Shane Christian Eason

Christian Eason

About

Shane Christian Eason 
BFA, Film, University of Regina 
MFA, Studio Art, Cinema, Concordia University

Email: eason@fau.edu 
Phone: (954) 236-1374 
Office: Davie LA-414 
Areas of Expertise: Documentary Film, Experimental Film, Expanded Cinema

Shane Eason is a Canadian-born film & video artist, curator, photographer, and educator living in the US. His formal experimental and documentary films are conscience studies in the discourse of abstraction, memory, and identity. His film works have been screened and exhibited internationally amongst film festivals and art galleries. His latest award winning film project "PAPA" is a feature documentary that chronicles the Ernest "Papa" Hemingway Look-alike Contest annually held in Key West, FL. He is currently the Multimedia Production Coordinator and an Assistant Professor teaching film production with the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies at Florida Atlantic University.

Projects in Development

Rockets Red Glare (Long-form Experimental Film)

Sin Bin (Experimental Video Wall)

Works of the Flesh: Fourth Study (Experimental Film and Light-box Series)

Recent Exhibition and Conference Presentations

One Roll Challenge (Los Angeles, CA)

FAU Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition (Boca Raton, FL)

1:1 Super 8 Cinema Soirée (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

AFC Global Film Festival (Kolkata, India)

Cardiff International Film Festival (Cardiff, United Kingdom)

3rd Annual Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival (Tampa, FL)

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film FestivalPune (Maharashtra, India)

5th Annual Key West Film Festival (Key West, FL) 

5th Annual YES Film Festival (Columbus, IN)

5th Annual Madrid International Film Festival (Madrid, Spain)

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival Filmed in Broward Series: Take 2 (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

XVIIth Biennial International Ernest Hemingway Conference (Chicago, IL)

4th Annual Jerome Indie Film & Music Festival (Jerome, AZ)

21st Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival (West Palm Beach, FL)

6th Annual Fort Myers Film Festival (Fort Myers, FL)

Recent Film Nominations and Awards

Nomination for Best Feature Documentary - The Digital Ticket (Los Angeles, CA)

Nomination for Best Documentary - 3rd Annual Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival (Tampa, FL)

Nomination for Best Feature Documentary -  5th Annual YES Film Festival (Columbus, IN)

Nomination & Winner for Best Story & Best Editing of a Documentary - 5th Annual Madrid International Film Festival (Madrid, Spain)

Nomination for Best Feature Documentary - 21st Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival (West Palm Beach, FL)

Recent Completed Projects

He Sees Dead People (Experimental Super 8 Short)

Mangroves (Experimental Super 8/Digital Short)

PAPA (Feature Documentary)

The ‘Cos (Experimental Super 8 Short)

Ascend + Descend (Experimental Digital Short)

KFLL | Squawk | 0.9HZ (Experimental Super 8/Digital Short)

Upcoming Exhibition and Conference Presentations

XVIII Biennial International Ernest Hemingway Conference (Paris, France)

Current Distribution and Publication (PAPA)

The Digital Ticket (Los Angeles, CA) 

PAPA 

Vimeo

YouTube

Facebook

Twitter

Website

1:1 Super 8 Cinema Soirée

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Flamingo Film Festival

Vimeo

YouTube

Facebook

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Instagram

Website

Film Freeway

Recent Press

Focal Point, Degrees Magazine (Vol. 29, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2017)

An excellent film when you don’t want anything taxing and just want to smile., INFLUX Magazine

A Cute Little Slice of Life, IMDb

Filmed in Broward Opening Night, Broward Arts

PAPA, FILM - The Magazine (Issue 007; p. 24-26, 64)

In Documentary “PAPA” Hemingway Look-Alike Stress the Importance of Being Ernest, Sun-Sentinel

Best Events, SouthFlorida.com

Filmed in Broward: Take 2, Miramar-Pembroke Pines City News (p. 22)

That’s a Local Wrap, New Times

The Key West ShuffleTheHemingwayProject.com

Recent Curatorial and Programming

American Youth Film Festival (Atlanta, GA)

Flamingo Film Festival (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

1:1 Super 8 Cinema Soirée (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

Camera Chronological: Experimental Super 8 Shorts w/ guest filmmaker Melisa Aller (Argentina)

Key West Film Festival (Key West, FL)

Past Curatorial and Programming

Films for 1 to 8 Projectors w/ guest filmmaker Roger Beebe (USA)

Reel 7 microCINEMA

NUDIBRANCH microCINEMA

From the Gutter: California Punk Films, 1978-1986

Box Car Jockey w/ guest filmmaker Bill Daniel (USA)

 

Courses

DIG 3253C: Digital Audio Rec and Editing

RTV 3260: Video Production

RTV 3229: Experimental Video Production *

RTV 3339 Documentary Video Production *

FIL 4613 Exhibition Practices in Film, Video & New Media *

* cross-lists as Graduate elective

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