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Kevin Jerome Everson

United States

Biography

Kevin Jerome Everson (b.1965) was born and raised in Mansfield, Ohio. He has a MFA from Ohio University and a BFA from the University of Akron. He is currently an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Everson has received fellowships from the Guggenheim, NEA, NEH, Ohio Arts Council and the Virginia Museum, an American Academy Rome Prize, grants from Creative Capital and the Mid-Atlantic, residencies at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Yaddo and MacDowell Colony, and numerous university fellowships.

Everson’s films have screened at numerous international film festivals including the Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah; International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands; AFI Film Festival, Los Angeles, California; Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, Michigan (Peter Wilde Award for Technical Innovation, Eleven Eighty Two), Athens International Film Festival, Ohio (Experimental Film Award Second Shift), Black Maria Film Festival, Newark, New Jersey (Juror Prize, Best Film for Aquarius, Pictures From Dorothy and Chemistry and Directors Choice Award for 72); Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, Illinois; Cinematexas, Austin, Texas (Texas Directors Choice Award for From Pompei to Xenia); CineVegas, Las Vegas, Nevada; Courtisane Film, Video and New Media Festival, Ghent, Belgium; CPX:DOC, Copenhagen, Denmark; Curta Cinema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Entrevues Festival du Film, Belfort, France; European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruck, Germany; Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Montreal, Quebec; FID Marseille, Marseille, France; Filmfest München, Munich, Germany; Flex Film Festival, Gainesville, Florida; Huesca International Film Festival, Huesca, Spain; Images Festival, Toronto, Ontario (Best International Film Erie); IndieLisboa, Lisbon, Portugal; International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany; Media City Film Festival, Windsor, Ontario; Migrating Forms, New York City (Best Long Form Work, Erie); Milano Film Festival, Milan, Italy; Mostra Internazionale Del Nuovo Cinema, Pesaro, Italy; New York Underground Film Festival, NYC (Best Documentary Film, Spicebush, and Jury Prize, Aquarius); PDX Film Festival, Portland, Oregon; Punto de Vista, Pamplona Spain; Recontres International, Berlin, Madrid, Paris; San Francisco International Film Festival, San Francisco, California; Shorts International, New York; South by Southwest Film Festival, Austin, Texas (Best Experimental Short Film Thermostat); Virginia Film Festival, Charlottesville, Virginia and Wavelengths, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Ontario.


Filmography:
Spicebush, 2005
Cinnamon, 2006
The Golden Age of Fish, 2008
Erie, 2010
Quality Control, 2011

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Trace of the future according to Kevin Jerome Everson

Une trace du futur selon Kevin Jerome Everson (Orig.) / 2014 / United Kingdom / 2 min

Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival's anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future.

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