Marlene Millar is a Canadian film director, producer, editor and instructor. Her practice in documentary, dance-media and performance-based production has been supported by the Quebec and Canadian arts councils and the National Film Board of Canada. In 1999 Marlene was awarded a Dance Media Fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles, and in 2001 Marlene and long time collaborator Philip Szporer founded Mouvement Perpétuel, an award winning production company specializing in arts programming. Marlene mentors emerging filmmakers across Canada, speaks regularly at international events and has led filmmaking workshops in Burkina Faso, Vienna, Montreal, Helsinki and Nunavut.
Philip Szporer is a Montréal-based freelance writer, filmmaker and lecturer. Recipient of the 2010 Jacqueline Lemieux Prize, Scholar-in-Residence at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and a former Pew Fellow at UCLA, Philip teaches at Concordia University, and contributes to The Dance Current, Dance Magazine, and Tanz. In 2001, Philip along with Marlene Millar co-founded the award-winning arts film production company Mouvement Perpétuel. They co-direct and produce documentaries and short dance films seen widely at festivals and at major events such as the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the 2010 Shanghai Expo, and a UNESCO tour of Latin America.
Edward C. (Ted) Warburton, Professor of Dance, University of California at Santa Cruz. Ted received his early dance training at the (U)North Carolina School of the Arts and danced professionally with American Ballet Theater II, Houston Ballet and Boston Ballet. His interdisciplinary interests in dance cognition, creativity, and technology stem from graduate work at Harvard University where he completed a doctorate in human development and psychology