Gerald Saul

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What's Old, 2017
  • Published article "Splice on Splice" about the history of the Saskatchewan Filmpool's Splice Magazine, Winter 2017 issue.
  • November 17, Eyes of Sorrow Moon screens as part of the Saskatchewan Independent Film Awards (SIFA) where it is nominated for best short film. Trading cards were created for each nominee to commemorate the event. I also represented the Department of Film and presented the prize for Best Student Film.
  • November 7, Quick & Dirty Lecture Series, Dunlop Art Gallery and Creative City Centre, I presented "I Like Monsters" about the creative process, collaborating with my son, and my shift from making films to making filmmakers.
  • October 20, through the Lifelong Learning Centre film series I introduced and discussed Akira Kurosawa's Rashamon. I also discussed classic animation on October 27.
  • On October 7, Mr. Saul and Son was premiered at WNDX Film Festival in Winnipeg.
  • In October (with the opening on October 5) my son William Bessai-Saul and I exhibit "Tree-Kill Tim and Swampy", a series of 16 comic strips that I wrote and he drew at "The Salt Studio" run by Amber Phelps Bondaroff.
  • On September 30, Eyes of Sorrow Moon screened at the Pile of Bones Film Festival.
  • On September 16 at the Creative City Centre, Hague Gallery as part of the Flatgrafika Print Symposium (in collaboration with the Saskatchewan Filmpool), four limited edition silkscreen prints were unveiled along with a screening of local films they were drawn from. Two of my films were included: Eyes of Sorrow Moon with a print by Beth Liber and Canister Versus The Red Death with print by Jason Thiry. (see blog post)
  • On September 9, as part of the Saskatchewan Filmpool Co-operative's 40th anniversary celebrations, the Bushwakker Brewing Company released a Wheat Soup themed beer. EVENT PHOTOS.
  • July 2017 Eyes of Sorrow Moon selected for the Frostbite International Film Festival in Colorado.
  • On July 13 I screened Canister Versus The Red Death at the One Take Super 8 Event in Regina.
  • June 2, Warhol and Dali screened at the International Puppet Underground Festival (IPUF) in Regina.
  • May 24-25, I ran Ghost Photography in the YAAG as part of the Cathedral Village Arts Festival.
  • On May 23, The End of Another Day (a Wheat Soup story) was screened at the Artesian in Regina as par of the Saskatchewan Filmpool's premiere curated by Ella Mikkola as the annual screening event during the Cathedral Festival.
  • On May 16 I presented a "Quick and Dirty" artist talk about 20 of my puppet films at the Creative City Centre in Regina, co-hosted by the Dunlop Art Gallery. 
  • April 29, a new set of six artist trading cards were put on display in an (uncurated) presentation of cards on a theme of "Black Sheep" as part of the Regina ATC Collective's 14th anniversary at the MacKenzie Art Gallery (Learning Resource Centre). The cards feature Growing Up with Canister.
  • On April 22 Eyes of Sorrow Moon was shown at the Southern Arizona Independent Film Festival in Wilcox, Arizona. (winner, best performance).
  • On April 15, "Testament of Frankenstitch" was screened at the Whoops Film Festival in New York City where it was presented with two "awards", namely "Worst Screenplay" and "Worst Actress".
  • On March 17 I presented and discussed "Gun Crazy" at the Lifelong Learning Centre film class in Regina.
  • On February 24 I presented and discussed the classic film "A Day at the Races" to the Lifelong Learning Centre in Regina.
  • 8 Fest commissioned a super-8 film for their 2017 festival. I premiered Sock-Vile Mystery Theatre, Episode 13 in Toronto, January 27-29.
  • In January, "Eyes of Sorrow Moon" screened at the Pedro Munoz Ayuntamiento film festival in Spain.
  • From January 16 to January 29 I had four short super-8 films included in the Saskatchewan Gothic program at the Dunlop Art Gallery, curated by the Strandline Collective.
  • Between October 6, 2016 and January 15, 2017 my film Eyes of Sorrow Moon was on display in the Dunlop Art Gallery's Mediatheque.

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..."What's Old - 2015, CLICK HERE

..."What's Old - 2014, CLICK HERE

..."What's Old - 2013" CLICK HERE

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