2012

December 16 to 22 2012 «Places and Monuments» shooting in Chiapas, Mexico.

December 3 to 9 2012 Thunder River selected in the Best of the World program at the Animateka International Animation Film Festival. Ljubljana, Slovenia.

November 28 / December 2 2012 Thunder River in international compétition at the ANIMPACT MAX 2012 festival in Séoul in South Korea.

November 28 / 2 December 2012 Triptych-2 presented at «Les Sommets de l’animation», Cinémathèque québécoise, Montreal. (on November 29 at 17H:00 and on December 2 at 19H:00)

November 21 2012 improvisation with Lori Freedman, Sam Chalabi et John Heward at the Casa Obscura, 21H:00, 4381 Papineau, Montreal. See two extracts : no1, no2.

November 7 2012 Publication by Paolo Palosello of Conversazionne con Pierre Hébert in the on line magazine Wowtoons, interview made in Berlin in July 2012.

Novembre 3 2012 Thunder River at the FLIP Festival, Wolverhampton, UK.

October 27 to November 7 2012 «Places and Monuments» shooting in New York City, «between hurricane Sandy and the presidential elections».

October 13 2012 «Shadow Boxing», Living Cinema performance with Bob Ostertag at The Music Gallery, Toronto.

October 10-21 2012 Triptych 2 selected at FNC Lab of Festival du nouveau cinéma, Montreal.

September 21 to 27 2012 Thunder River presented at the Anima Mundi Festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

September 19 to 23 2012 Ottawa 2012 International Animation Festival, Thunder River is selected in the Official Competition, Experimental/Abstract Animation category. Best experimental or abstract film award.

September 15 2012 «Shadow Boxing», Living Cinema performance with Bob Ostertag, International Beethoven Project Chicago.

August 31 – September 14 2012 Residency with Bob Ostertag at the Blue Mountain Center, NY, USA.

August 8 2012 Thunder River in competition at the Fantasia festival, Montreal, 16H:30, Salle J.A. De Sève.

July 25-29 2012 Thunder River in official competition at the Festival de Cinema de Avanca. Award for the best video.

14 juillet 2012 Digital Scratch, performance «live scratching directly on film/live animation and live digital processing» with Andrea Martignoni, Animator, International Animated Film Festival, Poznan, Poland. See the VIDEO.

July 13-19 2012 Pierre Hébert will attend Animator, International Animated Film Festival, in Poznan, Poland.

July 8 2012 Performance «Silence – homage to John Cage» with Étienne Noreau-Hébert, 19H:00, at the Kunstlerhaus Bethamien, Berlin. Equaly featuring the japanese group of «live cinema» Usaginingen. See the VIDEO.

July 1 2012 Four hands performance with Mazen Kerbaj, music Andrea Martignoni and Eduardo Raon. Beatbit Festival, Guimaraes, Portugal.

June 30 2012 Performance Tropismes with Eduardo Raon, Beatbit Festival, Guimaraes, Portugal.

June 30 2012 Screening of Thunder River in the Anima Expé program of the Festival international Montréal en art, Parc de l’espoir, Montreal.

June 28 2012 Conference «The definition of animation in the digital age», Beatbit Festival, Guimaraes, Portugal.

June 26-29 2012 Workshop «animation and real images», Beatbit Festival, Guimaraes, Portugal.

June 7 2012 Tropismes, perfomance avec Lori Freedman, Suoni per il Popolo Festival, Cinéma Excentris, salle Fellini, 20H:00. Also on the same evening, «16mm Experiments» with Karl Lemieux and Benny Jonas Nilsen, and Maussade (Bruno Julian).

June 7 2012 Screening of Thunder River in competition in the Animation Avant-Garde selection of the Vienna Independent Shorts Festival, Vienna.

May 29 to June 2 2012  Screening of Thunder River and of The Cage (Free Jafar Panahi) in the international competition of the Zagreb International Animation Film Festival.

May 19 2012 Sceening of Thunder River at the Montreal Underground Film Festival. Salla Rossa, Montreal

from May 9 2012 «Mouvements intérieurs» program of recent short films by Pierre Hébert at Cinema Excentris in Montréal : The Statue of Giordano Bruno (2005), Herquevillle (2007), Praha-Florenc (2010), Place Carnot-Lyon (2011), Thunder River (2011) et Triptych 2 (2012). Also, exhibition of the series of drawings «Tropisms – homage to Nathalie Sarraute». The catalogue «Tropismes» of the exhibition will be on sale at the box office.

May 8 2012 Opening of the exhibition «Tropisms – drawings by Pierre Hébert in homage to Nathalie Sarraute», and launching of the catalogue «Tropismes», at the Excentris cinema in Montreal.

May 1 2012 First copies of the Tropims exhibition catalogue delivered

May 2012 Text “La composition sonore chez Metler”, in 24 Images, no 157, May – June – July 2012.

April 19 2012 Public exercise for the future performance Tropismes at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna (Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien), at 12H30.

April 10-25 2012 Workshop at the University of Applied Arts (Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien), in Vienna.

April 5 2012 Icemoney, performance with composer and double bass player Massimo Ceccarelli and visual artist Paolo Monti, in Rome at the eTheater .

March 30 2012 Sceening of Adieu bipède in 35mm in the program Actualité de la projection at the Musée de la civilisation in Québec City. A presentation by Antitube, curated by John Blouin.

March 28 to April 1 2012 Thunder River in competition at the Holland Animation Film Festival, in Utrecht, Nederlands. Pierre Hébert will attend the festival.

March 21 2012 Presentation of the performance 49 Flies and of a masterclass at the Lisbon animated film festival (Monstra) Cinema Sao Jorge.

March 19-25 2012 Member of the jury of the international competition at the Monstra festival in Lisbon.

March 17 2012 Fête de l’animation, Lille, France, Thunder River screened in the program «From McLaren to Woloshen».

March 14-18 2012 Thunder River selected at the Regard sur le court métrage festival, Saguenay, Québec.

March 10 2012 End of the work on the image of my new film Triptych 2 made from the Vienna performance of 30/05/2011 with Andrea Martignoni.

February 19 2012 projection of Thunder River and Place Carnot-Lyon during les Rendez-vous du cinéma québéquois, 15H:00, Cinéma ONF.

February16 2012 23 drawings of the series silence in the exhibition Tonspur_Tribute to John Cage at Freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL, MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna, from February 16 to April 29 2012.

February16 2012 at 13H:00, at the Bistro SAQ of les Rendez-vous du cinéma québéquois, the carreer grant for cinema directors and scriptwriters will be given to Pierre Hébert by Mr Yvan Gauthier, CEO of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec.  See the VIDEO-1 eand the VIDEO-2.

January 31 2012 Thunder River nominated for the «best animation film Jutra award» 2011.


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