- ABOUT JOHN PORTER -
John Porter, Toronto, Canada
Super 8 Filmmaker, Photographer, Performer, Writer, since
- John's Talk at CineCycle, Dec '21, now on Vimeo!
Shows - Recent
Shows - Biography
of John super 8 "Film Busking" (2016)
Porter"s CineScenes Photo Book (2015)
John Porter Film Activity Book
Press - Essay
by Peter Rist, Ph.D., 1986
Documentary about John (2000)
- John"s Canoe Trip film lost for 37 years, never shown,
- John"s photos in WRECK: journal of art history, visual art,
- John reviewed by Nicky Hamlyn in previous Film Quarterly Magazine!
- "super8porter" interview in smallformat magazine
- 8 pages, 28 photos!
Films since 1968
Made and shown on super 8, 8mm & 16mm
Films - "Top
25" - Film
Column Films 1982-1990
500 Screenings, Performances, since
Solo Shows since 1979 - Recent
Show - Tour
of Europe 2007
Column Screenings 1983-1992
Monthly Open Screenings
31 consecutive months at
'04 - Aug '06
35mm, 16mm, 9.5mm, 8mm, Super 8, VHS, DVD, MiniDV.
(also at The Funnel and A Space, Toronto,
in the 1980s)
1,000 Photographs since 1978
Hand-printed, b&w, documentary portraits of film artists
Includes thorough photo history of
The Funnel Experimental Film Theatre, Toronto, 1978-1988.
Porter's CineScenes Photo Book (2015)
from John's 100-photo exhbition in 2007
John's Journal of Alternative Film
Photographs, Politics, Technical Info, Charts.
Reference Material Inventory
John's Family History
in Toronto since 1830
Uncle George Johnston - poet, photographer, filmmaker!
John's Mother the Painter - Story
w/ Photos - Paintings
John's Lost Cousins in Toronto! Father's Solar System Theory!