Wake Up! Sleeper. at 8fest

Love this festival! My film Wake Up! Sleeper. will have its Toronto premiere at 8fest Sunday, January 28th as part of the Bageroo program. Filmmakers featured in the program are Jodi Mack, Lisa Marr, Stephan Grosse-Grollmann, Shenaz Baksh, Tess Elliot, Sandy McLennan, Manuel Goetz, Jorge Lozano, Johannes Gerhart, Dagie Brundert, Gerald Saul, Ajla Odobašić, and Adam Cohoon. Looks to be a fine edition this year including […]

Farewell Transmission screens at Analogica, KLEX and Kaunas International Film Festival

Posted by Mike Rollo on 01/12/2017

Farewell Transmission screened at KLEX — Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film, Video and Music Festival November 24-26, Analogica November 24-26, and Kaunas International Film Festival November 30-December 13.

Farewell Transmission receives Honourable Mention

Posted by Mike Rollo on 01/12/2017

Farewell Transmission receives Honourable Mention at The Unforeseen – International Experimental Film Festival in Belgrade Serbia. Thanks to the jury members and everyone involved with this special recognition.

Farwell Transmission @ The Unforeseen: International Experimental Film Festival

Posted by Mike Rollo on 15/11/2017

I’m delighted to announce the inclusion of my film Farewell Transmission in this year’s edition of The Unforeseen International Experimental Film Festival. Participating in a program entitled “Perished Film”, my work is included with filmmakers Botond Előd Emődy, Mauricio Freyre, Samuel M. Delgado & Helena Girón, Jean-Jacques Martinod and Emmanuel Piton. Many thanks to Marko Milićević for his hard work organizing this festival! […]

Farewell Transmission @ Antimatter [Media Art]

I’m excited to screen Farewell Transmission at Antimatter [Media Art] this weekend. Over the years, Deborah and Todd have been great supporters of my work, and I’m touched from their ongoing encouragement and selecting Farewell Transmission as the closing film of the festival.

Farewell Transmission @ Festival du nouveau cinéma

Posted by Mike Rollo on 01/10/2017

Farewell Transmission travels to Montréal in October for the Festival du nouveau cinéma. I’ve received tremendous support over the years from this festival, and I’m grateful to be included in the New Alchemists program this year. Featured filmmakers in my program include Anouk de Clercq, Robert Todd, Dawn George, Guillaume Vallée, Siegfried A. Fruhauf, Natalie Saccu de […]

Farewell Transmission screening at Pile of Bones Underground Film Festival

Posted by Mike Rollo on 24/09/2017

Farewell Transmission will premiere in Regina (SK) at the Pile of Bones Underground Film Festival September 30th at the Artesian. Filmmakers included are Joel Penner, Jonny Cola + Jez Leather, Ronald Mein, Mélina Quitich-Niquay, Ella Mikkola, Daniel Nickel, Matt Meindl, Gerald Saul, Lasha Mowchun, Rob White, Rhayne Vermette, Shaun Clark, Jason Britski, Alexandre Fatta, and Dianne […]

Farewell Transmission at Coop Microcinema

Posted by Mike Rollo on 16/09/2017

Coop Microcinema at Elephant Gallery September 16th, 
Elephant Gallery, 1411 Buchanan Street Films featured: Peach S Goodrich – Something From Nothing Stephen Quinian – Esperanto Android has a Message from the Future Eden Mitsenmacher – I LIKE IT MORE Janelle VanderKelen – Ambrosia Natalia Cortesi and Jeff Zorrilla – Disuelto en la lengua (Dissolved on […]

Farewell Transmission at Dobra: Festival Internacional de Cinema Experimental

Posted by Mike Rollo on 09/09/2017

Farewell Transmission will premiere at DOBRA – Festival Internacionale de Cinema Experimental in Rio de Janeiro September 13. Many thanks to the coordinators of the festival! I would also like to thank the Saskatchewan Arts Board and the Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative for their ongoing support and to my collaborators who shared their creative minds: Ella Mikkola […]

The Broken Altar @ Cinématheque québécoise

Posted by Mike Rollo on 20/04/2017

The Broken Altar screened as part of a larger series of works presented at the cinématheque québécoise in Montreal in January. The series entitled Panorama XP focused on the current trends of experimental filmmaking in Canada and Québec. Randolph Jordan wrote a review of the film from its screening at the Festival du nouveau cinéma in […]