Moving Image, 2012
Cam Archer has written, edited, produced and directed numerous award-winning shorts, music videos and two feature films. His first feature, Wild Tigers I Have Known, a queer coming of age film, was an official participant at the Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab in 2005, when Archer was just 24. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2006, with Gus Van Sant and Scott Rudin as executive producers. The following year, after a successful festival run, the film received an Independent Spirit Award nomination, as well as a nationwide distribution deal through IFC Films. Archer’s second feature film, Shit Year, a portrait of an actress falling apart, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010 as part of their Director’s Fortnight Program. The film had a limited nationwide theatrical release and is available on home video through Factory 25. Archer is a MacDowell Colony fellow, an avid still photographer and a bike enthusiast. Archer is repped by CAA.
Cam Archer’s first feature-length documentary, 1981, examines and dissects the artist’s past and present narrative work, resulting in a film…