
02 March, Wednesday
Goethe-Institute/Max Mueller Bhavan
8 Ballygunge Circular Road Kolkata 700019  

b. 1977 in Leskovac, southern Serbia. Lived on a few continents, worked for 5 years the most prestigious global media outlets, understood a few things and dedicated the rest of his life to creative parenting, creative football and creative documentaries. His three films were shown on 20 TV channels and over 150 festivals around the world, winning 25 awards. Plays blitz-chess, writes satirical columns, lectures worldwide and indulges for the last five years in the production of an epic documentary about Nothing.

Company Profile
Belgrade and Zagreb-based, since 2003, creative docs & academia only. 
Four international successes on credit, two in the making. 
200+ festivals, 25 awards, 20 broadcasters, record domestic financing, and major international funding, global lecturing track





Emma Davie

Masterclass
2.00 to 5.00 pm
04 March, Friday
Goethe-Institute/Max Mueller Bhavan
8 Ballygunge Circular Road Kolkata 700019  

Emma Davie is a documentary maker, currently teaching at Edinburgh College of Art where she is head of Film and TV and also advises with Scottish Documentary Institute which is based there.

She has made a wide variety of documentaries for national and international broadcasters and most recently directed a feature documentary called “I am Breathing” with a fiction filmmaker, Morag MacKinnon. This film was nominated for 3 Scottish BAFTA’s and won a Scottish BAFTA for Best Director. It played in over 50 countries and did a lot to raise awareness of the affects of MND on families.

Previous work includes documentaries on art including “What Age Can you Start Being an Artist?”for Channel 4 which was shortlisted for a Grierson. Other work is more observational including a one hour film for BBC "Gigha. Buying Our Island" and “Flight” which was a co-production with Canada while also pursuing more experimental work herself such as “71°N” , a co-production with Norway.

In the past Emma programmed documentaries for the Edinburgh Film Festival and also was on the board of EDN for 4 years . She has taught on many workshops throughout Europe and served on many juries. She was documentary tutor at the European Film College in Denmark for a year and has also written widely on documentary making practice. For many years she ran a performance company called Clanjamfrie which specialized in large scale shows incorporating performance and film and she also collaborated with theatre directors such as Robert LePage. Emma was educated at Oxford University where she studied English literature. She is currently working on a feature documentary film called “ Becoming Animal” which she is co-directing with Peter Mettler.


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