December 5 – 19, 2017
VIDEOPAINT is an exhibition of animated celluloid frames by Juno nominated designer and animator Anne Douris. The exhibition features individual painted frames from Douris’ contributions to a variety of animations for short films and Canadian bands. Douris’ diverse aesthetic and ability to invent compelling narratives through her unique style of animation are highlighted as each moment of animation is displayed simultaneously on the gallery walls. All frames will be available for purchase, ranging from $10-$50.
Anne Douris is a director, production designer, animator and Juno-nominated graphic designer from Toronto, Ontario. Her hand-painted animated shorts have been showcased in the Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF),the Toronto Youth Shorts Festival, on PBS’ Reel 13, and in MTV’s “Art Breaks”. Her music video work has been featured on Stereogum, NME Magazine, HelloGiggles, Exclaim!, NOW Magazine, Indie 88, and Much Music.
Anne has previously headed Royal Mountain Records’ art department, designing album artwork, concert posters, set pieces and merchandise. Her design work on Hollerado’s “WHITE PAINT” – an ambitious project that involved hand-painting 10,000 record and CD covers with a group of friends – earned her a Juno nomination for Album Packaging in 2014.
Recently, she has been production designing a number of projects at Last Frame Pictures Inc. – working on music videos including Tokyo Police Club’s ”Not My Girl”, as well as narrative short films, designing and constructing special effects. In 2016 she produced and production designed her first feature film, “CLEAN”, a horror/comedy about a possessed roomba vacuum cleaner, which will be released in fall 2017.
Anne continues to work alongside recording artists to create compelling online content – employing animation and practical effects , contributing to their
social strategies and defining their visual brands. Not afraid to get messy, Anne’s work focuses on creating vibrant imagery from physical materials with a keen attention to detail – every little thing in the frame has a part to play in the story.