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On Film: Shooting Analog

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VIFF 2022 cinematographers dive into their reasons for switching from digital back to analog. This lively conversation will highlight the creative opportunities and challenges of working with real reels, development labs, bulky gear and old school editing tech.


Supported by


Jeremy Cox, Miryam Charles, Nisha Platzer.

Moderated by Lindsay McIntyre

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Oct 2


1:30-2:30 pm


VIFF Centre – Vancity Theatre

60 min

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Jeremy Cox headshot

Jeremy Cox

Cinematographer, Until Branches Bend, Anyox

Jeremy Cox is an award-winning cinematographer based on the unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations. Cox’s cinematography is defined by an exacting awareness of detail, structure, and style while remaining rooted within a tradition of realism. Working in 16mm, 35mm, and digital formats across features, shorts, series, and music videos, his work has screened in festivals around the world.

Nisha Platzer headshot, director back home

Photo by Erika Lind

Nisha Platzer

Director, Cinematographer, back home

Nisha Platzer (she/her) is a queer artist and filmmaker from Vancouver, Canada. Her last short film, Vaivén (2020) won the Best Film Award at aluCine Latin Film & Media Arts Festival and competed at Raindance Film Festival, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, International Documentary Film Festival of Buenos Aires (FIDBA), and Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival. Platzer studied at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión (EICTV) in Cuba. She teaches handmade film workshops and is a member of Iris Film Collective. back home, her first feature documentary, was recently presented at the Canadian Docs-in-Progress Showcase at Cannes Docs.

Miryam Charles headshot, This House director

Miryam Charles

Director, Cinematographer, This House

Miryam Charles is a Haitian-born director, producer, and cinematographer living in Montreal. She has produced several short and feature films, and directed several short films. Her films have been presented at various festivals in Quebec and internationally. This House, her feature film combining documentary and fiction elements, had its world premiere at the Berlinale this winter and won the Silvestre Award at the IndieLisboa.

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