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Horatiu Damian

Damian Cornel Horatiu graduated from at the Film Department of the “Babes-Bolyai” University from Cluj Napoca, Transilvania, Romania. He is also a graduate in Law and Journalism. Among his projects: The Contract (2009)- a fiction short, Boulevard of Labour (2009)- medium documentary and Evacuation (2010)- a documentary short. Now he is in the final stage of releasing his experimental film Element 1 (2013)- a fictional documentary distopia. He produced TV shows and wrote scripts.

Articles by Horatiu Damian

The Kingdom of British Delights

By Horatiu Damian May 12, 2014

British and likable? Computer says no. But I say yes. Immediately my brain generates a list of names:  Kate Winslet, Ewan Mc Gregor, Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Sadie Frost, Catherine McCormack, Rufus Sewell, Robert Carlyle, Emma Thompson, Daniel Day Lewis, Emily Watson, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, and his brother, Joseph, not forgetting Keira Knightly (who […]

The Encounters

By Horatiu Damian April 10, 2014

The remarkable fact in a documentary: you meet people. More often than not, they tend to be interesting. First I encountered a survivor. The whole industrial neighborhood was built on former agricultural land and all the original homesteads on it were demolished. Our subject’s house was destined for the same fate. The man’s family had […]

The Warning

Koyaanisqatsi (1981, 1982, directed by Godfrey Reggio) represents more of a visual essay, one of the few documentaries that we can describe as holistic. It can be interpreted as a spiritual travelogue through our past, present and future. In its symmetrical ends, like in the cover of a volume, the film encloses its very essence. […]

It’s all about Love

By Horatiu Damian February 18, 2014

There they were on the set, all those walkie-talkies that Alice mentioned in her recent article (http://cinemajam.com/mag/features/walkie-talkie-weirdness ). They were used properly to control the set and its activities. However when used improperly, the radio waves were full with all kinds of cultural quotes, lines taken from films we saw. They tend to sound good […]

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