Guy Maddin

The Telluride Film Festival announced today Guy Maddin and Kim Morgan as the 2014 guest directors. The husband and wife duo will select and present a series of films at the 41st Telluride Film Festival running over Labor Day Weekend, August 29 - September 1, 2014.

Maddin is screen-writer, director, author, cinematographer and film editor of both features and short films, as well as an installation artist. He is known for works such as "My Winnipeg" (2007) and "The Saddest Music in the World" (2003). Morgan is a film, music and culture writer who has written for Salon, GQ, LA Weekly, Criterion, MSN Movies, Huffington Post, IFC, Entertainment Weekly, The Dissolve, Playboy, The Los Angeles Review of Books and Garage Magazine.

Both commented jointly,"We are honored and thrilled to be guest directors at Telluride, by far the most concentrated, smartly curated, and enchanting of all the film festivals."

Festival passes are now available at the Telluride Film Festival website.