News ID: 261672
Published: 0345 GMT November 16, 2019

Five foreign guests attended Iranian short film fest’s expert meetings

Five foreign guests attended Iranian short film fest’s expert meetings
mehrnews.com

The expert meetings of the international section of the 36th Tehran International Short Film Festival were held at Mellat Cineplex in the Iranian capital during November 10-14, attended by five foreign guests.

The guests were Simone Späni from Germany's Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale), Turkish director Ugur Sahin, the director of Japan Short Film Festival Seigo Tôno, Gerald Weber, a member of Sixpack Company, and Baptiste Bertin, a French producer, Mehr News Agency reported.     

In the first program on November 10, Späni talked about Berlin Film Festival's short films and Berlinale Spotlight: Short Films.

Then, four short films, all of which already screened at the Berlin Film Festival, were displayed at the event, including ‘Planet Sigma’ directed by Momoko Seto (France, 2014), ‘Wishing Well’ directed by Sylvia Schedelbauer (Germany, 2018), ‘Prendre Feu’ directed by Michel Soyez (France, 2019) and ‘Tigre de Tasmanie’, directed by Vergine Keaton (France, 2018). 

In the second program on November 11, Sahin Turkish director, along with Iranian film producer and distributor Afsoon Mohammadnejad, talked about a topic titled ‘Introducing the Distribution of International Short Films.’

In the third program on November 12, Tôno discussed Japanese short films and the country's short film festivals. 

In the fourth program on Novermber 13, Bertin and Mohammadnejad addressed the issue of producing joint films.

Weber also discussed distribution of short international films in Europe in the fifth program which was held on November 14.

Presided by Managing Director of Iranian Youth Cinema Society Sadeq Mousavi, the 36th Tehran International Short Film Festival was held in the Iranian capital during November 9-15, 2019. A total of 140 films from 25 countries were screened at the festival.

 

   
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Resource: Mehr News Agency
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