GEORGE HUPKA

CREDITS

 


EDUCATION

1983 - 1986
RYERSON POLYTECHNICAL INSTITUTE, Toronto.

Bachelor of Applied Arts in Radio and Television Arts.
City-TV Scholarship for outstanding camerawork.
Can-Pro & CBC Telefest awards for student productions. (Drama)
Ryerson Documentary Unit


PHOTOGRAPHY:

Black & white and colour photography and darkroom work.

1993 - Exhibit at Ukrainian Museum of Canada, Saskatoon.
1994 - Exhibit at Gallery on the Bridge, Saskatoon.
1995 - Industrial photography for Russel Metals, Saskatoon.
1996 - CD cover for Voloshky vocal trio.
1997 - Photography for programme, press kit & web site - Volya Dancers, Edmonton.
1999 - Photography for book cover - The Walnut Tree, Coteau Books.
2003 - Photography for tour posters, DVDs - Echoes of the Soul - Pavlychenko Dancers / Lastiwka Choir, Saskatoon.


MUSIC

Voice training; choral singing since 1984. (Bass-Baritone)

1993 - L'Elisir d'Amore Saskatoon Opera Society. (Chorus)
1994 - Faust Saskatoon Opera Society. (Chorus)
1996 - Patience Saskatoon Opera Society. (Chorus)
1997 - An Evening of Puccini Saskatoon Opera Society. (Octet)
1998 - The Merry Widow Saskatoon Opera Society. ("Bogdanowitsch")
1994 - Lastiwka Christmas CD (Bass, Producer)
2002 - Lastiwka Across The Steppes CD (Bass, Baritone Soloist, Producer)
2003 - Lastiwka Echoes of the Soul Performance tour in Ukraine (Bass, Baritone Soloist)


AFFILIATIONS

DGC (Directors Guild of Canda) Director.
CSC (Canadian Society of Cinematographers) Associate.
ACCT (Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television) Director, Producer, Screenwriter.
SMPIA (Saskatchewan Motion Picture Association)
PASSPORT: Canadian.

SECOND LANGUAGE: Ukrainian (fluent in speech, reading and writing)


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Board of Directors, Ukrainian Museum of Canada. (1987 - 1993)
Board of Directors, Vesna Festival (1990, 1991)
Led a high school student exchange group to Ukraine in April, 1992.
Lastiwka Choir President (1994 - 1996)
CYMK - UOY National Executive (1995 - 1997)


 

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