Ian Purnell

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Ian Purnell, born 1988 in Basel, is a filmmaker at the intersection of visual art, documentary and performance. His work has been screened at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Ann Arbor Film Festival (USA), Visions du Réel (CH), Sapporo Short Film Festival (JP), Berlin International Film Festival and the Julia Stoschek Collection Düsseldorf, among others. Ian Purnell studied documentary film at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) and film editing Filmuniversität Potsdam-Babelsberg. With his first feature-length film in development, Arctic Link, he won the Berlinale Kompagnon Förderpreis in 2020.

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