Ali Kazimi is an awardwinning filmmaker based in Toronto. Born and raised in India, Kazimi’s path to filmmaking started when he taught himself photography as a 13 year-old using his father’s Kodak Brownie. Kazimi’s films have been screened in festivals around the world, broadcast nationally and internationally, and have received over thirty national and international awards and honours, including a Gemini Award (The Donald Brittain Award) for Best Social / Political Documentary. As a cinematographer, in addition to shooting his own films, Kazimi has photographed several acclaimed films, including A Song for Tibet (1992), My Niagara (1993), Bollywood Bound (2001), and The Journey of Lesra Martin (2002). Since 2009, Kazimi has been researching stereoscopic 3D digital cinema at York University, where he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Film. Agar is his first S3D short.
- Shooting Indians: A Journey with Jeffrey Thomas – Sat Oct 23 | 12 Noon
- Cinematography in Documentary – Sat Oct 23 | 2 PM
- 3D 101: Practical Applications of Stereoscopic Filmmaking – Sun Oct 23 | 10 AM