Documentary Film Masterclass
In this masterclass with documentary filmmaker and producer Harold Monfils, participants will engage in an interactive discussion with the director on the making his latest film 'A Good Day to Die, Hoka Hey' - which documents the life story and extraordinary adventures of British conflict photographer Jason P. Howe. The session will reveal a behind the scenes look at the making of the film - from day one to a World Premiere in Italy 6 years later, exploring approach and technique of how the film came to be.
Date: Sunday, 26th November 2017 / Time: 14:30 / Venue: Surya, The Park Chennai / Event Type: Film Workshop
Harold Monfils Monfils Pictures / New Zealand
Monfils is a multi-disciplinary filmmaker, with a 30-year career of international exposure working on commercials, documentaries and features. Through the years his love for travel led him to shoots in over 20 countries and 5 continents, working with a wide diversity of cultures and people as director and/or producer. He has received international recognition and a wallpaper of awards for his advertising works. In 2006, he directed award-winning feature documentary ‘Laya Project’, a visual musical journey through the 2004 Asian tsunami-affected countries. His film ‘A Good Day to Die, Hoka Hey’ documents the life story and extraordinary adventures of British conflict photographer Jason P. Howe and was selected to showcase in Cannes-France at Marche du Film in May 2016, then was screened at the Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF) United Nations Event on June 7th 2016. The World Premiere was held at Biografilm Festival in Italy, on June 14th 2016.