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01:42 min 17. December 2013


a narrative film in English

A student film. Written And Directed by John Jay Davison A police officer pulls over a young man; following procedure, until things become unclear.

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06:41 min 1. December 2014

Phantom Couriers: Ghost in the Machine

a documentary in English

What has the ability to be everywhere, or at many places at once? What can exist simultaneously inside and outside the social mechanisms of urban life? Phantom Couriers: Ghost in the Machine works on several interpretive layers, superimposing beautiful film images, a genuine narrative and a subculture that many feel curious about, but few are able to penetrate.

This documentary short film tells the story of Phantom Couriers, Vancouver's longest-running independent courier company. Mark Huggan—owner, dispatcher, storyteller extraordinaire—relates how he started the company, and how he continues to retain both his couriers, and his clients. Bike messengers Brandon, Sarah and Dan describe the fast-paced world of being a courier in Vancouver in this intimate and swift portrait.

Written, Produced & Directed: Gregory Gan

Featuring: Mark Huggan, Brandon Woodworth, Sarah Corsie and Daniel Adams

Editing: Gregory Gan, with consultation from Nico Collins, Jonathan Schatz and Eliot Piltz

Colour Correction: Eliot Piltz

Music: "A Venus Flytrap"; Original music & sound mix: Solomon Riby-Williams

Shot on Canon 7D DSLR video and 16mm film on a Krasnogorsk-3 silent windup film camera.

Film stocks: Kodak Vision 2 250D, Kodak Vision 2 500T, Kodak EXR 100T

Processed at Niagara Custom Labs, Toronto, ON & Transferred at Frame Discreet, Toronto, ON

Joao Carlos d'Almeidia & Ace Martens at the Arts Club Theatre, Vancouver

Diana Sanderson at Silk Weaving Studio, Vancouver

Daniel Materna at Materna Ceramics Studio, Vancouver

Federico Mendez-Castro at Dalbergia, Vancouver

Marian Gilmour at Heritage Hall, Vancouver
Suzanne and Geoff Watt

Phantom Couriers: phantomcouriers.com/
Gregory Gan: theoryofhappiness.com/

11:50 min 29. May 2013

2013 Min Passion (My Passion)

a documentary in Swedish

My Passion is a short documentary about three young peoples different passions. They talk about the good and bad things with their passions and we get to know why they are so passionate with that special thing. The film is made to inspire other people to find their own passion.

Directed, produced, written and edited by:
Gustav Bondeson

Johan Severinsson - Football
Teodor Widerberg - Swimming
Hampus Larsson - Gaming

Music By:
Mattias Hjelm

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07:16 min 13. January 2014

Cicada Princess

a narrative film in English

Directed by Mauricio Baiocchi http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0047821/
Narrated by Stephen Fry http://stephenfry.com/
Music by Jesse Solomon Clark http://agentsdelfuturo.com/

"Cicada is a gift for one person and the world at the same time. I had thought that a gesture of kindness and love if made just right would resonate itself into many more such acts." -Mauricio Baiocchi, director

Contact Mauricio Baiocchi---> info@cicadaprincess.com
Check out this Behind The Scenes of the scoring sessions: https://vimeo.com/60517269

While Cicada Princess was still in production, I started composing some themes based on the story. I visited the set a few times, so I had an idea about the look of film. I probably had a feature film's worth of music for this short. Once there was a locked edit it became clear that, although the story is kind of epic and operatic in scale, the score needed to provide a thread to tie together the quickly-moving story together.
See more of my work at http://agentsdelfuturo.com/

09:48 min 1. February 2011

Everything is a Remix Part 2

a lecture in English

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An exploration of the remix techniques involved in producing films. Part two of a four-part series.

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08:02 min 15. July 2015

Arcade Fire - Porno (from The Reflektor Tapes)

a music video in English

THE REFLEKTOR TAPES - Directed by Kahlil Joseph – COMING SOON

Directed By Kahlil Joseph
Produced by Omid Fatemi and Onye Anyanwu
Cinematography by Autumn Cheyenne Durald & Lol Crawley
Edited by Kahlil Joseph and Matt Hollis
Additional Editing by Daniel Song and Paul Rodgers
Music by Arcade Fire
Production Services in Jacmel, Haiti provided by Cine Institute

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Music video by Arcade Fire performing Porno. (C) 2015 Arcade Fire Music, LLC


05:25 min 30. March 2015

Do We Have Free Will?

a lecture in English

Do humans have free will or are our decisions entirely products of chemistry, physics, and genetics? Is there a difference between the brain and the mind? Could a neuroscientist with enough knowledge of our brains know every decision that we'll make? The answers to these questions cut to the heart of what it means to be human.

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29:03 min 9. November 2011

Die Altkleider-Lüge - Wie Spenden zum Geschäft werden - die reportage - NDR - ARD

a report in German

Die meisten glauben, dass die hierzulande gesammelten Altkleiderspenden direkt in die Katastrophengebiete der Welt gehen. Was sie nicht wissen: Der größte Teil der gespendeten Bekleidung wird weiterverkauft - zum Kilopreis. Einige Hilfsorganisationen platzieren oft nur ihr Logo auf den Sammelcontainern von Altkleiderfirmen.

Ein geringer Teil der Kleidung wird direkt in Deutschland an Bedürftige ausgegeben. Die besten noch brauchbaren Sachen gehen nach Osteuropa und in die arabischen Staaten. Sechzig Prozent der heimischen Ware gelangt nach Afrika. Doch was passiert dort mit den Altkleidern? Die Reportage-Autoren Michael Höft und Christian Jentzsch haben in Tansania nach Antworten gesucht. Ihr Fazit: Nicht nur deutsche Firmen und einige große Hilfsorganisationen verdienen gut an den Kleiderspenden, auch für viele Händler in Afrika sind Altkleiderspenden ein lukratives Geschäft. Selbst die Ärmsten der Armen müssen dafür bezahlen. Die Billigkleider überschwemmen die Märkte des Landes und zwingen die afrikanische Textilbranche in die Knie


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04:52 min 19. January 2009

A Thousand Words

a narrative film in no language

Every day: so many opportunities to connect...
What if you took just one?

Directed by Ted Chung

also directed by Ted Chung:
"On Time": http://vimeo.com/12947399
"Mike's": http://vimeo.com/16509726




"An elegant and very affecting portrait of big-city loneliness and the instant connections that go “ping” and are gone seconds later. The emotions are halting, delicate, true." -Jeffrey Wells, Hollywood Elsewhere

11:03 min 4. November 2011

Café Regular, Cairo

a narrative film in Arabic

Ritesh Batra's award winning Arabic language short Café Regular, Cairo has screened at over 40 international film festivals and won 12 awards including the FIPRESCI Critics Prize at the International Film Festival of Oberhausen and Special Mentions at Tribeca Intl Film Festival and Chicago International Film Festival. It was bought by Arte for French and German television. His debut feature 'Lunchbox' will premiere at the International Critics Week at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

17:16 min 17. April 2014

Cole - inFamous live action short film

a narrative film in English

When Cole develops incredible powers after surviving a lethal city-wide explosion, he has a life-changing decision to make: protect himself and those closest to him or stand up to the ruthless militia taking over the city.

"Cole" is a fan film of the Playstation video game series "Infamous" and is freely based on the events of the first two games.

Entirely self-produced, the short film was made over the course of 2013 in Bordeaux, France, with the challenge of creating a "mini-blockbuster" with little to no budget, and to pay tribute the the inFamous fanchise.

Lorsque Cole développe de puissants super-pouvoirs suite à une explosion à l'échelle de la ville, il doit prendre une décision : se protéger, lui et ses proches, ou faire face à la redoutable milice qui paralyse la ville.

Le film "Cole" est une adaptation du jeu vidéo "inFamous", dont les événements sont librement inspirés.

Entièrement auto-produit, le court-métrage a été réalisé en 2013 à Bordeaux, France, avec comme défi de créer un "mini-blockbuster" avec un budget très serré, et pour rendre hommage à la série inFamous.

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04:47 min 13. June 2008

Magnetic Movie

a documentary in English

The secret lives of invisible magnetic fields are revealed as chaotic ever-changing geometries . All action takes place around NASA's Space Sciences Laboratories, UC Berkeley, to recordings of space scientists describing their discoveries . Actual VLF audio recordings control the evolution of the fields as they delve into our inaudible surroundings, revealing recurrent ‘whistlers' produced by fleeting electrons . Are we observing a series of scientific experiments, the universe in flux, or a documentary of a fictional world?

More info here www.semiconductorfilms.com/root/Magnetic_Movie/Magnetic.htm

An Animate Projects commission for Channel 4 in association with Arts Council England.

03:33 min 26. October 2014

Can You Erase Bad Memories?

a lecture in English

What if you could delete specific memories?
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11:49 min 3. September 2013


a narrative film in English

Part psychological thriller and part provocative character study, A TEACHER explores the unraveling of a young high school teacher, Diana (Lindsay Burdge), after she begins an affair with one of her teenage students, Eric (Will Brittain). What starts as a seemingly innocent fling becomes increasingly complex and dangerous as the beautiful and confident Diana gets fully consumed by her emotions, crossing boundaries and acting out in progressively startling ways. Lindsay Burdge delivers a deeply compelling and seamlessly naturalistic performance that brings us into the mind of an adult driven to taboo against her better judgment.

"Incredibly well-made. I can't recommend it enough." - MSN Movies

"Captures a mood reminiscent of Michael Haneke” - Complex

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