Maximilien Luc Proctor – CV

Basic InfoOnline
Born: 27/03/1992 in Oklahoma City, OKUltra Dogme
Resides in Berlin, GermanyVimeo
Nationality: French & AmericanUD Twitter
ContactUD Instagram
maxwolf333 [AT] gmail [DOT] com
Photo by Alex DePew

Languages

  • English (native)
  • German (excellent)
  • French (very good)
  • Italian (good)

Education

  • University of Oklahoma – Bachelor of Arts in Film & Media Studies, minor in German, graduated with honors (2010 – 2014) – One year of study abroad at Heidelberg University (Germany) (2012-2013)
  • Classen School of Advanced Studies – completed International Baccalaureate with honors (2006 – 2010)

Honors

  • Photogénie Young Critics Workshop – 1 of 5 selected participants (October 2015, Film Fest Ghent, Belgium)
  • C. Clay Withrow Writing Award (2014)
  • Ned Hockman Filmmaking Award (2014)
  • Eagle Scout (2010)
  • National Merit Scholar (2010)

Work Experience

  • Ultra DogmeEditor-in-Chief (Jan. 2019 – present)
  • Art on the Run Filmschool – Teacher, ‘Intro to Avant-garde and Experimental Film’ & ‘Avant-garde Part II: Painting with the Camera’ (Oct 2020 – Present)
  • Fracto Experimental Film Encounter – Curator & Social Media Manager (Sept. 2019 – present)
  • PhotogénieContributing Editor (Sept. 2019 – present), Contributing Writer (2016 – present)
  • Visionaer Film FestivalPress Relations (March – July 2020)
  • Film DaftContributing Writer (June 2019 – Jan. 2020)
  • Misc. Film Work Director, B-Camera, Editor, 2nd Assistant Camera, Assistant Gaffer (2014 present, Berlin)
  • Linnen Café & Hotel – Barista, Cook, Server, Concierge, Assistant Manager (May 2017 – present, Berlin)
  • Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut – English teacher for kids’ camp as well as one-on-one tutoring (2016, Heidelberg)
  • Peppa Jane Californian Bakery & Café – Barista, cashier (2015-2016, Heidelberg)
  • O’Reilly’s Irish Pub – Karaoke Host & DJ, Open Mic Night Host & DJ (2014-2016, Heidelberg)
  • Oklahoma Arts Institute Quartz Mountain – Camp counselor, Film & Video Teaching Assistant (June 2014, OK)
  • Soonervision – Broadcast cameraman at basketball & soccer games at OU (2011-2012, Norman, OK)

Selected Filmography

as director, writer & editor

  • SCRUMBLED (2020)
  • Another Saturday (2020)
  • Saturday Morning Sketch (2020)
  • Sunday Afternoon (2020) – 6 min. Super 8
  • Hazel Eye (2020) – 7 min. In memory or Eli Hayes
  • True Blue (2020) – 4 min. Super 8, screened in Ute Aurand’s Bolex workshop
  • Fragments of a Memory of Another Film (2020) – currently in post-production
  • Momentary Stretch (2020) – 1 min. in ‘collaboration’ with Ken Jacobs, based on his short work ‘DeKooning Passed.’
  • A Loft Again (2020) – 42 seconds. Based on Ken Jacobs’ ‘A Loft’.
  • SLEEPWALKER (2020) – 1 min. Official selection, Long Distance Film Fest 2020; Dhaka International Youth Film Festival 2020.
  • Moonsong (2020) – 5 min. Official selection, Long Distance Film Fest 2020.
“Love both titles, [SLEEPWALKER & Moonsong] with Moonsong the way that you break up the white light of the moon into the prismatic colors of the rainbow and then settle us back to the tree and moon giving a grounding after we have flown thru the colors.”
–Dominic Angerame (filmmaker and former executive director of Canyon Cinema)
  • Nuages, une lettre à ma mere (2020) – 3 min. Premiered on Festivalists, Feb 2020
  • LIBRA (2019) – 9 min.
  • THESSALONIKI (2019) – 6 min. An excerpt of this film screened in a gallery context alongside work by Su Friedrich and many others in the fall of 2019. It also screened in Fuerstenwald for ‘Park Flimmern’ festival (August 2019), and twice at WOLF Kino open mic nights June & August 2019 (second screening of which was the ‘winners screening’)
  • as i was moving ahead occasionally i saw brief glitches of beauty (2019) – 4 min. screened as part of ‘Presents for Jonas’ at microgallery in NYC, 2019
  • VMP (2018) – 1 min, 37 sec. featured on Vinyl Me Please website
  • ORANGE (2017) – 1 min. Official selection at Winnepeg Underground Film Festival (90 seconds or less division), Mister Vorky (Serbia), The Short Nights of Berlin, Alt Film Festival, and Life Screenings One Minute
  • Fragments of a Memory of a Film (2016) – 72 min, Semi-finalist at Los Angeles Cine-Fest, official selection Hazel Eye Film Festival

Selected Music Videos

Film Set Experience

Recent Writing

A full list of publications is available on Contently.

Media Mentions

Published Short Fiction

  • The Short Story About the Blocks – FU Review #6, Berlin, 2019
  • HD – Anthology: A Tale of Four Cities, Poems and Stories from Four UNESCO Cities of Literature,  Heidelberg, 2016
  • Sand Streams – The Finger magazine, New York, Spring 2014

Podcast Appearances

Discography

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