FACING THE WAVES (2016)

Super 8mm to 16mm, 4:30 min, silent, 2016

A study of light and shadows on a late summer afternoon.
Commissioned by the 8Fest Toronto.

SCREENINGS
2016    The 8Fest Toronto January 29-30th, 2016, Toronto, ON
2016    International Film Festival Rotterdam, Dinamo P&I Screening, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
 


BY THE TIME WE GOT TO EXPO (2015)

A collaboration with Philip Hoffman, 16mm, Super 8, HD, 2015

A meditative journey through Expo 67. The film re-visits a significant moment in Canadian history using manipulated imagery taken from educational and documentary films. Footage has been re-worked using tints, toners and photochemical techniques to create a vibrant collision of colours, textures and forms.

SCREENINGS
2016    DocPoint, Helsinki Documentary Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland
2015    Café Ex - The Films of Philip Hoffman, Ottawa, ON
2015    Echo Park Film Centre, Northern Light: New Experimental Works, LA, CA
2015    Fanshawe College, Films of Eva Kolcze and Philip Hoffman, London, ON
2015    Antimatter Film Festival, Victoria, BC
2015    Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival,Czech Republic
2015    Festival Nouveau Cinema, Montreal, QC
2015    Pleasuredome New Toronto Works, Toronto, ON
2015    The Film Farm Lux 20th Anniversary Show, Lux, London UK
2015    Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, Winnipeg, MB


DUST CYCLES (IN PROGRESS)

Dust Cycles is a 3 part film series dealing with decay and entropy within the Canadian landscape. Shot on location at the Toronto Islands, Scarborough Bluffs and Alberta Badlands.
 


ALL THAT IS SOLID (2015)

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ALL THAT IS SOLID, 16 min, 2014

All That Is Solid investigates Brutalist architecture through the surface of black and white celluloid. The film features three prominent examples of Brutalist architecture, Robarts Library, U of T Scarborough campus and York University campus. Footage of the buildings has been degraded using a number of chemical and physical processes. The film explores the utopian visions that inspired the Brutalist movement and the material and aesthetic connection between concrete and celluloid.


SCREENINGS
2016    Filmmakers Co-op, New Year New Works, New York, NY
2015    Winnipeg Design Festival, Winnipeg, MB
2015    Analogica Film Festival, Bolzano, Italy
2015    EXIS Experimental Film and Video Festival,EX-Now, Seoul, Korea
2015    New Monuments Forget The Future, Birch Contemporary, Toronto, ON
2015    Arkipel Intl. Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, Jarkarta, Indonesia
2015    VideoEx, Architecture Light and Space program, Zurich, Switzerland
2015    Vivo Media Arts Centre, Urban Decay Program, Vancouver BC
2015    Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, Winnipeg, MB
2015    Montreal Underground Film Festival, Montreal, QC
2015    Int'l Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany
2015    Iowa City International Documentary Festival, Iowa City, IA
2015    Images Festival, Toronto, ON
2015    Int'l Film Festival Rotterdam, Dinamo P&I Screening, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


BADLANDS (2014)

Badlands, 4 min, 16mm, super 8, HD, 2013
The Cheltenham Badlands are exposed geological formations that once lay beneath an ancient lake. The barren, rolling landscape was sculpted by the water that flowed over it. Shot in HD and super 8, the film also features celluloid that has been decayed in soil and water.

SCREENINGS:
2015    Echo Park Film Centre, Lorenzo Gattorna & Close Company, Los Angeles, CA
2015    Art Cinema OFFoff, Young Vagrants, Ghent, Belgium
2014    Haverhill Experimental Film Festival, Haverhill, MA
2014    Montreal Experimental Film Festival, Montreal, QC
2014    The 8fest, Toronto, ON
2014    Open City Cinema, Winnipeg, MB

 

MODERN ISLAND (2012)

Modern Island, 5 min. 16mm,  2012
A hand processed film exploring the decaying modernist structures of a popular amusement park on the Toronto Islands.

SCREENINGS:
2015    Canadian Film Day, Why We Love Canadian Film,York University, Toronto, ON
2014    Antimatter Film Festival Tour, Cholula and Oaxaca, Mexico
2014    Rogers Cable 10, XS Network, Toronto, ON
2014    Images Festival, Toronto, ON
2014    International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2013    Transient Visions: Festivals of the Moving Image, Johnson City, NY
2013    Anthology Film Archives, Experimental Documentaries, New York, NY
2013    Under New Management - Video Rental Store, ODD Gallery, Dawson, Yukon
2012    Antimatter Film Festival, Victoria BC
2012    Montreal Underground Film Festival, Montreal QC


 MARKINGS 1-3 (2011)

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Markings 1-3, 7 min. 16mm, 2011
A tactile journey in three parts.  Markings 1-3 is an attempt to connect with nature through the surface of celluloid, using such techniques as tinting, toning, painting and scratching.
This film was shot and hand processed at the Independent Imaging Retreat (The Film Farm) in Mount Forest Ontario.

SCREENINGS:
2015    Proceso de Error - Festival Internacional de Video Experimental,Valparaíso, Chile
2014    Northwest Film Forum, Collaboration with Nature program, Seattle, Washington
2014    Echo Park Film Centre, Collaboration with Nature program, Los Angeles, CA
2014    Pleasure Dome, Film Farm: A Pact with Process, Toronto, ON
2014    Festival De Lima, Otras Miradas program, Lima, Peru
2014    Synethsesia III - Film and Music, Toronto, ON
2014    Experimental Film Fest Portland, Portland, OR
2014    Alchemy Film Festival, Hawick, Scotland
2014    Exploded View Gallery, Tuscon, AZ
2013    Nuit Blanche, CFMDC 'Merging Solitudes', CFMDC.TV
2013    Rare Earth, FPS Screening, Plug Projects
2013    Cinesthesia Feminist Film Festival,  Carbondale, IL
2013    Experiments in Cinema, Albuquerque, NM
2012    Gaze #3, Artist Television Access, Material Worlds, San Francisco, CA


775 KING ST. WEST (2010)

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775 King St. West, 5 min (loop), 2010
775 KING ST. WEST is a single channel video installation which traces the absence and explores the history of a demolished building at 775 King St. West in Toronto. The site was home to many businesses over its 110 year history, including factories, offices and for the past 30 years Paul Wolf Electric and Lighting Supply.

PAST EXHIBITIONS
Urban Research on Film, Director's Lounge, Berlin 2012
Topographies at Union Gallery, 2011
 XPACE Cultural Centre, September, 2010