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Artist Talk with Amy Belling
February 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pmFREE
Join us for a FREE artist talk by renowned cinematographer Amy Belling. CineVic is pleased to bring Amy to Victoria as the sixth mentor in our new film training program The Incubators!
Amy Belling, csc, is a Canadian Society of Cinematographers nominee and multiple Leo Award winning director of photography with a Master of Fine Arts in Cinematography from the American Film Institute Conservatory in Los Angeles. Belling’s latest feature, YOU CAN’T SAY NO, is a US romantic comedy starring Peter Fonda, Marguerite Moreau and Hamish Linklater, which shot in Sonoma, Northern California. Belling’s documentaries with the National Film Board of Canada include BEAUTY, by Christina Willings, (Vancouver/Montreal) and the 2018 CSC nominee for Best Cinematography in a Docudrama, HOLY ANGELS, (Northern Alberta/Vancouver) by Jay Cardinal Villeneuve. One of Belling’s features, SONGS SHE WROTE ABOUT PEOPLE SHE KNOWS, was profiled in the American Cinematographer Magazine, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and was nominated for three Canadian Screen Awards 2016. Belling just wrapped GHOSTING, a TV movie for Freeform and Disney, starring Aisha Dee, Kimiko Glenn and Kendrick Sampson. The US indie feature A REMARKABLE LIFE, starring Daphne Zuniga, Helen Slater, Eric Roberts, John O’Hurley and Mark Margolis, shot in Denver and was released on 40 screens across the US. Belling has worked extensively in both film and video across features, documentaries, music videos, television and commercials since lensing her very first critically acclaimed short films, WHY THE ANDERSON CHILDREN DIDN’T COME TO DINNER (2003) and THE SADDEST BOY IN THE WORLD (2006) by Jamie Travis, which screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, SXSW, Slamdance, Rotterdam and Karlovy Vary. As a 2nd unit DOP, Belling worked with the legendary John Bailey, ASC on Greg Kinnear’s directorial debut, PHIL (2016), starring himself, Emily Mortimer, Luke Wilson, Jay Duplass, Bradley Whitford, Robert Forster and Taylor Schilling. Belling resides between Los Angeles and Vancouver, has an O-1 working visa in the US, is a Canadian and holds an EU passport from Finland. She is a Director of Photography / Camera Operator in IATSE 669.
Artist Talk w/ Amy Belling
Tuesday February 25th 2020
CineVic (#102 – 764 Yates Street)
*Limited Seating – Registration Required*
Online registration ends Feb 23rd @ 1:00pm, but there will be seats available at the door.
• is an artist-run society providing independent filmmakers and media artists with accessible programming, affordable equipment, professional development resources, and cinematic exhibition opportunities.
• acknowledges and respects the long history of the Lekwungen people, specifically the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, on whose traditional and unceded territory we carry out our activities.
• is an accessible venue with street-level access from Millie’s Lane between Yates Street and Johnson Street.
• gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance and support of Canada Council for the Arts, Province of British Columbia, British Columbia Arts Council, and the CRD Arts Development Service.