This event originally included Paul Almond, one of Canada's preeminent film and television directors. The directors and staff of the Pages Unbound Festival were devastated at the news of Paul's passing, and will be paying tribute to him as part of this event.
Some artists visualize, some artists write prose. Some artists do both. These three artists direct films and write books. In a far-ranging set of presentations and discussion, their creative processes will be explored.
Martyn Burke is a novelist and director/writer of both documentaries and dramatic films who has travelled the world and used his experience in a wide variety of work.
Award-winning director/writer Mike Hoolboom will screen excerpts of his film works and talk about movie scripts and their relation to prophecy, omniscience, and frustration.
Ann Shin is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose most recent book of poetry, The Family China, won the Anne Green Award.
Following unique visual and oral presentations from three such gifted individuals, NOW Magazine's Susan G. Cole will host each remarkable artist as they discuss their distinctive creative processes and transformative philosophies.