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Fellowship of the Blog: Ottawa Indie Film, Episode Four

By Jith Paul on May 21, 2015

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 and what makes Ottawa an amazing place for a media artist.


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.