The Messenger Documentary

Creating The Messenger Documentary was by far one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of my lifetime.  The project took several years to complete. We filmed on three continents, but my journey as a filmmaker began with a simple realization that occurred very close to home. My family has a humble cottage about three hours north east of ...

#ARTCOP21 A Different Tomorrow

In conjunction with Ikono TV ART SPEAKS OUT, I was invited to write a blogpost for a website I very much admire; ARTISTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE. There is more than one way to look at the world, and scientists, like artists begin with questions, and both practices push the boundaries of knowledge and perception... Read the post ...

December 5, 2015 at 6PM (CET) “Art Speaks Out” 24h Digital Event for the Environment

ART SPEAKS OUT I’m thrilled to have two short works Bear and Drowning London included in ikonoTV’s official ArtCop21 event ART SPEAKS OUT, an on-air exhibition of international video works that reflect upon urgent global issues such as ecological devastation and climate change. On the occasion of the UN Climate Conference COP21 in Paris, ikonoTV broadcasts its ...

As Soon As Weather Will Permit wins big at the Imagine Science Film Festival in New York

Imagine Science Film Festival "After much deliberation by our Jury, the awards went to the following films:
Nature Scientific Merit Award - given to the film that best exemplifies science in narrative filmmaking in a compelling, credible, and inspiring manner.
 Runner Up: As Soon as Weather Will Permit, by Su Rynard.
Nature People's Choice Award - given to the ...

The Messenger Documentary wins Awards

Jackson Hole winner laurels

On October 1, in Jackson, Wyoming, THE MESSENGER was honored with a Best Conservation Program Award at the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festivals’ Grand Teton Awards Gala.  The Best Conservation Program Award is “Awarded to the program that most effectively contributes to an awareness of timely and relevant conservation issues and/or solutions.”  Finalists included Racing Extinction, and I Bought ...

Human Nature, University of Sask Art Galleries, Oct 9 – Dec 15 2015

HUMAN NATURE Curated by Corinna Ghaznavi Artists featured: Mary Anne Barkhouse (Minden), Panya Clark Espinal (Toronto), John Dickson (Toronto), Soheila Esfahani (Waterloo), FASTWÜRMS (Creemore), Martin Golland (Ottawa), Sherri Hay (Toronto), Kelly Jazvac (London), Gareth Lichty (Kitchener),  Gavin Lynch (Ottawa), Lisa Myers (Port Severn), David Ruben Piqtoukun (Sutton West), Su Rynard (Toronto), TH&B (Hamilton) We live in a world ...

Sonic Geography

I was delighted to be invited by Musicworks editor Jenny Punter to write an article for the Sonic Geography component of Musicworks magazine. Musicworks is dedicated to the development of new and passionate audiences for experimental music. Enjoy! https://www.musicworks.ca/featured-article/sonic-geography/avian-message

The Messenger – world Premiere at Hot Docs Toronto 2015

The world premiere for the feature documentary The Messenger took place on April 28, 2015 at the prestigious Hot Docs festival in Toronto Canada. After the final screening, audience votes were tallied for the Vimeo On Demand Audience Award. The third place winner is THE MESSENGER (D: Su Rynard; Canada, France). THE MESSENGER is a visually thrilling ode ...