Short film about rollerblading made in Toronto in 2017. In order of appearance: Sylvain Chaussée, Erik Burrow, Louis Packham, Aaron Wheat & Lari del Lago.
Sylvain Chaussée (b.1988) is a filmmaker and photographer born in France and based in Toronto, Canada. He studied film at Concordia University with experimental filmmakers Richard Kerr and Francois Miron. Chaussée’s work focuses on the materiality of his medium, which is realized through extensive processing and printing techniques.
As a film technician at Niagara Custom Lab he strives for an alternative approach towards filmmaking. In performance with Zephyr, loops provide the basis for his imagery, through which the repetition of movement, colour, and texture are integral to the experience of the work. Chaussée is inspired by the physical nature of film, which permits limitless opportunities for manipulation and transformation.
Got a text from my friend Grant Hazelton about driving up to his place (3hr 45min) and riding with him to the skatepark in Toronto (2hr). I accepted the offer and here it is. 12 hours driving for 3 hours of skating one massive bike park. - Cameron Card.
Sylvain Chaussée, fellow blader and master technician at Niagara Custom Lab in Toronto (Canada). Sylvain was the 16mm technician for the Hermanos Movie by Ivan Narez. Here is his skating edit + behind the scenes. All shot on variances of Kodak Motion Picture 16mm film.