Christopher Rohde (b. 1983) is an award-winning filmmaker from Ottawa, Ontario. His video The Pink Ghosts
(2006) was screened across Canada and was one of the first four films
selected for the inaugural edition of EnRoute, Air Canada’s in-flight
film festival. Odd One Out (2014) was screened internationally
and won awards for Best Film by an Emerging Filmmaker at the Jasper
Short Film and Media Arts Festival and Best Director (Experimental) at
the 2015 Ottawa Independent Video Awards. He received his M.A. in Film
Studies from Carleton University in 2007. He was a member of Available
Light Screening Collective from 2006 to 2013 and curated several
programmes for the group including Stellar Regions: Jazz & Avant-Garde Film and Raw Power: Rock & Avant-Garde Film.
From 2010 to 2014, he was the Programmer at SAW Video Media Art Centre,
a dynamic artist-run-centre in the nation’s capital, where he curated
dozens of screenings, installations, exhibitions, performances and other
projects with many of Canada’s top media artists.