Algebra is the directorial debut of Jith Paul, founder of Ottawa-based production company Treepot Media. The 11-minute film is a poetic short about a painter who is losing his sight and features local Ottawa talent in front of and behind the screen. Shot in Wakefield and downtown Ottawa in 2014, the film has just completed a festival tour with […]
[youtube width=”600″ height=”485″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xz1ACFDi574[/youtube] Yesterday we introduced Jith Paul, the first member of our Apartment613 Fellowship Program. Today is the launch of the first episode in Jith’s web series Ottawa Indie Film. In this installment, Cory and Gary Thibert of Wolf Pelt Productions talk about their love of film, the supportive filmmaking community in the city, and the […]
In 2014, Apartment613 launched an Indiegogo campaign to support a new fellowship program, which would allow us to fund projects that go beyond blog posts and radio segments. Thanks to our generous donors, the program is underway and today, we’re pleased to present our first fellow, Jith Paul! Jith is a long-time member of Ottawa’s […]
Today we bring you the third episode in Jith Paul’s series, Ottawa Indie Film. This installment features filmmaker Rhiana Chinapen. Her interest in social justice issues drew her to documentaries and her work planning Ottawa’s One World Film Festival which celebrated its 25th anniversary last year. She recently completed her first film, an exploration of Capoeira (an Afro-Brazilian martial […]
Today we bring you the fourth episode in Jith Paul’s series, Ottawa Indie Film. This installment features Howard Adler, a filmmaker and curator and founder of Ottawa’s Asinabka Film Festival. Howard tells us about his first experience with video editing in high school, how he worked with a group of friends to start a new film festival […]
Today we bring you the fifth episode in Jith Paul’s series, Ottawa Indie Film. This installment features Roger D. Wilson. Roger’s films have screened at festivals across Canada. Roger describes himself as an experimental film scientist. His films are infused with thematically-related techniques such as layering images, adding textures and hand processing and printing the […]
Penny McCann makes her top picks from the MMFF 2016 selection. Screening December 2–4 at Arts Court Theatre (2 Daly).