Process Cinema explores a creative tradition in alternative filmmaking that is improvisational and interactive. Hoffman will discuss how this approach has been developed in his films and in the hand-processing workshop he founded in rural Ontario, The Independent Imaging Retreat (aka Film Farm).
Philip Hoffman is a Canadian filmmaker, and professor in York University’s Cinema and Media Arts Department. He has been honoured with more than a dozen retrospectives and numerous awards, including the Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts for career achievement in 2016. Since 1994, Hoffman has been the Artistic Director of the Independent Imaging Retreat (aka Film Farm).