Two workshops organized by One World Romania in October

In October, One World Romania organizes two workshops dedicated to students passionate about film education and audiovisual education, focusing on archival films, respectively on the history of documentary.

“How to Take Care of Archives? Introduction to Archival Film Conservation and Restoration – Workshop with Janneke van Dalen and Kevin Lutz of the Austrian Film Museum

The workshop aims to provide a basic understanding of film preservation and restoration theory and practice, providing an introduction to theoretical and philosophical concepts, and the history of archiving, as well as examples of how theory can be translated into different practice.

Archive-specific activities such as inspection, identification, archiving, cataloging, ways to access film collections, digitization, restoration and presentation of archival films will be explored in detail and will be accompanied by a series of exercises and film screenings. The workshop will also include a hands-on assembly component, available to participants of their choice.

The workshop will take place from 14-16 October at the National University of Theater and Cinematography “IL Caragiale” Bucharest and is open to students interested in working in film archives, as well as professionals working in the field.

The workshop coordinators are Janneke van Dalen and Kevin Lutz, archival experts from the Austrian Film Museum, whose aim is to archive, research, and present to the public the film collections and objects acquired by the museum since its founding. Film as a medium in all its historical dimensions and forms.

Janneke van Dalen holds a BA in Cultural Studies from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and a MA in Dynamic Image Preservation and Presentation from the University of Amsterdam. He worked as a projection expert and audiovisual archive in the Netherlands. He continued his studies in 2015-2016 at Jeffrey L. Selznick School in Rochester, USA, after which he moved to Vienna to join the Austrian Film Museum as a film curator.

Kevin Lutz started his career as an analog cinematographer in the 1990s, and continued in this profession during his studies in screenwriting and photography at the Vienna Film Academy. He then worked as a film model throughout Europe, while also being a writer and assistant director for film productions. In 2012 Kevin became a showrunner at the Austrian Film Museum, a position from which he came to work on the museum’s film collection.

The registration deadline is October 10, 2021.

“A Journey into the World of Documentary Film” – Workshop with Director Vladimir Leon

The second workshop will focus on the history of documentary film from inception to the present day, and explored from the perspective of director Vladimir Leon and how he influenced other filmmakers in his film work.

Born in Moscow in 1969, Vladimir Leon has directed several documentaries (“Breeze aka Max”, “Comintern Brahmin”, “Goodbye Radiator Street”, “Dear Spies”) as well as feature films (“Far from the Front”, “Portpo Angels” ). As an actor, Vladimir has appeared in the films of Eric Romer, Jean-Paul Severac, Christine Laurent, Axel Robert and his brother Pierre Lyon. In 2008 he founded the production house Les Films de la Liberté and began producing documentaries and fiction. In addition to his work as a director, Vladimir regularly participates as a coach in directing and screenwriting workshops.

In this workshop, Vladimir will personally approach the history of film, discovering it as a young filmmaker, starting with the first film that marked him – “From the East” by Chantal Ackermann, and continuing with a variety series. One of the long and short films that contributed to the maturation of his cinematic style. Students will have the opportunity to learn and discuss the many works that have defined the history of film and Vladimir Leon’s career as a director, and are thus encouraged to reflect on their cinematic leanings and influences.

The workshop will take place from October 26-28, 2021 at the National University of Theater and Cinematography “El Caragale” Bucharest and is aimed at students who attend Film School courses or related disciplines and wish to enrich their knowledge of film history. , Like and private practice.

The registration deadline is October 21, 2021. All those interested can register by filling in the form here.

The workshops are part of the “OWR Program for Training and Development of Young Filmmakers in Documentary Films”, co-funded by the Department of the National Trust for Culture.

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