Still Meets Film
STILL MEETS FILM by Fotografiska Tallinn
As photography taken on the set of a movie production is considered a separate branch of photo industry, Fotografiska Tallinn is introducing a day of masterclasses by world renowned professionals. Kris Dewitte and Fabrizio Maltese will share best practices to open up the how and what and tell the stories behind the frozen moments of film. The masterclasses are targeted towards professionals as well as photo enthusiasts and students of photography and film.
Photographer Kris Dewitte has had a love for cinema from an early age and he has built himself a solid reputation within the international film scene. He has also been doing portraits of people in film, working on over a 100 film productions as a stills photographer. Dewitte’s works include portraits of renown actors, directors and producers including the movies they have been involved in: Johnny Depp, David Lynch, Quentin Tarantino, Morgan Freeman, Charlize Theron, Jack Nicholson, Peter Jackson, Martin Scorsese, Halle Berry, Matt Damon and many more.
Fabrizio Maltese is a European freelance photographer and documentary filmmaker, renowned for his film-related work. He works often on location and travels to the world’s major film festivals, including Cannes, Berlin, Venice and Toronto to portray actors and directors for magazines and newspapers from around the globe.
Maltese has photographed names such as Nicolas Cage, Quentin Tarantino, Uma Thurman, John Travolta, Benedict Cumberbatch and many more.
He’s the only photographer to have won the Venice Movie Stars Photography Award twice [in 2005 for a portrait of Isabelle Huppert and again in 2012 for a portrait of Nicolas Cage.
Karlo Funk is a prized film critic and journalist who has done film-related shows on TV and radio. He has been behind the film production at the Estonian Film Foundation and has been the director of the Estonian Institute. During the former years he has mediated media content and documentaries in the telecommunications field and National Broadcasting Network.
Still meets film will start by a meet and greet with the artists at 13AM and will conclude at 5:30PM with a curated discussion panel and Q&A.
Note! The organizer has reserved the rights to make changes in the program.