Kyath Battie

Film Department

Office: ED 239.3
Phone: 306-585-4785

Research interests
Mysteries, landscapes, documentary, sound design, darkroom photography, experimental
fiction, cinematography.

Kyath Battie’s work often explores nocturnal spaces and fictionalized encounters, examining the
duality of realism and fantasy, through hybrid fiction and intimate non-fiction portraits. Working
fluently in 16mm, photo-chemical processes, and digital forms, her work often embodies story
elements such as tension and anticipation through acute site-specific cinematography and

Her work has been shown at festivals and galleries internationally, including Ji.Hlava IDFF
(Prague), L’Alternativa Film Festival (Barcelona), Oberhausen Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen (Germany),
Edinburgh International Film Festival, Images Festival (Canada), Rotterdam IDFF, National Screen
Institute (NSI Canada), WNDX Festival of Moving Image (Canada), Ann Arbor Film Festival (USA),
Experimental Film Guanajuato, (Mexico), Antimatter Media Art (Canada), Yorkton Film Festival,
School of Art Gallery (University of Manitoba), Lobocine - Films From the Science New Wave, and The
Singapore Art Science Museum.

York University, (MFA Film Production) 2012
Emily Carr University of Art and Design, (BFA) 1998 RECENT WORKS OF NOTE
A Tapestry of Light and Land, (Work-in-Progress, 16mm, 2022)
Senescent Vivarium Soundtrack Album Release, (Hotham Sound Recordings, 2022) Congress, (16mm/HD, 4
mins, 2020)
Night Garden, (HD & SD Video, 6 mins, 2019)
Senescent Vivarium, (16mm, 7 mins, 2018)