Venue: Dingle Distillery
Date: Sunday March 17th
IMEALL & Dingle IFF present PERVERTS – PUBLIC INTERVIEW with:
Sophie Fiennes began making films in 1998. She is widely acclaimed for her unique observational eye and strong sense of cinematic form. Fiennes often employs a collaborative approach to filmmaking. Her films therefore also act as powerful portraits of some of today’s most iconic individuals.
Fiennes’ films have screened theatrically, on television and in festivals around the world,including Cannes, Sundance, Telluride, Locarno, Toronto, Rotterdam, Edinburgh, Sydney and London. Her films include LARS FROM 1-10 (1998), THE LATE MICHAEL CLARK (1999), BECAUSE I SING (2001), HOOVER STREET REVIVAL (2002), THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO CINEMA (2006), VSPRS SHOW AND TELL (2007) OVER YOUR CITIES, GRASS WILL GROW (2010) and THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY (2012) She has recently completed her first short drama, entitled FIRST ROW ORCHESTRA, produced by Didier Jacob for ARTE. Future projects include the completion of her documentary project on Grace Jones, GRACE JONES,THE MUSICAL OF MY LIFE.
Katie Holly is MD of Blinder Films where she has produced award-winning films which have screened at numerous international festivals including Edinburgh, Seattle, Slamdance, Rotterdam, London, Toronto and sxsw. Her debut feature One Hundred Mornings received a Special Jury Award at the 2010 Slamdance Film Festival, an IFTA for Best Cinematography and won the inaugural Workbook Project Discovery & Distribution Award. Feature credits include Sensation, which premiered at Toronto IFF;Come on Eileen; Citadel,which won the Midnighters Audience Award at sxsw. Katie recently completed The Perverts Guide to Ideology.
Executive producer on JUMP, which screened in the Contemporary World Cinema Section at Toronto 2012. Katie is a graduate of EAVE, Chairwoman of Filmbase & she was Ireland’s representative as Producer on the Move at Cannes 2010.