Main program | Projection: 3 Rooms of Melancholia - Masterclass Niels Pagh Andersen

Thursday, 18 October, 2012, 3PM / Dokukino KIC

Restart and Zagreb Film Festival are organizing masterclass of awarded Danish editor NielsPagh Andersen entitled Storytelling in documentary – character building, identification and movie magic.

Just before the masterclass, on the same day and in the same place at 3pm, there will be a screening of the award winning documentary film 3 Rooms of Melancholia directed by Pirjo Honkasalo and edited by Niels Pagh Andersen.

Film will have subtitles in Croatian and English and entrance on both events is free!

In addition to his masterclass, Niels Pagh Andersen will also conduct his "rough cut" workshop on 18-19 October. The workshop is intended for selected Croatian documentary film directors whose projects are currently in post-production. During the workshop, the tutor and the team of authors will review the material prepared and will discuss with them the dramaturgic and editing aspects of it.

Niels Pagh Andersen's lecture and workshop are organized by Restart in cooperation with Zagreb Film Festival and with support of Danish Embassy in Croatia, Croatian Audiovisual Center and Office for Culture of the City of Zagreb.

Niels Pagh Andersen is an editor who has edited more than 250 films of various types and genres since 1979. He has worked in Scandinavia, Italy, England, Germany, Switzerland, Brazil and U.S. Besides his editing job, he is an editing mentor and teaches dramaturgy in schools and workshops across the world. In 2005, Danish Film Institute presented him the prestigious Roos Lifetime Achievement Award for his documentary work. Since 2012 he has been teaching Editing in Norwegian Film School. His filmography includes the Oscar-nominated feature film Pathfinder by Nils Gaup, Portal to Peace (a short documentary by Thomas Stenderup – the winner of Grand Prix at Krakow Film Festival), 3 Rooms of Melancholia (a documentary film by Pirjo Honkasale – the winner of IDFA, Mostra and CPH:DOX awards), Prostitution Behind the Veil (a documentary film by Nahid Persson – the winner of Grand Prix at Krakow Film Festival and Emmy-nominee) and the famous documentary series by Jennifer Fox – Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman


Pirjo Honkasalo, Finland
Film program is subject to change without notice.