Born in 1976, in Salonta, West Romania, Marian received his bachelor degree in Film and TV Directing at UNATC Bucharest in 1999. He directed several short film, winning the Palme d’Or for Best Short Film at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival with Megatron.
In 2010, his first feature film Morgen won the Special Jury Prize at the 63rd Edition of the Locarno Film Festival. In 2012, his second feature film Rocker premiered at the 60th edition of San Sebastian International Film Festival. In 2015 Orizont was screened in competition at Tallin Black Nights. In 2016, he directed the TV mini-series The Valley of Silence for HBO Europe.
Geoff is a writer, lecturer, film programmer for BFI Southbank, London, and programme advisor to the London Film Festival. Now a regular contributor to Sight & Sound, he was for many years Film Editor of Time Out.
His books on cinema include, among others, studies on Krzysztof Kieślowski’s The Three Colours Trilogy, Nicholas Ray, and American indie filmmakers; he has contributed to numerous film anthologies and writes on other subjects at geoffandrew.com.
He has served on film festival juries in Cannes, Istanbul, Torino, Sarajevo, Morelia, Brussels and London, and teaches regularly at the National Film and Television School and the London Film School. In 2009, the French government made him a Chevalier de l’ordre des arts et des lettres.
Elizabeth co-founded Number 9 Films with Stephen Woolley in 2002. Most recently they produced Their Finest, directed by Lone Scherfig, and The Limehouse Golem, directed by Juan Carlos Medina. Both films premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival to rave reviews and are released this year. In 2015 Number 9 Films also produced Carol, Todd Haynes' award winning adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel, and co-produced Paolo Sorrentino's Youth.
Elizabeth is now in post-production with On Chesil Beach, an adaptation of Ian McEwan’s best-selling novel, starring Saoirse Ronan. Elizabeth has served on the board of EM Media, The Edinburgh Festival, was chair of Women in Film and TV UK.
Clotilde was born on April 3, 1969 in Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine. Always attracted by acting, she made her theatre debut in 1989, in L'Avare of Moliere.
On year later she landed her first part in a film production in Jacques Doillon's Le petit criminel, which brought her a Most Promising Actress nomination at the César Awards and the European Actress of the Year Award at the 1991 European Film Awards.
An accomplished actress in film, theatre, and television, she has played more than 60 parts, easily switching from comedy to auteur cinema. In 2007 she became a Chevalier of arts and letters.
In her honor, TIFF will screen Philippe Garrel's In the Shadow of Women.
András graduated from Eötvös Loránd University in 1980. After being a legal advisor and then CEO at Csepel Steel and Metal Works, in 2000 he established Inforg Studio and since then he has worked as a producer, building a filmography of 25 feature films, 100 short films, 80 documentary films and 15 animations. Lots of these films have participated in the world's most prestigious film festivals throughout the world.
His most recent feature, Ildikó Enyedi’s On Body and Soul, won the Golden Bear at this year's Berlinale. The film will have its Romanian premiere at TIFF, in the Supernova sidebar, before being released in Romanian cinemas at the end of June.