BENJAMIN MIRGUET

Consultant Editor

Contact : benjamin.mirguet@firstcutlab.eu 

Biography

Benjamin Mirguet is an editor, trainer, director, festival programmer. As an editor, he was involved in projects as “Batalla En El Cielo” by Carlos Reygadas, Meteora” by Spiros Stathoulopoulos,” 40 Days Of Silence” by Saodat Ismailova, “Dau” by Ilya Khrzhanovski, “Deadweight” by Axel Koenzen, “The Sky Trembles and the Earth Is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers” by Ben Rivers, “Together Forever” by Lina Luzyte and “Rey” by 

 

 

Niles Atallah, premiering in international festivals such as Cannes, Berlin, Locarno, Rotterdam and Karlovy Vary. Since 2014, he runs First Cut Lab together with Matthieu Darras. In 2017, he developed and served as tutor for the Trailer Workshop in Istanbul together with Gulin Ustun, which focuses on training editors and producers to design the marketing of their films, including cutting a trailer. In 2018, he was editing tutor for 

 

5 projects in QUMRA (Doha Film Institute), a workshop dedicated to films in postproduction. He was part of the selection committee for Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes in 2010 and 2011. He also collaborated with CPH:DOX Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival programming team in 2011. He directed the short film The Dead Hear Not The Bells (2006) which premiered in Angers Premiers Plans and IFFR.