Kara Blake is a Montreal based filmmaker whose creative projects range from short films and music videos to live performance visuals and art installations. Working as a director, editor and compositor, Kara is dedicated to exploring the integration of documentary, fiction and experimental approaches. Kara’s keen attention to sound and music permeates her work as does her fascination with revisiting and reinterpreting the past using archival materials. Kara’s films have been shown internationally at festivals and venues including the Museum of Modern Art New York, Telluride, CPH:DOX, Bravo and the Independent Film Channel. The Delian Mode, an experimental documentary about electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire, had the distinction of winning both a Genie Award, and the HotDocs Award for Best Short Documentary in 2009. As editor and compositor, Kara has worked with partners such as the National Film Board, Moment Factory, Canadian Broadcast Corporation, and a large number of independent film and television producers. Kara holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree in film production from Ryerson University in Toronto and a Masters of Fine Arts degree from Concordia University in Montreal where she continues to live and create.