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FESTIVALS France

Voyage into the Light for Industry of dreams

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Kick-off tonight for the 6th festival Industry of dreams which runs till the 13th December in Seine-Saint-Denis and in Paris. Following the Décor in 2004 and ahead of Production in 2006, the event continues its cycle of reflection around the notion of Studio by placing Lighting at the heart of its programme for 2005. Among the events is a Master Class tomorrow from Willy Kurant who worked with, among others, Orson Welles, Jean-Luc Godard, Maurice Pialat and Jerzy Skolimowski. Treating the theme "A light for women in fiction features ", the famous DoP has chosen to split the day into two parts: "the morning, shooting in the studio under conditions where a film has money and in the afternoon low-budget film, with little available light, even with torches if needs be to show that even in a film with little means you can light well. His public will be made up of students from La Fémis, l’Ecole Nationale supérieure Louis Lumière and the Wajda Cinema School of Warsaw.

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With numerous homages, in particular to DoPs Pierre Lhomme and Raoul Coutard, and also filmmakers Claire Denis and Enki Bilal, the festival has also organised an European conference in three stages dedicated to the "Light in the cinema". Thursday will be a chance to explore The duos DoPs / directors, from script to shooting with the duos Claire Denis - Agnès Godard, Claude Chabrol - Eduardo Serra, Catherine Breillat - Yorgos Arvanitis, Emmanuel Carrère - Patrick Blossier, Jacques Audiard - Stéphane Fontaine, Alain Corneau - Yves Angelo and Robert Guediguian - Renato Berta. On Friday, the debates include The economics and politics of the image, notably the mutation of jobs and of the industry with the growing influence of post-production. The event begins tonight with Heading South [+see also:
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by Laurent Cantet, has thirty films in the programme and will end on the 13th December with an homage to Czech director Jiri Menzel who will attend.

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(Translated from French)

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