Out in USA theatres today is writer-director Susanna Nicchiarelli’s NICO, 1988. Shot by Director of Photography Crystel Fournier, AFC, the biopic concentrates on Nico’s disastrous European tour, diving deeply into the life of a tragic but remarkable woman, portrayed by Danish actress and singer Trine Dyrholm.
The 75th Venice International Film Festival has announced this year’s line-up. In Competition are: THE MOUNTAIN, directed by Rick Alverson with production design by Jacqueline Abrahams; NON-FICTION (DOUBLES VIES), directed by Olivier Assayas with production design by François-Renaud Labarthe; VOX LUX, directed by Brady Corbet and shot by Director of Photography Lol Crawley, BSC; THE FAVOURITE, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, edited by Yorgos Mavropsaridis,ACE, with production design by Fiona Crombie; SUNSET (NAPSZÁLLTA), directed by László Nemes and shot by Mátyás Erdély, HSC and NUESTRO TIEMPO, directed by Carlos Reygadas and shot by Director of Photography Diego Garcia. Selected to show Out of Competition is Amos Gitai’s, A TRAMWAY IN JERUSALEM shot by Director of Photography Eric Gautier, AFC. Selected for the Venice Days portion of the festival is directorClaire Burger’s C’EST ÇA L’AMOUR shot by Director of Photography Julien Poupard, AFC. The festival runs from 29 August to 8 September.
We are proud to announce that 11 films have been selected thus far for the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. The following films selected as Gala Presentations and making their World Premieres are: BEAUTIFUL BOY, directed by Felix Van Groeningen, shot by Ruben Impens, SBC and edited by Nico Leunen and, HIGH LIFE, directed by Claire Denis, with production design by François-Renaud Labarthe. Making its Canadian Premiere is GALVESTON, directed by Mélanie Laurent and shot by Arnaud Potier, AFC. The following films have been selected for the Special Presentation section, making their world premieres are: IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, directed by Barry Jenkins and shot by James Laxton, and THE HUMMINGBIRD PROJECT, directed by Kim Nguyen, shot by Nicolas Bolduc, CSC, edited by Nicolas Chaudeurge and production design by Emmanuel Fréchette. Making its international premier is GIRLS OF THE SUN, directed by Eva Husson with production design by David Bersanetti. There are North American premieres for; CAPERNAUM, directed by Nadine Labaki, shot by Christopher Aoun and edited by Konstantin Bock and, SUNSET (NAPSZÁLLTA), directed by László Nemes and shot by Mátyás Erdély, HSC. Also making their Canadian premieres are: COLETTE, directed by Wash Westmoreland and cut by Associate Editor, Fiona DeSouza; NON-FICTION, directed by Olivier Assayas with production design by François-Renaud Labarthe, and WILDLIFE, directed by Paul Dano and shot by Diego Garcia. The festival runs from 6- 16 September.
Director of Photography Darius Khondji, ASC, AFC, joins directors The Safadie Brothers in their latest venture produced byScott Rudin Productions, UNCUT GEMS. The film will take place in New York City’s diamond district and stars Adam Sandler.
Our congratulations goes to Director of Photography, Justin Brown, after receiving a 2018 EMMY nomination for Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series (Half Hour) on Episode 3 of THE END OF THE F***ING WORLD. Directed by Jonathan Entwistle and produced by Netflix, the awards will be announced on 17 September.