Anton Corbijn

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Anton Corbijn

Dutch photographer, music video director, and film director add

Category: Visual Arts

Born in 1955.

Countries: United Kingdom (41%), United States (20%), Spain (5%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: A Most Wanted Man (film), Captain Beefheart, Dennis Stock

Linked to: U2, Coldplay, BBC, Metallica




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Anton Corbijn was born in 1955 add something


Corbijn started his career of music photographer when he saw the Dutch musician Herman Brood playing in a café in Groningen around 1975 add something


His first video in colour was made for U2 in 1984 for their single "Pride" add something


In May 1989 he began taking pictures in colour using filters: his first try was done for Siouxsie Sioux add something


Captain Beefheart - One of Van Vliet's last public appearances was in the 1993 short documentary "Some Yo Yo Stuff" by filmmaker Anton Corbijn, described as an "observation of his observations


War Child (charity) - Since 1993 many other famous artists like Paul McCartney, Paul Weller, Oasis, Radiohead, U2, Anton Corbijn, Eric_Clapton, Marco Borsato, Bob Geldof, Iggy Pop, Avril Lavigne, Keane and many others have joined the War Child cause


Depeche Mode - The film was directed by Anton Corbijn and in 1995 earned the band their first Grammy nomination


Marlene Dumas - Between 1998 through 2000, in collaboration with the photographer Anton Corbijn, she worked on a project called "Stripping Girls", which took the strip clubs and peep shows of Amsterdam as their subject; while Corbijn exhibited photographs in the show, Dumas took Polaroids which she used as sources for her pictures.


Tony Wilson - He was portrayed by Steve Coogan in Michael Winterbottom's 2002 film "24 Hour Party People", and by Craig Parkinson in Anton Corbijn's 2007 film "Control"


Captain Beefheart - Released in 2004 by Rhino Handmade in a limited edition of 1,500 copies, this signed and numbered box set contains a "Riding Some Kind of Unusual Skull Sleigh" CD of Vliet-recited poetry, the Anton Corbijn film of Vliet "Some YoYo Stuff" on DVD and two art books


In 2005 Palm Pictures released a DVD collection of Corbijn's music video output as part of the Director's Label series add something


Author William Gibson refers to a fictitious portrait by Corbijn of the character Hollis Henry in his 2007 novel "Spook Country" add something


It premiered to rave reviews at the Cannes Film Festival on 17 May 2007 add something


Joe Anderson (actor) - After that, he appeared in period film "Becoming Jane" as Henry Austen, Jane Austen's older brother, as bassist Peter Hook of the band Joy Division in Anton Corbijn's 2007 movie "Control"


Peter Hook - In Anton Corbijn's 2007 film "Control", which focused on the life of Ian Curtis, he was played by Joe Anderson


Joy Division - The 2007 film "Control", directed by Anton Corbijn, is a biography of Ian Curtis that uses Deborah Curtis's biography of her late husband, "Touching from a Distance" , as its basis


Thekla Reuten - She played opposite George Clooney in the 2010 Anton Corbijn movie "The American


The American (2010 film) - "'The American"' is a 2010 American thriller film directed by Anton Corbijn and starring George Clooney, Thekla Reuten, Violante Placido, Irina Björklund, and Paolo Bonacelli


In May 2011 Corbijn presented Mandela Landscape, an artwork consisting of Corbijn's portrait of Nelson Mandela stitched by Dutch textile artist Berend Strik add something


In June 2011, his film project "A Most Wanted Man" was announced in Germany add something


On 26 October 2011 Corbijn directed a webcast by Coldplay from the Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas in Madrid, Spain add something


On 19 December 2011, he was announced as being on the jury for the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival, scheduled to be held in February 2012 add something


Anton Corbijn


Rachel McAdams - McAdams starred in 2012's romantic drama "The Vow", and will next appear in Terrence Malick's "To the Wonder", Brian De Palma's "Passion", Richard Curtis's "About Time", and Anton Corbijn's "A Most Wanted Man"


Robert Pattinson - In September 2013, he joined the cast of Anton Corbijn's "Life" as Life photographer Dennis Stock about the friendship between James Dean and Stock


In February 2014, he start filming his next project "Life" about James Dean and photographer Dennis Stock add something


A Most Wanted Man (film) - "'A Most Wanted Man"' is a 2014 British espionage thriller film based on the novel of the same name by John le Carré, directed by Anton Corbijn and written by Andrew Bovell