Based in Helsinki, the Academy of Moving People and Images was founded by the filmmaker Erol Mintaş. The academy aims to offer “a new learning model and a sustainable pedagogical platform where people who have arrived in Finland from different backgrounds can contribute to the film industry, and initiate change.
IHME Helsinki is collaborating with the Academy of Moving People and Images (AMPI) , whichwill present a film screening, followed by a discussion. The programme is being curated by theartist Tellervo Kalleinen, who will also moderate the discussion with the two filmmakers
Academy of Moving People & Images is pleased to invite you to the premiere of its most significant event of the year. AMPI’s first public graduate screening takes place on Monday, January 20th, 2020 at Bio Rex. The event is organized with the collaboration of Amos Rex Museum and Goethe-Institut Finnland. This is your first chance to see an absorbing collection of short films from the 11 emerging filmmakers trained in the one-year program of the Academy of Moving People & Images before their release to the international film festival circuit
On Tuesday, the 19th of November, Erol Mintas, the founder and artistic director, Elham Rahmati, the curator and producer and Christopher L. Thomas, the lighting and cinematography lecturer of the Academy of Moving People & Images, along with some of its participants of the year 2019 will give a talk about AMPI, its mission, what it has achieved so far and what lies ahead in the future. In the past year, the AMPI team has gone through an exciting and intensive adventure, the results of which will be open for the public to see on January 20th, 2020 at Bio Rex, in an event organized with the collaboration of Goethe-Institut Finnland and Amos Rex Museum.
Museum of Impossible Forms in collaboration with Academy of Moving People & Images and Aalto University/Critical Cinema Lab, warmly welcomes filmmaker Heiny Srour, one of the important female filmmakers in the Third Cinema movement of the 70s, to screen and discuss her seminal film ‘The Hour of Liberation Has Arrived
Museum of Impossible Forms in collaboration with Academy of Moving People and Images and Aalto University/ Critical Cinema Lab warmly welcomes filmmaker Heiny Srour to Helsinki. Heiny Srour (1945) is one of the important female filmmakers in the Third Cinema movement of the 70s.Heiny Srour will conduct a Masterclass, titled ‘SHOOTING UNDER DANGER. SHOOTING IN THE SITUATION OF A PIONEER’ and a screening of her film ‘Leila and the Wolves’, with 30 participants.
On April 4th, Erol Mintas, the founder and artistic director, and Elham Rahmati, the curator and researcher of AMPI will give a short introductory talk about AMPI’s mission and its upcoming program for the year 2019.
On January 11th 2019, Academy of Moving People & Images held a Launch Party at the Museum of Impossible Forms to celebrate the beginning of its activities and to introduce the Academy’s goals and dreams for the future to the public. During the evening, there was a screening of the three short films made during AMPI’s test-workshop held at Goethe Institut Finnland in June 2018. Maria by Helena Aleksandrova, Top Floor by Ramina Habibollah and Reading Schnitzler by Samra Šabanović.