The Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival (EMIFF) prepares to dazzle in its twelfth edition with a tribute to him. talented cinematographer erich messerschmidt, The event, which attracts international filmmakers and film lovers from across the globe, Will be in Palma from 18 October,
The Festival has introduced the Cinematography Focus program, designed to highlight the work of cinematographers from around the world. This year, Erich Messerschmidt, Oscar winner and known for his astute skills behind the camera, will attend various talks, professional activities and screenings as the Guest of Honor.
One of the most anticipated screenings will be “Manak,” the film that earned Messerschmidt an Academy Award for Best Cinematography. film, directed by david fincherrecreates the Golden Age of Hollywood in a stunning black-and-white aesthetic that has earned him numerous awards and nominations for his exceptional work.
Messerschmidt’s contribution to cinematography does not stop there. Recently he shot two highly anticipated films Venice Film Festival: “Ferrari” directed by Michael Mann, and “The Killer” by David Fincher. In addition, he has completed work on “Sinking Spring” for director Ridley Scott and Apple TV+.
EMIFF is also excited to announce the addition of ARRI as the new official sponsor for the second year of Cinematography Focus. This section of the festival will bring together internationally renowned cinematographers to share their expertise in lectures and master classes, providing a unique educational experience to aspiring filmmakers and film lovers.
In addition, editor-in-chief of American Cinematographer magazine, Stephane Pizzello will join award-winning producer Nurhan Sekersi-Porst as an official member of the jury in the Best International Feature Film category.
EMIFF has been recognized in previous editions for attracting outstanding award winners and guests, and this year is no exception. with names like Asif Kapadia, Marjane Satrapi, Lon Scherfig, Ruben Ostlund, Wim Wenders, Danny DeVito, Mads Mikkelsen, Melissa Leo, Angela Molina and Ana de Armas Throughout its history, the festival has been establishing itself as a benchmark in the world of cinema.
In its previous edition, Cinematography Focus highlighted celebrities such as Ed Lachman, John Boorman and Larry Sher, and this year promises to exceed expectations with the presence of Eric Messerschmidt and other outstanding talents in the film industry. EMIFF 2023 is shaping up to be an unforgettable event for all lovers of the seventh art and a unique opportunity to learn from the best in the business.