Milcho Manchevski est un Réalisateur, Auteur et Producteur Macédonien né le 18 octobre 1959 à Skopje (Macedoine)
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Nom de naissance Милчо МанчевскиNationalité MacedoineNaissance 18 octobre 1959
(62 ans) à Skopje (Macedoine
Milcho Manchevski (en macédonien : Милчо Манчевски) est un réalisateur, photographe et artiste macédonien né le 18 octobre 1959 à Skopje, actuelle capitale de la Macédoine. Son nom se prononce « Miltcho Mantchevski ». Il a notamment obtenu un Lion d'or à la Mostra de Venise en 1994 pour son film Before the Rain. En plus de quelques longs métrages, il a réalisé une cinquantaine de court-métrages ainsi que des clips musicaux.
Milcho Manchevski wrote and directed the feature films Before the Rain (1994), Dust (2001), Shadows (2007) and Mothers (2011), over 50 short forms, including Tennessee for Arrested Development (1991). He has also been a director on HBO’s The Wire. He’s authored two exhibitions of photographs, works of fiction and performance art.
Before the Rain won an Academy-Award nomination and thirty awards, including Golden Lion for Best Film in Venice, Independent Spirit, FIPRESCI, UNESCO, best film of the year in Argentina, Italy, Sweden, Turkey, and other awards in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Poland, Puerto Rico, Russia, etc.
The New York Times included Before the Rain on its list of the best 1,000 films ever made.
Manchevski won awards for best experimental film (for 1.7) and best MTV video (for Tennessee, which Rolling Stone placed on the list of the 100 best videos ever).
Dust was the opening-night film of the Venice Film Festival.
Both Shadows" and Mothers were the Macedonian Academy Awards entries.
Mothers screened in the Panorama section of Berlinale 2011.
His films are part of the curricula at numerous universities worldwide, and have been discoursed at a number of conferences. The University of Leipzig (Germany) and the European University Institute in Florence (Italy) hosted academic conferences dedicated, respectively, to Before the Rain and 'Dust.
He has published fiction, essays and op-ed pieces in New American Writing, La Repubblica, Corriere Della Sera, Sineast, The Guardian, Süddeutsche Zeitung, and Pravda.
Manchevski has staged performance art with the group 1AM (which he founded) and by himself.
He authored the (short) book of post-conceptualist fiction, The Ghost of My Mother and the (even shorter) book on faith and the plane of reality in a work of art, Truth and Fiction: Notes on (Exceptional) Faith in Art. He is also author of two books of photographs Street (1999) and Five Drops of Dream (2010) which accompany the two photo exhibitions.
He has lectured at a number of universities, cinematheques, art museums and art institutes, most notably as a Head of the Directing Studies at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts' Graduate Film program.
Manchevski's films have screened at more than two hundred festivals, and have been distributed in close to 50 countries (theatrically, TV, cable and video).
His 2010 film Mothers was selected for the Panorama section at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival.
Ambassador of Culture of the Republic of Macedonia, 2007
"Mother Theresa" for Humanitarian Work, 2002
"October 11" for Major Achievement (highest peacetime award, Republic of Macedonia), 1995
Awards and nominations for "Before the Rain"
Silver Condor for Best Foreign Film, 1996, Argentina
Independent Spirit Award 1995: Best Foreign-Language Film
Academy Award Nomination 1995: Best Foreign-Language Film
Venice Film Festival 1994: Golden Lion for Best Film
Venice 1994: FIPRESCI Prize (International Critics Prize)
Venice 1994: The UNICEF Prize 1994
Venice 1994: Premio Cinemavenire (Young Viewers' Prize)
Venice 1994: Audience Prize
Venice 1994: Rolling Venice Award from the City of Venice
Venice 1994: Leoncino d'oro, awarded by the Italian students
Venice 1994: International Catholic Organization for the Cinema
Venice 1994: Kodak Award for Best First Feature
Venice 1994: Francesco Pasineti Syndicate Award for Best Actor to Rade Serbedzija
Toronto Festival 1994: runner-up in audience vote
São Paulo Festival 1994: Audience Award for Best Film
Puerto Rico Festival 1994: Jury Award for Best Film
Puerto Rico Festival 1994: Audience Award for Best Film
Puerto Rico Festival 1994: Best Director
Puerto Rico Festival 1994: Best First Film
Stockholm Festival 1994: Best Debut Film
Mons Festival, Belgium, 1995: Charlot d'or
St Petersburg Festival of Festivals 1995: Grand Prix
Burgos Festival, Spain, 1995: winner of the single Festival Prize
Gorizia Festival of Screenplay, Italy, 1995: Best Screenplay
Film Forum, Bratislava, Slovakia, 1995: Best Film
Panteleria, Italy, 1995: UNESCO Prize
Warsaw Film Fest, 1995: Audience Award
Austria, 1995: Catholic Film Commission Prize
David di Donatello Special Award to a non-Italian film, Italy, 1995
Swedish Film Institute, 1995: Golden Bug for Best Foreign Film
Mediterranean Prize for Peace and Tolerance
List of Best 1,000 Films Ever Made: The New York Times
Nominations for "Dust"
Golden Reel Award Nomination (Best Sound Editing), 2002
Awards for "Shadows"
Golden Ladybug, 2008: Best Actress (Vesna Stanojevska in Shadows)
Golden Ladybug, 2008: Best Music Video (Jungle Shadow in Shadows)
Park City Film Music Festival, 2008: Gold Medal for Outstanding Achievement, Ryan Shore, composer
Syracuse Film Festival, 2008: Best Actress, Vesna Stanojevska in Shadows
Awards for "Mothers"
Minsk International film festival Listopad: "Award for Film as Art Phenomenon", 2011
Directing award – LIFFE 2011
Cinema City Festival: FEDEORA (Federation of Film Critics of Europe and the Mediterranean), 2011
FEST: Critics Award for Best FEST Film “Nebojsa Djukelic”, 2011
FEST: Special Jury Prize in the selection "Europe Out of Europe", 2011
MTV Adria Movie Awards: Best Movie nomination, 2011
Macedonian Academy Award Submission: Best Foreign-Language Film, 2010
Awards for short forms
Macedonia Timeless, Temples and Archeology; Campaign Macedonia Timeless - Mobius Statuette Award, 1st place, Television, Recreation – Entertainment category, January 2010
Macedonia Timeless - Award for Best Commercial Spot at the International Tourfilm Festival in Plock, Poland, May, 2009
Macedonia Timeless - Blue Danube Award for Best Cultural Tourist Film at the SILAFEST International Festival of Tourist and Ecology Films, Serbia, September, 2009
Tennessee - Rolling Stone Magazine, 1994: one of 100 best videos ever
Tennessee - The Village Voice, 1993: List of Best Videos
Tennessee - MTV, 1992: Best Video: Rap
Tennessee - Billboard, 1992: Best Video: New Pop/Rock Act
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