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Dwayne Beaver Artist Talk



WHEN: Monday March 18th, 2013. 7:30pm WHERE: The Filmpool (301-1822 Scarth st) ADMISSION IS FREE!

Dwayne will present an evening of film and discussion. He will show clips from his work with a focus on how the process of filmmaking enables him to experience many different aspects of life and living.  This is his joy and reason for making films, different from working in film primarily as a means to express his voice.

Dwayne Beaver is a writer, director and producer working in film and television, digital media and animation. His credits include the feature film, The Rhino Brothers and the TV series Robson Arms, Alice, I Think and APTN’s Moccasin Flats. He won the Best Direction Gemini Award for his work in the documentary series Conviction Kitchen and multiple Leo Awards for the OLN comedy series Road Hockey Rumble. Other works include Glutton for Punishment for the Food Network and winning the inaugural CBC Digital Lab prize in 2008 for his interactive warrior narrativeComaSTATE. His animation work includes Mainframe’s Shadow Raiders and the BBC’s Aaarg!! It’ the The Mr. Hell Show.

As an educator, Dwayne has taught media-making practices at institutions such as the Vancouver Film School, Langara College, CEDIM University in Mexico and SIFT, the Summer Institute of Film and Television in Ottawa. He currently teaches in Capilano University’s Motion Picture Arts, School of Communication and Indigenous Independent Filmmakers programs. He also teaches at the University of British Columbia where he is currently theRogers Multicultural Teaching Fellow (2010-2013) and the 2013 Phil Lind Artist in Residence in the Film & Theatre Department.

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