Monthly Archives: June 2016

So Faraway & Blue

“… like a tormented David Lynch dreamscape, unreeling in slo-mo…” – Matt Hays, Montréal Mirror “Powerful & poetic.” – Patrick Gauthier, Le Journal de Montréal   Feature film by Roy Cross 35mm, b&w, 78 minutes, 2003 Detail: After entirely screwing … Continue reading

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The last projection

The Last Projection, is speculative fiction and was first published in Matrix Magazine #78 in the Fall 2007 edition. The Last Projection by Roy Cross “Projecting a film will become first a special circumstance, then a rare occurrence, and finally … Continue reading

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Heavy Blue

Thirty-eight years ago, near a small prairie town, an off-duty police officer driving over 100 miles per hour, ran down four teenagers riding motorcycles. Three of the teenagers were killed instantly. The uninjured police officer fled the crime scene, and … Continue reading

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The Last Ride to Blue Wonder

Fiction, feature length script. Synopsis: A woman returns home to a small prairie town to expose systemic child abuse within a seemingly innocent community service club. Dark forces rise to undermine her quest when it is discovered many upstanding citizens … Continue reading

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Breeze

Synopsis: A woman reflects on a broken relationship and laments for a lost child. The film is told through a collage of memories and flashbacks. Detail: This film was shot on Super16mm Kodak Vision 250D in all natural light over … Continue reading

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I like to kiss

A film by Roy Cross 2 minutes with sound Synopsis: An erotic desire. A woman and a man like to kiss, so they kiss! Shot on 35mm and processed by hand in a rewind tank. Starring Ariane Li Simard Côté, … Continue reading

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A Portrait in a Letter (Somewhere in England)

Synopsis: The film is a portrait of WWII airman –John Broughton. Born and raised in a small Saskatchewan town, he suffered extensive burns to his face and body when the bomber he was aboard crashed in England. He underwent a … Continue reading

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Dream Of The Woman In Blue

Synopsis: A woman, a child, a river, running. Spinning and swinging, dreaming and playing. Lost. Scared… and fading away. Intent: Somehow, I have found my way back to the beginning. Silent cinema has long lost its audience, just as our … Continue reading

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One morning in June

Synopsis: A woman wants to tell her lover something he already suspects. Before she can say anything, he ditches her early one morning. Does she want him if he comes back? Detail: This was my first crack at shooting digital. … Continue reading

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A Dark Blue Sky

A twenty minute diary film that explores concepts of fatherhood and home after divorce fractures the family unit. The film was funded in part by the Canada Council.

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