News & Updates

By: Paul Neudorf  09-12-2011
Keywords: Video, Film, film festival

September 27th, 2010

Strands just won 1st place in the Experimental Shorts category at the 58th Columbus Int’l Film + Video Festival in Columbus, Ohio! The festival is known as ‘The Chris Awards’, and takes place November 16 – 21, 2010. It is the 2nd oldest film festival in North America. The first being – surprisingly – the [..]

September 23rd, 2010

Strands is an official selection at the 23rd Instants Vidéo numériques et poétiques, a festival devoted to experimental video art. If you happen to be in France, here is the screening schedule: Aix-en-Provence, France – Oct 28, 2010: Programmations internationales Martigues, France – Nov 17, 2010: Soirée vidéodanse For more information: Instants Vidéo numériques et [..]

August 4th, 2010

Strands was selected to screen at the 15th International VideoDanzaBA, dance film festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The festival runs from Sept 4 – 12, 2010 and is accompanied by various dance on screen workshops and conferences. var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”); document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”)); var [..]

June 15th, 2010
March 24th, 2010

Starting September 2010 I will be participating in the video post-production work-study program at the Banff Centre for the Arts in the Digital Film and Media program. For one year I will be editing video and assisting editors on various projects such as the Banff Mountain Film Festival, the Women in the Director’s Chair program, [..]

March 23rd, 2010

Composer Gabriel Dharmoo and I just got back from Aubagne, France where Refractions screened alongside 70 some other short films. It was a week of films, meeting people from all over the world and seeing the south of France. The video I posted is my first interview in French, produced by some film students at [..]

February 23rd, 2010

On Sunday February 21, we recorded the music for Strands at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal with composer Gabriel Dharmoo and sound recordist Jean-François Blouin. The music is made up of harpsichord (Jean-Willy Kunz), marimba (Olivier Maranda) and clarinet/bass clarinet (François Gagné). The timbral possibilities of these instruments cover a wide palette of colour [..]

February 23rd, 2010

The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (Québec Council for the Arts) has awarded me a travel grant to cover the rest of the costs of my trip in France this March at the Aubagne International Film Festival where composer Gabriel Dharmoo and I will present Refractions. Merci Québec! var gaJsHost = ((“https:” [..]

February 5th, 2010

Composer Gabriel Dharmoo and I just received funding to present Refractions in the Official Short Film Competition at the Festival International du Film d’Aubagne in France this March! As I mentioned in an earlier post, this festival is about music and video collaborations, so both Gabriel and I have a chance at winning various awards, [..]

January 18th, 2010

Refractions, and particularly its music and sound design by Gabriel Dharmoo, has been selected to compete in the Official Short Film Competition, category ‘Experimental’, at the Festival International du Film d’Aubagne in France, taking place March 15 – 20, 2010. In the Short Film Competition, Refractions is among 74 films selected out of 1,187 submitted [..]

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