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Garegin Zakoyan (Armenia)
Garegin Zakoyan (Armenia)
Born in Yerevan, in 1947. In 1970 he graduated from the Yerevan State University, Philology Department. Defended his dissertation on Armenian Silent Film at the Leningrad Theatre, Music and Cinema Institute in 1976, obtaining his PhD in Arts. During 1972-1980, he published articles on film history and theory and the Armenian Silent Film (Yerevan, 1976) monograph. Since 1982 has been working in documentary film: he made 12 movies as scriptwriter and director. In 1988, he wrote the text for the booklet of Sergei Parajanov’s first exhibition. In 1989, he published his book Language of Cinema in Yerevan. In 1991, Zakoyan founded National Cinematheque of Armenia, which he managed till 1998. In 1993 he participated in Atom Egoyan’s film Calendar as the executive producer. Later he published the books: Sergei Parajanov: Letters from Exile (2000), My Yerevan (2002), Sabir Rizayev: On Theatre and Film (2009). Since 2008 has been teaching at the Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinema. Member of the Union of Cinematographers of the CIS, Board of the Union of Armenian Cinematographers, and the SACD (Associaion of Authors, Composers and Scriptwriters of France).
Margarita Chapatte Lopez (Spain)
Margarita Chapatte Lopez (Spain)
She lives in Barcelona and co-leads the veteran weekly radio film programme La Claqueta, broadcasted nationally by Radio Marca in Spain. She is also its regular correspondent at all major Spanish film festivals, and often travels abroad for offering her special touch in reporting on diverse international ones for the last 30 years. She regularly participates in Àlex Gorina’s leading film programme in Catalonia’s radio broadcast as well. Margarita has a long career as a film specialist at the Spanish radio sphere, and as writer and collaborator in diverse film magazines such as Cine y Más or InterFilms, apart for having been a staff writer member at press agency Fax Press for 4 years and a collaborator for the most popular cinema TV programme in Catalonia , Informatiu Cinema.
Joao Antunes (Portugal)
Joao Antunes (Portugal)
Free lancer film journalist, working mainly for the daily newspaper Jornal de Notícias, but publishing materials in several other magazines, both in Portugal and other countries, as Croatia, Poland and Russia. Published around 1500 interviews with actors and directors from all over the world. Programmed the Focus Portugal in Libertas FF, Dubrovnik (2006), and several festivals and retrospectives in Portugal. A veteran of FFs all over the world, has been member of international juries in Fantasporto (Porto FF), Cinanima (Espinho animation FF), Algarve and Avanca, and FIPRESCI jury member in Istambul (2005), Tromso (2006), Festroia (2006), Mumbai (2007), Lisboa (2007), Cannes (2008), Guadalajara (2009) and Berlin (2011). In recent years, has been teaching History of Cinema in Universidade Moderna (Lisboa), made a lecture on Manoel de Oliveira at the University of Leeds and on Portuguese Cinema Novo at Jeonju IFF, South Korea, and organized workshops. Author of several books on cinema, as Bond, James Bond and Conversations with the Lords of the Rings.
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