Marrakech Movie Competition Faucets Remi Bonhomme as Creative Director
Remi Bonhomme, a number one power behind Cannes’ Critics Week, has been appointed inventive director of the Marrakech Movie Competition and its business convention, the Atlas Workshops.
Within the final couple years, Bonhomme efficiently headed the Atlas Workshops, a platform devoted to supporting the cinema of the African continent and the Arab world, and he was additionally a part of the programming crew. Bonhomme will now be leaving his place at Critics’ Week after the upcoming version with the intention to take the complete reins of the Marrakech pageant.
Throughout his 11-year tenure at Critics’ Week, Bonhomme has labored carefully with the sidebar’s inventive director Charles Tesson on the choice, and he additionally launched Subsequent Step, a workshop devoted to serving to administrators as they work in the direction of their first feature-length works.
At Marrakech pageant, Bonhomme will likely be joined by a brand new choice committee whose members have made theirmark at Cannes and Toronto movie festivals. These embrace Ali Hajji (Morocco), who was beforehand Deputy Director of the Casablanca pageant and inventive director of the European Movie Weeks in Morocco; Farah-Clémentine Dramani-Issifou (Benin/France), who’s at present a member of the choice committee of Cannes’s Critics Week; and Ava Cahen (France), who’s a movie critic and a former member of Cannes’ Critics Week.
The opposite members of the choice committee embrace Andréa Picard (Canada), a senior movie curator at Toronto pageant; Hania Mroué (Lebanon), director of Beirut’s Metropolis Cinema and former Chief Arab Programmer of the Doha Tribeca Movie Competition; and Gabor Greiner (Austria/Hungary), the top of acquisition at Movies Boutique.
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The following Marrakech Movie Competition will likely be held Nov. 13-21, whereas the third version of the Atlas Workshops will happen Nov. 15-18.
The Atlas Workshops programme will now be headed by Thibaut Bracq a former programmer on the Competition Premiers Plans d’Angers, and developed the La Fabrique programme at Cannes and in addition labored at Locarno pageant.