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GILDA POURJABAR

Gilda Pourjabar is a Montreal-based Iranian-Canadian filmmaker/editor. She graduated from Iran University of Science and Technology in 2007 with B.sc degree in Industrial Engineering. In 2011 she obtained her Associate degree in Cinema from Tehran Fine Arts University . She studied Film Production at Concordia University (2012-2015). During her studies she had written and directed six short fiction films. After graduation she has been working as a freelance editor on both fiction and documentary films. Currently, she works on the development process of a documentary film on contemporary Iranian illustration. This film has been partially funded by Société de Développement des Entreprises Culturelles (SODEC) at its development phase.

Location:

Montreal

Position:

Editor

3-5 Years

Experience:

LAURA ARWEN BERG


Laura began shooting and editing video in 2014. Her first assignments were backstage at Ottawa fashion events and interviews of local fashion professionals for a documentary. Growing skills soon gained the attention of Montreal musicians, for live performance and then shooting and editing scripted music videos for artist like ( Yellow Jacket Avenger).

Laura did the studio camera work and all editing for Deja Vu, an experimental short fashion video produced in Toronto in 2016. It has been juried as Official Selection and then as finalist in two fashion film festivals: finalist for Best Canadian video in the Canadian International Fashion Film Festival and then finalist in three categories, including best editing, at the prestigious La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival.

Location:

Montreal

Position:

Editor

3-5 Years

Experience:

CLARA FERRANDO COSTA

I am a person who became editor without knowing, when I started to shot films I didn't have anybody to help me with the postproduction so I started to learn how to do everything. Years later I became a professional editor after keep improving my skills for other's people projects and companies.
I am creative, highly organized and never miss a deadline!

Location:

Montreal

Position:

Editor

3-5 Years

Experience:

FLORENCE PELLETIER

I've worked as an editor for fiction short films, short documentaries, advertising. I was the head of the editing department in a Montreal based agency for two years. I now work as a freelancer, and I mostly focus on artistic projects that I can bring a vision to. I have a degree in Film production from Concordia University, and I also work as a director and videographer.

Location:

Montreal

Position:

Editor

3-5 Years

Experience:

ELIAN MIKKOLA

Elian Mikkola is an emerging film editor originally from Finland. They received the Best Technical Achievement award for editing at the SIFA's (SAARI, 2016) and Best Sound design at the Flamingo Film Festival (SAARI, 2016). Mikkola has also gotten several other awards for their films, such as AE Creative Vision Award at the AE Film Festival (2016) and their debut film SAARI was selected to TIFF's Canada's Top Ten film festival in 2017. Mikkola cuts both analog and digital film using creative and cutting edge techniques. First and foremost, Mikkola is a devoted editor who thrives when faced with new creative challenges.

Special Skills:
• Flatbed Editor (Steenbeck)
• Darkroom knowledge: contact printing, optical printing & eco-processing

Location:

Montreal

Position:

Editor

3-5 Years

Experience:

HEIDI HAINES

Award winning Feature Docs, TV series, commercials, and shorts. Fluent in English and French.

Location:

Montreal

Position:

Editor

20+ Years

Experience:

CLARA POUGEARD

Clara Pougeard made a short stop into 2D animation in France before getting into film school, first in England, then in Canada where she graduated from Concordia University. After a year working for a creative studio, mainly editing a documentary webserie (Indie Games Level Up) and animation motion graphic projects (advertisements, trailer...), she is currently employed as filmmaker/ninja by Compulsion Games, an indie video game company, where she works on marketing videos and trailer edits.

Location:

Montreal

Position:

Editor

2 Years

Experience:

ANNIE DENIEL


After two degrees in psychology and cinema, I started editing independent films. I worded for Radio-Canada in Montreal and I worked too for french channel in Paris.
I like to explore a greater mix of genres : experimental, artistic film, documentary, fiction. I speak english and spanish.

Location:

Montreal

Position:

Editor

15+ Years

Experience:

ANEESAH MARIE

I have been a professional video editor working on trailers, commercials, music videos and corpo-docs for over 15 years.

Location:

Montreal

Position:

Editor

15+ Years

Experience:

CATHERINE LEGAULT

Catherine Legault is an award winning documentary film editor. Over the past 12 years, she has worked on several award-winning films that have screened internationally in theaters, festivals and on television. In 2017, she received an IRIS prize for editing La démolition familiale, as well as a Gémeaux prize for 21 jours, and in 2013, a Gémeaux prize for Ma caravane au Québec. Her collaborations have included PilgrIMAGE, by Peter Wintonick and Mira Burt-Wintonick, Fair Sex, by Martin Laroche, Mort subite d’un homme-théâtre, by Jean-Claude Coulbois, La démolition familiale, by Patrick Damien, Rebels on Pointe, by Bobbi Jo Hart, and most recently, Les lettres de ma mère, by Serge Giguère.

Location:

Montreal

Position:

Editor

10+ Years

Experience:

katelegault.com

KARA BLAKE

Kara Blake is an award-winning filmmaker, editor and compositor, who has contributed to projects ranging from films and music videos to live projections and installations. As an editor she has worked with partners such as the National Film Board, CBC, Moment Factory, and a variety of independent producers with a focus on documentary, animation, arts and culture. As a compositor, she has contributed fx to films by Rapide Blanc, Bunbury Films, Unité Centrale and Adobe Productions.

Kara holds an MFA from Concordia University (2005) and is currently a participating media artist in the exhibition Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. Her film The Delian Mode, won both the Genie Award and Hot Docs Award for Best Short Documentary (2009).

Location:

Montreal

Position:

Editor

10+ Years

Experience:

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