XL Outer Worlds Project Team
Janine Marchessault, Curator
Janine Marchessault is a founder of the Future Cinema Lab, and the 2014-2016 inaugural Director of Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts Research at York. In 2012, she was awarded a Trudeau Fellowship to pursue her curatorial and public art research, and is an on-going member of the CinemaExpo67.ca research group and the Public Access Collective. She is the author of Ecstatic Worlds: Media, Utopias and Ecologies (MIT 2017); Cosmic Media: Marshall McLuhan (Sage 2005); and (co)editor of numerous collections including 3D Cinema and Beyond (Intellect/ University of Chicago Press 2013); Reimagining Cinema: Film at Expo 67 (MQUP 2014) and Cartographies of Place: Navigating the Urban (MQUP 2014). A past President of the Film Studies Association of Canada, she has held faculty positions at McGill University, Ryerson University and has taught at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV. Recent collections include The Oxford Guide to Canadian Cinema; and Process Cinema: HandMade Film in the Digital Age.
Christian Kroitor, Producer
Christian Kroitor has been active in the stereoscopic 3D film industry for 10+ years. For the last 8 years, he has been working exclusively in high-end 3D film production, post, and custom technology implementations. Previously, he has consulted on projects ranging from 3D theatre construction to high-end camera system development. He also works on specialized stereoscopic 3D animation software called SANDDE, an innovative drawing tool allowing artists to draw in three dimensions. As the grandson of one of the founders of IMAX, he was introduced to specialized 3D and large format filmmaking at a young age.
Raised in the Netherlands, he now lives in Toronto, Canada.
Jessica Mulvogue, Project Manager
Jessica Mulvogue is a Mitacs Postdoctoral Fellow at the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University and a part-time instructor at Ryerson University. She holds a PhD in Cinema and Media Studies from York University and an MA in Film Studies from University College London. Jessica’s research areas include eco media and petroculture studies, documentary film, expanded cinema, and digital media and film theory. She is co-editing a book on interactive documentary with Dr. Mike Baker and has a forthcoming chapter in the Oxford Handbook of Canadian Cinema. She has written works published in Transformations journal, the Journal of Visual Culture, and in Time Being: The Moving Images of Daniel Cockburn.
Jorge Zavagno, Post-Production Supervisor
Jorge Zavagno is a Montreal-based post production supervisor. He studied Communications at Concordia University, and has done post production work on a number of IMAX and independent documentaries. Jorge has been involved in films by directors Stephen Low, Laura Bari, Pablo Alvarez-Mesa, Leila Sujir, and others. In 2013 Jorge founded Lunera Productions, which offers services ranging from 3D Stereoscopic video to Large Format post-production.