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Amnon Buchbinder

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B: 1958 in Missouri
D: November 30, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario

Amnon Buchbinder began making movies when he was given a Super 8 camera for his 12th birthday. His short films span most genres including dramatic, experimental, documentary, and performing arts, and have been screened at festivals around the world. He was Associate Professor of Screenwriting in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design at York University, where he had taught screenwriting since 1995. His critically acclaimed, Genie Award-winning first feature film The Fishing Trip was made in collaboration with his students. He also taught professional screenwriting workshops and worked as a creative consultant and story editor with filmmakers, producers, and screenwriters across Canada. He was previously a Programmer with the Toronto International Film Festival and Director of Programming at the Vancouver International Film Festival. He received his BFA and MFA in Film at California Institute of the Arts.

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Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Criminal Language (1981, short, co-directed with John A. Owen III)
Oroboros (1983)

Seed (1998, short, co-directed with Muriel Miguel)
The Fishing Trip (1998)

Whole New Thing (2005)
Travelling Medicine Show (VR-2008, short)

Travelling Medicine Show: Apocalypse (2011, short)
Travelling Medicine Show: Transformation (2014, documentary)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Oroboros (1983)

Whole New Thing (2005)
Travelling Medicine Show (VR-2008, short)

Credits as a Producer:
Oroboros (1983)

The Fishing Trip (1998)

Travelling Medicine Show: Apocalypse (2011, short)
Travelling Medicine Show: Transformation (2014, documentary)

Whole New Thing, movie, poster,