The Film Society of Lincoln Center names director/writer, Andrea Arnold, as the 2013 Filmmaker in Residence, to take place during the 51st New York Film Festival. Arnold will have the opportunity to focus on developing or refining new work, and participate in master classes, mentorships or cultural exchange and enrichment film programs with the Film Society of Lincoln members, the film community and the public.
Andrea Arnold is an English director and writer who made her debut with two short films, ‘MILK‘ in 1998 and ‘DOG‘ in 2001. In 2005, Arnold won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for ‘WASP‘ and her first feature film, ‘RED ROAD’ won the Jury Prize in Cannes in 2006. Her 2009 film ‘FISH TANK‘ starring Kate Jarvis and, once again won the Jury Prize and in 2011, she directed an adaptation of Emily Bronte¹s ‘Wuthering Heights‘. The film was shown at the 68th Venice International Film Festival, where it won the Golden Osella for Best Cinematography.
The Filmmaker in Residence initiative also consists of Advisory Board members, announced in June, who will be participating. These include: Henry Bean, Brady Corbet, Charles Finch, Naomi Foner, Larry Gross, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Danny Huston, Tamara Jenkins, Ed Lachman, Bennett Miller, Matthew Modine, Ed Pressman, Ira Sachs, Paul Schrader and Marisa Tomei. Their involvement may include nominating potential candidates, mentoring the filmmaker once selected, panel participation during the 51st New York Film Festival and/or attending/hosting events in support of the initiative.