Artist

Judith Doyle

Judith Doyle is a filmmaker and writer living in Toronto. In 1978 Doyle co-founded Rumour Publications with Fred Gaysek at 720 Queen West, Toronto (titles include "Kathy Goes to Haiti" by Kathy Acker) and Worldpool, an organization of artists using telecommunications technologies such as slow-scan video transmission, proto-fax machines and early portable computers. Her first films, Private Property / Public History and Launch premiered in 1982 in the A Space series Language and Representation curated by Philip Monk. Her performances (often including spoken word and projected text) were presented across Canada at venues including The Western Front, the Power Plant and the Funnel Experimental Film Center, where she worked and curated in the mid-80's. Her documentary films Eye of the Mask : Theatre Nicaragua (1985) and Lac La Croix (1988) have screened internationally. Her feature Wasaga premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 1994 and continues to play on Bravo TV. Doyle's short the last split second (1998) won the 1999 Chameleon Award for Best Documentary at the Williamsburg/Brooklyn Film Festival, with a tour including the Metropolitan Museum, NYC, Anthology Film Archives, the Brooklyn Museum, the Pratt Institute and Millenium Film Workshop. "fox : future " in film and non-linear versions, commissioned by Pleasure Dome and screened at the Williamsburg Brooklyn Film Festival in NYC.

Videography

animal movies: (Fox Past)

2000, 11:00 minutes, colour/B&W, English

the last split second

1998, 07:00 minutes, colour/B&W, English

Christy Cameron: Legionella's Manifesto

1998, 04:45 minutes, colour/B&W, English

Artists' Television

1993, 54:00 minutes, colour, english

The Seventh Fire Elders Teaching

1991, 17:30 minutes, colour, English

Critical Writing

And they're at the post...: Noises Off
by Unknown. The Globe and Mail, Apr. 7 Spring, 1993. Toronto: The Globe and Mail, 1993.
Middle East in focus at Images 91 festival
by Randi Spires. The Toronto Star, June 8, 1991.
Within and Without: Reconstructing Regional Identity
by Sarah Murphy. Fuse, Spring 1990, v. 13, no. 4.
The Grierson Seminar
by Unknown. Cinema Canada, Feb. 1986, no. 127.
222 Warehouse
by Judith Doyle. Parachute, Fall 1980, no. 20.