This is an online conversation led by filmmakers Malia Bruker and Ilana Goldman.
Filmmakers Malia Bruker and Ilana Goldman share knowledge and experiences from the production of their 360-degree dance film “Threshold”. Focusing on technology and choreography, this event will help participants feel more confident about stepping into the world of 360 video.
Malia Bruker is a filmmaker and Associate Professor of Digital Media Production at Florida State University. Bruker works primarily in documentary but has produced genre-bending work in the realms of dance film, artists’ moving image, and other experimental disciplines. Her films have screened at International Film Festival Rotterdam, Athens International Film and Video Festival, Philadelphia Film Festival, Chicago Underground Film Festival, and many more. Her dance films have screened at Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, Choreoscope Barcelona Dance Film Festival, Antimatter Video Art, Sarasota Film Festival, and American Dance Festival’s Movies by Movers, winning awards at Third Coast Dance Film Festival, ScreenDance Miami, and ADF’s Dance for Camera Festival.
Ilana Goldman is a dancer, choreographer, filmmaker, and Associate Professor of Dance at Florida State University. She has directed and choreographed dance films which have screened at international film festivals including ScreenDance Festival (Sweden), Light Moves Festival of Screendance (Ireland), Braga International Video Dance Festival (Portugal), Mexico City Videodance Festival, Thessaloniki Cinedance International Festival (Greece), St. Petersburg International Film Festival (Russia, Jury Award), DesArts//DesCines International Videodance Competition (France), Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, ADF’s International Screendance Festival, Movies by Movers Film Festival, Los Angeles Dance Shorts, Jacksonville Dance Film Festival, 19th Annual California Independent Film Festival, enCore Dance on Film, and many others. Ilana was featured in the Berlin-based magazine WomenCinemakers for her film InterState.
Eventz Paul is currently the Technical Director and Productions Manager at Miami Light Project. He has been a part of this organization since 2011. He participated in Miami Light Project’s first class of the Technical Fellowship Program held at The Light Box. He joined this program hoping to improve his existing theater skills. He received training from experts in the industry that mentored and further his theater technical skills. Now, he has successfully used his professional knowledge and has had the opportunity to work with various arts organizations and venues throughout Miami including Miami Theater Center, National Young Arts Foundation, the Colony Theatre and many more. He has become an instructor and conducts audiovisual classes to incoming technical fellows.
Beth Boone has been the Artistic & Executive Director of Miami Light Project since 1998, developing critically acclaimed artistic programs that have asserted the organization as one of the leading cultural institutions in South Florida. These programs include: the establishment of Here & Now, South Florida’s most respected commission and presenting program for community-based artists; premiere presentations of internationally acclaimed; pioneering historic international cultural exchange with Cuba; and the creation of The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, a multi-use performance and visual art space in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District. She previously served as Associate Director of Development for Florida Grand Opera, Deputy Director for the Department of Cultural Affairs at Miami Dade Community College, Wolfson Campus, co-founded an Off Broadway theater company (New York Rep), and served for six years as a Program Associate in the Arts & Culture Program of the AT&T Foundation. She received a B.A. in Fine Arts from the College of Charleston in South Carolina, and a MFA in Theater Arts from Brandeis University in Boston, MA.