dan browne


Dan Browne is a filmmaker, photographer and multimedia artist whose works explore patterns and nature through dense and kinetic forms. His films and videos have been presented at over one hundred festivals and venues internationally, including International Film Festival Rotterdam, Diagonal Film Archive, Centre Georges Pompidou, Festival du nouveau cinéma, Wavelengths at the Toronto International Film Festival and Early Monthly Segments. His multimedia work memento mori (2012) received the Jury Prize for Best Canadian Work at WNDX Festival of Moving Image, First Prize at Athens International Film + Video Festival, and the Deluxe Cinematic Award at Images Festival. Most recently, Poem (2015) was released on Graphical Recording's Variations, and received the Trinity Square Video Award at Images. Dan's media practices also encompass live performances in collaboration with musicians, and video installations that have received public commissions in Toronto and Vancouver. He has collaborated with other Canadian filmmakers, including Peter Mettler, Michael Snow, Carl Brown, R. Bruce Elder and members of the Loop Collective. Dan is a PhD candidate in the York/Ryerson Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture, where his research focuses on intersections between technology and art. He lives and works in Toronto.