Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Women in Art

500 years of female portraits in Western art are morphed from one to the next in this 3-minute video.

artists inside:
Leonardo Da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Botticelli , Boltraffio, Albrecht Durer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Messina, Perugino, Hans Memling, El Greco, Hans Holbein, Rokotov, Peter Paul Rubens, Gobert, Caspar Netscher, Pierre Mignard, Jean-Marc Nattier, Vigee-Le Brun, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Winterhalter, Tyranov, Borovikovsky, Venetsianov, Gros, Kiprensky, Amalie, Corot, Edouard Manet, Flatour, Ingres, Wontner, Bouguereau, Comerre, Leighton, Blaas, Renoir, Millias, Duveneck, Cassatt, Weir, Zorn, Mucha, Paul Gaugan, Henri Matisse, Picabia, Gustav Klimt, Hawkins, Magritte, Salvador Dali, Malevich, Merrild, Modigliani, Pablo Picasso.

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Monday, May 28, 2007

Cannes 2007 winners

Complete list of 60th Festival de Cannes winners:

Palme d'Or: 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days by Cristian Mungiu
Grand Prix: The Mourning Forest (Mogari No Mori) by Naomi Kawase
Prix de la Mise en Scene (Best Director): Julian Schnabel for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le Scaphandre et Le Papillon)
Prix du 60th Anniversaire: Gus Van Sant, director of Paranoid Park
Prix du Scenario (Best Screenplay Award): Fatih Akin for The Edge of Heaven (Auf Der Anderen Siete)
Camera d'Or (For best 1st feature): Meduzot (Jellyfish) by Etgar Keret and Shira Geffen
Camera d'Or Special Mention: Control by Anton Corbijn
Prix du Jury (Jury Prize): Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud; and "Stellet Licht" by Carlos Reygadas
Prix d'interpretation feminine (Best Actress): Jeon Do-yeon for Secret Sunshine
Prix d'interpretation masculine (Best Actor): Constantine Lavronenko for Izgnanie
Palme d'Or (short film): Ver Llover by Elisa Miller
Special Mention (short): Run by Mark Albiston
Special Mention (short): Ah Ma by Anthony Chen

Prix Un Certain Regard - Fondation Gan Pour le Cinema: California Dreamin' (Nesfarsit) by Christian Nemescu
Prix Special du Jury Un Certain Regard: Actresses by Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi
Jury Coup de Coeur: Bikur Hatizmoret (The Band's Visit) by Eran Kolirin

Premier Prix: Ahora Todos Parecen Contentos (Now Everybody Seems to Be Happy) by Gonzalo Tobal
Second Prize: Ru Dao (Way Out) by Chen Tao
Third Prize: A Reunion by Hong Sung-Hoon and Minus by Pavle Vuckovic

Prix Regards Jeunes (Young Eyes Prize): Control by Anton Corbijn
Prix Art et Essai: Garage by Lenny Abrahamson
Label Europa Cinema Prize: Control by Anton Corbijn
SACD Prize for Best Short Film: Meme pas Mort by Claudine Natkin

Grand Prize: XXY by Lucia Puenzo
The SACD French Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers Award: Meduzot by Etgar Keret & Shira Geffen
The Canal + Grand Prize - Best Short Film: Madame Tutli-Putli by Chris Lavis and Maciek Sczerbowski
FIPRESCI - Official Selection Prize: 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days by Cristian Mungiu
FIPRESCI - Critics' Week and Directors' Fortnight Prize: Elle s'appelle Sabine by Sandrine Bonnaire
Ecumenical Jury Prize: The Edge of Heaven by Fatih Akin
Youth Prize: Bikur Hatizmoret (The Band's Visit) by Eran Kolirin
French National Education Administration Prize: 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days by Cristian Mungiu
Prix France-Culture (career achievement): Rithy Panh