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"Rimmer describes Migration as `organic myth,' and he recalls that shooting began with the central image of a dead deer on a beach. Subsequently, he worked on either side of that image (shooting and editing) towards a composition that predominantly featured visual rhythms which are the result of an integration of two interesting techniques - flash-frame montage and`writing' with the hand-held camera ... Naturalism is subordinated to a kinetic interaction with organic life processes and decay."
     - Al Razutis from the essay "David Rimmer: Film"

"The flight of a ghost bird through aeons of space/time, through the micro-macro universe, through a myriad of complex realities ...Migration made full use of rear-projection rephotography, stop-framing, multiple-framing, and slow motion ..."
     - Gene Youngblood, Arts Canada

Award(s): Best B.C. Film, Best Editing, Vancouver International Film Festival

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