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Fellowship of the Blog: Ottawa Indie Film, Episode Five

By Jith Paul on June 4, 2015


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 film. Find out about his passion for physically manipulating and hand processing film, how grape juice interacts with celluloid and what camera-less animation is in this episode of #OttawaIndieFilm:


Previous episodes of Ottawa Indie Film include:

Episode One:  Cory and Gary Thibert of Wolf Pelt Productions talk about their love of film

Episode Two: Shannon Lough, Emanuela Campanella, Sarah Turnbull and Fangliang Xu, four students from the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University who filmed a doc about the innovative War Horse project.

Episode Three: Filmmaker Rhiana Chinapen completes her first film, an exploration of Capoeira (an Afro-Brazilian martial art which she practices) with the assistance of SAW Video Media Arts Centre’s Jumpstart Program.

Episode Four: Howard Adler, a filmmaker and curator and founder of Ottawa’s Asinabka Film Festival talks about his first experience with video editing in high school, how he worked with a group of friends to start a new film festival and what makes Ottawa an amazing place for a media artist.