DEGNZ is excited to be hosting “From Hungary to Sundance: An Evening with Sudance Artistic Director Gyula Gazdag,” a discussion and Q&A facilitated by producer Fiona Copland.
Date: Thursday 10 March
Time: 7pm for a 7.30pm start
Venue: Upstairs at the The Grey Lynn RSC, 1 Francis Street, Grey Lynn
Cost: Members free, non-members koha $5.
Hungarian film director and Sundance Artistic Director Gyula Gazdag has a number of feature films to his credit including A Hungarian Fairytale (1987), which won the Special Jury Prize at the Locarno Film Festival, was named one of the year’s 10 Best Films by the Village Voice and Best Feature Film of the year by the Hungarian Film Critics Awards. It also screened at 20 film festivals worldwide, including the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes. Gyula’s other feature films and documentaries have received wide acclaim. In addition to this, he’s worked as a professor at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television and has served as the artistic director of the Sundance Filmmakers Lab since 1997. He was a long-time advisor to the Binger Institute, and is currently also a mentor at Berlinale Talents.
Fiona Copland is a producer (and former ED of DEGNZ) with feature film credits including Topless Women Talk About Their Lives(1997), The Price of Milk (2001), The Strength of Water (2008) and Matariki (2010). She’s currently working on Chief Gary.