Midi Onodera

Filmography

2018

TOO NUTS, 34:21 min. experimental narrative, video

SOLILOQUY, 12 short videos, experimental narrative, video

2017

LONELY VIDEOS, 12 short videos, experimental narrative, video

NUTS, 2:56 min. experimental narrative, video

2016

TO POLL OR NOT TO POLL, 12 short videos, experimental narrative, video

MY 8 DAYS AS A WAR ARTIST, Kosakow interactive video, digital video, photography

REEL ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL ANNIVERSARY SHORT, 2 min.  video directed by Lesley Chan, written by Midi Onodera

2015

ANNUAL REPORT, 12 Short video: experimental narrative, video

2014

THE PERFECT WORD, 13:55 min. Dance performance, choreographed by Peggy Baker for Nuit Blanche.12 hour performance, video, Director

KICKING AROUND, 12 Short videos, experimental narrative, 16mm, Single 8, video

2013

THE CLASSIFIEDS, 12 Short videos: experimental narrative

2012

ODD SOCKS, 10 Short videos: experimental narrative, digital video, iPhone, video

12 x 12 x12: 12 short videos: experimental narrative, media media, video

GRIEF WITHOUT FANTASY 1:22 min.

ON HOLIDAYS 1:20 min.

USE THESE POEMS 55 sec. video

THE GRAND DESIGN, 9:37 min. experimental narrative, Super 8, video

NIGHT GARDEN (2 versions: 3:37 & 13:32), time lapse documentation of a  dance performance choreographed by Peggy Baker for Nuit Blanche. 12  hour performance, video

THE MYSTIC ORACLE, Korsakow interactive video, experimental narrative, mixed media

2011

PROOF, 3:41 min. experimental narrative, moving text-based work, video

24fps: 20 Short videos, experimental narrative, Quad Camera iPhone app. video

2010

BAKER’S DOZEN: 13 Short videos: experimental narrative, mixed media: Canon digital camera, various iPhone apps, video

ALEATORIA (2 versions: 8:23 & 4:27), time lapse documentation of a dance performance for twelve dancers choreographed by Peggy Baker for Nuit Blanche, 12  hour performance, video, Director

ANIMAL CROSSING UNDERGROUND, 43 sec. experimental narrative, Quad Camera iPhone app. video

BLAME WARHOL, 1:18 min. experimental narrative, Canon PowerShot S410, video

IF WISHES CAME TRUE, 1:15 min. experimental narrative, Canon PowerShot S410, video

2009

GOLDEN RULES, 3:20 min. super 8, experimental narrative, b/w, iPhone video, YouTube footage and super 8 film, silent

TRIBUTARIES: REFLECTIONS OF AIKO SUZUKI, 122 min. interactive DVD in collaboration with Grace Channer, Joy Kogawa and Ann Southam

MOVE, (2 versions: 9:11 & 6:39), time lapse documentation of a dance performance for twenty-four dancers choreographed by Peggy Baker for Nuit Blanche. 12 hour performance, video, Director

MOVIE OF THE WEEK 52 Short videos: experimental narrative, digital video, VCam Now

2006-2007

A MOVIE A DAY 365+ Short videos; experimental narrative, digital video, Mattel Vidster, VCam Now

2005

I HAVE NO MEMORY OF MY DIRECTION, 77 min. experimental narrative, digital video, film, super 8, Lomographic Supersampler, Barbie Wireless Videocam, Intel Digital camera, Tyco &  Trendmaster toy video cameras, Surround Sound

2002

NOBODY KNOWS, 3:15 min. experimental narrative, Lomographic Supersampler & Intel Digital camera, video

ALPHAGIRLS, a collection of 3 cyber-performances in collaboration with Tanya Mars, Louise Lilifeldt & Kinga Araya (accompanying web site: www.alphagirls.ca), interactive DVD, Director

2001

SLIGHTSEER, 3:20 min. experimental narrative, Braille and English titles, super 8 film, DV video, Tyco and Trendmasters video, broadcast: PrideVision TV

SIMULACRA, new media prototype, in collaboration with Blair MacKinnon & David Oppenheim

2000

BASEMENT GIRL, 12 min. short experimental narrative,16mm and modified Nintendo Gameboy camera & Intel Play digital microscope, 16mm

1995

SKIN DEEP, 85 min. feature drama, 35mm, Director, Co-writer, Co-producer, Daruma Pictures Inc. (Canadian theatrical release: Aug. 97)

1992

A PERFORMANCE BY JACK SMITH, 5 min. historical documentation 1984-92, 16mm

1990

DAVID CRONENBERG – ARTIST’S PROFILE, 3:50 min. documentary, 16mm. Director/Writer, Toronto Arts Awards Foundation, broadcast: CBLT-CBC

HEARTBREAK HOTERU, 30 min. drama, 16mm, Face To Face Productions, Producer: Chris Bruyere, Writer, broadcast: CBC

1989

GENERAL IDEA – ARTIST’S PROFILE, 3:50 min. documentary, 16mm, Director/Writer, Toronto Arts Awards Foundation broadcast: CBLT-CBC

1988

THE DISPLACED VIEW, 52 min. experimental documentary, 16mm, Executive Producer/Director/Writer, McANO Film Artists Inc. broadcast: TVOntario, Access Alberta, Saskatchewan Communication TV, Vision TV, PrideVision TV

THEN/NOW, 30 min. drama, 16mm, Toronto Talkies Inc., Producer: Paul DeSilva, Writer, broadcast: CBC

1987

MISPLACED DUES, 3 min. super 8 sketch for The Displaced View

1985

TEN CENTS A DANCE (PARALLAX), 30 min. experimental drama, 16mm

MADE IN JAPAN, 2:30 min. experimental narrative, Super 8, broadcast: WTN

THE DEAD ZONE, 2:30 min. experimental narrative, Super 8, broadcast: WTN

AFTER CAR CRASH WOMAN KILLS TWO, 1:30 min. experimental narrative, Super 8

1984

VILLE QUELLE VILLE, 4 min. experimental narrative, Super 8, broadcast: WTN

1983

IDIOT’S DELIGHT, 5 min. experimental narrative, 16mm

HOME WAS NEVER LIKE THIS, 9 min, experimental narrative, 16mm

1982

ENDOCRINE, 15 min. experimental narrative, Super 8

ONE IF BY LAND, TWO IF BY SEA, 10 min. music video, Super 8

1981

THE BIRD THAT CHIRPED ON BATHURST, 3 min. experimental narrative, 16mm

HOME MOVIES, Super 8/blow-up from 8mm, 3 projector installation

FOOD TRILOGY: What’s For Lunch Charley 4 min. experimental narrative, Super 8

One Burger, Hold The Pickle 3 min. experimental narrative, Super 8

Apres Diner 3 min. experimental narrative, Super 8

1980

A FILM, 6 min. experimental narrative with subtitles, Super 8

FILTER QUEEN, 7 min. experimental narrative, Super 8

1979

UNTITLED, 7 min. experimental narrative, Super 8

CONTEMPLATION, 6 min. experimental narrative, Super 8

REALITY ILLUSION , 7 min. experimental narrative, Super 8