The program of author’s master classes and lectures, as well as presentations of diverse documentary related initiatives, took place at the Docudays UA-2017.
01 February 2018
CONVERSATION BETWEEN SERHIY BUKOVSKY AND PAWEL LOZINSKI
A public conversation between two famous directors whose latest films were included in the MASTERS non-competition program at the Docudays UA 2017.
LECTURE BY SEBASTIEN LECORDIER: FROM DOCUMENTING TO ACTION
The French director who dedicated his life to documentary filmmaking shares his experience of participating in the full cycle of documentary activism, from creating critical documentary works to educational screenings in provinces and creating programs for famous film festivals.
LECTURE BY IGOR BLAZEVIC: LAUNCHING FESTIVALS WITH A MISSION
During the lecture, Igor Blazevic shares his experience of organizing festivals whose goal is to transform societies which have suffered from dictatorship or conflict. He will talk about how films and film screenings help heal deep social wounds.
LECTURE BY THESSA MOOIJ: FESTIVAL PROMOTION AND FILM PUBLICITY
The lecture includes examples of successful campaigns and promotional materials as well as the possibility to ask questions about festival submissions, how to work with festivals and the publicity process – whether you do your own promotion or work with a professional publicist.
CONVERSATION BETWEEN THE DIRECTORS MONIKA WILLI AND KATERYNA GORNOSTAI
A conversation with Monika Willi, who has closely collaborated with Michael Haneke, Barbara Albert and Michael Glawogger. It is difficult to imagine what the famous films Workingman’s Death and Whores’ Glory by Glawogger would be like without her. Ukrainian director Kateryna Gornostai talks with her.
LECTURE BY ULDIS CEKULIS: HOW TO BENEFIT MOST FROM FILM INDUSTRY EVENTS
“Industrial meetings in documentary field mostly are turning to become human meetings with long lasting industrial relationships.” To illustrate the above, the Latvian producer Uldis Cekulis will share his personal experience of developing documentaries he produced.