Magazine article Screen International

Marco Mueller to Head New Macau Film Festival

Magazine article Screen International

Marco Mueller to Head New Macau Film Festival

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Formerly head of the Venice and Rome film festivals, Mueller held the post of chief consultant at this year's Beijing International Film Festival, where he revamped the international competition section, and also headed programming at the Silk Road International Film Festival, which took place in Fuzhou, China in September, 2015.

Hosted by the government of Macau and the Macau Film & Television Productions and Culture Association, the new event aims to become a major hub in East Asia for red carpet premieres of Asian and international films.

The festival will be held at the Macau Cultural Centre and the Macau Science Centre, designed by I.M. Pei, but is likely to also host screenings in Macau's high-end multiplexes and casinos.

Lorna Tee, who recently worked with Mueller on the Silk Road International Film Festival, has been appointed head of programming and Mueller will also bring on board his regular programming team. …

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