Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

The Broken Altar is heading up north to the Dawson City International Short Film Festival. The festival runs April 17-20 and includes films from Steven Woloshen, Christina Battle, Tess Martin, Cecilia Araneda, Mike Maryniuk, Brian Stockton, and Michelle Latimer, a guest to the festival this year.

I’m pleased to announce that “The Broken Altar” has been selected to compete in the International Shorts Competition component of the It’s All True Documentary Film Festival in Brazil. The festival screens films simultaneously in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro from 3 to 13 April.

The Double Negative Collective, la Société des arts technologiques 
(SAT), et du Partenariat du Quartier des spectacles present Projection Super 8 en Plein Air August 21, 2013 21H Featuring films by Charles-André Coderre, Steven Woloshen & Alexandra Grimanis, Amber Goodwyn, Marjorie Lemay, Terryll Loffler, Stéphane Calce, Sonya Stefan & Charlotte Bonin, André Habib, Anne-Michèle Fortin, […]

The Broken Altar will be screening at two festivals in June! The first stop is the Haverhill Experimental Film Festival which runs June 8th and 9th in the lovely state of Massachusetts. Please check out their website for more details: From June 13 to 15, The Broken Altar will be in-competition at the Vidreres […]

The Films of the Double Negative Collective Regina Public Library Theatre Regina, Saskatchewan May 16, 2013 9pm Free Admission

IFCO’s Indie Filmmaker Series Presents: New Approaches to Documentary and Sound Space The Experimental Documentary Short Films of Mike Rollo Friday, November 4th, 2011 The Collection (56 ByWard Market – Downstairs of the Mercury Lounge) Screening at 730pm Free!! — Ghosts and Gravel Roads is screening in Chicago! The Chicago Underground Film Festival Presents: […]

Wrapped up shooting the Saskatchewan part of The Broken Altar hitting up nine drive-ins (both operational and abandoned) in seven days. There are four drive-in theatres currently operational in Saskatchewan: the Prairie Dog in Carlyle, the Twilight in Wolseley, the Jubilee in Watrous, and the Clearwater in Kyle. Unfortunately one of the abandoned drive ins, […]

Shooting has commenced for my new film The Broken Altar. Here are a few stills to tickle your fancy!

I have been watching a number works lately about films and nature – complimented with the observations from  Scott MacDonald in his chapter Up Close and Political: Three Short Ruminations on Nature Film from Adventures in Perception. I am currently enamoured by  the films of Jean Painlevé who was the son of Paul Painlevé the mathematician […]

Lately I’ve been feeling the need to pack up and travel across the country by train. Perhaps I’m feeling nostalgic, remembering the trip I took with my father when I was nine years old riding the rails through the rocky mountains.  Memories I will never forget: the majestic mountainscapes, the rhythm of the wheels on […]


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