Magazine article Screen International

ICA Forms Think Tank with Tilda Swinton, Laura Poitras, Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Magazine article Screen International

ICA Forms Think Tank with Tilda Swinton, Laura Poitras, Apichatpong Weerasethakul

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13 members join advisory body.

London’s Institute Of Contemporary Arts (ICA), the organisation dedicated to showcasing indie and artist filmmakers, is forming the Independent Film Council, a body of experienced industry that will advise on the ICA’s activities.

Tilda Swinton

There are 13 members of the inaugural council: Tilda Swinton, producer Stanley Buchtal, filmmakers Gerald Fox, Laura Poitras, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Naeem Mohaeimen, James Richards, Martine Syms, academics Erika Balsom and Laura Mulvey, editor Walter Murch, the NFTS’ head of Screen Arts Sandra Hebron, and Sundance Institute’s documentary programme director Tabitha Jackson.

The council will convene once a year as a think tank that will discuss the ICA’s strategy. The first meeting will take place this Saturday (April 21).

Swinton recently voiced one of the characters in Wes Anderson’s Isle Of Dogs and will next be seen in Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria remake. …

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