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Alexander Nanau


  • Director, Producer, Cinematographer
  • Born: 18.05.1979 in Bucharest
Graduate of Deutsche Film–und Fernsehakademiein Berlin, Film Directing. He has worked as 1st and 2nd assistant director on theatre shows directed by Peter Zadek from 2002 to 2006. He directed the documentary Peter Zadekinszeniert Peer Gynt. In 2007 he received a scholarship from the Berlin Arts Academy. The documentary The World According to Ion B. is the first Romanian production to have received an Emmy Award. 
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Known for:

2014

2009

Festivals / Awards

  • 2010
Emmy Awards The World According to Ion B. International Emmy Awards for Arts Programming
  • 2010
Gopo The World According to Ion B. Best Documentary
  • 2011
Erevan The World According to Ion B. Golden Apricot - Best Documentary
  • 2014
Jihlava Toto and His Sisters Silver Eye Award - Best Documentary
  • 2014
Varşovia Toto and His Sisters Best Documentary
  • 2014
Zurich Toto and His Sisters Golden Eye - Best Documentary
  • 2015
Sarajevo Toto and His Sisters Heart of Sarajevo - Best Documentary
  • 2015
Gopo Toto and His Sisters Best Documentary
  • 2016
Cannes Toto and His Sisters Prix France Culture Cinéma
  • 2021
Peabody Awards collective Peabody Award
  • 2021
Gopo Awards collective Best Feature & Best Director & Best Editing

Filmography

Director

Collective

2019

Toto and His Sisters

2014

The World According to Ion B.

2009

Peter Zadek inszeniert Peer Gynt (documentary)

2006

Producer

Klarsfeld (documentary)

2021

Collective

2019

Toto and His Sisters

2014

The World According to Ion B.

2009

Peter Zadek inszeniert Peer Gynt (documentary)

2006

Cinematographer

Collective

2019

Nothingwood (documentar France/Germany)

2017

Toto and His Sisters

2014

Sohvasurffaajat (tv series Finland)

2012

The World According to Ion B.

2009

Peter Zadek inszeniert Peer Gynt (documentary)

2006

Screenwriter

Toto and His Sisters

2014

The World According to Ion B.

2009

Peter Zadek inszeniert Peer Gynt (documentary)

2006

Editor

Collective

2019

Cinema, mon amour

HBO Europe consultant

2015

Toto and His Sisters

2014

Peter Zadek inszeniert Peer Gynt (documentary)

2006

Articles & Interviews

Despre speranță : “Toto și surorile lui” -  cronică de film - Magda Mihăilescu
„Toto şi surorile lui”, câştigător la Festivalul de Film de la Zurich
„Toto şi surorile lui” - Cel mai bun documentar la Warsaw Film Festival
“Toto şi surorile lui”, premieră la HBO, în 18 decembrie
Alexander Nanau, invitat special la Festivalul de la Rotterdam
„Toto și surorile lui”, la Festivalul Which Human Rights din Istanbul
„Toto și surorile lui”, nominalizat la Premiile Academiei Europene de Film
„Toto și surorile lui”, selectat la Premiile Academiei Europene de Film
„Toto și surorile lui”, gratuit pe HBO GO
Premii la Sarajevo 2015 pentru cineaștii români
Interviul săptămânii cu Alexander Nanau - Magda Mihăilescu
Alexander Nanau, Prix France Culture Cinéma for “Toto and His Sisters”
“colectiv”, Selected for the Venice Film Festival
Documentarul „colectiv”, selecționat la Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)
The year of the premieres at the Romanian Film Days at TIFF
Programul și biletele pentru TIFF 2020 sunt online
Actrița Maria Ploae, Premiul de Excelență la TIFF 2020
Start pentru Anonimul IIFF
Films and important guests at ANONIMUL IIFF
The winners of the Anonimul International Independent Film Festival 2020
“colectiv” and “Acasă, My Home”, in the competition of the DocAviv International Documentary FF
Program și invitați TIFF Sibiu 2020
The film “collective” is the big winner of the DocAviv International Documentary Film Festival
Ce șanse are România să ia un Oscar? American Independent Film Festival continuă
13 filme românești, într-o secțiune specială dedicată României, la Festivalul de Film Opolskie Lamy
Magnolia Pictures plans to submit “colectiv” for the upcoming Academy Awards
The online FILM+ Residency – five days of workshops and work sessions with Romanian filmmakers
Alexander Nanau will receive the “Robert and Anne Drew” Award for Documentary Excellence
Three Romanian filmmakers were invited to be part of the American Film Academy
“Collective” is released in the US and Great Britain and begins the official campaign for the Oscars
”collective”, ranks number 1 in Top 10 of the most appreciated films on HBO Go in 2020
“collective”, the best documentary at the European Film Academy Awards 2020
“collective”, nominated for Cinema Eye Honors 2021
”colectiv” și ”Acasă”, pe lista cu cele mai bune 25 de documentare
“collective”, on the short list of Barack Obama`s reccomandations
“collective”, in the top 10 Variety predictions for the 2021 Oscars
”colectiv”, pe lista scurtă a predicțiilor Variety la Oscar pentru documentar
Alexander Nanau refuses the “Cultural Merit” Medal
”colectiv”, pe lista scurtă la Oscar 2021, la două categorii
“colectiv”, nominalizat la Film Independent Spirit Awards
Alexander Nanau discută cu Joe Berlinger și Lars Ulrich despre ”colectiv”
„colectiv”, primul film românesc nominalizat la Premiile BAFTA
Alexander Nanau: ”Le sunt recunoscător lui Cristi Puiu, Corneliu Porumboiu, Cristian Mungiu”
Alexander Nanau, producător executiv la ”Klarsfeld”
2 filme românești pe lista Celor mai bune documentare din toate timpurile
Premiul Peabody 2021 pentru ”colectiv”
Câștigătorii Galei Premiilor Gopo 2021
FILM+ lansează apelul de proiecte pentru cineaști - ediția a VI-a
Dana Bunescu și Alexander Nanau, nou-veniți în Academia Americană de Film