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Roger Deutsch

Roger Deutsch was born in 1952 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
In 1979, he co-wrote, and produced the feature film Blank Generation. Directed by Ulli Lommel and starring Richard Hell, Carol Bouquet and Andy Warhol, Blank Generation has had a cult following to this day.
In the early 1980s Deutsch worked as a freelance line producer for low budget horror films while pursuing an MFA at Bard College. In 1983 Deutsch completed the short film Dead People. Dead People has been invited to festivals worldwide winning prizes at the San Francisco Art Institute Film and Video Festival, the Black Maria Film Festival, the Ann Arbor Film Festival, Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival, and Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival.
In 1984 Deutsch completed Jews, which he compiled from the 10 hours of 16mm film his maternal grandfather had shot in Chicago from 1927 to 1943. Jews won prizes at the Black Maria Film Festival and the Ann Arbor Film Festival.
After receiving his MFA in 1985 Deutsch worked as a teacher of developmentally disabled adults in Brooklyn. He moved to Italy in 1993, where he worked as a script writer, script doctor and production consultant for various European production companies.
In 2002 he completed the feature film Suor Sorriso (Sister Smile) which he directed from a screenplay he co-wrote with the Italian poet Francesca Terrenato. Sister Smile, starring Ginevra Colonna and Antonio Salines, had its world premiere in competition at the Sao Paulo International Film Festival and has been invited to over 20 festivals worldwide.
In 2004 Deutsch’s short story Mario Makes a Movie, based on his work teaching developmentally disabled adults, was published in Raindance Film Magazine, London. His film adaptation of Mario Makes a Movie, has been invited to many festivals worldwide, winning prizes at the San Francisco Art Institute and Black Maria Film Festival.
From 2009 to 2015 Deutsch worked on Repetition a cycle of five films with musical titles. Created from ‘found’ material along with his own, the films, Prelude, Suite Ancienne, Intermezzo, Scherzo and Ricercare were released individually and screened at numerous festivals worldwide.
Taking off from a character who appears in Ricercare Deutsch wrote the screenplay The Boy on the Train which he produced and directed in 2016. Starring James Eckhouse and Barnabas Toth, The Boy on the Train was awarded Best Narrative Feature at the Dallas Video Festival in 2016 and was released theatrically in Hungary in 2017.
Also in 2016 Deutsch completed the short narrative The Disappearance as part of an omnibus production In the Same Garden which premiered at the Sarajevo Film Festival.

Deutsch currently lives in Budapest.


Roger Deutsch was born in 1952 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
In 1979, he co-wrote, and produced the feature film Blank Generation. Directed by Ulli Lommel and starring Richard Hell, Carol Bouquet and Andy Warhol, Blank Generation has had a cult following to this day.
In the early 1980s Deutsch worked as a freelance line producer for low budget horror films while pursuing an MFA at Bard College. In 1983 Deutsch completed the short film Dead People. Dead People has been invited to festivals worldwide winning prizes at the San Francisco Art Institute Film and Video Festival, the Black Maria Film Festival, the Ann Arbor Film Festival, Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival, and Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival.
In 1984 Deutsch completed Jews, which he compiled from the 10 hours of 16mm film his maternal grandfather had shot in Chicago from 1927 to 1943. Jews won prizes at the Black Maria Film Festival and the Ann Arbor Film Festival.
After receiving his MFA in 1985 Deutsch worked as a teacher of developmentally disabled adults in Brooklyn. He moved to Italy in 1993, where he worked as a script writer, script doctor and production consultant for various European production companies.
In 2002 he completed the feature film Suor Sorriso (Sister Smile) which he directed from a screenplay he co-wrote with the Italian poet Francesca Terrenato. Sister Smile, starring Ginevra Colonna and Antonio Salines, had its world premiere in competition at the Sao Paulo International Film Festival and has been invited to over 20 festivals worldwide.
In 2004 Deutsch’s short story Mario Makes a Movie, based on his work teaching developmentally disabled adults, was published in Raindance Film Magazine, London. His film adaptation of Mario Makes a Movie, has been invited to many festivals worldwide, winning prizes at the San Francisco Art Institute and Black Maria Film Festival.
From 2009 to 2015 Deutsch worked on Repetition a cycle of five films with musical titles. Created from ‘found’ material along with his own, the films, Prelude, Suite Ancienne, Intermezzo, Scherzo and Ricercare were released individually and screened at numerous festivals worldwide.
Taking off from a character who appears in Ricercare Deutsch wrote the screenplay The Boy on the Train which he produced and directed in 2016. Starring James Eckhouse and Barnabas Toth, The Boy on the Train was awarded Best Narrative Feature at the Dallas Video Festival in 2016 and was released theatrically in Hungary in 2017.
Also in 2016 Deutsch completed the short narrative The Disappearance as part of an omnibus production In the Same Garden which premiered at the Sarajevo Film Festival.

Deutsch currently lives in Budapest.

Année de naissance : 1952

Nationalité : Etats-unis

Filmographie

Titre Image Chromie Son Durée Année Ref CJC
First Love - on line Fichier Quicktime N&B Sonore 00:02:20 2007 07-042
Prelude - on line Fichier Quicktime Couleur Sonore 00:07:15 2011 11-001
Prelude - on line Fichier Quicktime Couleur Sonore 00:07:15 2011 11-001