P R O F I L E
Algis Kemezys is a seasoned image maker both in still photography and video. His photography has been exhibited worldwide while his mostly-documentary videos have played in international festivals and won prizes. He conceives, he directs, he shoots, he edits, and does voice-overs. Final-Cut Studio; Soundtrack Pro; Motion; Titles; Color Correction.
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"Algis Kemezys is a guy who can photograph anything , and isn't it
wonderful to see a real artist at work...! " Mary Hardiman The New YorkTimes 1999
" Kemezys is like a modern day Henri Cartier Bresson only with multiple levels of consciousness. Popular Photography Magazine 1984
RECENT CREDITS: 2007-08
Media Factory Show TV #23 by NetShows on the Cox Cable Network Shapeshifter Prequil Video Shown across the USA and Europe
Assignment Earth Yahoo Video: Blue Green Algae
Webshots.com Featured Photographic Portfolio, April 2008 “My natural stone sculptures on Crete, Greece”
Yahoo Video @ HYPERLINK "http://yahoo.com/" yahoo.com Featured Video “Quantum Physics In India” under Science & Environment
Chicago Short Film Festival Shapeshifter 30-minute version
Festival De Cine International De Barcelona Shapeshifter
United Nations Environmental Film Festival: Mimetoliths
INDEPENDENT FILM & VIDEO
as Director, Cinematographer, Editor:
MasterClass (2008) 45 minutes. Interview with Oscar-winning cinematographer Walter Lassally at and near his home in Crete.
Shapeshifter (2007) 30 minutes. Reality-drama about a man facing his own mortality. Shot in India and Montreal
Mimetoliths (2006) 60 minutes. Documentary about mythology and the rock formations of Greece.
Featured in: Cyprus International Film Festival; Asterfest, Macedonia;
Ecofilms Festival, Rodos; Charlotte, North Carolina’s Cackalaky
Film Festival; and in all four locations (Alaska, Arizona, Oregon, New
Zealand) of the Night Gallery Film Festival.
Distributor TPI International (Chantilly, Virginia)
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Faces of Myth (2004) 60 minutes. Documentary about Crete.
Official selection Thessaloniki Documentary Festival; Maine International Film Festival; Ecofilms Festival, Rodos; co-produced by the NFB.
Distributor: Vtape (Toronto).
Wall Stories (1990) Toronto 60 minutes. Art video of personal peoples stories in front of a wall of images.
Official selection atTorino International Film Festival and various video-art events. VTape
SHORT FILMS (a selection):
Lost and Found Menagerie
Byron’s Greek Path
Environmental Sand Trap
The Cave of Rigologos
Quantum Physics in India