Iris Urve Pääbo

Place of birth: Hässleholm, Sweden

Profession: Filmmaker and multimedia artist

Selected credits: (motion picture/TV/theatrical & recorded credits)

Filmmaker: "I've Got A Little Brother", 1982; "My Quills Click When I Walk", 1983; "Bon Vivant", 1985; "Wake Up/Wake Up", 1990; "Leaving the Poisons Behind", 1991; "Teknicly Inkorect", 1996; "Seasons of the Loon", 1999-2000 (work-in-progress, National Film Board).

Theatre: Composer and co-playwright: "Cab Array", 1986, Group of Several, DuMaurier Theatre; "Projections", 1987, Group of Several, Nathan Cohen Studio, "DIEF!" 1999-2000, work-in-progress; Playwright: "4Bags2Stones", 1992, Broomstick Productions, Theatre Centre.

Theatre Performer: "Heaven Will Protect The Working Girl", Pears' Cabaret, 1979; "Nurscapades", RNAO, 1985; "Ten Lost Years" and other plays, Toronto Worskhop Productions, 1973-84; voice-over narration for "Oh, Dad!" film by Jonathan Amitay, 1987, Artist/witness: "Mother's Day", Invisible Woman Street Theatre, 1997.

Music composition: "Nova Scotia Brothers", CBC Radio, 1982; "Everybody's Children", TVOntario, 1982; "Where the Heart Is", TVOntario, 1991; "The Swan", film by E. Lewis, 1992; "Do Something", film by Tony Arnold, 1999.

Illustration: Children's: Academic Press, 1985, Annick Press, 1986.
Broadcast animatics: TVOntario, 1987 to 1996. Editorial: Globe & Mail, Starweek, NFB, Southam, Enroute magazine & others, 1990 to date.

Animator: "It Starts With A Whisper", Bay of Quinte Productions, 1991; "History of Women", Skyworks/TVO, 1992; "Earthboy", Animation Group, 1997; Sesame Street, Electrosol, UPS, Northern Telecom, CD-ROM publishers, software developers, and others, 1990 to date.

Audio art: NO MO PO MO, and UMBILICUS, CIUT Radio, 1996.

Exhibitions: Solo Show, "Leaving the Poisons Behind" - Part II, Scarborough Arts Centre, 1996; Group Shows, Deleon White Gallery, 1997; EKKT 1997 and 1998.

Affiliations: Toronto Animated Image Society, Visual Arts Ontario, Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre, SOCAN, EKKT.

Misc.: recipient of various grants and commissions; various lectures and public speeches; print and broadcast interviews; articles and reviews; member of various juries and panels.

Sündinud Hässleholmis, Rootsis. Elukutselt filmija, filmitegija ja multimeedia kunstnik. Tunnustust saanud filmi, TV ja teatri alal.

Esinenud teatris alates 1975.a. Olnud teatris komponist ja abi-näitekirjanik. Näitekirjanikuna loonud "4 kotti 2 kivi" 1992, Broomstick Production, Teatri Keskuses.

Komponeerinud muusikat: "Nova Scotia vennad", CBC Raadio, 1982, "Igaühe lapsed", TV Ontario, 1982, "Kus süda on", TV Ontario 1991, E. Lewise filmile "Luik" 1992, Tony Arnoldi filmile "Tee midagi" 1999.

Illustreerinud lastele: Academic Press 1985, Annick Press 1986.
Broadcast animatics: TV Ontario 1987-1996. Juhtkirju: Globe & Mail, Starweek, NFB, Southam, ajakiri Enroute jm. 1990.a.-st kuni tänaseni.

Animaator, joonistusfilmi meister 1991.a.-st kuni tänaseni.
Audio-kunst - NO MO PO MO ja Umbilicus, CIUT Raadio 1996.

Näitused -ühe-mehe näitus "Jättes maha mürgid" II osa, Scarborough Arts Centre 1996. Grupinäitused - Deleon White Gallery, 1997, EKKT 1997, 1998 ja 1999.

On järgmiste ühenduste liige: Toronto Animated Image Society, Visual Arts Ontario, Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre, SOCAN ja EKKT.
Saanud palju tunnustusi, auhindu, tellimisi, toetusi, pidanud loenguid, olnud züürii liige ja osalenud paneelidel. Märgitud paljudes artiklites, intervjuudes, nii ajalehtedes kui filmis. Elab Torontos.