I’ve been directing four video stories with Greenhouse Theatre on the 2023 iteration of The Future is Ritual, featuring four diasporic BIPOC multi-disciplinary ritual artists. More to share soon!
Excited to share this music video I directed and shot for “Something in You” by Midswim, a new experimental/folk-rock project of Claire Whitehead (Kelly McMichael, Blimp Rock, Forest City Lovers), based out of Guelph, ON:
EP Album Launch – Cocoa Forward – “All Out” – March 2023
It’s my first EP as Cocoa Forward!! Listen to her album All Out:
CMPA Mentorship – Oct 2022 – February 2023
- Just finished an incredible 20-week producing mentorship in Scripted Content with Sphere Media, supported by the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA), contributing to the production of a new digital comedy series by writer/creator Vivek Shraya, post-production on the award-winning TV series, Sort Of (Season 2) and numerous other projects in development.
Awards Announcement – Oct 2022
- Interconnectedness (2022) – audio stories in collaboration with Joseph Sagaj and Jacque Lavalee – has won the ‘I Heart Main Street’ Innovative Award” (2022), a piece commisioned by STEPS, Bloor Annex BIA and City of Toronto’s ‘I Heart Main Street’ initiative
- ‘From Scrapbook to Screen’ with Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Toronto w/ Saroja Ponnambalam
- Fill the Frame with Mist (2021). Ponnambalam, Maria-Saroja. (re)Rites of Passage: Asian Canada in Motion – a special anthology published as part of the Toronto Reel Asian Film International Film Festival. Official URL: https://rarara.ca
TD Community Sunday: From Scrapbook to Screen with Saroja Ponnambalam (Virtual)
- Death To/Long Live: THE ARCHIVE is series of interviews created by Koffler.Digital, exploring the socio-political function of video art and their archives.
- CBC Metro Morning with Matt Galloway, Interview with Director of PANDI, Maria-Saroja Ponnambalam
- Humber College Radio with Eleni Armenakis, Interview with Director of PANDI, Maria-Saroja Ponnambalam
- For more PANDI reviews visit: http://thepandistory.tumblr.com/reviews