Something To Forget Me By

Something To Forget Me By is a love letter to friendship, childhood, and bittersweet goodbyes. When two ex-friends reunite after falling out, they dance through the memories of the summer before they decide to forget each other.

  • Corinne Langmuir
    Co-director, writer, producer
  • Erin Lum
    Co-director, writer, producer
  • Erin Lum
    Performer and Choreographer
  • Shona Kiyama
    Performer and Choreographer
  • Belen Garcia
    Director of Photography
  • Corinne Langmuir
  • Doug Armer
    Camera and Steadicam Operator
  • Rachel Chen
    First Assistant Camera
  • Osmar Wong
    Second Assistant Camera
  • Fabio Henao Caviedes
    Original Music
  • Mark Tan
    Production Assistant and Additional Music
  • Patrick Gong
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Dance, Drama
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 1, 2022
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Simon Fraser University
  • F-O-R-M 2022
    November 18, 2022
    World Premiere
    Official Selection: "Connected Collections"
  • F-O-R-M 2022
    November 18, 2022
    World Premiere
    Audience Choice Award
Director Biography

Erin Lum (she/her) is Chinese Canadian a dancer, writer, and filmmaker. Her instinctual love for movement has presented her with countless opportunities to explore the ways creative practices can intertwine. In 2020, Erin was a F-O-R-M Commissioned Artist with her collaborator Corinne Langmuir. Her first short Zì Jǐ was presented at F-O-R-M's 2020 festival and was later projected onto the National Arts Centre building in Ottawa as part of the Kipnes Lantern Outdoor Film Festival. Erin is studying at Simon Fraser University and is excited to continue exploring her multidisciplinary artistry.

Corinne Langmuir (they/she) is a queer Taiwanese Canadian writer, video editor, and multimedia creator. Equipped with a great appreciation for film and the arts, Corinne’s interest in media has translated into an outlet for self-expression. They are continually fascinated by the mediums that storytelling can take—whether through literature, movement, or digital works. Corinne was selected as one of the 2020 F-O-R-M (Festival of Recorded Movement) Commissioned Artists. With their collaborator Erin Lum, they directed, produced, and edited their dance short, Zì Jǐ. Corinne is currently continuing their studies pursuing a Bachelor of Arts at Simon Fraser University. They aim to expand their artistic practices and extinguish the barriers of subconscious narratives through multimedia grounds.

Photo of Erin (left) by Nicole Yen
Photo of Corinne (right) by Erin Lum

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