Discipline: Film/Video – experimental

Calum Walter

Discipline: Film/Video – experimental
Region: Chicago, IL
MacDowell Fellowships: 2018

Calum Walter is an artist focusing on sound and the moving image. His work has screened at places including the New York Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Slamdance, FIC Valdivia, and Ann Arbor Film Festival. He lives in Chicago and teaches in the department of radio, television and film at Northwestern University. While at MacDowell, completed the majority of editing and sound design on a short science fiction film that he intended to send out to festivals in summer of 2018. including Toronto, New York, and Rotterdam.



Calum Walter worked in the Sprague-Smith studio.

In January of 1976, the original Sprague-Smith Studio — built in 1915–1916 and funded by music students of Mrs. Charles Sprague-Smith of the Veltin School — was destroyed by fire. Redesigned by William Gnade, Sr., a Peterborough builder, the fieldstone structure was rebuilt the same year from the foundation up, reusing the original fieldstone. A few…

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