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PORTFOLIO SNAPSHOT

A few favorite projects

ANIMALS FOR AFRICA

Hand-crafted, folk-art-inspired stuffed animals, made and exchanged to improve the lives of vulnerable women and children in Malawi and Uganda. A not-for-profit community art program created and directed by Robbyn Layne McGill from 2011-2013.

ART & ECOLOGY IN COSTA RICA

An artist residency and video project with The ComunicArte Project (CAP) in Punta Banco, Costa Rica that evolved into a collaboration and  three-week study abroad program for student teaching artists.

THE DAY I BECAME HAPPIER THAN MY PSYCHIATRIST

Winner of the Judges Honorable Mention award (Humboldt Film Festival, 2006). Hand-processed, 16mm found-footage juxtaposed with live-action based on a story written by Catalina Troshev. Produced and directed by Robbyn Layne McGill.

FEAR OF FALLING

Hand-manipulated 16mm film images created for a performance collaboration. Inspired by James Dickey's Falling, a poem about a flight attendant who falls to her death over Kansas after being sucked out of airplane.

LIMERENCE

A psychological ride through a love-addicted mind, created with hand-painted, directly manipulated found film footage and found sounds. Created by Robbyn Layne McGill in 2003.

OTHER CINEMA

Artist profile on an infamous underground filmmaker and his alternative microcinema in San Francisco. Written, produced and directed for Current TV.

EXTRA ACTION MARCHING BAND

A provocative video profile on the racy and raucous Extra Action Marching Band. Created for Current TV.