MACHINE WITH WISHBONE
Director: Randall Okita
Canada, 2007, 6 min
WINNER: Audience Award
Crew:Producers: Randall Okita, Amber Woodward, Tovah Paglaro - Executive Producer: Elizabeth Levine - Screenwriter: Randall Okita - Artists: Arthur Ganson, Alan Storey - Editor: Thomas Sabinsky - Cinematographer: Jared Spencer - Original Score: Matthew Rogers
Sales:Absitomen Media, Vancouver, BC, Canada - T: 1.604.614.5801
Email:rokita AT absitomenmedia.com
Live action techniques using innovative camera choreography, photo sculpture, and kinetic sculpture depict the story of a stoic mechanical wishbone on its journey through a world of snoring beds and paper birds. Both machines and objects become characters set in a bewitching landscape.
About the director
Randall Lloyd Okita is a Canadian visual artist whose work often incorporates elements of sculpture, technology, drama and rich cinematography. Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, his work has won national and international acclaim, has been broadcast internationally, and screened as official selections in festivals from San Francisco to Tehran. In addition to making things in Toronto, Randall is the Program Director and Filmmaker in Residence at Presenting Our Vision, a registered charity and training network dedicated to exposing youth to filmmaking. His favorite road snack is celery.
Randall Okita's filmography
- MACHINE WITH WISHBONE, 2007 (Festival 2008)
- FISH IN BARREL, 2009 (Festival 2010)
- NO CONTRACT, 2011 (Festival 2012)
- PORTRAIT AS A RANDOM ACT OF VIOLENCE, 2012 (Festival 2014)
Director Randall Okita will be available for Q&A after the June 7th screening.