Chris KENNEDY

(1977- )
Nationality: canadian

Chris Kennedy is an independent filmmaker, programmer and writer currently living in Toronto. He programmed film, video and live performance for the Images Festival from 2003-06 and served on the screening collective for Pleasure Dome from 2000-06. His short experimental films have screened at over 75 film festivals worldwide and he has presented film programs in Egypt, Belgium, Germany, the US and Canada. He holds an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, where he was co-founder and host of a weekly film salon. His work as an artist and programmer operates in dialogue with the history of film as art, exploring the medium's materiality in a contemporary context. His films include 4x8x3 (2003), Jane’s Window (2005), Memo to Pic Desk (made with Anna van der Meulen, 2006), the acrobat (2007), Tape Film (2007), Simultaneous Contrast (2008), Tamalpais (2009) and lay claim to an island (2009).

12 MOVIES IN DISTRIBUTION

  BRIMSTONE LINE
2013 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 10' 00 / 30 €
distribution: 16mm or Digital file on server
  PHANTOMS
2012 / 35mm / b&w / sound / single screen / 14' 00 / 42 €
distribution: 35mm
  TOWARDS A VANISHING POINT
2012 / 8mm / color-b&w / silent / single screen / 8' 00 / 26 €
distribution: 16mm
  GENESEE
2011 / 8mm / color / silent / single screen / 3' 00 / 21 €
distribution: 16mm
  SCHUH SCHNELL SERVICE
2009-2011 / Super 8mm / color / sound / single screen / 3' 00 / 20 €
distribution: 16mm
  LAY CLAIM TO AN ISLAND
2009 / 16mm / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 13' 00 / 43 €
distribution: Mini DV
  TAMALPAIS
2009 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 14' 00 / 46 €
distribution: 16mm
  SIMULTANEOUS CONTRAST
2008 / 16mm / color / silent / single screen / 5' 30 / 21 €
distribution: 16mm
  THE ACROBAT
2007 / 16mm / b&w / sound / single screen / 6' 00 / 21 €
distribution: 16mm
  TAPE FILM
2007 / 16mm / color-b&w / silent / single screen / 5' 00 / 21 €
distribution: 16mm
  MEMO TO PIC DESK
2006 / 16mm / b&w / sound / single screen / 6' 30 / 26 €
distribution: 16mm
  4X8X3
2004 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 3' 00 / 19 €
distribution: 16mm