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BRIDGET FARR
Education

FORMAL
Carleton University B.A. - Film Studies
Algonquin College Photography Diploma - Honours

IFCO WORKSHOPS
Cameraless Animation
Distributing your Film
Acting for Directors
Collage Animation
Animation Techniques
Advanced Lighting Techniques
Hands on Filmmaking Series

Awards
Arts & Architecture - Naked in the Capital 1st Prize - 2009
City of Ottawa (1998, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008)
Ottawa XPress - Best Film of 2007
Ontario Arts Council (2000, 2003, 2006)
Canada Council for the Arts (1999, 2001, 2003, 2005)

The Independent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa (1996, 1999, 2003)
Brooklyn International Film Festival Spirit Award - 2003
Concours Mondiale Photo France - 2002
PHOTO Life Student Special - August 2000
Media Design Sector Award Nomination - 2000
Slik Scholarship - Best Graduate Portfolio - 2000
Nikon Multimedia Award - 2000
Video Libre - 1st Prize - 1999

Completed Projects
windows project II 16mm film loop installation, writer/director/DOP/editor
white linen Super 8mm, 2:00, 2009, writer/director/DOP/editor
windows project 16mm, film installation, writer/director/DOP/editor
letting 16mm, 3:00, 2007, writer/director/DOP/editor
all i ever S16mm, 5:00, 2007, writer/director/editor
the space between us 35mm, 3:00, 2006, writer/director/editor
now serving DV, 6:00, 2005, writer/director/DOP/editor
turnoff 35mm, 5:00, 2004, writer/director/DOP/animator/editor
arm's length DV, 6:00, 2004, writer/director/DOP/editor
area[code] 16mm, 14:00, 2002, writer/director/DOP/animator/editor
Beyond the Frame portrait series, 2001, artist
13 Cautionary Tales photographic series, 2000, artist
Nobody's Nothing 35mm, 4:00, 1999, writer/director/animator/editor
safe 16mm, 7:00, 1997, writer/director/editor

Affiliations and Memberships
Artistic Director & Photographer - The Burundi Film Center - 2007-2010
Full Member - Independent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa - 1995-2010
SAW Video - Member - 2008-2010
Member - Gloucester Arts Council - 2003-2005
Associate Member - Ottawa Mixed Media Artists - 2004

Director General - IFCO's Board of Directors - 2002-2004

Professional Arts Development

Summer Institute of Film and Television - Advanced Documentary Production - 2008
International Documentary Film Festival (Amsterdam) - FORUM Observer - 2007
Burundi Film Center (Burundi, Africa) - Artist in Residence - 2007
Dawson City International Film Festival (Yukon) - Invited Artist & Panel Member - 2007
CFTPA Primetime (Ottawa) - Observer - 2007

European Media Arts Festival (Germany) - Invited Artist - 2005
Independent Film and Video Alliance Conference (Quebec City) - Delegate - 2002
PHOTO Expo (New York City) - 2001
BBC British Short Film Festival (London) - Invited Artist - 2000
Images Film and Video Festival - Invited Artist - 2000
Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival - Invited Artist - 2000
Vancouver International Film Festival - Invited Artist - 1999

Juries
2010 - Ontario Arts Council - Media Arts Festivals Grant
2009 - SAW Video - Production Grant
2008 - Algonquin College School of Media and Design - Epson Canada Award

2006 - Independent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa - Mini & Major Grants
2005 - City of Ottawa
- Film and Video - Individual Professional Project Grant
2004 - Independent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa - Documentary Fund
2003 - Ontario Arts Council - Artist's Film and Video Fund
2003 - Independent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa - Major Production Grants
2002 - Independent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa - Mini Production Grants
2001 - Independent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa - First-time Filmmaker Grants


Community Participation
Teacher - IFCO's 16mm Fillmmaking for Women series - 2008, 2010
Donor - Cocktails for Crichton - 2006, 2009

Teacher -
Independent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa - 2005
Teaching Assistant - Ottawa International Animation Festival - 2004, 2005
Film Mentor - A. Caron - first 16mm film - 2002
Donor - “ITEM” Fundraiser - SAW Gallery - November 2001
Guest Speaker - Canadian Screen Training Center -1999
Teaching Assistant - Independent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa - 1999

Catalogues & Publications
2005 - Year of Real Beauty 15 month calendar - published by Unilever Canada
2004 - Beyond Compare exhibition catalogue
2002 - Beyond the Frame: 12 Portraits of Women 12 month calendar - self-published

Collections
- European Media Arts Centre
- National Library of Canada
- Pacific Film Archive
- numerous private collections