Private Project

Please Do Not Parabolic

A cinematic essay-style feature-length documentary on Canadian musical artist Pim Zond and his influences in noise music and avant-garde sound design while living in China. The film also presents a unique viewpoint of one foreigner's life in China prior to the global pandemic. Shot on location in China, Japan, and Canada using an iPhone 7 Plus.

  • Perry Mark Stratychuk
  • Perry Mark Stratychuk
  • Jayn Huang
  • Perry Mark Stratychuk
  • Pim Zond
    Key Cast
  • Pim Zond
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Feature, Other
  • Genres:
    feature, documentary, experimental, art-film, other, cinematic-essay
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 21 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2022
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  • Country of Filming:
    Canada, China, Japan
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    iPhone 7 Plus
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Director Biography - Perry Mark Stratychuk

Perry Mark Stratychuk is a multi-award-winning Canadian filmmaker, as well as a musical artist, writer, and sound designer. Through the years he's created music videos, features, documentaries, sound sculptures, and is also known for artistic work as alter-egos Pim Zond, and Tin Toy Killer. He directed the first science-fiction feature film made in Winnipeg, Canada "Savannah Electric", the award-winning art documentary "A Soft Look", and the theatre and movie palace feature "One Theatre Way". "Please Do Not Parabolic" is part two of his China film series. The first part was the short film "China Doors" released in 2017.

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