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WOODWRITER - a documentary by Jeff Winch


Panelists :   George Walker, Jeff Winch, and Roxana Spicer as the interviewer
Duration :   60  minutes
Class Size :   no limit
Time :   3:00 pm
Fee :   FREE EVENT - Registration is required

A live-streamed interview by Roxana Spicer, Producer/Filmmaker, with Jeff Winch, Director/Producer and the subject of his documentary, George A. Walker, Master Engraver.

The Woodwriter, The Wordless Art of George A. Walker, celebrates the artist and the art and beauty he creates through his wonderful work in wood. Jeff Winch, who is an accomplished filmmaker with award-winning films and projects under his belt, produces and directs the documentary, The making of the Woodwriter, like many projects, suffered a slight setback due to the raging pandemic and closures. As the production has resumed, the Woodwriter is planned to be open in 2022.

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The above link will transfer you to Howard Iron Works Museum Shop where payment can be made securely. HST will be charged upon check-out.

Woodwriter

MEET THE PANELISTS

Meet the instructor
George Walker is a multiple award winner for his illustration work, a printmaker using engraved wood as his medium. Walker has created wordless books on Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Leonard Cohen, Tom Thomson, etc, and his latest, Mary Pickford. His books can be found in private and public libraries and museums around the world, including the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK.

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Meet the instructor
Jeff Winch is an independent artist who produces films, videos, photography and installations. He graduated with distinction from the Ontario College of Art and Design, winning several awards, among them the university’s highest honour, the OCAD Medal for Integrated Media. He has exhibited internationally at festivals and galleries, and his films and videos have been televised in Europe and North America. His latest multi-screen installation, BLUE, received sponsorship from Samsung Canada. He lives with his wife and daughter in Toronto.

Website: www.otisink.com
Meet the instructor
Television journalist and veteran producer/director, Roxana Spicer, began her career at the CBC, first as an on-air reporter, then behind the camera for primetime network information programs, including The Fifth Estate, Marketplace, The Journal, and the Nature of Things, logging 200 hours of credited directing. As one of CBC’s pioneer videographers, she also filmed investigative stories in Moscow, Munich, Belfast and Havana.

Website: www.otisink.com