71th Mostra Venezia

Guide: Where to meet celebrity


Hotel Danieli Venezia

Hotel Danieli Venezia

Jaeger-LeCoultre invites …

Jaeger-LeCoultre has been the official partner of the Venice Film Festival for over ten years. The famous House of High end watches presented at its annual gala dinner his new collection Hybris Artistica attended by hundred guest from around the world, including the brand ambassador Clive Owen, friend of the brand Milla Jovovich, Astrid Munoz and her husband, the famous polo player Eduardo Novillo Astrada among others. Jaeger-LeCoultre could not find a better place than the magnificent Scuola Grande di San Rocco (16th century) to symbolize his dedication to the arts and heritage.

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Andrey Konchalovsky awarded with „the Lion“

Nearly 50 years after directing his debut feature, „The First Teacher“, Russian maestro Andrey Konchalovsky returns to the Venice Film Festival competition for the fifth time as director with „The Postman’s White Nights“, which was awarded with the Silver Lion. The drama rooted in the reality of a remote lakeside Russian village about a charismatic postman who is the locals sole connection to the outside world, featuring a largely non-pro cast. Read my cover story …


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Munich Film Festival 2014 – Highlights

My personal favorite

I ORIGINS 2014, http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2884206/

Interview with Mike Pitt – http://inmuc.de/mike-pitt-vorbild-eines-schauspielers/


Italian Cinema – prominent in MUC


Author and journalist Roberto Saviano came to Munich, under heavy police protection, to present his best-selling expose Gomorrah. The drama, adapted from Saviano’s non-fiction account of the Camorra mafia in Naples, has been a great hit on 21st Century Fox’s Sky Italia.


Tribute to Willy Bogner

Willy Bogner, Jr. – German downhill champion and Olympic athlete – was asked by Bond-Producer Albert Broccoli to shoot ski and bobsled sequences for ON HIS MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE (1969). The high-speed ski sequences broke new ground in action cinematography. Bogner shot action sequences for: THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (1977), FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (1981) and A VIEW TO A KILL (1985).


Sounds of Cinema „Magic“

Concert with the awards ceremony for the „Look and Listen film prize“

BR (http://www.br.de/index.html) to launch Munich Film Festival (http://www.filmfest-muenchen.de/en/)