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Ferenc Kósa
Ferenc Kósa
Ferenc Kósa
(born 21 November 1937) is a Hungarian film director and screenwriter. He directed thirteen films between 1961 and 1988. He won the award for Best Director at the 1967 Cannes Film Festival
1967 Cannes Film Festival
for the film Ten Thousand Days.[1] Selected filmography[edit] The Upthrown Stone (1969) Ten Thousand Days (1967) Hószakadás ("Snowfall") (1974)References[edit]^ "Festival de Cannes: Ten Thousand Days"
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Nyíregyháza
Nyíregyháza
Nyíregyháza
(Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɲiːrɛchaːzɒ] ( listen)) is a city in northeastern Hungary
Hungary
and the county capital of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg. With a population of 118,000, it is the seventh-largest city in Hungary
Hungary
and is one of the leading cities of Northern Hungary
Hungary
and of the northern part of the Great Hungarian Plain (Alföld). Its development has been ongoing since the 18th century, making it the economic and cultural center of the region
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Screenwriter
A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs, comics or video games, are based.Contents1 Profession 2 Film
Film
industry 3 Script doctoring 4 Development process 5 Production involvement 6 Union 7 See also 8 ReferencesProfession[edit] Screenwriting
Screenwriting
is a freelance profession. No education is required to become a professional screenwriter, just good storytelling abilities and imagination. Screenwriters are not hired employees but contracted freelancers. Most, if not all, screenwriters start their careers writing on speculation (spec) and so write without being hired or paid for it. If such a script is sold, it is called a spec script
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Film Director
A film director is a person who directs the making of a film. A film director controls a film's artistic and dramatic aspects and visualizes the screenplay (or script) while guiding the technical crew and actors in the fulfillment of that vision. The director has a key role in choosing the cast members, production design, and the creative aspects of filmmaking.[1] Under European Union
European Union
law, the director is viewed as the author of the film.[2] The film director gives direction to the cast and crew and creates an overall vision through which a film eventually becomes realized, or noticed. Directors need to be able to mediate differences in creative visions and stay within the boundaries of the film's budget. There are many pathways to becoming a film director. Some film directors started as screenwriters, cinematographers, film editors or actors. Other film directors have attended a film school. Directors use different approaches
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IMDb
IMDb
IMDb
(Internet Movie Database)[2] is an online database of information related to films, television programs, home videos, video games, and streaming content online – including cast, production crew and personal biographies, plot summaries, trivia, fan and critical reviews, and ratings. An additional fan feature, message boards, was abandoned in February 2017
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Terrence Malick
Terrence Frederick Malick (/ˈmælɪk/; born November 30, 1943)[1] is an American film director, screenwriter and producer. Malick began his career as part of the New Hollywood film-making wave with the films Badlands (1973), about a murderous couple on the run in the American badlands, and Days of Heaven
Days of Heaven
(1978),[2] which detailed the love-triangle between two labourers and a wealthy farmer, before a lengthy hiatus. He returned to directing with films such as The Thin Red Line (1998) and The Tree of Life (2011), being awarded the Golden Bear at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival
49th Berlin International Film Festival
and the Palme d'Or at the 64th Cannes Film Festival, respectively. Malick's films have been noted for exploring themes such as individual transcendence, nature, and conflicts between reason and instinct
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Coen Brothers
Joel David Coen[1] (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse Coen[1] (born September 21, 1957), collectively referred to as the Coen brothers, are American filmmakers. Their films span many genres and styles, which they frequently subvert or parody.[2] Their most acclaimed works include Miller's Crossing
Miller's Crossing
(1990), Fargo (1996), The Big Lebowski (1998), No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men
(2007), A Serious Man (2009), True Grit (2010), and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013). The brothers write, direct and produce their films jointly, although until The Ladykillers
The Ladykillers
(2004) Joel received sole credit for directing and Ethan for producing. They often alternate top billing for their screenplays while sharing editing credits under the alias Roderick Jaynes
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Andrei Tarkovsky
Andrei Arsenyevich Tarkovsky (Russian: Андре́й Арсе́ньевич Тарко́вский, IPA: [ɐnˈdrʲej ɐrˈsʲenʲjɪvʲɪtɕ tɐrˈkofskʲɪj]; 4 April 1932 – 29 December 1986) was a Russian filmmaker, writer, film editor, film theorist, theatre and opera director. Tarkovsky's films include Ivan's Childhood
Ivan's Childhood
(1962), Andrei Rublev (1966), Solaris (1972), Mirror (1975), and Stalker (1979). He directed the first five of his seven feature films in the Soviet Union; his last two films, Nostalghia
Nostalghia
(1983) and The Sacrifice (1986), were produced in Italy and Sweden, respectively. His work is characterized by long takes, unconventional dramatic structure, distinctly authored use of cinematography, and spiritual and metaphysical themes. Tarkovsky's works Andrei Rublev, Solaris, Mirror, and Stalker are regularly listed among the greatest films of all time
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Bertrand Tavernier
Bertrand Tavernier
Bertrand Tavernier
(born 25 April 1941) is a French director, screenwriter, actor and producer.[1]Contents1 Life and career 2 Filmography 3 References 4 External linksLife and career[edit] Tavernier was born in Lyon, the son of Geneviève (née Dumond) and René Tavernier, a publicist and writer, several years president of the French PEN club.[2] He says that his father's publishing of a wartime resistance journal and aid to anti-Nazi intellectuals shaped his moral outlook as an artist. According to Tavernier, his father believed that words were "as important and as lethal as bullets".[3] Tavernier wanted to become a filmmaker since the age of 13 or 14 years
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André Téchiné
André Téchiné
André Téchiné
(French: [teʃine]; born 13 March 1943) is a French screenwriter and film director
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Martin Scorsese
Martin Charles Scorsese (/skɔːrˈsɛsi/;[1] born November 17, 1942) is an American director, producer, screenwriter, and film historian, whose career spans more than 50 years. Scorsese's body of work addresses such themes as Sicilian-American identity, Roman Catholic concepts of guilt and redemption,[2] faith,[3] machismo, modern crime, and gang conflict. Many of his films are also known for their depiction of violence and liberal use of profanity. Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinematic history. In 1990, he founded The Film Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to film preservation, and in 2007 he founded the World Cinema Foundation
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Wim Wenders
Ernst Wilhelm "Wim" Wenders (German: [vɪm vɛndɐs]; born 14 August 1945) is a German filmmaker, playwright, author, photographer, and a major figure in New German Cinema. Among many honors, he has received three nominations for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature: for Buena Vista Social Club (1999), about Cuban music culture, Pina (2011), about the contemporary dance choreographer Pina Bausch, and The Salt of the Earth (2014), about Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado. One of Wenders' earliest honors was a win for the BAFTA Award for Best Direction for his narrative drama Paris, Texas (1984), which also won the Palme d'Or
Palme d'Or
at the 1984 Cannes
Cannes
Film Festival
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Fernando Solanas
Fernando Ezequiel 'Pino' Solanas (born 16 February 1936) is an Argentine film director, screenwriter and politician. His films include La hora de los hornos (The Hour of the Furnaces) (1968), Tangos: el exilio de Gardel (1985), Sur (1988), El viaje (1992), La nube (1998) and Memoria del saqueo (2004), among many others. Since 2013, he has been a National Senator representing the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. Solanas studied theatre, music and law. In 1962, he directed his first short feature Seguir andando and in 1968 he covertly produced and directed his first long feature film La Hora de los Hornos, a documentary on neo-colonialism and violence in Latin America
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Emir Kusturica
Emir Kusturica
Emir Kusturica
(Serbian Cyrillic: Емир Кустурица, born 24 November 1954) is a Bosnian-born Serbian[1] filmmaker, actor and musician. He has been recognized for several internationally acclaimed feature films, as well as his projects in town-building. He has competed at the Cannes Film Festival
Cannes Film Festival
on five occasions and won the Palme d'Or
Palme d'Or
twice (for When Father Was Away on Business and Underground), as well as the Best Director prize for Time of the Gypsies. He has also won a Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival
Berlin Film Festival
for Arizona Dream and a Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival
Venice Film Festival
for Black Cat, White Cat
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Pavel Lungin
Pavel Semyonovich Lungin (Russian: Па́вел Семёнович Лунги́н; born 12 July 1949) is a Russian film director.[1][2] He is sometimes credited as Pavel Loungine (as in the American release of Tycoon). Lungin was awarded the distinction People's Artist of Russia
Russia
in 2008.[3]Contents1 Life and career 2 Filmography (as director)2.1 Films 2.2 TV3 References 4 External linksLife and career[edit] Born on 12 July 1949 in Moscow, Lungin is the son of a scriptwriter and linguist Lilianna Lungina. He later attended Moscow
Moscow
State University at the Mathematics and Applied Linguistics of the Philological Faculty, from which he graduated in 1971. In 1980 he completed the High Courses for Scriptwriters and Film Directors (Mikhail Lvovsky's Workshop). Lungin worked primarily as a scriptwriter until given the opportunity to direct Taxi Blues
Taxi Blues
at age 40
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Nanni Moretti
Giovanni "Nanni" Moretti (Italian pronunciation: [ˈnanni moˈretti]; born 19 August 1953) is an Italian film director, producer, screenwriter and actor. The Palme d'Or
Palme d'Or
winner in 2001, in 2012 he was the President of the Jury at the Cannes Film Festival.[1]Contents1 Life and work 2 Awards 3 Filmography3.1 Films directed by Moretti 3.2 Actor
Actor
only4 References 5 Further reading 6 External linksLife and work[edit] Moretti was born in Bruneck, South Tyrol, Italy, to Roman parents who were both teachers. His father was the late epigraphist Luigi Moretti, a Greek teacher at Sapienza University of Rome. While growing up he discovered his two passions, the cinema and water polo. Having finished his studies he pursued a career as a producer, and in 1973 directed his first two short films: Pâté de bourgeois and The Defeat (La sconfitta)
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