Factory Media Gallery Series presents
STEPHEN BROOMER: The Transformable Moment
January 9 – 7:00-11:00pm
Stephen Broomer is a filmmaker and film historian. He is presently completing his doctorate, on difficult aesthetics and the origins of the Canadian avant-garde film, under the supervision of R. Bruce Elder. His films, which have screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, Views from the Avant-Garde (New York), and the Berlin Directors Lounge, are the subject of a forthcoming collection of essays edited by Scott Birdwise and Tom McSorley, The Transformable Moment: The Films of Stephen Broomer (Ottawa: Canadian Film Institute, 2014). His first book, on the McMaster Film Board of the 1960s, will be released by University of Toronto Press in 2015.
All films will be screened digitally.
Program 1: Ghostly Pastoralism, The Spirits Trilogy
Christ Church – Saint James
Spirits in Season
Program 2: Surfaces, Films from 2012-2014
Memory Worked by Mirrors
Factory Media Centre | 228 James Street North, Hamilton
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MASTER CLASS – Cinema Versus Video Art
SATURDAY, November 15
12:30 – 3:30pm
PWYC | Pay What You Can
Media artist Jim Riley will lead a workshop exploring the interconnection between cinema and video art including video installation. How is Cinema different from Video Art? Some aspects of how video art evolved over the past fifty years will be discussed.
Jim Riley is a Burlington, ON based artist and independent curator. He has exhibited his art for more than 27 years in Canada and the US.
We acknowledge the generous support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
FACTORY TALKS presents:
VISUAL EFFECTS PRODUCER
Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 6-8 pm
Presenter: Carlos Henriques
Ask Questions. Get Answers.
3rd WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH
FREE to FMC Members, $10 for Non-Members
From a love of horror to a successful career as a Special Effects Make-Up artist in film, TV and haunted attractions, Carlos knows a thing or two about bringing the horror genre to life.
With many years in the film industry, Carlos has worked on several projects featuring creature suits, casualty make-up, gore, prop-building and puppet-building. He is one half of The Butcher Shop, which has 25 years of combined experience designing and creating groundbreaking special make-up effects.
The Butcher Shop’s work has been featured in over 60 films such as “Death Race” starring Jason Statham, “Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D” starring Milla Jovovich, “Red: Werewolf Hunter” starring Felicia Day and Stephen McHattie, “Left for Dead/ Devil’s Night” starring Danielle Harris, “Bottom Feeder” starring Tom Sizemore, “Silent but Deadly” starring Jason Mewes, “Witchslayer Gretl” starring Shannen Doherty and the upcoming werewolf classic “Hunters Moon” starring Art Hindle and Colm Feore.
The Hamilton Film Festival is coming to James St N in the Factory Media Centre (Venue 4).
Thurs Nov 6th at 7pm we have an amazing collection of award winning short films. At 9pm STRAIGHT UP is documentary from Kitchener about the issues alcohol in Ontario and on Sat Nov 8th at 12:30 – 4:30 we have an Acting & Auditioning for the Camera workshop!
Free Coffee at Venue 4 provided by Red Hill Coffee Trade.