On Location: Members' Screening & Directors' Talk
Twice a year, the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers showcases the best of our members' latest films. Juried by our Programming Committee, these films highlight the great work being done within the Alberta filmmaking scene. Join us to celebrate local film, and hear from the directors in a post-screening discussion about process, technique and storytelling.
Tickets can be purchased for $5 via in advance via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/on-location-members-screening-directors-talk-tickets-51891264168, or at the door. This event will be held at cSPACE 1721 29 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2T 6T7.
This event will also be featuring beverages for purchase from our new friends at Common Crown Brewing Co., with a complimentary tasting.
Reverie of a Wanderer | CSIF SMAC participants| 5:17
A horror film produced by the participants of CSIF’s 2018 Summer Media Arts Camp.
Built in their Image | Jean-Pierre Marchant | 4:13
Using a 1950s film about the suburbs, Built In Their Image critiques the way suburb developers market themselves to consumers. Through a juxtaposition of archival sound and contemporary image, the film asks how much notions of conformity, utopia, and mass-consumption have changed the concept of community since the 1950s until the present day.
Midnight Cycle | Aaron Mitchell | 5:51
A non-narrative attempt at recreating the rich, emotional experience of expressive creation by utilizing the aesthetics of film.
The Letter | Amair Javaid | 8:09
A young person is tempted to open a letter given to him by an unknown benefactor.
Parallax | Jean-Pierre Marchant | 2:54
Shot on Super 8, Parallax is about stripping away all ornamentation and capturing unmoving landscapes over time.
The One I Adore | Jason E Seelmann | 8:39
A short film about love lost and the lengths some will go to get it back.
Silver Thimble Gang trailer | Marnie Madden | 1:22
Teaser for the western, The Silver Thimble Gang. A young woman's homestead is threatened when her abusive husband dies and leaves her saddled in debt. She soon finds herself wrapped up with a ragtag team of female outlaws posing as men and taking down risky bank scores.
Lucid Dream Music Video | Samantha Ferrari | 4:25
Hello Moth loses his way in a ghost town and finds himself under the spell of Glass Apple Bonzai, the leader of a never-ending 80s party.
Bunny, Don't Let 'Em Get Your Goat | Daniel Blanchard and Ernst Cedar-Beithstrom | 10:27
A man in a Bunny Suit must train and fight his greatest rival, for what he values most of all.
Thank you to Calgary Arts Development, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and Canada Council for the Arts. Thank you to Fulcrum for designing the poster.