HIFF DAY FOUR | FRIDAY APRIL 13 | “BUSINESS AFFAIRS 101”, “TOM SHERMAN ARTIST TALK”, “JANIE GEISER: ANIMATING THE UNCANNY”, “WIFT-AT: ATLANTIC WOMEN IN FILM SHOWCASE”
This Friday at HIFF, we are delighted to present Telefilm Canada’s Investment Analyst Lori McCurdy’s free nuts and bolts discussion about what every emerging producer and filmmaker needs to know before they yell “Roll camera!” This is Business Affairs 101 and although glamorous it ain’t, essential it is!
This session will take place at the NSCAD University Film School 1649 Brunswick Street at 10AM.
Registration for this event is required. To register, please Click Here.
Also at the NSCAD University Film School 1649 Brunswick Street at 1:00PM, video artist Tom Sherman will present a free artist talk entitled “Technology as Language: Cultural Engineering Begets Personal Humans”.
You speak my language (2011, 19 min.), Exclusive Memory #9 (excerpt) (1987, 9:30 min.), and Personal Human (1999, 5 min.) will all be screened.
Tom Sherman is an artist and writer. He works in video, radio and live performance, and writes all manner of texts. He represented Canada at the Venice Biennale in 1980. He founded the Media Arts Section of the Canada Council in 1983. His interdisciplinary work has been exhibited and screened internationally, including shows at the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Museum of Modern Art and the Musee d’art contemporain (Montreal). He performs and records with Bernhard Loibner (Vienna) in a duo called Nerve Theory. His most recent book is Before and After the I-Bomb: An Artist in the Information Environment, The Banff Centre Press, 2002. In 2003 he was awarded the Bell Canada Award for excellence in video art. He received the Governor General’s Award for Visual and Media Art in 2010. Sherman is a professor in the Department of Transmedia at Syracuse University in central New York, but considers the South Shore of Nova Scotia his home.
This talk is presented by Centre for Art Tapes, AFCOOP, and NSCAD University
On Friday evening at 7:00PM at the Bus Stop Theatre 2203 Gottingen Street, HIFF and Dalhousie University present a program of the work of animator Janie Geiser entitled “Animating the Uncanny” with an introduction by the filmmaker. Tickets: $5 Students & Seniors / $7 General
At 9:00PM, also at the Bus Stop Theatre 2203 Gottingen Street, HIFF and WIFT-AT are teaming up again this year to present the “Atlantic Women in Film Showcase” Tickets: $5 Students & Seniors / $5 WIFT-AT Members / $7 General
Panel discussion and reception will follow this screening