Barbara Le Maître began in photography and natural sciences before realizing that she preferred writing on images (of others). She is currently a professor of film studies at Paris Nanterre University (HAR laboratory – History of the arts and performances). Her books include Entre film et photographie. Essai sur l’empreinte (2004), Zombie une fable anthropologique (2015) and she has co-edited several collected works, including: Cinéma muséum. Le musée d’après le cinéma (2013), le n°25 de Cinema & Cie. International Film Studies Journal : “Overlapping Images. Between Cinema and Photography” (2016), and Muséoscopies. Fictions du musée au cinéma (2018).
Basile Trouillet lives in Paris, he was an assistant director before becoming an editor. In parallel, he makes experimental films, using 16mm as his preferred medium. He works on his films in the shared laboratories Etna and L’Abominable.
Behrad Motekallem is an Iranian-Canadian Artist who grew up in the city of Toronto. He graduated from OCAD University in 2020 with a bachelor of fine arts and currently lives in Montreal, Canada.
Born in Barcelona, Carlos Solano earns a living by writing on cinema.
Catherine Martin was born in Quebec. She studied visual arts at college and continued in fine arts at Concordia University in Montreal where she studied film and photography. She has independently produced the short films Nuits d´Afrique (1990) and Les fins de semaine (1995). In 1998 she made her first documentary film, Les dames du 9e, followed by her first feature-length fiction film in 2001, Marriages. She has since directed Océan *(2002), *Dans les Villes (2006), L’esprit des lieux (2006), Trois temps après la mort d’Anna (2010) and Une jeune fille (2013). Her films have been screened at numerous international festivals, and have won awards in Quebec, the rest of Canada and abroad.
Experimental and documentary filmmaker and archivist, their work consists of experimental short films, film scratches as well as documentaries through which they explore themes of migration, identity, gender and conflict through the combination of a variety of practices. They mainly work on super 8mm and with found footage. In April 2020, Partamian launched an online project of temporal assemblages and visual archives in an Instagram profile inspired by Vinegar Syndrome @Katsakh.
Charles-André Coderre lives and works in Montreal. He makes films and works on 16mm live projections for several film and music performance. His films are distributed by Light Cone (Paris, France), CFMDC (Toronto, Canada) and Vidéographe (Montréal, Canada).
Clint Enns is a writer and visual artist living in Tiohtià:ke/Montréal.
Cristina Álvarez López is a film critic, audiovisual essayist, and teacher at the EQZE Film School (Spain). She was co-founder of the Spanish online film journal Transit: Cine y otros desvíos, and has written for Sight and Sound, MUBI Notebook, Shangri-la, LOLA, Screening the Past, and Screen Education, and in books on Chantal Akerman, Bong Joon-ho, Philippe Garrel and Paul Schrader.