21. June 2015 · Comments Off on OttawaIndieFilmEvents – Brandon Cronenberg (Canadian Film Institute) · Categories: Feature Films, Ottawa Indie Film Events · Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The Canadian Film Institute presented the film Antiviral by talented emerging Canadian filmmaker Brandon Cronenberg at a screening at the River Theatre at Carleton University on June 20, 2015.  Cronenberg attended the screening and answered questions from the audience.

 

The video also features Tom McSorley, Executive Director, CFI.
Videographer, Editor: Jith Paul. Special thanks to Jerrett Zaroski, Programmer, CFI.

“Born and raised in Toronto, Brandon Cronenberg studied film at Ryerson University.  In addition to his first feature Antiviral, which had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012, Cronenberg has written and directed several short films and music videos.” — CFI brochure

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18. June 2015 · Comments Off on OttawaIndieFilm – Bonnie Robinson · Categories: Ottawa Indie Filmmakers · Tags: , , , , ,

Bonnie Robinson is the founder of YOW Productions.  A professional writer, producer and director, on today’s episode of #OttawaIndieFilm she talks about her favourite types of films to make and where she likes to go to see movies in Ottawa.  She also reminds us that making films is most often a collaborative endeavour and has some great tips for aspiring filmmakers looking to plug into the local filmmaker community.

Episodes of the #OttawaIndieFilm series are cross posted on Apartment613 and OttawaIndieFest.

04. June 2015 · Comments Off on OttawaIndieFilm – Roger D. Wilson · Categories: Ottawa Indie Filmmakers · Tags: , ,

OttawaIndieFilm-RogerDWilsonRoger D. Wilson is an independent film artist based in Ottawa, Ontario. Described as an “experimental film scientist”, his films are infused with thematically-related techniques such as layering images, adding textures and hand processing and printing the film. Roger’s films have screened at festivals across Canada.

 

Episodes of the #OttawaIndieFilm series are cross posted on Apartment613 and OttawaIndieFest.

howardadlerHoward Adler is a filmmaker and curator and founder of Ottawa’s Asinabka Film Festival.  Howard tells us about his first experience with video editing in high school, how he worked with a group of friends to start a new film festival and what makes Ottawa an amazing place for a media artist.

Episodes of the #OttawaIndieFilm series are cross posted on Apartment613 and OttawaIndieFest.

OIFE-1-JumpStart2015The SAWVideo JumpStart 2015 Screening was a presentation of new short narrative and documentary works by local emerging video artists who participated in the JumpStart Mentorship Grant program. The screening took place at Club SAW on May 14, 2015. This year’s screening featured works by Rebecca Garcia, Guillaume Leduc, Paola Della Malva, Morgana McKenzie, Cory & Gary Thibert and Caroline Yung mentored by Dan Gainsford, Lesley Marshall, Jacques Ménard, Peter O’Rouke, Jith Paul and Ariel Smith. Also featured in the video recap is SAW Video’s director Penny McCann.

Videographers: Fangliang Xu and Jith Paul. Editor: Jith Paul.

First established in the 1980s, the JumpStart Mentorship Program is SAW Video’s longest standing grant program. It was expanded in 2009 into a revamped mentorship program aimed at connecting artists new to video with SAW Video’s community of independent video makers.  More information available on SAW Video’s website.

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13. May 2015 · Comments Off on Ottawa Indie Film Events · Categories: Ottawa Indie Film Events · Tags: , , , , ,

Ottawa Indie Film Events, a new video series coming soon.