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Filmmakers bonanza at Stockholm Fest


20th Stockholm International Film Festival November 18-29 2009
The Stockholm International Film Festival started in 1990 and is today one of the leading competitive film festival in Europe. The festival takes place every year in November with more than 170 films from more then 40 countries. More than a festival: we organize exclusive screenings and the popular Summer Cinema - an outdoor mini-festival. Every year in April the Stockholm International Film Festival Junior brings the latest films to youngsters between 6 and 16 years of age.
Never before have so many directors been confirmed to arrive at the Stockholm International Film Festival.

M = allocated media day
TBA = time to be announced

Newly confirmed arrivals (since the press conference 21st October)

Kerry Prior - director - The Revenant (Twilight Zone) US M 24/11
Robert Saitzyk - director - Godspeed (American Independents) US M TBA
Lee Toland Krieger - director - The vicious kind (American Independents) US M 25/11
Tim Harms - producer - The vicious kind (American Independents) US M 25/11
Qing Xie - director - Red water red (Short film comp.) Australia M 19/11
Adam Driver - producer - Red water red (Short film comp.) Australia M 19/11
Kate Ogborn - producer - Unloved (Competition) UK M 27/11
Jan Kounen - director - Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (Open Zone) France M 23/11
Simon Szabo - director - Paper Planes (Open Zone) Hungary M 23/11
Attila Csáky - producer - Paper Planes, M 23/11
Albert Czomba - director of photography - Paper Planes, M 23/11
Job ter Burg - editor - The last days of Emma Blanck (Open Zone) Netherlands M 22/11
Alex van Warnerdam - director -The last days of Emma Blanck, M 22/11
Gabe Ibáñez -director - Hierro (Twilight Zone) Spain M TBA
Mark Herbert - producer - Le Donk & Scor-Zay-Zee (Open Zone) UK M 23/11
Shane Meadows - director - Le Donk & Scor-Zay-Zee, M 23/11
Ralston Rover - director - Bakal Boys (Asian Images) Phillipines M TBA
Bessie Badilla - producer - Bakal Boys (Asian Images) Phillipines M 26/11
Mehmet Bahadir - director - Black Dogs Barking (Asian Images) Turkey M 28/11
Maryna Gorbach - producer - Black Dogs Barking, M 28/11
Harmony Korine - director - Trash Humpers (American Independents) USA/UK M TBA
Charles-Marie Anthonioz - producer - Trash Humpers, M TBA
Mira Fornay - director - Foxes (Open Zone) Ireland/Czech Republic M 16/11
Tomer Gendler - director, Underwear (Short film comp.) US M 23/11
Joshua Safdie - director, Go get some rosemary (American Independents) US M 21/11
Ben Safdie - director, Go get some rosemary, M 21/11
Adam Bhala Lough - director, The Carter (Documania) US M 20/11
Francesca Picozza - director, Vincere (Open Zone) Italy M 23/11
Tomer Gendler - director, Underwear (Short film comp.) Italy M 23/11
Bill Guttentag - director, Soundtrack for a revolution (Documania) US M TBA
Jennifer Jonas - producent, Leslie my name is evil (Twilight Zone) US M 27/11
Ben Steiner - director, Winnebago man (Documania) US M 27/11

Visiting directors confirmed at the press conference 21st October:

Stockholm XX Competition
Håkon Liu - director, Miss Kicki Sweden M TBA
Pernilla August - actor, Miss Kicki Sweden M TBA
Ludwig Palmell - actor, Miss Kicki Sweden M TBA
Raja Amari - director, Buried Secrets Tunisia/Schweiz/France M 21/11
Vladimir Perisic - director, Ordinary People France/Schweiz/Serbia/Netherlands M TBA
Matias Armand Jordal - director, Together Norway M TBA
Yorgos Lanthimos - director, Dogtooth Greece M 25/11
Babak Jalali - director, Frontier Blues Iran/UK/Italy M 25/11
Andrea Arnold - director, Fish Tank UK M 28/11
Urszula Antoniak - director, Nothing Personal Ireland/Netherlands M 29/11
Lee Daniels - director, Precious US M 18/11
Tarik Saleh - director, Metropia Sweden/Denmark/Norway/Finland M 19/11
Cary Joji Fukunaga - director Sin Nombre US/Mexico M 19/11

Stockholm XX Short Film Competition
(out of competition) Alexandra Dahlström - director, Because the night Sweden M 20/11
Zuzana Kirchnerova-Spidlova - director, Bába Czech Republic M 19/11

Stockholm Visionary Award
Luc Besson - director, Arthur and Maltazar France M 27/11

Open Zone
Denis Villeneuve - director, Polytechnique Canada M 22/11
Mathias Gokalp - director, Nothing Personal (Rien de Personnel) France M 26/11
Lone Scherfig - director, An Education UK M 27/11

Twilight Zone
Andreas Schaap - director, Must Love Death Germany M 20/11
Fabian Winkelmann - producer, Must Love Death Germany M 20/11
Tom Six - director, The Human Centipide Netherlands M 25/11
Ilona Six - producer, The Human Centipide Netherlands M 25/11
Julia Voth - actor, Bitch Slap US M 18/11
Erin Cummings - actor, Bitch Slap US M 18/11
America Olivo - actor, Bitch Slap US M 18/11

Kirby Dick - director, Outrage US M 20/11
Angela Ismailos - director, Great Directors US M 19/11
Pontus Hjortén - director, Hemligheten Sweden M TBA
Martin Jönsson - director, Hemligheten Sweden M TBA

Asian Images
Joon-ho Bong - director, Mother South Corea M 19/11
Isabel Coixet - director, Map of the sounds of Tokyo Spain/Japan M 19/11
Momoko Ando - director, A piece of our life Japan M 24/11
SK Jhung - director, Searching for the elephant South Corea M 20/11
Shalizeh Arefpour - director, Heiran Iran M TBA
Bahman Ghobadi - director, No one knows about Persian cats Iran M TBA

Latin Visions
Michel Franco - director, Daniel and Ana Mexico M 20/11
Christian Jimenez - director, Ilusiones Opticas Chile M 23/11
Gustavo Montiel - director, Tide of sand Mexico/Argentina M 28/11
Javier Rebollo - director, Woman without piano Spain M 21/11

Work in Progress (Nordic Films), M 26-27/11
Per Fly - director, Kvinnan som drömde om en man Denmark
Ib Tardini - producer, Kvinnan som drömde om en man Sweden
Babak Najafi - director, Utan titel Sweden
Mimmi Spång - producer, Utan titel Sweden
Rebecka Lafrenz - producer, Utan titel Sweden
Andreas Öhman - director, I rymden finns inga känslor Sweden
Bonnie Skoog-Feeney - producer, I rymden finns inga känslor Sweden
Jonathan Sjöberg- screen writer, I rymden finns inga känslor Sweden
Daniel Espinosa - director, Snabba cash Sweden
Fredrik Wikström - producer, Snabba cash Sweden
Martin Jern - director, Odjuret Sweden
Emil Larsson - director, Odjuret Sweden
Mattias Sandström - director, Fuerteventura Sweden
Ivica Zubak - director, Fuerteventura Sweden
Kristian Petri - director, Ond tro Sweden
Johannes Åhlund - producer, Ond tro Sweden
Görel Crona - director, Dolores tystnad Sweden
Klara Björk- producer, Dolores tystnad Sweden
Daniel Prah - producer, Dolores tystnad Sweden

1 km film Scholarship(Sweden), M 19/11
Amanda Kernell - director, Att dela allt
Eva-Marie Elg - director, Att sova och drömma om mat
Jöns Mellgren - director, Den mörka ön
Viktor Danell- director, Du ritar fult
Petter Ringbom - director, May Fly
Susanna Wallin - director, Märkare
Klara Levin - director, Svea och jag
Sanna Lenken - director, Travemünde Trelleborg
Gustav Deinoff - director, Vad händer mannen?
Max Tellving - director, Yoghurt



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