Name Marin Karmitz
|Born 7 October 1938 (age 77) (1938-10-07) Bucharest, Romania|
Alma mater Institut des hautes etudes cinematographiques
Occupation Film producer, film distributor, film exhibitor, director
Spouse Caroline Eliacheff (m. 1975)
Education Institut des hautes etudes cinematographiques
Children Nathanael Karmitz, Elisha Karmitz
Awards Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film
Movies Three Colors: Blue, Three Colors: Red, Certified Copy, Three Colors: White, La Ceremonie
Similar People Nathanael Karmitz, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Charles Gillibert, Caroline Eliacheff, Matthieu Chabrol
LES GRANDS COLLECTIONNEURS : MARIN KARMITZ - DOCUMENTAIRE 2017
Marin Karmitz (born 7 October 1938) is a French businessman whose career has spanned the French film industry, including director, producer, film distributor, and operator of a chain of cinemas.
Karmitz attended film school at IDHEC (renamed La Fémis) and worked as a director of photography after graduating.
Karmitz founded MK2, a production company and movie theater chain, which has specialized in creating, distributing, and screening independent or "auteurist" cinema, including short films.
In 2005, he turned over leadership of the MK2 company and its theaters to his son, Nathanaël.
• 2010:"Un parcours dans la collection de Marin Karmitz", exhibited at Rencontres d'Arles festival, France.