Midi Onodera

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Midi Onodera
Born
NationalityCanadian
Known forFilm and video art
Websitehttp://www.midionodera.com/

Midi Onodera (born in Toronto, Ontario) is a Japanese-Canadian filmmaker. Her work is short and feature-length films and videos, and is exhibited internationally.[1] She has 25+ independent short films to her credit as well as a theatrical feature film and numerous short videos. Beginning in 2006, Midi created almost 500 short videos for various projects. She has published two essays on mobile cinema for the media journal, Jump Cut, which features both a visual video essay and a written essay.[2]

Onodera's works feature a collage of formats, from 16mm to Hi8 video and digital video to 'low end' digital toy formats, and address individual, collective, national and transnational identities.[1]

Filmography[edit]

  • Untitled (1979)
  • Contemplation (1979)
  • Reality-Illusion (1979)
  • A Film (1980)
  • Filter Queen (1980)
  • The Bird That Chirped On Bathurst (1981)
  • Home Movies (1981)
  • Food Trilogy (1981)
    • What's For Lunch Charley?
    • One Burger, Hold the Pickle
    • Aprés Diner
  • Endocrine (1982)
  • One If By Land, Two If By Sea (1982)
  • Idiot's Delight (1983)
  • Home Was Never Like This (1983)
  • Ville Quelle Ville (1984)
  • Ten Cents A Dance (1985)
  • Made In Japan (1985)
  • After Car Crash, Woman Kills Two (1985)
  • The Dead Zone (1985)
  • The Displaced View (1988)
  • Then/Now (1988)
  • General Idea - Artist's Profile (1989)
  • David Cronenberg - Artist's Profile (1990)
  • Heartbreak Hoteru (1990)
  • A Performance by Jack Smith (1992)
  • Skin Deep (1995)
  • the basement girl (2000)
  • Slightseer (2001)
  • Nobody Knows (2002)
  • Alphagirls (2002)
  • I have no memory of my direction (2005)
  • 365 SHORT VIDEOS (2006)
  • First Bloom, shortlisted at Filminute 2007 (2007)
  • A Movie a Week (2009)

Awards[edit]

Year Award Festival Film
2006 Honorable Mention Ann Arbor Film Festival I Have No Memory of My Direction
Honorable Mention Mobifest If These Walls Could Talk
2001 Best Lesbian Short Film Girlfriends magazine's Sapphos 2001 Movie Awards The Basement Girl
1995 Best Feature Film: Audience Award Hamburg International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Skin Deep
Best Short Film: Special Judges' Award Hamburg International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Ten Cents a Dance (Parallax)
1989 Best Documentary (nominated) Gemini Awards The Displaced View
Special Citation Gemini Awards The Displaced View
1988 Honorable Mention, Golden Gate Award San Francisco International Film Festival The Displaced View

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Current Projects". Midi Onodera. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Midi Onodera". cfccreates.com. Retrieved 2017-09-02.

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