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2D Computer, objects, experimental

Quickdraw Involvement

ACAD Animation Elective class in 2002

Malcolm Sutherland is a Canadian animator and director based in Montreal, Quebec. He studied printmaking at the Alberta College of Art, and also received a degree in Animation from Concordia University. He has been directing and animating for over a decade; creating short films, television commercials, music videos, television series, feature film and documentary productions, web animations, and comic books. Sutherland has been hailed by critics as “one of the brightest indie Canadian animators alive today”, and his renown short films have been screened and awarded at major animation and film festivals around the world. His work has been showcased by the Sundance Channel, McSweeney’s, Animation World Network, Motionographer, Pictoplasma, IDN magazine, Stash Magazine, Cartoonbrew, Drawn.ca and many other animation, illustration and design publications from around the world.

Filmography

A to B (2011), BOUT (2011), Umbra (2010), La Fête (2010), Light Forms (2010), The Astronomer’s Dream (2009), Forming Game (2008), Great Ambition (2008), The Tourists (2007), Birdcalls (2005), and Robot City (2002).

Film Festivals

BOUT – (5:00) – 2011, HD Digital, HD Cam, DigiBeta, DVD

  • 2012 – Hiroshima International Animation Festival – Hiroshima, Japan
  • 2012 – Melbourne International Animation Festival – Melbourne, Australia
  • Rendezvous du Cinema Quebecoise – Montreal, Canada
  • St.Louis International Film Festival – St.Louis, USA
  • Ottawa International Animation Festival – Ottawa, Canada
  • Just For Laughs Film Festival 2011 – Montreal, Canada

Umbra – (5:45) – 2010, HD Digital, HD Cam, DigiBeta, DVD (Partial listing)

  • 2012 – Vimeo + Awards Festival – NY, USA (WINNER BEST ANIMATION)
  • 2010 – Rendezvous du Cinema Quebecoise – Montreal, Canada (WINNER GRAND PRIX)
  • 2011 – Ottawa International Animation Festival – Ottawa, Canada
  • 2011 – Just For Laughs Film Festival – Montreal, Canada
  • 2011 – Calgary International Film Festival – Calgary, Canada
  • 2011 – FILE ANIMA+ International Animation Festival – São Paulo, Brazil
  • 2011 – Anima Mundi – Rio de Janerio, Brazil
  • 2011 – Melbourne International Animation Festival – Melbourne, Australia
  • 2010 – GIRAF Film Festival – Calgary, Canada
  • 2010 – CFC International Short Film Festival – Toronto, Canada

La Fete- (6:30) – 2010, HD Digital, HD Cam, DigiBeta, DVD (Partial listing)

  • 2010 – Rendezvous du Cinema Quebecoise – Montreal, Canada
  • 2010 – Ottawa International Animation Festival – Ottawa, Canada
  • 2010 – GIRAF Film Festival – Calgary, Canada
  • 2010 – Anima Mundi – Rio de Janerio, Brazil
  • 2010 – World Film Festival – Montreal, Quebec
  • 2010 – Cinematou – Geneva, Switzerland

The Astronomers Dream – (9:00 min) – 2009, DVD, Mini-DV, Beta SP (Partial listing)

  • 2009 – TIAS Animation Showcase– Toronto, Canada (WINNER BEST FILM)
  • 2009 – SICAF – Soul International Animated Film Festival – Seoul, Korea
  • 2009 – ReAnimacja International Animation Festival – Lodz, Poland
  • 2009 – Cartoon Club International Animation Festival– Rimini, Italy
  • 2009 – Cinematou International Animation Festival – Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2009 – Ottawa International Animation Festival– Ottawa, Canada
  • 2009 – CICDAF – China International Animation Festival – Beijing, China
  • 2009 – Fantasia Film Festival – Montreal, Canada
  • 2009 – London International Animation Festival– London, UK
  • 2009 – Atlantic Film Festival– Halifax, Canada
  • 2009 – Atlanta Underground Film Festival– Atlanta, USA

Returning Round – (02:45 min) – 2008, DVD, Mini-DV, Beta SP (Partial listing)

  • 2008 – Ottawa International Animation Festival – Ottawa, Canada
  • 2008 – Animest International Animation Festival – Bucuresti, Romania
  • 2008 – Zagreb International Animation Festival – Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2008 – AnimaMundi International Animation Festival – Rio De Janerio, Brasil
  • 2008 – London International Animation Festival – London, UK

Great Ambition – (03:00 min) – 2007, DVD, Mini-DV, Beta SP (Partial listing)

  • 2008 – AnimaMundi Intl. Animation Festival – Rio de Janerio, Brasil
  • 2008 – Ottawa International Animation Festival – Ottawa, Canada
  • 2008 – Animest– Bucuresti, Romania
  • 2008 – GIRAF 4 – Calgary, Canada
  • 2008 – Animateka– Slovenia
  • 2008 – Animest– Bucuresti, Romania
  • 2009 – Rendezvous du Cinema Quebecoise– Montreal, Canada
  • 2009 – Melbourne International Animation Festival – Melbourne, Australia
  • 2009 – China International Digital Arts Film Festival – Beijing, China
  • 2009 – London International Animated Film Festival – London, UK

The Tourists – (3:00 min) – 2007, DVD, Mini-DV, Beta SP (Partial listing)

  • 2007 – L’Aleternativa International Film Festival – Barcelona, Spain – (WINNER – AUDIENCE AWARD)
  • 2007 – GIRAF Festival – Calgary, AB – (WINNER – BEST CANADIAN FILM AWARD)
  • 2009 – Fantasia Film Festival – Montreal, Canada
  • 2009 – Florida International Film Festival – FL, USA
  • 2008 – Zagreb International Animation Festival – Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2008 – Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival – Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • 2008 – ReAnimacja Animation Festival – Lodz, Poland
  • 2008 – Seattle International Film Festival – Seattle, USA
  • 2008 – Les Rendez-vous du Cinema Quebecois – Montreal, Quebec
  • 2007 – Annecy International Animation Festival – Annecy, France
  • 2007 – Ottawa International Animation Festival – Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • 2007 – Platform Festival – Portland, OR, USA
  • 2007 – Krok International Animation Festival – Moscow, Russia
  • 2007 – Bradford Animation Festival – Bradford, UK
  • 2007 – St.Louis International Film Festival – St.Louis, USA
  • 2007 – Animated Dreams Festival – Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2007 – SCIAF International Animation Festival – Seoul, Korea
  • 2007 – CICDAF International Animation Festival – Shanghai, China
  • 2007 – Taiwan International Animation Festival – Taiwan, China
  • 2007 – Anifest – Trebon, Czech Republic
  • 2007 – Cinematou Film Fest – Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2007 – KAFI International Animation Fest – Kalamazoo, MI, USA
  • 2007 – Rimini Festival of Animation – Rimini, Italy
  • 2007 – Rio De Janerio International Short Film Festival – Rio De Janerio, Brazil
  • 2007 – Cinanima Animation Festival – Espinho, Portugal

Birdcalls – (5:00 min) – 2005, DVD, Mini-DV, Beta SP (Partial listing)

  • 2006 – Hiroshima International Animation Festival – Hiroshima, Japan –(Winner– DEBUT PRIZE)
  • 2006 – Krok International Animation Festival – Moscow, Russia –(Winner– JURY PRIZE)
  • 2006 – Montreal International Film Festival – Montreal, QC –(Winner– SPECIAL JURY PRIZE)
  • 2006 – PSIAF Festival – Puchon, S.Korea – (Winner – RECCOMENDATION PRIZE)
  • 2006 – Cinanima – Espinho, Portugal – (Winner – ONDA CURTA AWARD)
  • 2007 – Indielisboa Animation Festival – Lisboa, Portugal
  • 2007 – 12th Tehran Short Film Festival – Tehran, Iran
  • 2007 – London International Animation Festival – London, England
  • 2007 – Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival – Halifax, Canada
  • 2007 – Taiwan International Animation Festival – Taiwan, China
  • 2007 – Bilbao International Animation Festival – Bilbao, Spain
  • 2006 – Zagreb International Animation Festival – Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2006 – AnimaMundi International Animation Festival – Rio de Janerio, Brasil
  • 2006 – SCIAF International Animation Festival – Seoul, Korea
  • 2006 – Animateka Animation Festival – Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 2006 – Rimini Festival of Animation – Rimini, Italy
  • 2006 – China International Animation Festival CICDAF – Beijing, China

Robot City 2 – (00:57 min) – 2005, DVD, Mini-DV

  • 2005 – Calgary Underground Film Festival – Calgary, AB.

Bed Wettin’ – (04:00 min) – 2005, DVD, Mini-DV

  • 2005 – Cardiff Screen Festival – Cardiff, UK
  • 2005 – Rimini Festival of Animation – Rimini, Italy
  • 2006 – 4th International Student Triennial – Istanbul, Turkey

Robot City 1 – (01:48 min) – 2002, DVD, Mini-DV

  • 2002 – Ottawa International Animation Festival – Ottawa, Canada
  • 2002 – Antimatter Film Festival – Victoria, Canada

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