Phillip Bergson

Film Critic, UK

Phillip Bergson. Winner of the Student Journalist of the Year competition in the UK weekly New Statesman, as a Classics Scholar Phillip Bergson then founded the Oxford Film Festival and, on graduating, was selected by "The Sunday Times" as a 'New Critic' and in the same week began broadcasting on film for many BBC Radio programmes. A contributor to the "Times Literary Supplement", "TES", "Screen International", "Film Bulletin", "Film a Doba" inter alia, he also worked for the "European Script Fund", has scripted shorts and features (that have been produced and released) and, fluent in eight-and-a-half languages, currently programmes and advises several international film festivals. At the National Media Museum in his native Yorkshire, he created the "Eurovisions" project, to promote classic and contemporary European cinema.

Jiri Menzel's "I Served the King of England": Brilliant Return to Film-making By Phillip Bergson

in 57th Berlinale

After 14 years spent working in theatre — at home an... read more

With Infinite Heart By Phillip Bergson

in 7th Bratislava International Film Festival

The past is not only a foreign country, as buttoned-... read more

Fellini Forever!

in 20th Haifa International Film Festival

An unquestioned highlight at Haifa this year was the... read more