Ted Passon is a 24 year old award-winning film and video maker whose work focuses on the humor, struggles, and revelations involved in merging the world around us with the world that we choose to create. Named an "Up and Coming Young Artist to Watch" by the Philadelphia Weekly, his work has been exhibited in film festivals, galleries, colleges, DIY spaces, and other venues around the US and abroad.
His film Robot Boy has won over six awards and has been broadcast on WTTW television in Chicago. It is featured on a release from Filmmovement and is an in-flight movie on Continental Airlines. In 2006 it will complete a national tour of 48 states with the Gadabout Film Festival. His film Red Bugs was featured exhibitions at the Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art, The Museo Tomayo Arte de Contemporaneo in Mexico City, and the Beacon Institute of Contemporary Art in NY.
In addition to filmmaking, Ted has curated film screenings for the Rotterdam Film Festival, The New York Underground Film Festival, the 180 Meridian Cinema in Fiji, the touring UnAmerican Film Festival, the Projet Mobilivre-Bookmobile Project, and for two years was the director of the ten-day Celluloid Sideshow Film Screening Series at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
Ted also works with Concrete Pictures where he helped develop Moovlab, a production facility that spent two years creating experimental video art in High-Definition for the LAB HD channel on the DISH network. Ted scouted, aquired, and produced work for the channel from over 80 outside artists.
Ted resides in Philadelphia working on new projects and is a member and co-founder of the Small Change film screening series, which presents monthly screenings of experimental films and videos in a wide range of venues. He also lives in and is a co-founder of the Padlock Gallery, an ex-living room gallery space that houses monthly exhibits from Philadelphia-based artists.
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