Kyle Brandys

Playtime: Three Shorts by Justin Tan, Kyla Stone, and Jackson McMurdo

Preceding The Novelist’s Film, Hong Sangsoo’s latest work examining the practice of filmmaking among creative communities, is a triptych of short films by student filmmakers from Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU), one of the last film schools in North America to require freshmen to shoot on 16mm film. Unified by the use of black-and-white stock in Bolex cameras—which necessitates non-synchronous sound—each film serves as a rich exploration of cinematic time under the singular visions of three emerging artists.
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