Celluloid Only (restricted to Super 8, 16mm, and 35mm)
Dan Browne (b. 1982) is a filmmaker and multimedia artist whose works explore patterns and nature through dense and kinetic forms. His films and videos have been presented at over 100 festivals and venues internationally, including TIFF Wavelengths, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Diagonal Film Archive, Centre Georges Pompidou, Festival du nouveau cinéma, Early Monthly Segments, and Anthology Film Archives. His film memento mori (2012) received the Jury Prize for Best Canadian Work at WNDX Festival of Moving Image, First Prize at Athens International Film + Video Festival, and the Deluxe Cinematic Award at Images Festival. More recently, Poem (2015) received the Trinity Square Video Award at Images Festival and was released by Graphical Recordings. Dan's media practices also encompass live performances in collaboration with musicians, which have been presented at events such as MUTEK and Vector Festival, and video installations that have received multiple public commissions in Toronto and Vancouver. He has also collaborated with many other artists, including Michael Snow, R. Bruce Elder, Carl Brown, Peter Mettler, and members of the Loop Collective. Dan recently completed his PhD on Canadian cinema, and has published writings on filmmaking in Incite Journal of Experimental Media, Found Footage Magazine, Hors Champ, Millennium Film Journal, and Process Cinema: Handmade Film in the Digital Age (2019). He lives in Toronto.