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Bone Mother

BONE MOTHER

Sound designer

Bone Mother is a fantasy-horror-stop-motion animation adaptation of the novel of the same name by Maura Mchugh.  The ancient crone Baba Yaga is desperately caring for her ailing living house of bones and unexpectedly becomes the mother of a legend.

Directed by Dale Hayward and Sylvie Trouvé.

Produced by Jelena Popovic, The National Film Board of Canada.

I'm OK

I'm O.K.

Sound designer

It is 1915, Expressionist artist Oskar Kokoschka’s tempestuous love affair with Alma Mahler ends dramatically and he volunteers to fight in the First World War. This animated film explores Kokoschka’s frame of mind following his heartbreak and the traumatic experience of war, by reflecting on the artist’s prints and paintings.

Directed by Lizzy Hobbs.

Produced by Abigail Addison, Animate Projects and Jelena Popovic, The National Film Board of Canada.

CAPTURING CAPTAIN CANADA

Sound designer

In this fusion of fiction and documentary film, a Special Investigator catches a break when Peter A. Herrndorf volunteers to come in for questioning on an ongoing case. The Investigator quickly finds himself in a charming game of cat and mouse however, as he must determine whether this self-professed immigrant kid could really be the nation-building super hero he's been pursuing all these years.

Directed by Tara Johns.

Produced by René Chénier, The National Film Board of Canada.

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GENEVIÈVE BUJOLD : ART = LIFE

 

Sound designer

This portrait of one of Canada’s most famous actresses was inspired by the filmmaking aesthetic of her friend, Michel Brault. Geneviève Bujold: Art = Life evokes Brault’s observational and improvisational approach in a stylized, black-and-white look at the actress that’s both intimate and introspective.

Directed by Robin McKenna.

Produced by Dominic Desjardins, The National Film Board of Canada.

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TESLA: WORLD LIGHT

Sound Designer

New York, 1905. Visionary inventor Nikola Tesla makes one last appeal to J.P. Morgan, his onetime benefactor. The Tesla World Light is a tragic fantasy about the father of alternating current, inspired by real events such as the inventor’s run of bad luck as a businessman and his affection for a pet bird, which he loves “like a man loves a woman.” Tesla’s words to the banker form the backdrop of this moving film about the man who blended science and art in his attempts to create the utopia of unlimited energy for all.

Directed by Matthew Rankin.

Produced by Julie Roy, The National Film Board of Canada.

 

REVENIR RÊVERIE (2017)

Original sound composition

video art piece by Marina Shalthout, collaboration made during their residency at the Fish Factory Creative Center, in Iceland.

Directed by Marina Shaltout.


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THE VELOCITY OF SANITY (2016)

Original sound composition

short film by Hugo A. Rodas, presented in Montréal at the ONE TAKE SUPER8 EVENT 2016.


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LE GRAND AILLEURS ET LE PETIT ICI - REMIX (2016)

Original sound composition

An adapted version of the animated film Le grand ailleurs and le petit ici, directed by Michèle Lemieux and produced by the NFB, screened on the facade of the University of Québec Design pavilion. This installation is part of the Michèle Lemieux exhibition presented at the Canadian Cultural Center, in Paris, from April 14 to September 2, 2016, and at the Design Center, in Montreal, from September 15 to October 30, 2016.

Video art by Charles Desmarais.

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PORTRAIT SONORE (2016)

Original sound composition

audio guide for the Habitations Jeanne-Mance in the Latin Quarter of Montréal.


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LA VERDA STANDARDO DE LA ESPERO (2015)

Original sound composition

short film directed by Matthew Rankin, presented at Festival du Nouveau Cinema 2015.


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THE COSMOS IN WHICH WE ARE (2015)

Original sound composition

video-kinetic installation by Pascal Dufaux, presented at the Confederation Art Gallery in the exhibition SURVEILLING: AN UNCERTAIN LANDSCAPE. Curated by Pan Wendt. (Charlottetown, PEI. Canada)


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THE RADICAL EXPEDITIONS OF WALTER BOUDREAU (2015)

Sound editing

This micro-epic short film is an inspired tribute to visionary avant-garde composer Walter Boudreau: his life, work, mischief, and boundless artistic curiosity. Both a documentary biopic and a wildly abstract hallucination, the film conceives of Walter Boudreau as a radical explorer, struggling against the inert mass of the cosmos, charting bold new paths of artistic freedom and audaciously expanding the frontiers of our known musical universe. 


PICATRIX (2014)

Original sound composition

short film directed by Lawrence Dupuis, presented at Les Rendez-vous du Cinema Québécois 2015