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Suzy Gillet

Royaume-Uni

Français

Programmatrice et Directrice de festival britannique.
Curatrice, enseignante en cinéma à la London Film School, elle travaille aussi comme interprète.

Après un diplôme en réalisation à St Martin en 1988, Suzy Gillett part à Paris travaille sur la Parade du Bicentenaire de Jean-Paul Goude, pour y rester six ans. Elle acquiert une expérience en production et comme assistante réalisatrice pour le cinéma, la télévision et les documentaires indépendants en France et Royaume-Uni. Elle retourne en Grande Bretagne en 1994 pour travailler au département Multimédia de Real World (entreprise de Peter Gabriel) puis à World Circuit Records. Elle gère dans le même temps un ciné-club projetant des films du monde entier et fut durant 5 ans Directrice du Festival de Cinéma annuel Mosaiques, sur les cultures du monde, à l’Institut français de Londres. En 2008, elle entre au London Film School pour diriger leurs projets internationaux, Low Budget Film Forum, Making Waves, avec le financement de l’Union Européenne et a coordonné les partenariats avec A Clear View, A4C et le Réseau Européen d’écoles de cinéma. En juillet 2013, elle a été nommée Curatrice du Festival « Film Africa » par la Royal African Society.

Source: www.lowbudgetfilmforum.eu/?p=603
Traduction de l’anglais par Thierno I. DIA

English

In July 2013, Suzy Gillet was appointed curator of Film Africa 2013 (London), by The Royal African Society.

Suzy Gillett is an accomplished programmer, curator and festival and postgraduate training producer. She is currently producer for London Film School EU MEDIA post graduate training programmes.Low Budget Film Forum 2008-2013 and Making Waves 2011-2012. Her previous curating includes: Film Curator Marrakech Biennale 2012; Co-curator of Women’s Cinema from Tangiers to Tehran 2008 with James Neil, the programme toured US universities through ArteEast.

She was the Artistic Director of Mosaiques World Cinema Festival 2005-2008 and during her time at the Institut Francais in London she was worked extensively on multiple events including : Co-ordinator Voyages European Documentary Festival 200; Curator African Film Focus 2007;Co-ordinator Vintage 1957 European features 2007; Curator Real to Reel Franco-British Documentary Festival 2006; Co-ordinator Renault French Film Festival with Unifrance 2005-2007.In 2000 she set up a co-operative film collective ScreenStation, screening World Cinema Documentaries until 2005. Concurrently she worked as Festival Administrator for Keith Shiri’s Africa At the Pictures 2003-2004 and for over seven year’s she was Print Co-ordinator for the late Kenji Shirashi’s African Film Festival, Tokyo 1994-2004.

Suzy is LFS International Relations Manager where she runs the annual EU MEDIA funded Low Budget Film Forum (www.lowbudgetfilmforum.eu) and Making Waves (www.makingwavesworkshop.eu) programmes and collaborates in the EU MEDIA projects: Adapting for Cinema, A Clear View and SerialEyes.

A graduate of St Martin’s College of Art experimental filmmaking department she worked in documentary and television production in Paris for six years before returning to London and working at the Institut Francais as the Artisitic Director of the Mosaiques Festival of world culture for 5 years. She also works as a French interpreter.

Source:
www.royalafricansociety.org/analysis/suzy-gillett-newly-appointed-film-africa-2013-curator
http://serial-eyes.de/suzy-gillet-full-bio/

Português

Following a degree in filmmaking at St Martin’s in 1988 Suzy Gillett moved to Paris to work on Jean-Paul Goude’s 1989 Bicentenary Parade, staying six years. Gaining hands on experience in production and assistant directing in film, French and British television series and independent documentaries. Returning to the UK in 1994 to work at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Multimedia Dept then to World Circuit Records of Buena Vista fame, she variously ran ScreenStation a film club screening world cinema documentaries for 5 years and was Director of the annual world culture Mosaiques Film Festival at the French Institute London for 5 years. In 2008 she joined The London Film School to run their international projects, the EU MEDIA funded Low Budget Film Forum, Making Waves and co-ordinates partnerships with on A Clear View, A4C and the European Film School Network. She also produces an annual series of short documentaries for the EU Commission.