Michael Brockington

Film Editor

 

P: (604) 254-2149    C: (604) 418-7437    mbrock321 [at] gmail.com

Vancouver, BC




General

 

Picture Editor: 1995-present  (IATSE 891 Permittee)

Fluent on Avid, Premiere & Final Cut Pro; experienced with Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, 16mm.

 

Editing Awards & Nominations

 

Leo Award winner, Feature Drama: Best Picture Editing, Eve & the Fire Horse, 2006.

Leo Award winner, Documentary: Best Picture Editing, Island of Shadows, 2001.

Canadian Screen Award nomination, Best Editing in a Feature Documentary, Koneline, 2017

Leo Award nomination, Best Overall Sound (Documentary), Uninterrupted, 2013.

Gemini & Leo Award nominations, Best Documentary Picture Editing, Carts of Darkness, 2009.

Leo Award nomination, Short Drama: Best Picture Editing, The Telescope, 2003.

 

Feature Drama

Eve and the Fire Horse (92 drama)

Dir: Julia Kwan

75 days, 2004

    Special Jury Award, Sundance Film Festival, World Cinema dramatic competition, 2006.

    5 Genie nominations, Claude Jutra Award for director Julia Kwan, 2007.

    5 Leo Awards: Direction, Screenwriting, Picture Editing, Sound Editing, Production Design, 2006.

On the Corner (90 drama)

Dir: Nathaniel Geary

86 days, 2002-3

    Premiere at TIFF, 2003.  Included in Canadas Top Ten for 2003.  6 Leo Award nominations, 2004.

Protection (80 drama)

Dir: Bruce Spangler

83 days, 1999-2000

    Genie-nominated, Best Lead Actress, 2001.  9 Leo Award nominations, inc. Best Picture & Director, 2001

 

Installation

UNINTERRUPTED  (30 8-projector installation)

Dir: Nettie Wild

289 days, 2016-7

      Very large-scale, immersive outdoor projection on the undercarriage of Vancouvers Cambie Street bridge, June 24 – Sept 24, 2017

Uninterrupted  (14 5-screen installation/projection)

Dir: Nettie Wild

26 days, 2012

    Exploratory version, projected in theatre windows, Vancouver International Film Festival, 2012

    Editor & Sound Designer

    Leo Award nominations for Best Overall Sound, Cinematography, 2013.

 

Documentary

Koneline: Our Land Beautiful  (96 documentary)

Dir: Nettie Wild

335 days, 2014-5

      Best Canadian Feature, Hot Docs, 2016

      3 Canadian Screen Award nominations: Best Feature Documentary, Editing, Cinematography, 2017.

Everything Will Be  (85 verite documentary)

Dir: Julia Kwan

252 days, 2011-3

Bone Wind Fire  (30 art-historical)

Dir: Jill Sharpe

125 days, 2010-11

    Northwest Emmy nomination, Best Historical Documentary, 2014

    Best Short Documentary, Sonoma International Film Festival & Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, 2012.

The Edge of the World: BCs Early Years

 (55 historical/20 interstitials)                                 

Dir: Erik Paulsson & Michael Brockington

169 days, 2009-10

    Editor & Co-Director.

Carts of Darkness  (63 profile/extreme sports)

Dir: Murray Siple 

153 days, 2007-8

    Leo Award winner for Best Documentary; 6 Leo Award nominations, including Best Editing, 2009.

    Gemini Award nomination for Best Documentary Picture Editing, 2009.

Bevel Up  (45 documentary, 3.5 hour teaching DVD)

Dir: Nettie Wild 

125 days, 2006-7

Island of Shadows: DArcy Island Leper Colony, 1891-1924 (48 historical)

Dir: Erik Paulsson

77 days, 1999-2000

    Leo Award winner for Documentary: Best Picture Editing, Best Director, Best Overall Sound, 2001.

 

Episodic

Alienated II (1/2-hr sci-fi comedy, 11 episodes.)

Dir: Mark Sawers

149 days, 2003-4

 

Short Drama

The Old Woman in the Woods (25 drama)

Dir: Caroline Coutts

35 days, 2011

    7 Leo Award nominations, 2013, including Best Short Drama, Direction, Screenwriting, Actress.

Smile (17 drama)               

Dir: Julia Kwan

15 days, 2007

    Sundance Film Festival, 2008

Vannica (18; drama)          

Dir: Steve Rosenberg

13 days, 2001-2

The Telescope (22 drama)  

Dir: Jessica Bradford

17 days, 2001

    4 Leo Award nominations, 2003: Picture Editing, Overall Sound, Production Design, Female Actor.

Marlboro City  (23 comedy-drama)       

Dir: Michael Brockington

60 days, 1992

    Norman Mclaren Award for Best Film, Canadian Student Film Festival, 1992.

    Gold Award for Best Undergraduate Film, WorldFest-Charleston, 1993.

 

Performance & Miscellaneous

Global Mafia | Israel/Gaza (15 and 60 spots)

Prod: Adbusters

3 days, 2010

Afternoon of the Chimeras  (12 & 24 versions, dance)

Dir: Daniel Conrad

23 days, 2005

Subways (12 & 24 versions, dance)                  

Dir: Daniel Conrad

21 days, 2001

Reverb (1 hr  Pilot, Pop-culture Variety Show)

Dir: William Morrison

20 days, 1998

 

 

Other Skills

 

       Ive written & directed short films (Marlboro City, Eat Truth, Static), shared writing & direction credits on variety shows (Reverb, Planet Aaj), and co-directed The Edge of the World in 2010. 

       Ive published fiction, articles and arts criticism in The Vancouver Sun, The Georgia Straight, Prairie Fire, The Vancouver Review, On-Spec, Space & Time, Aaj Magazine and elsewhere.

 

Education

 

Bachelor of Arts, 1993.  Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C.  Major in Film Production.


References

 

Nettie Wild Director, Koneline | UNINTERRUPTED nbcwild [at] gmail.com

Julia Kwan Director, Eve and the Fire Horse firehorsemail [at] gmail.com

Bruce Spangler Director, Protection spangler.bruce [at] gmail.com




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