TALKS & PANELS

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  • NOVEMBER 10th


  • Starting at 9:00 am you can get your accreditation. Please arrive early and be sure to have your valid vaccination certificate on your phone. Enjoy the show!

  • Gaming company Ubisoft recently launched ´Far Cry 6´ with an entertaining trailer, created by DDB Paris, produced by Stink Films and directed by legendary collective Traktor. The story is told from the perspective of ´Chicharron´ a super cool roster who is kidnapped by the regime of Antón Castillo, but then then escapes to freedom, laying the foundations of a revolution among the fed-up inhabitants of the island. Join DDB's CCO Alexander Kalchev, Swedish VFX studio Important Looking Pirates (who used motion capture to give this CGI film a real-life look), producer Greg Panteix (Stink Films) and the directing collective, Traktor.

  • Founder of Arch Model Studio, acclaimed model-maker and Wes Anderson's right-hand man, Andy Gent has more than 25 years of experience in puppet making, set building and character creation. His credit list is extensive. Probably most famous for working on Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’, and ‘The Grand Hotel Budapest’, his other credits include Tim Burton’s ‘Corpse Bride’, ‘Frankenweenie’ and ‘Miss Peregrines School for Peculiars’, and Henry Sellick’s ‘Coraline’ along with hundreds of TV commercials.

  • Adobe’s “Fantasic Voyage” is a colorful, surreal film that invites to explore the depths of our imagination and bring ideas to life. Join this talk by Mathematic’s team Executive Creative Producer, Rebecca Rice, and VFX Shoot Supervisor, François Xavier Pourre, to know the secrets behind this amazing trip.

  • More info coming soon!

  • One of those stories stemmed from uprooting suddenly from a comfortable life in Riga to living out of a backpack in a capsule hotel in Moscow – packed in like sardines with his wife Julija. As a truly brilliant production designer, she would join Andzej for this talk to describe together how they match concept to developing and creating new worlds in their films. They'll present their new work "We Will Become Better", a miniature masterpiece which shows a love story told through dance challenges mainstream anti-LGBTQIA+ attitudes in Russia.

  • Wellbeing is a 2021 buzzword. What is it? How does it relate to my business? Wellbeing isn’t just something nice to do but a responsibility for employers and increasingly a critical element in attracting and retaining the right people to work for your business. We will explore these issues and offer practical guidance, with the aim of ensuring that you are 87% better informed about Wellbeing at the end of our presentation.

  • Acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Diana Kunst is guided by her roots as a still photographer: light, framing, and composition work in service of the story and extolling the virtues and weaknesses of human existence. Her talent is fuelled by curiosity and passion for exploring new territories. Raised in Spain by a Philippine mother and a Basque father, Diana at 18, embarked on her own journey living in London, NYC and the Philippines. This has propelled her to develop challenging projects in both film and photography, using her passion for immersing herself in the unknown. Meet this amazing director who has worked with a-list talent such as A$AP Rocky, FKA Twigs, Rosalía, James Blake, Madonna, Eva Mendes, James harden, Kevin durant, Lykke li… and clients as Gucci, Schweppes, BBVA bank, New Balance, Lacoste Live!, Tous, L’Óreal…

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  • Fredrik Bond’s body of work defies easy categorization. Labels like drama and comedy no longer apply, as you get lost in his empathetic, character-driven films, and find yourself moved by an emotional experience that’s incredibly human. The genuine heart with which Fredrik Bond reveals the soul within each project he does has made him one of the most in-demand directors in global advertising.

    Join us and enjoy thie interview conducted by Danny Edwards.

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  • NOVEMBER 11th


  • Award-winning sound designer Nicolas Becker, will be joining us for a virtual interview conducted by Shai Caleb Hirschson, to discuss his exquisite work in the movie "Sound of Metal". He's talk about the importance of working with artists and the idea of gesture to achieve a naturalistic sound, but most importantly, sharing his experience and what he learnt through that journey.

  • Black stories are too often stereotyped. While those stories exist, they do not represent the full Black experience. Rondell Wescott, executive producer in the series "Widen the Screen", dives deep into one of the industry's long-standing problems.

  • An emerging figure in the UK, director Aneil Karia will lead us through his search for the right conditions on set, allowing the cast to be free but keeping the right direction. His work is not only about creating polished looks in every frame, but also about reaching the sweet spot between structure and spontaneity, embracing freedom and improvisation to portray the authenticity of real world feelings. Aneil's debut feature film, Surge, premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2020. Earlier that same year he directed The Long Goodbye, starring Riz Ahmed, which was awarded at CICLOPE Festival.

  • Advertising is an industry that needs to be constantly on-trend and in search of new voices who keep the rhythm going. This is why it’s critical to make sure new directing talents are recognised and nurtured. They all need to be guided on how to hone their skills, decide what jobs to take, when to say "no" in order not be pigeonholed… Production companies and agencies play a crucial role in talent strategy. We have to embrace them and keep our eyes on what’s next, if not we are ceasing to develop.

  • We're very excited to reunite part of the talented team behind "Wombstories", created by creative agency AMV BBDO for Bodyform, Senior Producer at Framestore, Niamh O’Donohoe, alongside creative directors Nadja Lossott and Nicholas Hulley. They will guide us along the project to discover how they managed to use a diverse mix of animation styles in one of the most celebrated projects in the last few years.

  • Mercedez-Benz launched a new campaign, a 70-second film in the style of an epic 1970s space opera is intended. Director Nina Holmgren, production designer Robin Brown and executive producer Christoph Petzenhauser, from ANORAK, will be together on stage breaking down in details the backstage of their terrific work.

  • More info coming soon!

  • Cocktail time at Kino International!

  • Always at Kino International.

  • After drinks at Soho House!
    Where
    Torstraße 1, 10119 Berlin, Germany