A film historian and former international publishing director of Variety magazine, Peter Cowie has written more than 30 books on major figures and eras of world cinema, including Bergman, Welles, Coppola and Kurosawa. He published and edited the annual International Film Guide for 40 years and has contributed numerous commentaries to Criterion’s DVD collection. He has been a consultant to Berlinale Talents since the programme’s inception in 2003.
Caleb Deschanel is an American film cinematographer and film/television director. He has been nominated for six Academy Awards, each time in the field of cinematography. He has been nominated for THE RIGHT STUFF (1983), THE NATURAL (1984), FLY AWAY HOME (1996), THE PATRIOT (2000), THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST (2004) and NEVER LOOK AWAY (2018).