آدام کورتیس

کارگردان انگلیسی

کوین آدام کورتیس (متولد ۲۶ می ۱۹۵۵) یک کارگردان فیلم ساز انگلیسی است.[۱] کورتیس زمینه علایق خود را پیرامون "قدرت و نحوه کارکرد آن در جامعه" می‌داند و آثار او در حوزه کشف روابط جامعه شناسی و روانشناسی و فلسفه و تاریخ سیاسی است.[۲] کورتیس شغل خود را به عنوان روزنامه نگاری توصیف می‌کند که رسانه اش فیلم است و می‌کوشد اتفاقات را از این طریق تشریح کند. فیلم‌های او چهار بار برنده جایزه تلویزیونی آکادمی بریتانیا (BAFTA) شده‌است. وی در زندگی حرفه‌ای خود رابطه ای نزدیکی با بی بی سی داشته‌است.

آدام کورتیس
کورتیس در فستیوال فیلم سن فرانسیسکو در سال ۲۰۰۵
زادهٔ۳ خرداد ۱۳۳۴/ ۲۶ می ۱۹۵۵
دارتفورد، کنت (انگلستان)
ملیتانگلستان انگلیسی
محل تحصیلدانشگاه آکسفورد
پیشهکارگردان
سال‌های فعالیت۱۳۵۱–۱۳۹۵
جایزه(ها)جایزه ی تلویزیونی آکادمی بریتانیا
وبگاه

وبلاگ

ویرایش

کورتیس یک وبلاگ به نام «رسانه و پیام» را که تحت میزبانی بی بی سی قرار دارد مدیریت می‌کند.[۳]

فیلم شناسی

ویرایش
سال عنوان موضوع قسمت کانال/مکان جوایز
۱۹۸۳ فقط یک روز دیگر: Selfridges Behind the scenes at Selfridges, a department store on Oxford Street, London. BBC Two, 29 March 1983[۴]
۱۹۸۳ فقط یک روز دیگر: The Seaside A typical day in Walton-on-the-Naze. BBC Two, 19 April 1983[۵]
۱۹۸۳ Trumpets and Typewriters: تاریخچه ای در خبرنگاری جنگ The history of war correspondents. BBC One, 19 July 1983[۶]
۱۹۸۴ Inquiry: The Great British Housing Disaster.[۷] The system-built housing of the 1960s. Narrated by David Jones. BBC Two, 4 September 1984[۸]
۱۹۸۴ Italians: The Mayor of Montemilone The politics of a small Italian town and its communist mayor, Dino Labriola. BBC One, 26 October 1984[۹]
۱۹۸۴ The Cost of Treachery The Albanian Subversion, in which the CIA and MI6 attempted to overthrow the Albanian government and to weaken the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War in 1949, and the role of double agent Kim Philby. BBC One, 30 October 1984[۱۰]
۱۹۸۷ 40 Minutes: Bombay Hotel The luxurious Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, contrasted with the poverty of the city's slums. BBC Two, 30 April 1987[۱۱]
۱۹۸۸ An Ocean Apart The process by which the United States became involved in the First World War. ۷ BBC One, 20 April 1988[۱۲]
۱۹۸۹ 40 Minutes: The Kingdom of Fun Documentary about the Metro Centre in Gateshead, developed by entrepreneur John Hall. It compares Hall's plans to regenerate North East England with those of Labour politician T. Dan Smith. BBC Two, 19 January 1989[۱۳]
۱۹۸۹ Inside Story: The Road to Terror How the Iranian Revolution turned from idealism to terror, drawing parallels with the French Revolution two hundred years earlier. BBC One, 14 June 1989[۱۴]
۱۹۹۲ Pandora's Box The dangers of technocratic and political rationality. ۶ BBC Two, 11 June 1992[۱۵] Originality and Best Factual Series, BAFTA Awards 1993[۱۶]
۱۹۹۵ The Living Dead The different ways that history and memory (both national and individual) have been used and manipulated by politicians and others. ۳ BBC Two, 30 May 1995[۱۷]
۱۹۹۶ Inside Story Special: £830,000,000 - Nick Leeson and the Fall of the House of Barings Nick Leeson and the collapse of Barings Bank. BBC One, 12 June 1996[۱۸]
۱۹۹۷ Modern Times: The Way of All Flesh The story, dating back to the 1950s, of the search for a cure to cancer, and the impact of Henrietta Lacks, the "woman who will never die" because her cells never stopped reproducing. BBC Two, 19 March 1997[۱۹]
۱۹۹۹ The Mayfair Set Looks at the birth of the global arms trade, the invention of asset stripping, and how buccaneer capitalists shaped the Thatcher years, focusing on the rise of Colonel David Stirling, Jim Slater, Sir James Goldsmith and Tiny Rowland—members of the elite Clermont Club in the 1960s. ۴ BBC Two, 18 July 1999[۲۰] Best Factual Series or Strand, BAFTA Awards 2000[۲۱]
۲۰۰۲ قرن نفس How Freud's theories on the unconscious led to the development of public relations by his nephew Edward Bernays; the use of desire over need; and self-actualisation as a means of achieving economic growth and the political control of populations. ۴ BBC Two, 17 March 2002;[۲۲] art-house cinemas in the US Best Documentary Series, Broadcast Awards;[۲۳] Historical Film of the Year, Longman-History Today Awards;[۲۴] Nominated for Best Documentary Series, Royal Television Society[۲۵]
۲۰۰۴ The Power of Nightmares Suggests a parallel between the rise of Islamism in the Arab world and neoconservatism in the United States, and their mutual need, argues Curtis, to create the myth of a dangerous enemy to gain support. ۳ BBC Two, 20 October 2004[۲۶] Best Factual Series or Strand, BAFTA Awards 2005[۲۷]
۲۰۰۷ The Trap: What Happened to our Dream of Freedom Explores the modern concept of freedom, specifically, "how a simplistic model of human beings as self-seeking, almost robotic creatures led to today's idea of freedom". ۳ BBC Two, 7 March 2007[۲۸]
۲۰۰۷ The Rise and Fall of the TV Journalist Short film chronicling the transformation of mainstream media and the balance of political power in the last few decades by looking at how the role of the broadcast journalist has changed since the 1950s.[۲۹] Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe, third episode of the fourth series
۲۰۰۹ Oh Dearism Short film about how mainstream media simplify complex events and present them as "scattered terrible things happening everywhere, Oh Dear", leaving the public feeling powerless to do anything about them. Charlie Brooker's Newswipe, third episode of the first series
۲۰۰۹ It Felt Like a Kiss[۳۰] Collaboration with theatre company Punchdrunk and Damon Albarn.[۳۱] Manchester International Festival
۲۰۱۰ Paranoia and Moral Panics Short film using the paranoia of Richard Nixon to explore how a similar outlook on life has been propagated on a larger social scale in the new media age and the resulting moral panics and immobilisation of politics. Charlie Brooker's Newswipe, fourth episode of the second series
۲۰۱۱ All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace Argues that computers have failed to liberate humanity, and instead have "distorted and simplified our view of the world around us". The title is taken from a 1967 poem of the same name by Richard Brautigan. ۳ BBC Two, 23 May 2011[۳۲]
۲۰۱۱ هر روز شبیه یکشنبه است The rise and fall of press baron Cecil King, and the changing relationship between the public, politics and the media. His personal blog. (This is not an officially released documentary but "a rough cut".)[۳۳]
۲۰۱۳ Everything is Going According to Plan (Massive Attack v Adam Curtis)[۳۴] Collaboration with Massive Attack. Based on technocrats and global corporations establishing an ultraconservative norm, with the internet providing a "fake, enchanting world, which has become a kind of prison".[۳۵] Manchester International Festival
۲۰۱۴ Oh Dearism II Short film examining the global events of 2014 to reveal a chaotic morass, the reporting of which is increasingly difficult to comprehend in the context of the 24-hour news cycle and the internet. Charlie Brooker's 2014 Wipe, 30 December 2014
۲۰۱۵ Bitter Lake[۳۶] How Western leaders' simplistic good vs. evil narrative has failed in the complex post-war era, and how many Islamic terrorist groups have their origins in the US's long-standing alliance with Saudi Arabia. BBC iPlayer, 25 January 2015[۳۷]
۲۰۱۶ زندگی در یک دنیای غیرواقعی Short film for VICE Media about the illusion of stability, freedom, and prosperity in the West, comparing it to life in the Soviet Union during the 1970s. Ending with an advertisement for the upcoming HyperNormalisation film. Could be considered a trailer. Facebook and youtube,[۳۸] 15 October 2016[۳۹]
۲۰۱۶ فراهنجارسازی "How we got to this strange time of great uncertainty and confusion where those who are supposed to be in power are paralysed and have no idea what to do". BBC iPlayer, 16 October 2016[۴۰]

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