Phil Collins

Phil COLLINS (1970, UK) is a filmmaker and visual artist. He studied Drama and English at the University of Manchester and Fine Arts at the University of Ulster. He currently lives in Berlin and Cologne, where he is Professor of Video Art at the Academy of Media Arts. In his films, photographs, installations and live events, Collins often investigates the complex and ambiguous relationship between the camera and its subjects. In 2006, Collins was nominated for the Turner Prize, an award for British artists. IFFR has screened many of his films, including He Who Laughs Last Laughs Longest (2006), the meaning of style (2011) and in 2019 his documentary Ceremony.


the world won't listen (2003-2007, instal), They Shoot Horses (2004, short), Return of the Real (2005, short), He Who Laughs Last Laughs Longest (2006, short), zasto ne govorim srpski (na srpskom) (2008, short), use! value! exchange! (2010, short), soy mi madre (2010, short), marxism today (prologue) (2010, short), the meaning of style (2012, short), Tomorrow Is Always Too Long (2014), Delete Beach (2016, short), Ceremony: The Return of Friedrich Engels (2018)