Pageant Cease Movement Montreal has introduced the appointment of Marie Valade (former pageant coordinator) and Dominique Côté (former programmer) as the brand new co-directors of the occasion. Taking the reins from Érik Goulet, they’re making ready for the pageant’s 11th version arising September 16 -22.
Goulet, pageant founder and director, has spent 10 years growing, selling and sharing his ardour for stop-motion. He not too long ago introduced that he could be passing the torch to his longtime collaborators as he pursues new skilled challenges.
“The occasion has grown, and it stays the primary of its variety devoted to stop-motion animation on this planet,” Goulet remarked. Referring to the brand new co-directors he added, “They’re the proper match to pursue our mission and convey new concepts and a recent look to our beloved occasion.”
Initially a volunteer after which coordinator, Valade is an unbiased animation filmmaker. She collaborates within the creation of cultural mediation initiatives, quick movies, music movies and have movies. Due to Les Movies de l’Autre, she is at present producing and directing a brief movie supported by SODEC and CALQ.
Côté, has spent 5 years as a member of the pageant group whereas additionally collaborating on design and manufacture of puppets and equipment for stop-motion initiatives, together with a number of Nationwide Movie Board of Canada (NFB) productions. Since 2017, she has been assistant animator and composer on the TONIC DNA promoting studio.
(From L-R) Érik Goulet, Marie Valade and Dominique Côté
New Board of Administrators
The pageant additionally introduced a brand new board of administrators: Luc Chamberland (president), Erik Goulet and Marie Valade (vice presidents), Yves Meunier (secretary), Brenda Lopez Zepeda (treasurer), and Dominique Côté, Hugo Bossaert, Shanna Segal and Sophie Roy (directors).
New 2019 theme: Cease-motion within the digital age
The 2019 version’s official poster highlights previous and current stop-motion strategies. The poster contains an arcade, a controller, and Eight-bit graphics as an instance the online game part of the pageant, whereas the digital actuality headset is a nod to the VR part. The digital camera, loyal companion of the stop-motion filmmaker, honors the stop-motion animation course of, as the primary part of the pageant stays the movie screenings.
The total lineup of the 11th Pageant Cease Movement Montreal shall be introduced on August 28. Further data is on the market on the pageant web site.
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