Hi! I'm Adam Reider, a Montreal-born filmmaker and owner of Spectropia Pictures. My films have played internationally and have garnered me with a few awards and accolades from my peers. I've been voted in the top 10 Montreal Filmmakers 5 years in a row in CultMTL magazine and I've been featured in Nightlife magazine, the Montreal Gazette and MATV Videotron, among others. I'm is also the owner of Rail City Media, a successful videography company in Montreal where I've directed numerous music videos, commercials and corporate films. Outside of film I have an extensive background in recreation and I've also worked as a motivational speaker, rock critic, tour manager, circus sideshow performer, musician and stand up comic.
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Name: Adam Reider
Lives in: Montréal, Canada
Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Director When a woman staying in a dingy old Hungarian hotel in the late 70's discovers that breaking things temporarily cures her of her tics and shakes, she decides to see how far she has to go to cure herself permanently.
Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department An arrogant young man visits his father who appears to be on his deathbed. The son, our 'Prince', does not come to shed tears or to say farewell. He comes for the sole purpose of finding out where his father has hidden the money. The dying man answers with a weak, cryptic response. This same response is given again and again, leaving the son bewildered and frustrated. On the last day of his visit, however, he finally gets an answer. Loud and clear. Written by Anonymous
Kate Westerson Attempts to Feel Better
Film (Short and Comedy) Director Kate Westerson is a sad, sad woman just trying to make it through the day and possibly find a little happiness somewhere along the way.
Endast: Where I Belong
Film (Documentary and Music) Director Where I belong follows Montreal Independent metal band 'Endast' on a promotional tour supporting their new album and shows the bands highs and lows as they prepare to play the biggest concert of their career.
Television (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department This program is made by the Discovery Network, and the show's 'full-name' has the suffix phrase of "The Questions of Our Life", after curiosity. The show tries to answer mysteries and certain queries within diverse fields like the human mind, history, archaeology, medicine, anthropology, nature, biology, space and history. While the show was being planned, Discovery's game-plan was to air twelve one-hour episodes each season for five years. However, when "Curiosity..." did premiere in August of 2011, it began a weekly broadcast schedule that ran the full first season, which ended with the 13th episode on November, 20, 2011. Similarly, the second season also followed the weekly format, between October 7, 2012 and January 27, 2013. Since then, there has only been one episode broadcast under the umbrella title of "Curiosity: The Questions of Our Life". This was the episode named "Stonehenge", which was shown on July 20, 2014. Two websites have emerged since the series debut, both of ... Written by mycroftmy
Film (Short, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department Ten year old Rishi idolizes and fears his imposing father, who tells him stories about the crystal clear waters of his homeland of Trinidad & Tobago. An explosive temper keeps his son at a distance even though Rishi's father tries everything he can think of to build a bond. A quiet child, Rishi soaks in every word, and dives into his vivid fantasies of beautiful tropical fish deep in the ocean. The boy hides and escapes into this dreamworld, but even there, the frightening Mr. Crab with deadly sharp claws awaits him. Written by Anonymous
Making the Band
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Film (Short and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Avery is a man plagued by self doubt, his ceaseless, overlapping swirl of thoughts, and the ghost of a man he witnessed beaten to death in the park. This ghost, Vik, wants the answer to one simple question: why didn't Avery help him?
The Theatre Bizarre
Film (Horror) Camera and Electrical Department Down a seedy city street in her neighborhood, young Enola Penny is obsessed with what appears to be a long abandoned theatre. One night, she sees that the front door is slightly ajar and impulsively decides to sneak inside. But there in the dark, decrepit auditorium, a show unlike any other unfolds before her eyes. Its host is an eerie human puppet named Peg Poett who will introduce Penny to six tales of the bizarre: A couple traveling in a remote part of the French Pyrenees cross paths with a lustful witch; A paranoid lover faces the wrath of a partner who has been pushed to her limit; The Freudian dreams of an unfaithful husband blur the lines between fantasy and reality; The horrors of the real world are interpreted through the mind of a child; A woman addicted to other people's memories gets her fix through the vitreous fluid of her victims' eyeballs; And a perverse obsession with sweets turns sour for a couple in too deep. But as the stories unfold, something much stranger is ... Written by Anonymous
Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Director A girl with psychological issues gets a part time job babysitting two dogs all the while taking influence from a school project about world war II.
Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Shashin is a young second generation immigrant struggling to find his identity following the loss of his parents. We follow his thoughts about his chosen path, memories of his family, and dreams of Hindu mythology. As he goes through boxes Shashin begins to find meaning in the seemingly insignificant odds and ends that fill the cold house that once was his home. Taking us backward and forward in time to follow his memories, Useless Things is a dreamily crafted journey of forgiveness, enlightenment, and self-discovery. Written by Anonymous
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Best Dramedy - Atlanta Underground Film Festival- (Kate Westerson attempts To Feel Better)