BRAMPTON ARTS COUNCIL Arts Talk ™ VOL 28 ISSUE 1 DECEMBER 2014 | FEBRUARY 2015 IN THIS ISSUE 2 5 3 7 6 7 7 2 4 8 2 7 8 AGM Art In the Open Arts Talk Bravo Awards Business After Hours Dates & Deadlines Facebook Favourites HACE Co-op Student HACE Mini-Series Membership New Members Schmoozefest V Sponsorship LITERATURE SPOTLIGHT | DANIEL T. FISCHER Literature meets film and animation in the stop-motion animated short, INDIGO, that had its world premier at TIFF in 2014 as part of Short Cuts Canada. Screenwriter on the project, Daniel T. Fischer, a Bramptonian and winner of the 2012 Harry Dale Literary Award for Aspiring Writers from the Brampton Arts Council, worked with creator and director Amanda Strong, a Brampton-born illustrator, photographer and filmmaker who now splits her time between Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. The film won the Best Canadian Short Drama award at imaginative Film & Media Arts Festival 2014 in Toronto, and Best Short Film Award at Women’s International Film & Television Showcase in Los Angeles. Daniel and Amanda are currently working on several untitled animated projects. About INDIGO | Hand-crafted, stop-motion figures come to life in this dreamlike tale inspired by Native mythology. A confined woman is liberated by a grandmother spider while opaque memories are projected in an effort to restore her spirit as life nears its end. Visit the official INDIGO website at www.indigostopmotion.com.