Archive for June, 2012

7th Calgary Filmmakers Challenge Screening

Friday, June 29th, 2012

It’s time once again for the annual Calgary Filmmakers Challenge.

This year, the screening will feature six new films from Calgary filmmakers Darius de AndradeHussein Juma, Jun K. Lee, Farhan Daya, Jeff Hanni, Roberta McDonald, Keely Bruce & the Film Acting Fight Club.

The Challenge asks filmmakers to create a new short film using randomly selected criteria.
The criteria for this round of films was:

  • Theme: In The Public Domain
  • Character: A Teacher
  • Technical Requirement: A Sequence Presented In Reverse
  • Random Element: Pencils Stuck In A Ceiling

You can check out the film at the screening on July 4th at Concept Lounge (lower 908, 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta).
Doors open at 7pm, films start at 8pm. 

You can get all the info for the event on the Facebook event page and get more info about the Calgary Filmmakers Challenge on it’s Facebook group.

Jesse and the Dandelions’ Shadows

Monday, June 18th, 2012

For the 2012 $100 Film Festival, I collaborated with the cats from the Calgary Underground Film Festival – Brenda Lieberman, Brennan Tilley, Caitlind Brown & John Frosst – to create a short super 8 film for the $100’s Film Music Explosion featuring the music of Jesse and the Dandelions.

You can check out the results of our combined efforts below!