Archive for category: Directors

/ 12/01/2011 7:07 PM

Mohammad Ehsani (Iran): “making documentaries with social themes can endanger the filmmaker in Iran”

Mohammad Ehsani, the famous documentary filmaker and members of the  Iranian Documentary Filmmakers Association recently joined EADn. He tells us his story and describes the tough life of Iranian documentary makers.   Can you introduce yourself ? I was born in November 1973 in Shishvan Village, in the suburbs of the town of Ajabshir in Eastern Azerbaijan Province. However, my [...]

/ 08/13/2011 9:36 PM

French director Jacques Perrin joins CCTV (China Daily)

The 70-year-old filmmaker Jacques Perrin joined China Central Television (CCTV) as foreign consultant for documentary. By Liu Wei In China Daily, 2011-08-13 Jacques Perrin will help the largest Chinese TV network’s newly established documentary channel evaluate co-production projects, find international documentary-making talents and train local teams. “Documentaries are mirrors of life and society,” he says. “I appreciate CCTV’s efforts to set [...]

/ 06/25/2011 1:18 PM

UK / Cambodia: T. Sambath, “Killing Fields” filmmaker, wins top world journalism prize

An Award for uncovering the secrets of the brutal Pol Pot Regime