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Anonymoose at CineEco Film Festival in Portugal

The film I made with Catherine Falkner during a residency at Black Bag Media Collective in St John’s, Newfoundland is now in distribution with VIVO media arts, and the first screening from this relationship is happening at CineEco environmental film festival in Portugal in October (or as they say in Portugal, “outubro”! The film, a […]

Nato raises fears of Russian invasion under ‘pretext of humanitarian or peace-keeping mission’

The Independent reports that Russia’s military buildup on the Ukraine border could turn into an invasion on thin pretexts. There are plenty of Russian troops already inside Ukraine (without even counting Crimea). I wouldn’t be surprised if their massive troop buildup is just cover for men and materiel to flow into the occupied zones. It’s […]

“A Moving” at the International Film Festival of Kashmir

4th International Film Festival of Kashmir 2014 The dance film I made with Rob Kitsos, “A Moving,” has been accepted to the Kashmir International Film Festival from August 2-11 2014! If you just happen to be in the Kashmir, that would be your chance to see it … 😉  

Why Google Glass Is So Bad and Hated and Will Never Work

I love this article and agree completely. Why Google Glass Is So Bad and Hated and Will Never Work. “People pay thousands of dollars to have lasers shot at their eyes so they don’t have to wear glasses. People put little pieces of plastic right on their eyes so they don’t have to wear glasses. […]

Introduction to Final Cut Pro @ VIVO Media Arts

VIVO has not disappeared, it’s just gone underground while the landlord laughs and the City of Vancouver steps in to the rescue. I’m teaching my very popular Final Cut Pro X workshop there on July 12th, now EXTENDED by one hour to fill you up with Apply goodness. Total 4 hours (Saturday, July 12th, 1-5pm) […]

Toronto Library is Hiring a Filmmaker for Residency

Toronto Public Library is hiring a filmmaker for a unique and fun job: our Fall 2014 Innovator in Residence. The six-week residency will take place October 20 to November 30 at the Digital Innovation Hub at Toronto Reference Library.   The recently-opened Hub is a learning and creation space that gives anyone with a library […]

Improvised Visuals with Jeff Younger’s Devil Loops

I’m doing my first live improvised visual performance with Jeff Younger and some amazing dancers and performers tomorrow night at the Orpheum Annex! TICKETS HERE I’ll be playing with video from Ukraine, with live animation, and VJ-type live cams.  I feel like someone has taken a DJ and said “here’s a guitar!” which is pretty […]

Add audio transitions to your entire timeline in Final Cut Pro X!

I finally figured out how to do something that should have been a no-brainer in FCPX: Audio-only crossfades in the whole timeline!  Or add multiple sound-only dissolves at the same time to as many clips as you select. Almost every time I edit, I need to add soft audio transitions between cuts.  All of them.  […]

AGEWELL Chataqua Project Art exhibition, free workshops and community dialogues

From ICASC: On behalf of the Art for Social Change! (ASC!) Project, you are invited to the AGEWELL Chataqua Project Art exhibition, free workshops and community dialogues. A partnership with Arts Health BC, Judith Marcuse Projects and Simon Fraser University, the AGEWELL Chataqua Project is an arts-based community project that explores aging. On Saturday and […]

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