- A SHORT STORY
- DANCE SPEAK
- DIGGING UP PLATO
- JIMMY THE SAILOR
- LAIKA, COME HOME
- MUSTER UP
- ON THE SMALL SCREEN
- PETER AND JANE LIKE SOME OF THE SAME PEOPLE
- PLEASE DONATE
- TEENAGE DANCE
- THE ACTING DEAD
- THE BENCH
- THE GAZE
- THE PATH
- THE WIRELESS TABLET
- WENDY AT THE MOVIES
A SHORT STORYWriter, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor: Joel GeorgeHow often do we truly view the people around us as a living and breathing story? When Nic fatefully bumps into Daniel on the street, he is challenged to reconsider where his priorities lie and make the most of his own story.
AUDITIONINGWriter & Director: Ian VanDuzerCinematographer: Jackie LiProducer: Katy PalaicCast: Catharine Zulver and Lauren AlbinEditor: Laura CooleyAuditioning is a story of humbleness, humility, and knowing when to step down from the stage. Claire is an aspiring actress looking to break into the theater world in a big way, but what will she do when she meets someone better than her?
BADALDirecter, Writter, and Editer: Hamza BangashCo-Writer: Musfirra ShafiActors/Actresses: Mustafa Changezi, Rabiya Hamid, Amafah Mubashir, Sana Ansari, Ali AkbarDirector of Photography: Hamza BangashAssistant Camera: Shahnoor IjazSound Operator: Musfirra ShafiMusic Composer: Haamid RahimAssistant Music: Elliot MaxwellSound Mixer: Sam ForrestScript Supervisor: Amynah ReimooBTS: Nimar BangashAssistant BTS: Jenna GartlanKey Grip: Iqra GhanchiBadal is a story about three teenage girls living in post-colonialist Pakistan. The film explores youth culture, drugs, and gender in a country that straddles both Western influence and Islamic values. Follow Nadia, Sana and Mahnoor as they try to escape their fast-approaching future
BLOOMDirector: Spencer BrownAssistant Director: Hamza BangashProducer: Natalea RobynCast: Natalea Robyn, Katarzyna Pawlak, Joanne Robyn, William Lake, Justin Santelli, Nicole Kahansky, Spencer Brown, and Kayll LakeWriters: Julia Blakey and Spencer BrownCinematography: Spencer Brown and Hamza BangashCamera Operators: Spencer Brown, Hamza Bangash and Nicole KahanskySound: Justin SantelliLocation managers: Natalea Robyn and Nicole KahanskyEditors: Emma Casey, Natalea Robyn, Spencer BrownHair: Frank Molnar's Hair Design"Created under the production code of the classical Hollywood era, 'Bloom' tells the story of a teenager struggling with identity and the pressures of graduation. They breaking hearts and societal norms in the process. An experiment in filmic subtext".
CINQCENTSDirectors: Even Yawen Wu and Yiyang LiuDirector of Cinematographer: Even Yawen WuEditors: Even Yawen Wu and Yiyang LiuCast: Kay ZhangNarrator: Nik Yuen
Date Venue Fri February 28, 4:30 pm Baby Grand (Grand Theatre) Sun March 2, 5:00 pm Baby Grand (Grand Theatre)CinqCents is a story depicts a young man who is also the narrator of this film falls in love with the female protagonist and decides to write five hundred letters to her to express his deepest desire, emotional love and doubts toward his unanticipated fate. This unknown girl is rather an image that he creates in mind and his deeply hidden fantasy.
DANCE SPEAKDirector and Narrator: J. Adam BrownCast: Syreeta HectorCinematographer: Steve WhiteheadSound Design: Niall CollinsSound Recordist: Jeremy KaneColourist: Jason ZukowskiEditor: Steve BedernjakProducer: FAUXHEMIAN FILMS COLLECTIVEThis 3rd short film from Fauxhemian Films Collective tells the story of Wally Fitzpatrick: dance sceptic. Wally is tired of not “getting” dance shows, and he’s out to change that. How? Through the creation of a “dance language.” Wally’s search for clarity culminates in the execution of his dream scenario: DANCE WITH SUBTITLES. The result is a series of mixed messages, sprawling confusion, and a slice of humble pie for our not-so-humble narrator.
DIGGING UP PLATOWriter and Director: Leigh Ann BellamyProducer: Leigh Ann Bellamy, Barbara Bell and Brent NurseAssistant Directors: Alex Daniels and Rebecca BellamyCast: Emer McConnell Radford and Kieran RobinsonCinematographer: Curtis CampsallMake-up: Amie BelloSound: Michael Gourgon and Alexander ÅslundEditor: Alex DanielsZoe is ready for an adventure, Tuck is not. This does not deter Zoe as she leads her best friend on a mission to do the worst thing either twelve-year-old could possible imagine.
GUNNERWriter and Director: Patrick WeiersCast: Sean Meldrum, Luke Montgomery, Ciaran Meyer, and Sivan AarohnProducer: Patrick WeiersCamera: Erik Bayley, Patrick WeiersSound: Matt Hovart, Ciaran MeyerEditor: Erik Bayley, Ryan LeeScore: Emily KlassenGenres clash in this tense single-scene short about two men meeting in a park for a mysterious “exchange.” Gunner is a young man determined but nervous, while Henry oozes confidence and seems to have something up his sleeve. Who will leave the park unharmed?
HISTORYDirector: James GreatrexHistory is an exploration into the haunting beauty and mystery of Kingston. In this video experiment and mood piece I tried to create a dream space that reflected Kingston's beauty, it's darkness and it's undeniable charms. My focus was on the foliage growing over architecture, hidden rooms and hallways, secrets. It is also the city I met my wife in and she allowed me to shoot her for this project which in my opinion added to the beauty and mystery of the piece - though I am head over heals biased on that one.
JIMMY THE SAILORDirector: Shayna MarkowitzProduction Team: Rachel Guergis, Kevin Laporte, Jorie Stern, Madison EliaSound: Shayna Markowitz (guitar) and Kevin Laporte (Percussion)Cast: David Brenman, Jorie SternNarration: Andrew Clark
Date Venue Guest(s) Fri February 28, 7:00 pm Screening Room 1 INGRID VENINGER , JACOB SWITZER , KAREN WALTON Sat March 1, 11:45 am Screening Room 2 INGRID VENINGER , JACOB SWITZER , KAREN WALTONJimmy Behan one day hopes to travel around the world by sailboat, and plans to get enough money to do so through the donations of others. In the mean time, he takes sail to a paper sea. Will romance brew? We shall see.
LAIKA, COME HOMEDirector: Ian VanDuzerProducer: Kayla ZimmermannCinematographer: Ryan Thomas WoodsExecutive Producers: Chelsea Marie O’Hara, Micki Buie, Eva Otlewski, Laura Anselmo, Ciarán Meyer, Erik Bayley, Chantelle NgCast: Brandon Macpherson and Erin MillerCamera: Even Yawen Wu and Nick CastelSound: Jacob de HoopAssistant Director: Nick BrooksArt Director: Sarah LangScript Supervisor: Jillian WakarchukGaffer: Joe CraibBest Boy: Malcom McKenzieEditor: Charlotte AndersonColour: Hilary SmithSound Design: Andrea StewartScore: Dylan Godfrey, Samantha Rutherford, Brent Wirth, Jeff Brown, Sarah CoonsJames returns to his hometown for the first time in years only because his best childhood friend Astrid asks him to. Over the course of a single day, both Astrid and James come to terms with what they’ve lost, and also what they might have now.
MUSTER UPWriter/ Director/ Editor: Shane BeehlerProducer: Christopher Ho and Julien RogerPublications Director/ Casting: Alana PodreciksDirector of Photography/ Colourist: Russ De JongSound Recordist: Taylor DohertyCast: Bea Santos, Vasilios Filippa, and Mazdak AminiHair and Makeup: Ashley DormuthSound: Ryan Birnberg and Shaun McPherson
Date Venue Fri February 28, 7:00 pm Memorial Hall (City Hall) Sat March 1, 2:00 pm Baby Grand (Grand Theatre)…the internal struggle of a young man as he attempts to become more than a friend with a beautiful girl…
ON THE SMALL SCREENDirector: Charlotte OrzelProducer: Brendon WilsonInterviews: Wendy Huot and Eamon Quinn
Date Venue Guest(s) Fri February 28, 7:15 pm Screening Room 2 CALVIN THOMAS, LEV LEWIS, YONAH LEWIS Sat March 1, 4:30 pm Screening Room 2 CALVIN THOMAS, LEV LEWIS, YONAH LEWISOn the Small Screen is a documentary that examines the fate of independent movie theatres in the digital age. With the push towards digital projection driving many small theatres out of business and declining audiences making moviegoing seem like a relic of the past, does going to the movies still an important cultural practice?
PETER AND JANE LIKE SOME OF THE SAME PEOPLEWriter and Director: Chris Remerowski
Producers: Chris Remerowski and David BrattonCast: John Goodrich, Laura Burns (Kingston Native), Stephen McPhail, and Bela KuglicsDirector of Photography: Max Putintsev
Editor: Kaisa Pitsi
Music by: SlashrunPeter and Jane met on the Internet. They liked each others profiles and decided to go out on a date. That's when they discovered what wasn't mentioned on-line...
PLEASE DONATEDirectors and Producers: Matt Horvat, Ciaran Meyer, Madeline Forsythe, and Caitlyn CuccoCast: Katrina Brazzell as the woman and Ciaran Meyer as the manEditors: Matt Horvat, Ciaran Meyer, Madeline Forsythe, and Caitlyn CuccoMusic: Emily KlassenA woman encounters an ordinary donation bin while walking. She is insecure about the amount she had originally given and will takes things too far to seem generous.
TEENAGE DANCEProducer: Curtis AlexanderWriter/Director: Adam BentleyCast: Andrew McMillen and Madeline SetzerCinematographer/Editor: Chase GardinerAssistant Director: Dylan PearceAssistant Camera: Katie GobertProduction Design: Larry KellyMake Up: Alisha JeanGrip/Gaffer: Cody LangMusic Supervisor: Alexander ReidLocation Sound: David GallingerSet Photographer: Chris KwasnikCraft Services: Geeta SehgalReader: Edwin AutridgeScore: Reddit NinjaA girl examines her facial features. A boy examines his arms and legs. Both prepare for their school’s dance. Will they attend as they appear or as they imagine in their dreams?
THE ACTING DEADDirector: Michael HayesWriter: Alex ScottProducer: Steven HayesCast: Tamara ZdravkovicCinematographer and Editor: Matthew HayesSound: Christine TustinLogistics: Rachel HeleStills Photographer and Caterer: Lyne Champagne-HayesThe Acting Dead is a short film by the Canadian comedy trio Nutjobs. An irate horror film director squabbles with an audacious extra that has a hard time finding his muse as a corpse.
The short features a cameo appearance by the host of Kingston’s Newswatch Live @ 5 Bill Welychka.
THE BENCHDirector: Michele KlaponskiCast: Michael Van De Put and Jhonny HcahimeA short silent film, which tells the story of a miscommunication that occurs on a bench between two characters.
THE GAZEDirectors: Even Yawen Wu and Yiyang LiuCast: Nelly MatorinaCamera: Even Yawen Wu and Yiyang LiuEditors: Even Yawen Wu and Yiyang Liu
Date Venue Guest(s) Fri February 28, 7:15 pm Baby Grand (Grand Theatre) ANDREW LOCKINGTON, RICHIE MEHTA Sat March 1, 11:30 am Baby Grand (Grand Theatre) ANDREW LOCKINGTON, RICHIE MEHTAThe Gaze explores the possibility of overlapping different non-human perceptions, such as the gaze of machineries and the gaze of insects. The goal is to examine how those non-human gazes could have the ability to affect and alienate human beings’ long-existing perceptions and to assist the audience in experiencing the idea of voyeurism. The result is double gazes between human beings and non-human objects.
THE PATHDirector/Director of Photography: Jonny KlynkrammerAssistant Director/Cinematographer: Malcolm MackenzieAssistant Producer: Chantelle Ng "The Master"Executive Producer: Chelsea Marie O'Hara "The Wanderer"Editor: Hilary Smith "The Temptress"
Date Venue Guest(s) Sat March 1, 7:15 pm Baby Grand (Grand Theatre) NAOMI JAYE Sun March 2, 12:30 pm Screening Room 2 NAOMI JAYEThe Path is a five-minute guerilla film metaphorically depicting the Eastern philosophical concept of following the middle path, whose characters embody perseverance, temperance, and temptation.The five-minute film was conceived, shot, edited, and produced in 72 hours for the 2014 Focus Film Festival by a group of five Queen's students.
THE WIRELESS TABLETDirectors and Cinematographers: Phillip Brule, Fahaam TashfeenAudio: Saarim Tashfeen
Date Venue Sat March 1, 7:00 pm Memorial Hall (City Hall) Sun March 2, 2:30 pm Baby Grand (Grand Theatre)This film explores the miss communication of tech terms between the older and younger generations.
WENDY AT THE MOVIESProducer, Director and Camera: David McCallum of Lightstruck film & mediaWendy at the Movies came about because of a fascination with the process of motion picture film projection. The interview with Wendy Huot is an insightful, wide-ranging discussion about movies, which took place in the final days of film projection at the Screening Room.