Vern Hume

Vern Hume has been an active video producer since 1981. He was a founding member of Video Pool in Winnipeg and since 1985 has worked as co-ordinator of EM/Media in Calgary. He was a co-organizer of the first Plains Canada Film and Video Conference held in Calgary in 1985. His work has been shown in various exhibitions in Canada. Over the last two decades he has been working collaboratively with Calgary writer and artist Leila Sujir.



1986, 24:30 minutes, colour, English

Vacation / Vacances

1986, 12:30 minutes, colour, English


1985, 58:00 minutes, colour, English

Land of Milk And Honey

1985, 18:00 minutes, colour, English

Boom Town

1985, 12:00 minutes, colour, English


1983, 14:00 minutes, colour, English

Obsessively Imminent

1982, 14:00 minutes, colour, English

Critical Writing

Abundant Harvest: The Recordings of Calgary Video Artists and...
by Karen Knights. Expanded Standard Timeline: Artists and Electronic Media in Calgary, EMMEDIA 1980 Through 2005, 2009. Calgary, Alberta: EMMEDIA, 2009.
Within and Without: Reconstructing Regional Identity
by Sarah Murphy. Fuse, Spring 1990, v. 13, no. 4.
Images '89
by Donna Lypchuk. Cinema Canada, Sept. 1989.
Glenbow exhibit a critical success for Sujir
by R H. MRC News, Oct. 26, 1989.
Winnipeg Perspective 1985 Video
by Shirley Madill. The Winnipeg Perspective, 1985. Winnipeg: The Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1985.
Snafus Snip Video Perspective
by Randal McIlroy. Winnipeg Free Press, Mar. 2, 1985.
Film Video Plains
by Verne Hume et al. Calgary: EM/MEDIA, 1985.
Collection demonstrates flexibility of film
by Fred Haeseker. Calgary Herald, Dec. 10, 1984.
Tribal T.V.: New Video and Democracy on the Praries after Modernism
by A. Rushton. Arts Manitoba, Summer 1983, v. 2, no. 3.
Video Pool Inc.
by Andrea Philp. Video Guide, Winter 1983, v. 5, no. 5.