CINEMA NOW is a programme space dedicated for the young, talented and successful film authors. It is comprised of our directors, actors, cinematographers and producers. Presenting new films and achievements, CINEMA NOW will introduce the audience with contemporary national film, which exists as a result of a new wave of film authors. The festival campaign of Cinema City will be marked by these young, creative people, present in various programme selections and connected through CINEMA NOW platform. This year CINEMA NOW is comprised of three integral parts: Up to 10.000 bucks, Hungry Days and CineYouth.
CineYouth is a platform which, alongside film selections, promotes future authors, and stands as a part of the CINEMA NOW campaign. CineYouth is made up of a series of interactive contents – interviews, panel discussions and workshops, designed for young creative authors who wish to apply their talents in the field of cinematography. Participants of CineYouth will get to see festival’s film projections, meet and talk to notable film authors and participate in free workshops on film art topics. Workshop programme was made in cooperation with SAE Insitute, world’s biggest private university for digital media.
Cineyouth partner: www.belgrade.sae.edu
Workshop programme was made in cooperation with SAE Institute, world’s biggest private university for digital media. It comprises practical work in a series of workshops where 10 participants go through the basics of film art: screenwriting, camera handling and editing. The group will present its creative potential in creating a unique film project called “From Script to Screen – ASAP!”
Workshops will be moderated by Stefan Randjelovic, Head of SAE Institute’s Film Department in Dubai. For participation in workshops you can register HERE.
CINEYOUTH THEMES, WORKSHOPS AND PROGRAMME TIMETABLE
Monday, June 20, 2011
CINEYOUTH: Let's talk about: Life and death of film critics
Gerald Peary has been a much-published North American film critic for more than 25 years. His articles on film have been published in many newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune and in film periodicals around the world. He has been president of critics’ juries at many festivals and is also a member of the National Society of Film Critics and a university professor.
Director and screenwriter with over 70 films: features, documentaries and shorts. He is the professor of film directing at Belgrade and American universities. He is the author of Something in Between, Strawberries in Throat, Virdzina, A Film with No Name, Loving Glances and Besa.
Panel Let's talk about: Life and death of film critics will be held on Monday, June 20, from 15:00h to 16:00h, at The End Café of Arena Cineplex. Participants: Gerald Peary, Srdjan Karanovic and Dubravka Lakic.
CINEYOUTH: Let's talk about: Dorota Kędzierzawska
Polish film author and novelist, this year’s winner of Ibis for her contribution to European cinematography. Her unique film vision mostly centers on the lives and experiences of underprivileged children and women. She is a winner of various world recognitions, including Peace Film Award and Grand Prix at Berinale 2011.
Arthur Reinhart is one of Europe’s finest cinematographers and film editors. The quality of his work was recognized and awarded at various international festivals. Arthur Reinhart He and Dorota Kędzierzawska have been cooperating since her 1994 film “Crows” and they’ve been working together ever since.
Panel Let’s talk about: Dorota Kędzierzawska will be held on Monday, June 20, from 16:00h to 17:00h at The End Café of Arena Cineplex. Participants: Dorota Kędzierzawska, Arthur Reinhart, Veronjika Ćislovska, Srđan Karanović and Dubravka Lakić.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
CINEYOUTH: Talking with Ana Ularu, lead actress in Outbound
Ana Ularu was born in 1985 in Bucharest. By the age of 25 she already received recognition for her acting talent, playing lead roles in Napoleon Helmis’ and Radu Muntean’s films. At Cinema City, audience will see her feature film Outbound.
Talking with Ana Ularu, lead actress in Outbound, will be held on Tuesday, June 21, from 15:00h to 16:00h at The End Café of Arena Cineplex. Participants: Ana Ularu and Aleksandar S. Jankovic
Wednesday, June 23, 2011
CINEYOUTH: SAE Workshop
The workshop will be organized at the Cultural Centre of Novi Sad, small hall, from 11h to 17h. Workshop moderator will be Stefan Randjelovic
CINEYOUTH: Talking with author from Hungry Days selection – Marina Deak
She lives in Paris, has two children and works as a screenwriter.
Marina Deak studied philosophy, Chinese language and video and film, subsequently.
Talking with author from Hungry Days selection – Marina Deak will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, from 13:00 to 14:00h at The End Café of Arena Cineplex. Participants: Marina Deak, Vladimir Perisic, Stefan Ivancic and Dane Komljen.
CINEYOUTH: Šarūnas Bartas: Genuine poetics of life
Panel CINEYOUTH: Šarūnas Bartas: Genuine poetics of life will be held on Wednesday, from 15h to 16h at The End Café of Arena Cineplex. Participants: Šarūnas Bartas and Tiziana Finzi.
Thursday, June 23, 2011
CINEYOUTH: SAE Workshop
The workshop will be organized at the Cultural Centre of Novi Sad, small hall, from 11h
to 17h. Moderator is Stefan Randjelovic
CINEYOUTH: Talking with Jan Schomburg, director of Above Us Only Sky
After studying visual communications at Film and television department of Kassel College of Art, he graduated film directing from the Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM). In 2008 he was awarded a fellowship to study at the Andrzej Wajda Film School in Warsaw. After making several short films, some of which won awards, ÜBER UNS DAS ALL (Germany 2011) marks his first theatrical feature.
Talking with Jan Schomburg, director of Above Us Only Sky will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2011, from 15:00 to 16:00h at The End Café - Arena Cineplex. Participants: Jan Schomburg and Aleksandar S. Jankovic
Friday, June 24, 2011
CINEYOUTH: SAE Workshop
The workshop will be organized at the Cultural Centre of Novi Sad, small hall, from 11h to 17h. Moderator is Stefan Randjelovic
CINEYOUTH: Talking with Jan Hrebejk, director of Kawasaki’s Rose
Jan Hrebejk is one of Czech Republic’s leading directors. After his first feature film, a retro-musical Big Beat, he started positioning himself as commercially successful, critically acclaimed director. His films brought him many national and international awards. His film Divided We Fall was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2001.
Talking with Jan Hrebejk, director of Kawasaki’s Rose will be held on Friday, June 24, 2011, from 15:00 to 16:00h at The End Café - Arena Cineplex. Participants: Jan Schomburg and Aleksandar S. Jankovic
CINEYOUTH: Talking with authors from Hungry Days selection - João Nicolau and Vlado Skafar
João Nicolau was born in Lisbon and studied anthropology. Today he works as an editor, actor and musician. He edited João César Monteiro’s Vai e Vêm (2003). He never understood (nor will he ever) anything related to the Middle East. He lives in the year 2011, in Lisbon, Portugal. His shorts Cançao de amor e Saúde and Rapace premiered in Cannes.
Vlado Skafar is the co-founder of the Slovenian cinematheque (working there from 1993 till 1999 as the programme director). In 2004 he founded Cinema Island Film Festival in Isola. He also works as screenwriting consultant. His films premiered at film festivals such as Sarajevo, Cinema du Reel, Crossing Europe – Linz, Rotterdam and FID Marseille. “Dad” is his first feature film.
Talking with authors from Hungry Days selection - João Nicolau and Vlado Skafar will be held from 16h to 17h at The End Café – Arena Cineplex. Participants: João Nicolau, Vlado Skafar, Vladimir Perisic Stefan Ivancic and Dane Komljen.