JumpstART Retrospective | Evolucity screeningPosted by amturnbull / November 11, 2016 / No responses
Angèle Gagnon, Lynne Nicolson, Allen Deleary, Lyndon Goveas, Karen Guttman, Philip Rose, James Greatrex, Ben Walker, Christopher Rohde, Morgana McKenzie, MeganTurnbull, Matt Miwa, Riley Rempel, Sergio Guerra, Gillian Kirkland and Andrew Letourneau
JumpStart is SAW Video Media Art Centre’s granting program that provides financial and technical assistance every year to aspiring Ottawa-based filmmakers and artists looking to produce their first films. The program has been in existence for nearly thirty years and has helped to produce over 80 films of in dramatic, documentary and experimental genres. As part of its ongoing 35th Anniversary celebrations, SAW Video will be looking back at the fruits of their JumpStart grants by presenting a retrospective screening of 15 distinct debut films, with works produced as far back as 1987 (the year the grant was introduced) and as recent as 2015, effectively covering a span of 28 years of media art history.
35th anniversary raffle draw will be held that evening. Buy your tickets!