Invidual residences

COLBY THERIAULT SMITH

From Wednesday, 4 May 2022 to Wednesday, 25 May 2022

COLBY THERIAULT SMITH
Filmmaker
Old Lyme, Connecticut

Bio

Colby Theriault Smith is a filmmaker exploring themes within local culture, human connection, nature, and surrealism. Colby graduated with a bachelor's degree in film production from San Diego State University in 2019 and plans on getting his MFA in Documentary Cinema next year at Tel Aviv University. He has traveled extensively abroad to places such as Cambodia, Israel, Turkey, and Sweden to partake in documentary creation. In November of 2020, he spent one month living in Bayramic, Turkey, with a local couple. There he helped with their olive harvest while simultaneously filming the daily life of the couple and their workers. This experiment turned into the short film Elinize Sağlık (Health to your Hands).

Project

During my stay I plan on making a shooting an experimental nature film that highlights the natural serenity of Coma Pedrosa and Parc Natural Comunal de les Valls del Comapedrosa. My goal is to capture the peaks, valleys, lakes, tarns, plants and wildlife of the region and shape it into an experimental short film, comparable to a collage.

Notícies, articles i activitats

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