November 27/29 2008 presentation of Herqueville at the DOC en courts festival in Lyon, France, in the international competition program. Pierre Hébert will be attending the festival.
November 14 2008 Pierre Hébert will be part of a workshop about animation and documentary organized by Les rencontres internationale du documentaire de Montreal – RIDM, 14H:00, at the downtown National Film Board office corner St-Denis and Maisonneuve.
October 25 2008 Living Cinema performance with Bob Ostertag, comments on the American presidential elections, Soundplay Festival, at the Theater Centre, 100-1087 Queen Street West, Toronto.
September 17 2008 Collective improvisation of live animation between Jean Detheux, Pierre Hébert et the Basmati collective (Saul Saguatti from Bologna and Audrey Coïaniz from Marseille) with music by Jean Derome, Joane Hetu and Isaiah Ceccarelli. 21H:00 at the Casa Obscura, 4381 Papineau Street, Montreal, 514-527-0592. Read the note. See the VIDEO.
September 5 2008 live video mixing Filature, musical theater by Joane Hétu, Guelph Jazz Festival, Guelph, Canada.
June 17-18 2008, communication at a symposium on “Mutations technologiques : histoire et effets culturels” (Technological mutations : history and cultural consequences), at l’INHA (Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art) in Paris.
June 1 to October 31 2008 4 minutes clip Short improvisation in homage to Émile Cohl is part of the exhibition L’Esprit d’Émile Cohl at the Musée-Chateau, Annecy, France. See the VIDEO.
May 13 to 18, 2008 IO Project, presentation of films and a program of solo performances (Solo la mano… and Glaces) Macchiagodena, Italie. See the videos: VIDEO-1 and VIDEO-2 (shooting of the performance).
April 8 to 21, 2008 The Buenos AiresInternational Festival of Independent Films presented a complete retrospective of Pierre Hébert’s films, the performance Special Forces by Pierre Hébert and Bob Ostertag and the Spanish translation of the book L’Ange et l’automate.
March 27 ,2008 – Special Forces in New York. Pierre Hébert and Bob Ostertag present Special Forces at Roulette (20H:30, 20 Greene Street, between Canal and Grand, 212-219-8242). A Harvestworks Inside presentation.
March 12-16, 2008 – Retrospective and performance (Only the hand…) at the International Short Film Festival in Saguenay. Films to be projected : Adieu Bipède, Entre chiens et loup, Herqueville, Histoire Verte, Love Addict and Songs and Dances of the Unanimated World – The Subway.
February 22, 2008 – Glaces with Pierre Duchesne, during ”Les Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois” (Événement FIDO – Tryptique: Volatile Work, Karl Lemieux and Pierre Hébert in performance), 22H:00, at the SAQ Bistro, Cinémathèque Québécoise. See the VIDEO