Filmmakers from G to H

List of films organised by filmmakers' last name G to H


  • Philippe Garrel

    Philippe Garrel (born April 6, 1948) is a French director, cinematographer, screenwriter, editor and producer. Despite his disappointing start in cinema with his film Marie for Memory (1967), it was in 1982 that Garrel accesses critical acclaim. Not only does he receive the Prix Jean Vigo for L'Enfant secret, he subsequently receives several prestigious awards, from the Cannes Festival and the Venice Film Festival.

    After receiving an award in 2005, Garrel said: "I am a French independent filmmaker and I am proud that Italians recognize me. Italy is for me like a great university of cinema. "

    His works often deal with the theme of the disruptive youth of the 1960s, of which he was a part of.

    He has directed students of the National Conservatory of Dramatic Art where he teaches acting classes. He also staged, in his films several of his friends and family members.

  • Frank Gessner

    Frank Geßner is an artist and Professor for Theory and Practice of Visual Arts at the Film University Babelsberg (HFF Konrad Wolf). Studied Art and Art History in Stuttgart and Berlin. Academy Prize of the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design. Recipient of a state graduate scholarship from the federal state of Baden-Württemberg. Master student of the Berlin University of the Arts. Guest Professor at the HFF Konrad Wolf, the Berlin University of the Arts, and the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou. In 2002 and 2003, he won the prize for “Good Teaching” at the Berlin University of the Arts. In 2004, appointed Professor of Visual Arts for Animation at the HFF Konrad Wolf; from 2006 to 2009, also Vice President for Teaching, Research, and Development. Since 2009, Professor for Theory and Practice of Visual Arts at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf. In 2011, Guest Professor at the Jilin Animation Institute Changchun, China. Artistic research and teaching interests: drawing, sculpture, and painting; theory and practice of visual arts; pre- and future cinema, hybrid auteur film, expanded animation cinema – ALIAS YEDERBECK.

  • Peter Emanuel Goldman

    In the 1960s Goldman was a well-known director of independent feature films, highly praised by Newsweek, the writer Susan Sontag, film director Jean-Luc Godard, and scores of other newspapers and critics. His first feature film, “Echoes of Silence,” was awarded the Special Director‘s Prize at the Pesaro, Italy, film festival. This, and a film shot in Paris, “Wheel of Ashes,” played to critical acclaim at leading film festivals, including New York, Venice, Cannes, London.

    “We are in the presence of a filmmaker who makes films that are without precedent today,” said film critic H. L Linder. An online review from film producer Henri Sera said Goldman was “a forgotten American genius.”

  • Larry Gottheim

    Larry Gottheim (born 1936) is an American avant-garde filmmaker.

    Gottheim was born October 3, 1936. He attended a high school for music and the arts.

    Gottheim went to Oberlin College for undergraduate studies, where he became interested in poetry and fiction. He earned a Ph.D. in comparative literature at Yale University.
    Gottheim became a faculty member at Binghamton University, where he began teaching literature. He purchased a Bolex camera and began learning how to make films. In 1969 Gottheim brought filmmaker Ken Jacobs to Binghamton, and they established a film department, the first in the SUNY system. His Elective Affinities series, named after the novel by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, is a collection of four films: Mouches Volantes, Four Shadows, Tree of Knowledge, and Natural Selection.

  • Peter Gidal

    Born in 1946. Gidal studied theatre, psychology and literature at Brandeis University, Massachussets, 1964-68, and the University of Munich from 1966-7. He studied at the Royal College of Art from 1968-71 where he went on to teach Advanced Film Studies until 1984. He was an active member of the London Film-makers' Co-operative since 1969, and Cinema Programmer there from 1971-4. Co-founder of the Independent Film-makers' Association, 1975, he served as a member of the British Film Institute Production Board, 1978-81.

    His films have been screened nationally and internationally, including the Tate Gallery, the Hayward Gallery, and yearly since 1969 at the Edinburgh Film Festival and the National Film Theatre. Gidal has had retrospectives of his films at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in 1983, Centre George Pompidou, Beaubourg, Paris, 1996, amongst others. International screenings include several each at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Royal Belgium Film Archive and Cinematheque, Documenta, Arte Inglesi Oggi, X-Screen, etc. He is the recipient of the Prix de la Recherche, Toulon 1974.

    Gidal is renowned as a writer and theorist, in particular for his highly influential publication 'Structural Film Anthology' (BFI 1976), other books include 'Andy Warhol: Films and Paintings' (Studio Vista, 1971, Da Capo NY reprint. 1991) and 'Materialist Film' (Routledge, 1988). Gidal's writings have been published extensively in journals including Studio International, Screen, October and Undercut. He is also known for his research and writings on Samuel Beckett, including 'Understanding Beckett: Monologue and Gesture' (Macmillan, 1986).

  • Amy Greenfield

    Amy Greenfield is a performer, video artist and American poet. Greenfield is known for showcasing body movement and dance in her work. She has a unique way of uniting video, music and poetry. She has a passion for the choreography in dance as she translates this passion through the camera and the video screen.

  • Joris Guibert

    Joris Guibert is a visual artist, teacher in film analysis and independent researcher.

    His research studies visual cultures, video art and film aesthetics. His work has been published by the journals CiNéMAS (edited by the University of Montreal), Turbulences vidéo (edited by Vidéoformes) and L’autre musique (edited by the ACTE Institute - CNRS, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne). He also wrote for a year in Revue & corrigée an essay on audiovisual writing (video, cinema and performance).

    His films and installations have been presented in France and internationally alongside artists such as Nam June Paik, Bill Viola, John Sanborn, Michel Jaffrenou, Catherine Ikam: personal exhibition at the Film Gallery of Re: voir (Paris) editions , or group exhibitions such as Atout Paik (Jean-Paul Fargier police station), International Video Art Festival of Casablanca (Morocco), Bruits (Cité du Cinéma, ACTE University Sorbonne Paris 1 / CNRS / ENS Louis-Lumière), Off Biennale Internationale du Design (St Etienne), International Interference Festival (Tunisia).

    His audiovisual performance works have taken place at the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (Vision'R, Paris), at the Subsistances (Mirage festival, Lyon), in the Center d'art Sporobole (Canada), at French Institute of Tunisia (Tunis).

  • Kit Guyatt

    Kit Guyatt is an experimental filmmaker from Australia.  He has worked as an editor and/or director of at least 12 documentary, feature and short films.

  • Ben Gwilliam

    Ben Gwilliam is an artist whose work spans sound, film, installation & performance. His practice uses the mechanics of media to reflect upon the contexts for reception. His curiosity about sound & image production shifts perception of time, often looking at the reframing of listening. As he is motivated by constructs of sound and image, he often speculates music within processes that are not heard.

  • Marilyn Halford

    Marilyn Halford est née en 1951. Elle a étudié à Epsom School of Art et St Martins School of Art. Initialement, un peintre, ses films du milieu des années 1970 participent souvent un élément de performance, certaines d'entre elles impliquant l'artiste interagir avec l'image projetée. Elle a également travaillé en collaboration avec son conjoint de l'époque, William Raban, notamment sur l'installation Pantalon rose (Acme Galerie) 1977 et le long métrage noir et argent 1981. Depuis la fin des années 1980, elle est de retour à la peinture.

  • Marcel Hanoun

    Marcel Hanoun, born on 22 October 1929 in Tunis, Tunisia and died 22 September 2012 in Créteil, France was a filmmaker, photographer and French author. He is best known for his films “La Nuit Claire”, “Une Simple Histoire” and “L’Hiver”. 

  • Nicky Hamlyn

    Nicky Hamlyn has been active in the British experimental film scene, most notably the London Filmmaker’s Coop, since the mid 1970s. He is mainly known for his precisely structured observational 16mm films and video works dealing with light, time and space. Hamlyn traces brief, transitional moments, studying the changes of surface structure, materiality and patterns of movement in our everyday environment. His films are compositions of brief transitional and ephemeral moments in time and space, bringing to light the overlooked or the soon to be extinct. This is achieved by deploying mechanisms such as time-lapse filming, single-frame shooting and superimposed fades in and out (dissolves).

    His show 'Brownian Motion' will be running at The Film Gallery until November 2015. It is the first time his diverse film and video work has been in a French gallery.

    -text by Carmen Billows

  • Curtis Harrington

    Curtis Harrington (September 17, 1926 – May 6, 2007) was an American film and television director whose work included experimental films, horror films, and episodic television. He is considered one of the forerunners of New Queer Cinema.

  • Danièle Huillet

    Danièle Huillet was born on May 1, 1936 in Paris, France. She was a director and editor, known for "The Chronicle" of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968), "Amerika, rapports de classe" (1984) and "Sicily!" (1999). She was married to Jean-Marie Straub. She died on October 9, 2006 in Cholet, Maine-et-Loire, France.

  • Sue Healey

    Originally from New Zealand, Healey started her studies at the Auckland University in the sciences, while completing RAD Advanced Ballet. She moved to Melbourne in 1981 and three years later, graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts with a BA in Dance Performance. In 2000, she received a Masters Degree in Choreography.

    In 1983, Healey founded the Danceworks Company in Melbourne with Artistic Director Nanette Hassall. From 1938 to 1988, she had the opportunity to perform for the company nationally and internationally as well as stage choreographies.

    In the late 80s, Sue worked in New York with Zvi Gottheiner Company where she studies with various seminal artists: Trisha Brown Co, Dana Reitz, Irene Hultman and Merce Cunningham Co.

    During the 1990’s from her base in Melbourne, Healey not only created work for her own company, she also received numerous commissions from companies: Danceworks, The One Extra Co., Dance North, Tasdance, Vic Arts Dance Company, Limbs Dance Company (New Zealand), Downstage Theatre Company (New Zealand) Playbox Theatre Company, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Victorian Arts Centre and the Aichi Arts Center, Nagoya, Japan.

    She then became Artistic Director of the Canberra company Vis-à-Vis Dance Canberra (formerly Meryl Tankard Company and Human Veins) and created seven new seasons of work, between 1993-1995.

    After moving to Sydney in 1999, Healey was awarded with a Choreographic Fellowship from the Australia Council.

    In 2002-2003, Healey began her work on the Niche series.

  • Henry Hills

    Henry Hills born in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States, is an editor and director. He is best known for his films “Mechanics of the Brain”, “In the Mirror of Maya Deren” and “Notes on Marie Menken”. 

  • Mike Hoolboom

    Michael "Mike" Hoolboom (born 1 January 1959) is a Canadian independent, experimental filmmaker. Having begun filmmaking at an early age, Hoolboom released his first major work, a "film that's not quite a film" entitled White Museum, in 1986.[1] Although he continued to produce films, his rate of production improved drastically after he was diagnosed with HIV in 1988 or 1989; this gave a "new urgency" to his works.[2] Since then he has made dozens of films, two of which have won Best Short Film at the Toronto International Film Festival. His films have also featured in more than 200 film festivals worldwide.

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