visions of europe (2004)- (in order)

by hamide-kheyrabadi | created - 04 Dec 2016 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

1. Fatih Akin

Director | Gegen die Wand

Fatih Akin was born in 1973 in Hamburg of Turkish parentage. He began studying Visual Communications at Hamburg's College of Fine Arts in 1994. His collaboration with Wueste Film also dates from this time. In 1995, he wrote and directed his first short feature, "Sensin - You're The One!" ("Sensin -...

germany

2. Martin Sulík

Director | Záhrada

Martin Sulík was born on October 20, 1962 in Zilina, Slovakia. He is a director and writer, known for Záhrada (1995), Cigan (2011) and Slunecní stát aneb hrdinové delnické trídy (2005).

slovakia

3. Christoffer Boe

Writer | Reconstruction

Christoffer Boe was born on May 7, 1974 in Rungsted Kyst, Denmark. He is a writer and director, known for Reconstruction (2003), Beast (2011) and Alting bliver godt igen (2010).

denmark

4. Sasa Gedeon

Writer | Návrat idiota

Born in Prag, Sasa Gedeon studies cinema at the Film Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU). He directs several shorts before making his first feature film Indiánské léto (1995). In 1999, Gedeon gets international notice with Návrat idiota (1999), a loose adaptation of Fyodor...

czech republic

5. Jan Troell

Director | Här har du ditt liv

Jan Troell was born on July 23, 1931 in Limhamn, Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden. He is a director and cinematographer, known for Here Is Your Life (1966), Il capitano (1991) and The Emigrants (1971). He is married to Agneta Ulfsäter-Troell.

sweden

6. Teresa Villaverde

Director | Três Irmãos

Teresa Villaverde was born on May 18, 1966 in Lisbon, Portugal as Teresa Villaverde Cabral. She is a director and writer, known for Três Irmãos (1994), Colo (2017) and Transe (2006).

portugal

7. Malgorzata Szumowska

Director | W imie...

One of the most prominent Polish directors of today, Malgorzata Szumowska was born in Kraków in 1973. She's been directing, writing and producing feature and documentary films. Her movies have received many awards, for example Silver Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival for "33 Scenes from Life" or...

poland

8. Arvo Iho

Director | Karu süda

Arvo Iho was born on June 21, 1949 in Rakvere, Estonian SSR, USSR. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Karu süda (2001), The Birdwatcher (1988) and Ainult hulludele ehk halastajaõde (1991).

estonia

9. Theo van Gogh

Director | Blind Date

Theo van Gogh was born on July 23, 1957 in Wassenaar, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands as Theodoor van Gogh. He was a director and writer, known for Blind Date (1996), 06/05 (2004) and 1-900 (1994). He died on November 2, 2004 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.

netherlands

10. Tony Gatlif

Director | Vengo

Tony Gatlif was born on September 10, 1948 in Algiers, Alger, France as Michel Dahmani. He is a director and writer, known for Vengo (2000), Gadjo dilo (1997) and Korkoro (2009).

france

11. Aki Kaurismäki

Producer | Le Havre

Aki Kaurismäki did a wide variety of jobs including postman, dish-washer and film critic, before forming a production and distribution company, Villealfa (in homage to Jean-Luc Godard's Alphaville (1965)) with his older brother Mika Kaurismäki, also a film-maker. Both Aki and Mika are prolific ...

finland

12. Christos Georgiou

Director | Kato apo t' astra

Christos Georgiou was born in 1966 in London, England. He is a director and writer, known for Kato apo t' astra (2001), Happy Birthday (2017) and Mikro eglima (2008).

cyprus

13. Francesca Comencini

Director | Lo spazio bianco

A philosophy student, she quit University after two years, and moved to France in 1982. Although she was planning to be a writer, she brought to the screen instead an autobiographical story with Pianoforte (1984): the film won the De Sica Award at the Venice Film Festival and was invited to other ...

italy

14. Sharunas Bartas

Director | Frost

Sharunas Bartas was born on August 16, 1964 in Siauliai, Lithuanian SSR, USSR as Sarunas Bartas. He is a director and writer, known for Frost (2017), Trys dienos (1991) and The Corridor (1995).

Lithuania

15. Béla Tarr

Producer | Werckmeister harmóniák

Béla Tarr was born on July 21, 1955 in Pécs, Hungary. He is a producer and director, known for Werckmeister harmóniák (2000), A torinói ló (2011) and Kárhozat (1988). He is married to Ágnes Hranitzky.

hungary

16. Kenneth Scicluna

Visual_effects | U-571

Kenneth Scicluna was born on April 30, 1975 in Malta. He is a director and editor, known for U-571 (2000), One Fine Day (1997) and Genesis (2001).

malta

17. Andy Bausch

Director | A Wopbobaloobop a Lopbamboom

Andy Bausch was born on April 12, 1959 in Dudelange, Luxembourg. He is a director and writer, known for A Wopbobaloobop a Lopbamboom (1989), Rusty Boys (2017) and Troublemaker (1988).

luxemburg

18. Peter Greenaway

Director | The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

Peter Greenaway trained as a painter and began working as a film editor for the Central Office of Information in 1965. Shortly afterwards he started to make his own films. He has produced a wealth of short and feature-length films, but also paintings, novels and other books. He has held several ...

england

19. Stijn Coninx

Director | Marina

Stijn Coninx was born on February 21, 1957 in Neerpelt, Belgium as Augustijn Robert Marguerite Coninx. He is a director and assistant director, known for Marina (2013), When the Light Comes (1998) and Daens (1992). He is married to An Evers. They have four children.

beljium

20. Barbara Albert

Writer | Nordrand

Born in Vienna in 1970. Studying film-directing and sriptwriting at the Vienna Film School since 1991. In 1994 'Swallows of the Night' wins the prize for the best Shortfilm in Saarbrücken, Germany at the Max-Ophüls-Film

austria

21. Damjan Kozole

Director | Nocno zivljenje

Damjan Kozole is a Slovenian filmmaker whose directing credits include the critically-acclaimed "Spare Parts", worldwide released "Slovenian Girl" and "Nightlife", winner of Best Director Award at the 51st Karlovy Vary IFF, among others. "Spare parts" was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 53th ...

slovenia

22. Constantine Giannaris

Director | Dekapentavgoustos

Constantine Giannaris is a Greek film director. He studied Finance, History and Philosophy at the Universities of Kiel and Birmingham. His cinema career started in England where he completed independent short films of short budget. His first Greek film, Mia Thesi Ston Helio (1995) was awarded with ...

greece

23. Laila Pakalnina

Director | Ausma

Laila Pakalnina was born on June 4, 1962 in Liepaja, Latvian SSR, USSR. She is a director and writer, known for Ausma (2015), Pitons (2003) and Picas (2012).

latvia

24. Miguel Hermoso

Director | Como un relámpago

Miguel Hermoso was born in 1942 in Granada, Granada, Andalucía, Spain. He is a director and writer, known for Como un relámpago (1996), Truhanes (1983) and La luz prodigiosa (2003).

spain

25. Aisling Walsh

Director | Song for a Raggy Boy

Aisling Walsh studied Fine Art at the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology. There was no film course there at that time but there was a film appreciation society that she joined and through this she developed an interest in filmmaking and started making her own short movies. The ...

ireland



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