Philip Szporer is a freelance writer, filmmaker and international lecturer living in Montreal. He is a Scholar in Residence at the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival and was awarded a Pew Fellowship for the National Dance/Media Project at the University of California (Los Angeles). He also is a lecturer in the Contemporary Dance Department at Concordia University. Publication credits include Hour, Ballettanz, and The Dance Current. A chapter on Canadian dance for the screen appeared in the publication project, Envisioning Dance on Film and Video (Routledge Press). Co-founder with filmmaker Marlene Millar of the arts film and video production house, Mouvement Perpétuel, they have co-directed and produced a number of documentaries (Moments in Motion, Raising the Bar: The Fresh Voices Project, Byron Chief-Moon: Grey Horse Rider) and experimental short films (The Hunt, Butte, a soft place to fall, The Greater the weight) currently airing on Bravo! and APTN.