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Workshop with Peter Mettler at EICTV Cuba


PETER METTLER MASTERCLASS WORKSHOP – Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television

November 11-29, 2019

To go faraway and film close to.
To discover a territory and discover yourself.
To observe everyday life and tell true stories.
At the heart of the movie gesture, from the shot to the narrative.

The Cuban cinema school Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television has invited Peter Mettler to teach an extended workshop from November 11-29, 2019. Enrollment is open for anyone. Visit EICTV’s website for details.

If you create, or want to create, beyond established and compartmentalized academic genres, if you have made one or many films: come with your experiences and projects, join this realization workshop piloted by Peter Mettler, whose exciting work is widely recognized internationally. In collaboration with Jean Perret, responsible for this Gran Taller/Great Workshop, and Jorge Yglesias, head of the Master of Alternative Cinema of the International School of Film and Television (EICTV) of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. Three weeks to explore a region in a Caribbean country, and make a movie…

Peter Mettler embodies what contemporary cinema loves to be, a trajectory of discovery in which the shot is the very foundation of creation.

"After the exploration of Peter Mettler's work, each participant will be invited to make a short film by drawing a personal and unique path. Research, filming, editing: at every stage, dialogues, visions, personalized advice, monitoring of the works until the end.

“Peter Mettler's film essay is one of those who return to the world its obvious complexity, its irreducible alterity. With his viewer, he builds first times’ with the demiurgic ambition of the stubborn artist-artisan he is. Fascinating, inspiring, positively scandalous images that build a poetic and political experience of our awareness of the time of life that passes. ” (Jean Perret)

PARTICIPANTS: Graduates or students of artistic careers, audiovisual professionals or artists of any age from any country.

DURATION AND DATES: 3 weeks, from November 11 to 29, 2019.

NUMBER OF STUDENTS: A maximum of 25 students of any nationality.

WORKSHOP LANGUAGE: English, with Spanish translation.

APPLICATIONS: Application reception expiring date: October 20, 2019. Communication of results: October 23, 2019.

COST: 2500 Euros. Pre-registration: € 500, before October 25, 2019. Payment for the rest of the workshop November 11, 2019.


More info available here.