Sonya Stefan

CV

MICRO-CINEMA

16-18     Co-founder La Lumiere Collective  http://www.lalumierecollective.org/

16-18     Founder Luna https://lunacinema.wordpress.com/

 

CURATION

18-19     KidsPOP https://popmontreal.com/en/section/kids-pop/

17-18     Lux Magna https://www.luxmagna.ca/

15-18     Ibrida*Pluri https://ibridapluriblog.wordpress.com/

 

Film Distribution

Collectif Jeune Cinema, Paris | L'Echo Des Iles

GIV Groupe Intervention Video | Annuaire 

GIV Groupe Intervention Video | LivingRoomDances*Kitchen Series

 

AudioVisual PERFORMANCE

2018

AnOther | Animals of Distinction | Group A - Agora de la Danse | MTL

 

2017

Mirror Mountain Film Festival | Merganzer | Ottawa 

Impossible Structures | Phillippe Vandal | La Lumiere | MTL

 

2016

Sight&Sound | Eastern Bloc | MTL

 

2016    

Alexandre St-Onge, Phillipe Leonard, Montreal Nintendo Orkestar, Eastern Bloc | MTL

Emilie Mouchous | La Passe | Mtl 

Evoked Response | Cosi i Cosi | Supercooling – Casa del Popolo | Mtl 

 

2015   

Black Givre (16mm-VHS)

Festival Suoni Per Il Popolo | MTL

Le Cercle | Quebec City 

House of Common | Ottawa 

Le Rot Fest | Abitibi 

Festival Passovah | MTL 

 

2014 

Mutek EM15 | Elmo Test | Musée D'Art Contemporain de Montreal

 

 

 

FILMOGRAPHY

2016    

Old Processes Forgotten (16mm to HD)

2016 Les Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois Festival 

2016 Air Canada En Route Film Festival 

 

2015   

Mystic Unicorn Earth Girl | Andrei Jay

2017 ExScreen 013 | Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia

2017 MUFF Film Festival | MTL 

2015 Les Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois Festival 

 

2014   

Annuaire - collab. Alain Lefebvre

2017 Lab 111 | Dynamic Form Workshop | Amsterdam

2017 Cloud/Danslab | Den Haag | Netherlands

2017 Klex Film Festival | Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia

2017 Retro-Exotic | Studio 303 | Montreal

2015 Festival Subcultural | Celebration IV | Buenos Aires Argentina

2015 Celestial Festival | Goethe Institute | Buenos Aires Argentina

2015 Deprapage 15 | Cinémathèque Québécoise MTL

2015 Festival Oodaaq in Nante | France

2015 Musée des beaux-arts de Rennes | France

2015 La Grande Passerelle de Saint-Malo | France

2015 Festival Images Contre Nature | Videodrome 2 | Marseille 

2014 MUTEK electronic music festival | Montreal 

2014 Skoll Gallery | Kohlenstoff Records | Montreal

2014 N32 | MusicVideoArt | Palais Des Beaux Arts in Lille 

2014 Nuit Blanche in collaboration with Winnipeg Film Collective and

Montreal Stop Animation Festival | Montreal

2014 ESPACE PROJET art contemporain + design | Montreal

2014 Ende Tymes in Brooklyn | New York

2013 Festival ONFI Poitiers Cedex | France

2013 ImpulsTanz Vienna | Austria

2012 Nyktalop Melodi Festival ONFI in Poitiers Cedex | France

 

Fishbowl Experiment collab. with choreographer Audree Juteau & Same

double-channel installation

2015 Haphazard MFA Gallery Concordia University in Montreal 

2015 FOFF Micro Festival | Montreal

           

Colab Piece for DNS8 collab. Alain Lefebvre | Experimental | Super 8

2013 One Take Super 8 Event for Double Negative | Montreal 

2013 La place de la Paix [SAT] | Montreal 

2014 Les Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois | Montreal

         

Where is the ghost? collab. Guillaume Vallée

Experimental 35mm/16mm found footage

2013 Festival ONFI Poitiers Cedex 

 

Living Room Dances *Kitchen Series* | Doc | 16mm to HD

2015  Bucharest International Dance Film Festival in Bucharest | Romania

2012 Cinecycle | Toronto

2012 Groop Index's Tribute to Martin Duckworth ONF | Montreal 

2013 Les Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois | Montreal  

2014 Embodied Artful Practices Simon Fraser University | Vancouver 

2014 Mainfilm Film Optics | Montreal 

  

L'Echo Des Iles | Dance film|16mm | 4-channel piece

 

2014 $100 Film Festival | Calgary Alberta

2014 Crystalline | Nuit Blanche | Montreal

2013 Festival ONFI | Poitiers Cedex France

2011 Festival du Nouveau Cinéma | Montreal 

2012 Le Cercle, Video Femmes | Quebec City 

2012 Les Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois | Montreal          

2012 Wallpaper Dance Film Festival Trieste | Italy

2011 Monument National (Tangente) | Montreal          

2011 Quartier Danse ONF | Montreal

 

TurnOnTVDrinkCoffeeRehearseShow | Dance film|16mm to HD

2011 Les Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois | Montreal 

2011 VideoDanza | Buenos Aires | Argentina

2011 Excentris Best of Fest Concordia | Montreal 

2010 Transatlantique Dance Manifestation | Montreal 

 

Concatenare | Dance film|16mm|Video

2010 International Video/Dance Festival Yokohama 

2010 Wallpaper Dance Film Festival Trieste 

2010 VideoDanza Festival Buenos Aires

2009 Montreal World Film Festival Montreal 

2009 Moving Images Festival Toronto 

 

There's a Tendu in your Cereal | Experimental Dance Film|16mm|Video

2009 Maison de la Culture Mont Royal Montreal

 

Rollerskating is for Old People | Experimental Dance Video

2009 Transatlantique in Montreal 

 

Bianco, Nero, Grigio | Dance Film|16mm

2010 Wallpaper Dance Film Festival | Trieste 

2009 International Video/Dance Festival | Yokohama

2008 Montreal World Film Festival | Montreal 

2008 Bird's Eye View Festival (mash-up) | London    

 

 

 

INSTALLATIONS, ALTERNATIVE FESTIVALS, GALLERIES

2018

AnOther | Dana Gingras|Group A|Sonya Stefan | 24TV | Agora de la Danse MTL

 

2016

LCD Teardown | Stephanie Castonguay | ArtHackDay | Eastern Bloc

 

2015

Ibrida pluri* | hybrid lo-fi perf |  Alain Lefebvre|Guillaume Vallee|Hazy Mountain Mystique Gallery Notre Dame

Endless Love Durational Performance | Love Cinema Poster Project

Curated by T.Lance & S. Stefan | The Stable | Montreal

#boxtape | 2015 FOFF | Cinars | Tangente MTL

 

2014

Haphazard | Fishbowl Experiment |double-channel instal | MFA Gallery |

Concordia University | Montreal 

Nuit Blanche groop*index | collab. Winnipeg Film Collective|Mtl Stop Animation 

 

2013

Cinecycle | Groop Index | four 16mm projos | composer Jason Doell, Toronto

 

2012

Ende tymes, Festival of Experimental Projection|Music | Alain Lefebvre

Four 16mm projector performance | Brooklyn 

 

2011

Sylvain as Sonya | 16mm/35mm converted moviola projector | Ctrllab Gallery | Montreal

TurnOnTVDrinkCoffeeRehearseShow | seven television installation

Les Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois | VAV Gallery | Montreal

            

 

 

COMMERCIAL VIDEO

2015 Concordia Video Portraits |  PHD student Paulo Diapan

2014 Devlin Marlow | Code Orange | Director of the GoPro Team | MTL

2013 SMCQ Season | Salle Pierre Mercure, Camera Operator | MTL

2013 Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings | FOFA Gallery, Camera Operator | MTL

2012 CRTD, "Danse Transit" | Director|Camera Operator | MTL

 

 

 

AWARDS

2018 Banff Visual Arts Residency | Alberta

2016 Schmiede17 | Contact Printing Residency | Hallein Austria

2015 Fonds de recherche du Québec | Société et culture grant |

Internet Image research 

2013 Canada Council Grant for Impulstanz Dance Festival in Vienna Austria

2013 Travel Grant | Cine-perform | Festival ONFI | France

2013 Circuit-Est Residency for Salon-Double | Montreal Quebec

2011 Residence at Studio 303 Summer and Winter | Living Room Dances

2011 Canada Council Research | From the Living Room to Web|Leisure Dancing

2010 Mel Hoppenheim Cinema Award | TurnOnTVDrinkCoffeeRehearseShow 

2009 Sandra & Leo Kolber Award | Rollerskating is For Old People Concordia
2008 Astral Media Award, Bianco Nero Grigio Concordia
2007 Canada Council Production Grant | Sonya & Yves | bande interdite
2003 Canada Council Grant | Ballet Tanz Summer Intensive in Vienna Austria

 

 

 

TRAINING

07-10 Concordia University | BAC Film Production with distinction

94-97 The School of the Toronto Dance Theatre | Limon|Graham 

2005 Swing Dancing | Lindy Hop

81-89 British Association Teachers of Dance Tap |Jazz | Ballet |Gymnastics

 

 

 

DANCE (selected)

 

 

 

DANCER/PERFORMER

2017 Nathan Yaffe, Dunno Know Wat U Know - Tangente,  Montréal                  

15-16 Mariko Tanabe, Body-Mind-Centering Conference - Montréal 

15-16 Nathan Yaffe, Virtual Dancing Research Period – Massachusetts - USA

15-16 Peter Quantz/Montreal Danse Social Media Research - Montréal - Québec

15-16 Cité Mémoire/Michel Lemieux & Victor Pilon, Large scale projections - Mtl

14-15 Dana Gingras /Animals of Distinction/Somewhere Between Maybe,

Agora De La Danse, Ibrida Pluri II - Montréal - Québec

12-15 Estelle Clareton/S’envoler/Montreal Danse, Centre National De La Danse Paris, Avignon, Mexico Tour- Montréal - Québec 

12-13 Isabelle Mohn/Corps Miroir, Chum/RQD Project, Maison de la Culture - Mtl  

10-12 bande interdite/Sonya & Yves, Tangente, Monument National, ROSEQ, Rideau Québec, Maison de la Culture Cote des Neiges, Montréal Nord, Mont Royal, Ste.Genevieve,Longueuil, Terrebonne, Québec Tour 

10-11 Jean-Claude Bustros La Porte, Research Project, Hexagram - Montréal

10-11 Paul-Andre Fortier/Chantal DuPont, installation La Chute - Montréal - Québec     

07-10 Deborah Dunn/Nocturnes, Agora de la Danse, CAM on tour, Segal Centre,

Maison de la Culture - Montréal - Québec 

08-09 Montreal Danse/Pierre-Paul Savoie choreographic workshop, Montréal    

08-09 Louise Bedard/Ce Qu'IL EN ReSTE, Live Art - Halifax - Nova Scotia                

05-06 Montreal Danse/ Estelle Clareton/Furies Alpha1/24, Banff

04-05 Fondation Jean Pierre Perreault/Les Petites Sociétés, Canada & Europe      

04-05 Signe Perreault/Documentary film, Les Film de l'Isle, Montréal - Québec       

04-05 Montreal Danse/Desire#2, AHsoon (Korea), Montréal - Québec

03-04 Cine Qua Non Films Frederic et George (Chopin), Chor. Helene Blackburn             

03-06 Fondation Jean Pierre Perreault/Eironos/La Petites Societies/

03-06 L'Exil-L'Oubli,  International Tours - Montréal - Québec

02-03 Le Carre des Lombes/Daniele Desnoyers/Batailles, Québec Tour                  

02-03 L'Architecte du Corps Amerimage- spectra inc. Director Tim Southam, Mtl          

01-05 Pierre Lecours/Dead Like Me/ La Poupee/Le Diable/L'Heretique,

Tangente , Les Printemps de la Danse, Montréal - Québec 

00-04 Cas Public/Helene Blackburn/Nous n'irons plus au bois and    

Courage Mon   Amour/Incarnation- Montréal – Québec - European Tours 

98-00 Toronto Dance Theatre Varied Repertoire, Canadian, India, American Tours

95-98 David Earle Misere, Sacra Conversazione, Walking in Venice, Toronto 

95-98 Newton Moraes The Last Season, Mulher em Branco, 4 Mulheres,Toronto      

95-98 Stelios Calagias Hershey's Chocolate and Honda Industrial­ – Banff - Calgary

95-98 Davis Mirza Rebel Vision, Love and Confection, Toronto - Ontario

95-98 Kenny Pearl CTV Television, Radiant City, Toronto - Ontario           

92-93 Rikki Lugo Carousel/Barnum, San Gabriel Civic Light Opera - Los Angeles - USA

92-93 Bubba Carr Bawdy Ballroom Blitz - Los Angeles - USA                 

90-91 Tokyo Disneyland Kyoko Sagami and John Addis - Tokyo - Japan

 

             

 

DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY

2015 Short & Sweet Rejected, Sala Rossa, Collaboration with Black Givre, Montreal

2014 Kitchen Series - LOVE IN-We Are Still Here, Pia Bouman, Toronto and

2014 F Off - micro festival, Teckno Lith (New Gas City) Griffintown

2014 The Voice of Stephen Burns - Festival ONFI, France, with JLK/Guillaume Vallee

2013 Salon-double, co-creation Bande Interdite, Agora de la Danse, Montreal

2013 Festival Phenomena-in the Spirit of George Méliès, Short & Sweet, Sala Rossa

2013 The Flowers in the Vase Emerge - Red, Collab. Alain Lefebvre, Festival ONFI,

2013 Expanded Cinema Festival in Poitiers France, co-production Groop Index            

2011 Echo Des Iles, bande interdite, Tangente, Monument National, Montreal             

2010 TurnOnTVDrinkCoffeeRehearseShow, Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois

2009 Sonya & Yves - bande interdite, Tangente/Maison de la Culture/Quebec Tour 

2008 Black and White Dance, Theatre St. Catherine, Art Matters Festival, Montreal

2006 Much Ado about Nothing, Shakespeare in the Park, Repercussion Theatre   

2001 3rds,  Vernissage at Studio 303, Montreal                                                                   

2001 Bella Italiana- Ffida, Toronto, Ontario                      

2000 Chor 2, Ffida, Toronto, Ontario                     

1997 http;//www.interact, Dancemakers, Toronto, Ontario

 

 

 

DANCE REHEARSAL DIRECTOR

2004 Fondation Jean Pierre Perreault JOE, Canada and European Tours

2001 Cine Qua Non Films Frederic et George (Chopin), Assistant to the Choreographer

 

 

 

TEACHING    

15-17 College De Montreal, SEC 1-2-3-4-5, Montreal

00-16 Ballet Divertimento, contemporary dance, CEGEP and SEC 1-2-3, Montreal 

03-05 Fondation Jean Pierre Perreault, Company Class for JOE European Tour  

03-05 Concordia University, substitute teacher for year 1 & 3, Montreal

01-04 Centre Immaculate Conception, Tap and Contemporary, Montreal                    

98-99York University, substitute contemporary dance teacher, Toronto                   

93-99 East York Community Center, Dance Director, Toronto

 

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