#185 SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM SESSION

#185 SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM SESSION

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Cinematographers and fellow film-geeks, you cannot miss this one! We are honoured to welcome as our special guest this session director/cinematographer  CLAIRE PIJMAN.  Claire Pijman worked as a cinematographer on feature films such as ‘Good Morning Karachi, by Sabiha Sumar, ‘Jermal’ by Ravi Bharwani, Wim Wenders' “Buena Vista Social club” among many others. Claire also directed ( and shot ) several documentaries amongst: ‘Later we care’, ‘Foot on the moon’, (on the set of ‘Dancer in the Dark’), ‘Talking Guitars’. Her most recent documentary is ‘Living the Light’-a film on Robby Müller premiered on September 4th at the 75th Venice Film festival's competition and it counts with testimonies of Jim Jarmusch, Lars von Trier among others.

In our Official Selection, you can watch and meet the teams of:

DRAW YOUR GUN
Wouter Jansen | Live-Action | 15:00 | PREMIERE

Enter the bleakest place in the ugly sad and forgotten sewers of the old west.
A ghost-town where the scent of anything good seems to be long gone.
When local artist Luc le Blanc draws the portrait of his enemy on a wanted poster, a chain reaction of killings and fraudulence is started.

HITCHCOCK HITCHCOCK
Kuba Szutkowski, Edgar Kapp | Live-Action | 08:00

The conflict between a shopkeeper and his mother escalates. There is violence he will regret. A naive passerby questions the tension using film references. A comic ode to suspense cinema.

#1 LABZ: JAN HARLAN > MUSIC AS A SCRIPTING TOOL

#1 LABZ: JAN HARLAN > MUSIC AS A SCRIPTING TOOL

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BAM 💥 for the first LABZ edition we have partnered up with Nederlands Film Festival. This lecture will focus on 'MUSIC AS A SCRIPTING TOOL' and it will be given by no other than The Shining, Full Metal Jacket, Eyes Wide Shut, A.I. Artificial Intelligence's producer: JAN HARLAN. September 29th 10am.

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Jan Harlan was Stanley Kubrick’s executive producer since Barry Lyndon and worked with Steven Spielberg. In this inspiring talk, Harlan combines his narrative skills with his love of (film) music. Many people still consider music just one part of the post-production, but Harlan demonstrates how a soundtrack can determine the structure of an entire movie.


NO SESSION

NO SESSION

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NO SESSION on October 2nd. We will be at Nederlands Film Festival and we advise to do the same :)

#186 SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM SESSION

#186 SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM SESSION

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BAM! MICHIEL VAN ERP is our special guest this session. Remarkable documentary maker, BAFTA-nominee for RAMSES series and with his live-action feature debut he opens the Nederlands Film Festival. Let’s face it, it must be good to be Michiel and we will find out this and much more in this session.

We are also thrilled to welcome KLIK’s crew. One night before the starting of the festival at EYE, either lead programmer Tünde Vollenbroek or creative director, Aneta Ozorek (if we are really lucky both!) will join us to let us know more of this year’s edition. They will also bring this year’s trailer director: Mirjam Debets!  

In our Official Selection, you can watch and meet the teams of:

MERC
Jacob Dijker | Live-Action | 02:20 | PREMIERE

A girl finds an old Mercedes and discovers the past life of the previous owner. She takes the car and finishes his journey.

WATCH OUT
Shariff Nasr | Live-Action | 06:00

Sometimes it is safer to be alone than to be looked after. Ayman pays an unexpected visit to his grandfather. But his grandfather doesn’t seem to be fully present.

#187 SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM SESSION

#187 SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM SESSION

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LOOK WHO’S IN TOWN! Film editor SCOTT STEVENSON has cut films such as: (everyone’s favourite) and Cesar-winner ‘La Haine’, Emmy-winner ‘Very Semi-Serious’. Most recently, "LA 92", this movie was honored with an Emmy for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking, as well as the Television Academy's Honors award, recognizing programs that have inspired social change. What an honour to have him at Shortcutz!

In our Official Selection, you can watch and meet the teams of:

ANITA'S PACK
Marlies Smeenge | Documentary | 14:09
A portrait of dog breeder Anita who lives on her farm with her seventeen dogs. The house is about to become even fuller: her dog Raven is heavily pregnant. An empathetic film about the life of Anita and her unconditional love for her dogs, with an eye for the unique and quirky details in her everyday life.

THIRD WINDOW
Freek Henkes | Live-Action | 15:40 | PREMIERE
Third Window is a short Indonesian thriller film. It tells the story about a business man that gets caught between reality and a parallel universe.

SEPTEMBER WINNER: Screening and Announcement of our JURY TEAM favourite movie in September.