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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Calum Walter

Calum WALTER (1985, USA) is a visual artist who focuses on moving images. He studied at the University of Colorado, where he began making short films and holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His films have screened at the Berlinale, Sundance, Toronto International Film Festival, New York Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, and many others. He is a 2018 MacDowell Fellow and has received awards from the Harpo Foundation and the Illinois Arts Council. He lives in the Los Angeles area and teaches at CalArts.


(all short) Siege (2009), Sleep (2010), Heights (2013), Experiments in Buoyancy (2013), Relief (2014), Terrestrial (2015), Unknown Hours (2016), Meridian (2019), Entrance Wounds (2022)

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Calum Walter at IFFR

  • Entrance Wounds

    A report from the frontlines of everyday life in the USA, replete with guns and joy.

    • Short & Mid-length
  • Experiments in Buoyancy

    Digital images are rephotographed and animated frame by frame to explore hypothetical forms of decay. All the images suggest a feeling of gravity.

    • Signals: Regained
  • Relief

    On paper the reanimated images of a car accident with a claustrophobic soundtrack may seem a morbid project, however a very exciting work has been cre

    • As Long As It Takes: Short