Fred Schmidt-Arenales is an artist and filmmaker. His projects attempt to bring awareness to unconscious processes on the individual and group level. He has presented films, installations, and performances internationally at venues including SculptureCenter and Abrons Arts Center, (New York), Links Hall (Chicago), The Darling Foundry (Montreal), LightBox and The Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia), Artspace (New Haven), The Museum of Fine Arts and FotoFest (Houston), Künstlerhaus Halle für Kunst und Medien (Graz), and Kunsthalle Wien (Vienna). His recent film Committee of Six is an official selection of the 2022-23 Architecture and Design Film Festival and was awarded a jury prize for Best of the Festival at the 2023 Onion City Experimental Film Festival.
  • Director (4 Credits)
    Committee of Six2022
    Documentary, Experimental
    Ben & Fred, October 20202021
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
    B-29, you are my sunshine2019
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
    Critique of Inheritance2018
    Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
Official Selection
Committee of Six
Architecture and Design Film Festival
New York City
Jury Prize for Best of the festival
Committee of Six
Onion City Experimental Film Festival
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