Edie Steiner

Edie Steiner is a PhD candidate in cultural environmental studies, with a research focus on relationships between art and environmental discourse. She teaches cultural production studies and practices in Canadian college and university programs. Her award-winning films are shown at film festivals, arts venues and educational screenings. In the 1980s, as a member of The Funnel collective, she produced experimental Super-8 films which were sometimes accompanied by her live music performances. As a member of LIFT (Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto), she served on the Board of Directors and produced short narrative films, both dramas and documentaries. Exhibitions include many film festivals, the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Banff Centre for the Arts; Cinematheque Ontario; Cinémathèque Québecois; Collective for Living Cinema, NY; Arsenal Kino, Berlin; and others (see Film Pages on this site for detailed listings). Television broadcast includes CBC, W / WTN, Vision TV, MuchMusic and cable. Edie's films feature her original music collaborations with Canadian artists Chip Yarwood, Malcolm Lewis, Juno Award winner Michael Phillip Wojewoda, and Australian composers Colin Offord and Daniel Rojas. Among her published works is the text for Offord's Bold New Strategies Suite (EMI International, 1999). Photographic collections and exhibitions include Art Gallery of Ontario (New Portraits and Exposure), National Gallery of Canada photography collection, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, private and corporate collections (CV available for detailed exhibitions list). Current and previous professional associations include Directors Guild of Canada, Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), the Funnel collective, the Film-Makers Cooperative (NY), Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC), Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT), Loop Gallery collective, Toronto, and Arcadia Art Gallery, Toronto.

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