Short Symphonies: Directors' Scores
- Admission with ticket only: Talents, festival guests can book a ticket via the online ticket shop for accredited visitors.; general public can buy a ticket on the Berlinale website.
- Time / Location
- Feb 23rd 2023
- Anthony Ing, Billy Roisz, Christian Avilés moderated by Anna Henckel-Donnersmarck
In cooperation with Berlinale Shorts.
Anthony Ing is a British and Canadian filmmaker and composer. Born in London in 1991, their work explores existing cultural artefacts with a particular focus on the relationship between identity and performance. Co-founder of production outfit, Loop, they have produced a range of artist-led film and television projects since 2014, receiving awards at the Griersons, BFI London Film Festival and the British Independent Film Awards.
The filmmaker, musician and performer was born in Vienna, Austria in 1967. Since the end of the 1990s, she has been intensely engaged with the media of video and sound. Her work focuses on experimenting with the connection between auditory and visual stimuli. She was co-organiser of the Reheat Festivals (2007-2015) and of the sporadically held institut5haus exhibitions. Her films "zounk!", "darkroom" and "THE" (co-directed with Dieter Kovačič) have screened in competition in Berlinale Shorts. In 2022, she was invited to become a member of the Vienna Secession.
Manuel G. Romero
Born in Barcelona, Spain in 1997, Christian Avilés is a writer and composer. He studied a degree in Cinema and Audiovisual Media in Escac university, specializing in Direction. "La Herida Luminosa" (‘Daydreaming so vividly about our Spanish holidays’), is his final degree project and his first short film- a fiction in which he delves into themes of teenage spirituality, magic and suicide.
Anna Henckel-Donnersmarck works with the moving image in various ways. She creates video projections for theatre, opera, dance and music concerts, as well as video installations for exhibitions and museums. She teaches at art schools and works for film festivals as a programmer, moderator or member of the jury. Her focus is on short film. She was a member of the selection team for twelve years before becoming the head of Berlinale Shorts in 2019.