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John Kneller

John Kneller

Faculty, Bachelor of Film and Television


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John Kneller graduated from the University of Toronto, Cinema Studies program in 1988. Later studies were at York University leading to an MFA in film production in 2007. The trilogy of experimental films “Continuum” was a part of the resulting thesis. The films have been shown at numerous film festivals in Canada, the United States, Europe, South Korea, and Syria.  He has long been an optical printing specialist. Recently, the emphasis in his films has shifted towards a digital synthesis of motion control, animation, and time-lapse cinematography.  He currently teaches film full time at Sheridan College in the BFTV program. He still practices freelance specialized optical/digital printing with clients such as the CFMDC, Atom Egoyan, Nicholas Ponti, Daichi Saito, Echo Park Film Center, Phil Hoffman, and Alexandre Larose. He has been involved most recently in teaching engagements at Film Universities/Institutes in China.