IMA student Candace Thompson wins the Best Short Environmental Documentary Award at the Oregon Independent Film Festival. Her short documentary The Next Epoch Seed Library was produced for Documentary Video Production I class. Future screenings will be at Golden Door Fest and Chesapeake Film Festival.
Thursday, May 10th, 7pm Hunter North 502
Toronto based animator Nick Fox-Gieg will screen a selection of his work and discuss his creative process. All of Nick’s work is available for viewing via his website: http://fox-gieg.com/
Nick Fox-Gieg is an animator based in Toronto. His film “The Orange” won the jury prize for Best Animated Short at SXSW 2010; his films have also screened at the Ottawa, Rotterdam, TIFF, and Zagreb film festivals, at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, and on CBC TV. He’s received Bravo!FACT and Canada Council commissions, media arts grants from Toronto, Ontario, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, and a Fulbright fellowship to the Netherlands.
Fox-Gieg holds an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University. He’s currently a Fellow at the Eyebeam Art and Technology Center in NYC.