Magazine article Screen International

Tilda Swinton Joins Qumra Masters to Mentor Emerging Filmmakers

Magazine article Screen International

Tilda Swinton Joins Qumra Masters to Mentor Emerging Filmmakers

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Fellow Masters include Andrey Zvyagintsev, Bennett Miller and Sandy Powell.

Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton has joined the list of Qumra Masters for the 2018 event, the Doha Film Institute has announced today. She will take up her role at the fourth edition of Qumra, which runs from March 9-14.

Swinton, who won the 2007 Oscar for best supporting actress for Michael Clayton, will assist upcoming filmmakers through mentoring sessions, one-on-one meetings and Qumra Master Classes. There are 34 selected Qumra projects involved from 25 countries, all of which are in development and post-production stages.

The other Qumra Masters already confirmed for 2018 are directors Bennett Miller, Andrey Zvyagintsev, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Gianfranco Rosi and costume designer Sandy Powell. …

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